craft business tips
Shows, Fairs and Events to Sell Your Crafts
For years, craft shows have been one of the easiest ways of selling handmade items. Fairs and events that have been around for awhile bring in thousands of prospective customers.
As an exhibitor, your commitment
is brief, your costs are
If you plan to sell your work at local events only, you should always visit the show in advance and get an idea if the event is a good fit for your items.
When you want to expand into other states, you may not be willing to travel thousands of miles just for researching a craft fair.
The solution to finding appropriate shows from a distance is to make use of craft show reviews. One of my favorites for years has been the Sunshine Artist Audit book. www.sunshineartist.com
SA has craft artists 'audit'
fairs and grade each event by
Searching and locating craft
fairs has become easier with
More Types of Events
Beyond craft shows, there are
thousands of other events
• Antique shows
To keep up with news about
trade shows, see
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Have a great week!