Creativation 2019

Craft & Hobby Association Annual Conference and Trade Show

17 Jan 2019 - 21 Jan 2019
Education begins January 17 | Show floor open January 19-21
155 days to go

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 located in Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America. The event will be held from 17 January 2019, Thursday to 21 January 2019, Monday. Creativation 2019 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.


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  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.


17 Jan 2019 - 21 Jan 2019
No, Creativation is not open to the public.
Minors 12 years of age and older, who are an employee of a member company, are permitted on the Trade Show floor during show hours only when properly badged and accompanied by a properly badged and registered guardian(s). Infants/babes-in-arms (children up to 2 years of age) are permitted on the Trade Show floor, when carried by a properly registered and badged guardian(s).
Photography and video/audio recording of any kind are strictly prohibited in the sessions and throughout the Exhibition area or any other area or event.
Pets are not allowed at Creativation. The only exception is for service animals. Please contact Show Management with questions.
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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 (Trade Show)
  • Sunday : 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (Trade Show)
  • Monday : 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Trade Show)


  • Member : FREE
  • Buyer : $300.00
  • Designer : $300.00
  • Maker/DiYer : $300.00
  • Blogger/Pinner : $300.00
  • Educator/Demonstrator : $300.00
  • Manufacturer Rep : $300.00
  • Distributor : $300.00
  • Supplier : $500.00

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Trade Show & Conference
  Start Date 17 January 2019, Thursday
  End Date 21 January 2019, Monday
  Countdown 155 days to go
  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
Dates and venue of the event are subject to change or possibly canceled without notice to Tradeshowz. Contact organizer for more information before making arrangements.

Past Editions

  • 18 Jan 2018 - 22 Jan 2018
    Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • 19 Jan 2017 - 23 Jan 2017
    Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • 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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