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CHA Events for Designers

Seminars and events to grow your business

Staff Report (January 5, 2009)

To order tickets, visit www.chashow.org.

Saturday, January 24

12:00 - 1:00 pm. The Indie Craft Cheat Sheet: Trends, Styles and Habits (S102). Speaker Leah Kramer is the founder of Craftster.org.

2:00 - 3:00 pm. Advanced Photoshop Skills for Designers (S107)

4:30 - 6:00 pm. Designer Showcase (E502). Meet many of the industry's top designers and see their work on display. For a preview, visit www.chashow.org/eweb/Dynamicpage.aspx?webcode=DesignerShowcase.

4:30 - 6:30 pm. Taste of Anaheim (E501). Free food, supplied by some of the area's top restaurants.

4:30 - 6:30 pm Indie-Craft Welcome Reception (E503) Meet leaders of the indie craft movement.

5:30 - 6:30 pm Designer Networking Event (E502a). A networking party to meet designers.

Sunday, January 25

12:00 - 1:00 pm. The Health Benefits of Crafting - An Important Message for Your Customers!

(S111). Speaker: Betsan Corkhill presents evidence and research on the health benefits of crafting. This is a potential public relations gold mine for the industry. For a preview, click on Kate's Collage.

12:00 - 1:00 pm. Turning a Designer's Idea into a Product in Hundreds of Stores! (S112).

FloraCraft's Jim Scatena, CLN's Mike Hartnett, and Jody Puckett describe the step-by-step process of taking Jody's idea from its conception to a product selling in stores.

1:00 - 2:00 pm. CHA Craft SuperShow Information Session (E510). Learn about CHA's new consumer show in Orlando following the summer trade show.

2:00 - 3:00 pm. Advanced Blogging: How to Build Your Blog and Drive Traffic to Your Website (S115).

5:30 - 7:30 pm. Keynote: Deborah Norville - Turn Your Passion Into Profit! - Using the Power of Positive Thinking to Reach Your Goals (E504).

Monday, January 26

7:30 - 9:00 am. CHA Town Hall (E505). Your chance to give the CHA staff feedback on improving CHA and discuss with other member the state of the industry.

12:00 - 1:00 pm. Branding 101 for Designers (S117)

2:00 - 3:00 pm. CHA's Attitude & Usage Update: Insights into Consumer Crafting (S121).

Tuesday, January 27

7:00 - 9:00 am. CHA Annual Business Meeting (E507)

12:00 - 1:00 pm. Color Trends: What’s in Store for the Future from the Pantone Color Institute (S1270.

12:00 - 2:00 pm. Learn How to Get Multiple Income Streams For Your Work (S124)

2:00 - 3:00 pm. Dollars by Design - Product Presentations that Sell!

2:00 - 3:00 pm Power Brainstorming: How to Lead Your Team (or just you) to New Levels of Innovation. (S130).

6:00 - 10:00 pm. CHA Winter Show Event & Annual Industry Awards Ceremony Featuring ELVIS – The Three Faces of the King (E508).

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