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AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL WHOLESALE SHOW BALTIMORE
Baltimore Convention Center
Wednesday, Feb. 19: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 20: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Complimentary buyers’ breakfast
Wednesday, Feb. 19: 7:30 – 9 a.m.

We’re expanding! Discover 200 new artists as we grow our wholesale show to 550 jewelry, fashion, and home décor artists!

The American Craft Council knows you have many options when it comes to where, when, and how to buy product for your business. For 2014, at a time when the demand for well-designed, reasonably priced handmade objects is at an all-time high, the choice is clear: The ACC Baltimore wholesale show!

Pre-Registration is now closed. You may register at the show starting at 7:30am on Wednesday February, 19, 2014. If you are a new buyer, please see the buyer requirements below. You will need to present those items to registration representatives when registering onsite at the show.

REGISTRATION INCLUDES
• Up to four buyer badges
• An advance copy of our stunning NEW show catalogue, featuring work by each wholesale artist
• Access to informative online pre-show programming, a buyers’ breakfast, and a Balvenie Scotch whisky tasting and reception in Baltimore on Thursday evening, Feb. 20
• FREE Admission to all American Craft Council retail shows directly following our wholesale shows in Baltimore, Atlanta, St. Paul, and San Francisco.
• Access to Thursday evening preview party events in Atlanta (March 13) and St. Paul (April 10). A $150 value!
• Exclusive wholesale shopping from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday morning, March 14, in Atlanta, April 11 in St. Paul, and Aug. 8 in San Francisco. All buyers are welcome to stay beyond 10 a.m. to conduct business.

MORE BENEFITS TO YOU
• Enjoy two new on-site exhibitions designed to give you innovative merchandising and marketing ideas: Make Room, Modern Design Meets Craft – Let’s Entertain, and the American Craft™ Charm Collection
• Visit exceptional international jewelers from globalDESIGN
• Much, much more!

SPECIAL PROMOTION TERMS
American Craft magazine is published six times a year. It retails for $7.99 per copy. Our cost to you is $4.80 per copy (a 40% discount). Shipping is included. To qualify for this promotion, participating merchants must be a NEW customer of American Craft magazine and order five or more copies per issue. Copies are non-returnable. For more information, please contact Kathy Pierce at kpierce@craftcouncil.org

BALTIMORE RETAIL SHOW
Come with your professional hat, stay with your personal hat to shop the additional 300 makers who move in Feb. 21-23 for the retail portion of our show.

Friday, Feb. 21: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 22: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 23: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Click here for more information about our Baltimore retail show.

Pre-Registration is now closed. You may register at the show starting at 7:30am on Wednesday February, 19, 2014. If you are a new buyer, please see the buyer requirements below. You will need to present those items to registration representatives when registering onsite at the show.

BUYER REQUIREMENTS
NEW BUYERS
Companies must submit any of the following to qualify:
• Copy of resale certificate
• Storefront photograph showing business name
• Published yellow pages listing
• Published business advertisement
• Copy of business/vendor license
• Copy of current commercial store lease
• Website address

Each attendee/employee/buyer registering for the first time must submit one of the following:
• Personalized, imprinted business card
• Copy of cancelled payroll check
• Copy of company CC in employee's name
• Copy of W2 form
• Invoice or purchase order with buyer's name and company
• Buyer's name on resale tax certificate
• Buyer-signed business check

RETURNING BUYERS

You do not need to present business credentials, unless you are a new employee with the company and not already on file in our buyer directory.

SPECIAL FEATURES AT THIS YEAR’S SHOW
CHARM: We’ve tapped our talented pool of jewelry artists to create exclusive charms, charm bracelets, cluster pendants, and pins as part of our inaugural American Craft™ Charm Collection. Start your charm collection this year and continue to build it as new designs are introduced annually at the ACC shows.

MAKE ROOM: See craft in context at our home décor exhibition “Make Room: Modern Design Meets Craft.” This year’s theme is “Let’s Entertain,” and will showcase room vignettes styled by designers and architects, all inspired by a piece of fine craft.