Create and Craft TV, the world’s only TV channel dedicated to the craft industry, are to broadcast their incredibly successful craft shows live for three days from the Craft & Hobby Associations Winter Conference and Trade Show at Anaheim, California.
The CHA mega show is the world’s biggest trade fair dedicated to the craft industry. From the 9th to the 13th January 2015, 3000 buyers from over 55 countries will converge on Anaheim, California to join 400 exhibitors for education, networking and trade.
As well as broadcasting live to the UK from the event, Create and Craft is one of the key collaborators of the show and will be premiering over 300 world launches to their UK customers, this includes over 200 new products and 90 UK exclusive deals. With exclusive new products from Tonic, Plaid, American Crafts, Websters Pages, Crafters Companion, Couture and other world-leading craft brands, Create and Craft will be bringing crafters exclusive and innovative products not available in the UK.
Tony Sheridan, Managing Director of Craft Retail says; “This show gets bigger every year. This is the fourth consecutive year we have broadcast live from the USA and it’s a great opportunity to showcase all the new and exclusive launches that we are bring back to the UK for our customers. Innovation and creativity are key to our company and industry, and being here amongst so many big brands guarantees that our customers are one of the first to see the latest trends!”
Create & Craft TV will start broadcasting live from Anaheim at 2pm to midnight on Saturday 10th January, Sunday 11th January and Monday 12th January 2014.
Sky 674 | Freeview 36 | Virgin 748 | Freesat 813 | Sky 675 and on www.createandcraft.tv
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Notes For Editors
Ideal Shopping Direct Limited is a leading multi-channel retailer, selling products to consumers via its television shopping channels and the internet. We operate three television shopping channels:
Create and Craft is the world’s only dedicated craft channel providing specialist craft and hobby products. Available on Sky 674, Freeview 36, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813, Create and Craft is live 12 hours a day. www.createandcraft.tv
Craft Extra is a second sister channel to complement its successful and award winning Create and Craft TV Channel featuring niche craft products and much more. Available on SKY 675 and Freesat 811. www.createandcraft.tv
We broadcast to more than 24 million households in the UK; each channel is supported by a transactional website which also streams the TV broadcast. The television shopping market in the UK has grown dramatically in recent years as digital TV has spread. Since 2012 all UK households will have access to digital TV, and hence to television shopping.
Our subsidiary company, Ideal Sourcing Ltd, supplies major UK retailers and wholesalers with craft and related products. We currently employ more than 500 people, mainly at our broadcasting and distribution site in Peterborough, United Kingdom.