The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA)
in partnership with Edible Artists Network announces the addition of a new
Edible Arts Pavilion at the 76th Annual CHA Conference & Trade
Show, the creative destination for the thriving global creative community,
taking place January 19-23, 2017 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix,
Arizona. The partnership expands the emerging product categories that will be
represented at the Craft & Hobby Association’s redefined trade show, which
will open on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
Edible Arts Pavilion will feature sugar art suppliers’ demonstrations where
attendees can make edible artworks, such as scrapbook cookies and painted
cakes, learn everything from entry level to advanced techniques, and exchange
ideas that will inspire bakers and consumers alike. The new show area will also
showcase edible art by famous cake and sugar artists and designers. Among them
are Michelle Curran aka “Chef Mitchie” who has appeared on Sugar Dome, Cake
Wars and Caketastrophe, and Becky Rink who has competed on nationally televised
programs such as We TV’s Wedding Cake Wars, TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off and
Halloween Wars on the Food Network.
two industries have so much synergy and we are pleased to have the opportunity
to bring them together. The result will be a creative explosion that will
revitalize and energize both industries,” said Cheryl Naughton, publisher of
Edible Artists Network Magazine.
“We are extremely excited to
partner with the Edible Artists Network to introduce an edible arts featured
area on the Show floor and expanded education. Interest in edible arts is growing
by leaps and bounds and now is the perfect time for us to spotlight this segment,”
said Nidia Negron, Director of Education, Craft & Hobby Association.
Badge registration will open this
summer. Conference registration will open on September 13, 2016. For more
information about attending or exhibiting at the 76th Annual CHA
Conference & Trade Show, please visit www.chamegashow.org
ABOUT EDIBLE ARTISTS NETWORK:
Artists Network (www.edibleartistsnetwork.com
) is the independent voice of cake decorators, bakers and sugar
artists. Our mission is to create a network of people and resources that
connect these dynamic trailblazers to the resources they need for running their
business and advancing their creative and culinary skills as efficiently and
effectively as possible.
global magazine and network, the Edible Artists Network raises awareness of the
edible arts and the amazing artists that express themselves through their
edible creations. We are the source of inspiration for millions to discover,
learn and share their passions for the sugar arts. Our relevant content sparks
creativity and celebrates the power of self-expression through the edible arts.
ABOUT THE CRAFT & HOBBY ASSOCIATION:
& Hobby Association (CHA) is an international non-profit trade association
consisting of thousands of member companies engaged in the design, manufacture,
distribution and retail sales of products in the worldwide craft and hobby
industry. For more information about CHA, membership or its award-winning CHA
Conference and Trade Show, visit http://www.craftandhobby.org