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One Week Countdown to Craft Business Live!

By Emily Peagram 04 Jan 2021

With just seven days left until the launch of Craft Business Live! the clock is well and truly ticking for retailers and wholesalers to capitalise on this fantastic networking, research and learning opportunity.

Craft Business Live! will provide wholesalers with an online opportunity to meet with retailers, watch product demonstrations and organise new product orders. Brands and manufacturers will have the chance to set up a virtual stand, show off their hottest products and core product lines as well as meet with retailers. Retailers and buyers will have access to a hub of resources and guidance, including insightful seminars with expert speakers.

The trade show will be split into the following sections to allow retailers to connect with you easily:

• Sewing

• Papercrafting

• Knitting & Crochet

• Art Supplies & Mixed Media

• Stationery

• Jewellery Making

• Best In Show

Super simple website navigation

With an easy-to-navigate show map, retailers will be able to quickly find exhibitors on the Craft Business Live! website.

Informative virtual stands

Each of our exhibitors will have their very own virtual stand where they will be able to promote products, catalogues videos and more. Tailored to suit the individual brand, visitors will be able to use these pages to totally familiarise themselves with some of the industries biggest wholesalers. They will also gain access to the contact details of representatives. Here’s a list of our exhibitors so far:

  • Lion Brand
  • Duck Tape
  • Bosal
  • Staedtler
  • Yarn and Colors
  • VectoriaDesigns
  • Essdee
  • Artcoe
  • Exaclair
  • Art Gecko
  • Novita
  • Funky Needles

Interactive live chat with function

Craft Business Live has a large number of features that make the visiting experience incredibly similar to a real life show. Many of our exhibiting wholesalers will be running a live chat function so that retailers can connect with representatives of their favourite brands quickly and easily. It’s a great way to network, discuss business plans for the year ahead and enquire about exciting new product releases.

The Content Hub

Boasting a wealth of useful business resources, the Content Hub is designed to support all retailers, no matter how much industry experience they possess. With informative videos, free downloadable content and helpful blog posts there is something to suit everyone.

An exciting lineup of key speakers has been organised, including:

  • Becks Beere (founder of Avec UK
  • Tony Sheridan (founder of Makes Superstore)
  • Sara Davies MBE (CEO of Crafter’s Companion)
  • David Jinks (head of consumer research at ParcelHero)
  • Claire Gelder (CEO of The Wool Couture Company)
  • Camilla Westergaard (content editor for Folksy)
  • Dannielle Haig (business psychologist)
  • Frankie Dowling (head of compliance at Amaiz)

Retailers can sign up to the show for FREE by clicking the link here.

To enquire about how your business can create a virtual stand, show off your hottest products and connect with retailers, please contact Danielle Harris by calling 01206 505 954 or emailing

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