2014 Buyers Market moves to January E-mail


The Rosen Group, producers of the Buyers Market of American Craft, announced that the show, which has until now taken place in February, will be held in 2014 from January 18-21. The location will remain the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
This year’s show will take place Saturday-Monday, February 16-18, 2013, with a Jewelry Preview on Friday, February 15, in the same venue.

“The Buyers Market is positioning itself to grow, based on the welcome increase we have seen this year in the number of exhibiting artists and pre-registered buyers,” says Rebecca Mercado, show director. “Retailers who attend next month will see work by nearly 800 exhibitors, including more than 150 new artists, and we want to assure retailers that next year will be even better,” she says. “In 2014, we’ll have prime shopping dates so that retailers can see more American-made gift products earlier in the buying season.”

According to The Rosen Group, the January 2014 dates offer benefits to Buyers Market retailers and artists, including:

a) show dates that facilitate just-in-time ordering for Valentine’s Day
b) a much-requested return to a four-day Buyers Market show schedule
c) show dates that do not require retailers to travel on Valentine’s Day, when they prefer to be in their stores
d) halls in the all-new wing of the expanded Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, accessible to the broadest mix of gift, craft, jewelry and art retailers in the Northeast
e) expanded and year-round education programs for new exhibitors and guilds, to ensure that retailers see more new American-made art by artists who are ready to fulfill orders


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