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All About Wholesale at ACRE Philadelphia

Friday, February 16, 2018
Location(s): Philadelphia Convention Center


Do you want to grow your business? Can you picture yourself at a trade show selling to stores all across the nation? This is your opportunity to enter the wholesale world armed with the knowledge it takes to succeed!

All About Wholesale is a one-day, intensive training event for prospective wholesale exhibitors. It is taught by CRAFT, the non-profit association of buyers and wholesale artists who are dedicated to the business of craft. You will get inside information from successful people who are buying and selling right on the floor of the largest handmade tradeshow in America!

ACRE is the American Craft Retailers Expo held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center February 17-20, 2018. You will receive a guest badge to the show, and even have a sneak preview of the show as exhibitors are setting up their booths!

The one-day course will include all the essential topics:

Is Wholesaling Right for YOU?
All About Pricing Your Products
First Essential Steps
Tradeshow Basics
Booth Basics and Necessities
Getting the Sale
And Lots of Extras!

The date is February 16, 2018
The place is the Philadelphia Convention Center
The Fee is $150

There will be a one-hour lunch break and we suggest eating at the Reading Terminal Market which is right by the Convention Center. Great food, reasonable prices!

You are invited to return the next day, Saturday, February 17 and walk the ACRE show you are welcome to do so. We will hold a debrief and follow-up discussion at 11:30 am!

If you need accommodations, we invite you to visit the ACRE website,, to take advantage of show rates at several nearby hotels.

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