Creativation 2017

Craft & Hobby Association Annual Conference and Trade Show

19 Jan 2017 - 23 Jan 2017
Education begins January 19 | Show floor open January 21-23
The event is over

Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix / Arizona / United States of America

Creativation (formerly the CHA MEGA Conference & Trade Show) is the ultimate creative industries event. This 5 days event is being organized by Craft & Hobby Association (CHA). The venue of this event is Phoenix Convention Center which is based in Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America. The event will be held from 19 January 2017, Thursday to 23 January 2017, Monday. Creativation 2017 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to art & crafts sectors from the leading exhibitors, for example, paper crafts, art materials, paint, jewelry and bead supplies, needlecrafts, sewing and textile supplies, home d├ęcor, framing, holiday and seasonal, furniture, lighting, containers and storage options, woodworking, leather and metal craft supplies, digital craft supplies, instructional channels, models, hobbies, collectibles and craft kits, kids crafts, and business services for small, medium and large retailers. Over 400 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. Over 5,000 visitors are expected at this event. Visitor profile of this event includes designers, professional craft producers, wholesalers, retailers, chain store buyers, institutional buyers. The frequency of Creativation is annual. The first year of this event is 1940.

  Address : 95 S 3rd Street

  City : Phoenix, AZ

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 602-262-6225

  Website : Click here for venue website

Phoenix Convention Center

Opened in 1972, the Phoenix Convention Center is the premiere meeting and event destination in the Southwest, offering 24-acre (97,000 square meters) flexible event space for trade shows, conventions, corporate events, consumer events, and meetings. The center welcomes visitors with natural light streaming in from dramatic architecture reminiscent of the Grand Canyon. It is within walking distance of major convention hotels, shopping, entertainment, sports and theatre venues.

Organized by

Craft & Hobby Association (CHA)

Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) is an international non-profit trade association consisting of thousands of member companies engaged in the design, manufacture, distribution and retail sales of craft products worldwide.

Address: 319 E 54th Street

City: Elmwood Park, NJ

Country: United States of America

Phone: +1 201-835-1200

Email: membership[at]

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Saturday : 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday : 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Monday : 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


  • Member : FREE
  • Buyer : $250.00
  • Designer : $250.00
  • Maker/DiYer : $250.00
  • Blogger/Pinner : $250.00
  • Educator/Demonstrator : $250.00
  • Manufacturer Rep : $250.00
  • Distributor : $250.00
  • Supplier - 1st person : $450.00
  • Supplier - Additional persons : $450.00

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Trade Show & Conference
  Start Date 19 January 2017, Thursday
  End Date 23 January 2017, Monday
  Category Art & Crafts
  Venue Phoenix Convention Center
  City Phoenix, AZ
  State Arizona
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Craft & Hobby Association (CHA)
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1940
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 5,000+
  Exhibitors 400+
  Open to Trade visitors

Past Editions

  • 08 Jan 2016 - 12 Jan 2016
    Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
  • 09 Jan 2015 - 13 Jan 2015
    Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
  • 11 Jan 2014 - 14 Jan 2014
    Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
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