Supporting Organizations

Thank you to our all the supporting partner organizations.

Strategic Partner

Our mission is to be a trusted source of industry information, creative inspiration, and community for craft professionals. We’re working to help our members:

  • Stay current on industry news, trends, and opportunities
  • Make connections with other small business owners
  • Develop viable business models
  • Achieve profitability
  • Run their businesses according to their own standard of ethics

Craft Industry Alliance is committed to fostering a community that reflects the rich history and cultures of craft and the diversity of crafters. Our goal is to continuously evolve and to proactively create an organization that seeks to represent and recognize this diversity.

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Darrin Stern

Show DirectorTel: +1-773-326-9925
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Newcomer Pavilion Partner

Indie Untangled is a unique platform that helps fiber enthusiasts learn about indie yarn dyers and makers and keep track of shop updates, sales and special promotions. Many yarn shop owners and designers, along with crafting consumers, have found the website, weekly newsletter and annual Rhinebeck Trunk Show, to be invaluable resources for sourcing indie yarns and accessories.

Craft supply retailers are always looking for emerging makers to feature, and trade shows like h+h are a great way to get your products in front of them. However, we understand how overwhelming it can be to scale your small business. The Newcomer Pavilion offered by Indie Untangled is designed to help solo-preneurs and small startups in all segments of the craft industry take advantage of this opportunity with support and guidance.

Exhibitors in the Newcomer Pavilion will receive special discounted pricing for a cooperative space in the center of the action on the show floor. In addition, you will get help building the wholesale segment of your business, with special education and networking events to set you up for success at h+h americas and moving forward.

We can’t wait to tell the story of your brand!

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Supporting Organizations

Membership to the Creative Industry Association gives each member an unbiased one-to-one experience offering industry connections, business mentoring, business strategy planning and proprietary industry information and knowledge. We offer members everything they need to reach the next level of their business journey. We are an inclusive Association forming collaboration as that as an industry community and collective we are all engaged for the betterment of the global creative, craft and hobby industry.

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Road to California is one of the premier quilting and fiber arts consumer show promoters in the United States. Founded and based in Southern California, Road to California brings a unique, high quality experience to attendees from across the globe. Our vendor centric approach to operations allows for our vendors to have a premium experience at a reasonable cost. We are proud of our support of h+h americas and share a similar core values.

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