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Int’l Fairs Guide Mail Scam

Craft Alliance has been made aware that a new version of the scam letters described below is once again circulating. We remind you to be vigilant and carefully read any communications claiming to be sent on behalf of Craft Alliance or Craft East Buyers’ Expo; in...

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Job Posting – Digital Literacy Consultant (Summer Student)

Craft Alliance Atlantic Association Digital Marketing and Literacy Consultant Summer Intern Position   Craft Alliance Atlantic Association has a mandate to provide marketing opportunities for Atlantic Provinces producers of quality craft, apparel and giftware...

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Craft Community Response to COVID-19

March 18, 2020 – Craft Alliance Atlantic and our craft industry partners in Atlantic Canada are working to advocate to both the federal and provincial governments on behalf of the craft community in response to the current COVID-19 virus. The COVID-19 crisis has hit Atlantic Canada and has created the need for emergency measures to be implemented; from the closure of craft organizations, craft shops, craft centres, galleries and exhibitions, as well as markets and trade shows. The craft community is being hit hard by this global event. Read more at https://craftalliance.ca/covid-19/.

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Worshops at Craft East Buyers’ Expo 2019

Our workshop series kicks off on Friday evening, with our keynote presentation Online Selling – The Master Plan: What Roles should Vendors, Sales Reps and Retailers play to keep Brands Strong and Maximize Profits. This year we will also bring Museum Retail Buyers and Craftspeople together for a special workshop series. Facilitated by Ari Lowenstein of the American Museum Store Association and Gift Sales Managers Association, we will bring museum shops into focus. Our Saturday & Sunday sessions are free of charge. These sessions are sure to provide useful insights to any type of retail store!

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CCF Announces 2018 Robert Jekyll Award Recipients

via Canadian Crafts Federation 2018 ROBERT JEKYLL AWARD RECIPIENTS The Canadian Crafts Federation / Fédération canadienne des métiers d’art is pleased to announce two recipients for this year’s Robert Jekyll Award for Leadership in Craft.  The 2018 award recipients...

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Registration open for the CCF/FCMA’s 2018 Annual National Conference

The CCF/FCMA’s 2018 Annual National Conference, Placemaking: The Unique Connection Between Craft, Community + Tourism will take place October 10th – 15th, with three distinctive sessions. Join us in beautiful Nova Scotia for this wonderful gathering of craft sector leaders from around the country. With one session in Halifax and another in Lunenburg, you will experience two sets of tours, panels, lectures, and networking, with a dose of East Coast charm.

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Craft East Buyers’ Expo 2019 Announced

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR CRAFT EAST BUYERS’ EXPO – SPRING WHOLESALE CRAFT SHOW Halifax, NS – August 8, 2018 – After the overwhelmingly positive feedback from the February 2018 show, Craft Alliance has announced that Craft East Buyers' Expo will be returning to the Homewood...

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Advertising Scams

Update: Craft Alliance has been made aware that a version of the scam letters described below has continued to be circulated. We remind you to be vigilant and carefully read any communications claiming to be sent on behalf of Craft Alliance or Craft East Buyers' Expo;...

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