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Creativation is North America's largest and longest running creative industries trade event. It is the place where creative businesses g​o to learn, connect and discover. The event provides members with business-building education and networking opportunities, including cutting-edge product trainings in craft categories including the paper crafts, fine arts, jewelry making, mixed media and more; expert-led sessions on emerging technology, retail best practices, web optimization, industry research, regulatory issues and more.

Attendees will be able to see the latest products, innovations and trends in paper crafts, art materials, paint, jewelry and bead supplies, needlecrafts, sewing and textile supplies, home décor, 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 providers of business services for small, medium and large retailers.

Creativation is happening from 16 January 2020, Thursday to 20 January 2020, Monday at Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. The organizer of the event is Craft & Hobby Association. It is open to trade visitors. The estimated number of attendance is 5,000. The estimated number of exhibitors is 400. The event will accommodate approximately 120,000 square feet of exhibit space. The frequency of this event is annual. The event has been running since 1940.


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Start Date
January 16, 2020 (Thursday)
End Date
January 20, 2020 (Monday)
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Arizona
Craft & Hobby Association
Art & Craft
Event Type
Conference, Trade Show
Open To
Trade Visitors
First Year
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (Trade Show)
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (Trade Show)
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Trade Show)


  • Craft & Hobby Association
  • Craft & Hobby Association is the premier trade association for the global creative arts products industries.
  • 319 East 54th Street
  • Elmwood Park, NJ
  • United States of America
  • +1 201-835-1200


  • Phoenix Convention Center
  • Opened in 1972, the Phoenix Convention Center is the premiere meeting and event destination in the Southwest, offering 24-acre flexible event space for trade shows, conventions, corporate events, consumer events, and meetings.
  • 95 South 3rd Street
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • United States of America
  • +1 602-262-6225
  • +1 800-282-4842

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