Quilts, Inc. is the parent company of one public show and two trade shows for the quilting and soft crafts industry shown below. Its Founder and CEO is Karoline (Karey) Bresenhan, a member of the Quilter's Hall of Fame.
SHOWS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
International Quilt Festival/Houston (1975-Present)
The International Quilt Festival is the largest annual quilt show in the U.S. and takes place each fall in Houston, Texas. Festival regularly attracts 55,000 people from over 35 countries all around the world. There’s shopping at more than 1,000 booths for quilts, fabric, supplies, and crafts, along with 550 classes and lectures for all experience levels. Festival features more than 1,600 quilts and unique works of textile art on display.
International Quilt Market/Spring (1981-Present)
(the spring edition is held in different cities across the country)
The International Quilt Market is the only wholesale trade show for the worldwide quilting, textile, and soft crafts industry.
It features more than 1,000 vendor booths in fall and 700 in spring offering quilting supplies, fabrics, decorative crafts, books, patterns, tools, sewing machines, and design software.
Market features an extensive education program with Business Seminars, Take & Teach classes, and lectures.
Source : Event Website
|12th Bi-Annual Estero Fine Art Show||Fort Myers||Florida||-||-||Dec 31, 1969|
|The Philadelphia National Candy Gift & Gourmet Show||Atlantic City||New Jersey||-||70||Sep 11, 2016|
|East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show||West Springfield||Massachusetts||9000||200||Aug 10, 2018|
|2019 TNNA Winter Trade Show||Las Vegas||Nevada||500e||147 e||Jan 1, 2019|
|Bi-Annual Estero Fine Art Show||Fort Myers||Florida||5,000||-||Jan 5, 2019|