Online Registration Opens for Buyers Market

Online registration is now open for the Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft summer show, Aug. 2-4, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. Retailers can visit for seminar and event packages.
Returning buyers also can use online registration to upgrade their status to Preferred Gallery, with benefits including a complimentary Web listing for their stores, free copies of AmericanStyle magazine, and discounts. For more information, call 800-432-7238, ext. 211.
The biannual Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft is the largest wholesale-only tradeshow of handcrafts made by American and Canadian artists. It attracts retail gift shops, museum stores and galleries that sell fine handcrafted jewelry, glass art, furniture, ceramics, and art made from recycled goods.
More than 800 companies submitted pre-registrations for the August Buyers Market during the winter tradeshow in February, according to the Rosen Group, which produces the show. The result is attendee numbers that are more than four times greater than last year’s, as of April 2008.