Now Accepting Applications For ACRE Orlando January 21 – 23rd 2012

APPLICATION & JURY DEADLINES

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. You may apply at any time! Jury results may take 1-3 weeks. Notification will be sent by email along with a link to your scores and comments. Please enable spam blockers to accept email from [email protected] and [email protected]

BE PREPARED!

Before you proceed with this online application process for the American Craft Retailers Expo, please make sure you have the following items prepared and available:

Current Artist Members Of Wholesalecrafts.Com

Know what booth size you require and whether a corner space is desired.
Current members who have not juried in the past, must jury for ACRE. Renewing ACRE exhibitors and existing members who are already jury approved, will not be re-juried.
Know which PAYMENT PLAN you wish to select (see below), and if you are paying by Credit Card or ACH (check draft), please have this information available. Your credit card/ACH will be charged immediately upon acceptance. Your free year of web service begins after your first booth payment.

Not Currently A Wholesalecrafts.Com Member

One (1) quality digital ARTIST IMAGE. This may be a simple head shot or the Image may show you as you make/design your work.
Emerging Artists: To better prepare for a wholesale show, we require all emerging artists to view the webinar “Demystifying Wholesale” prior to application.
One (1) quality digital ARTIST IMAGE. This may be a simple head shot or the Image may show you as you make/design your work.
Be ready to select your qualifying SHOWCASE. Your showcase selection will determine what special area you are juried within and where retailers will find your work highlighted on the website. Click here for Showcase descriptions.
Know which PAYMENT PLAN you wish to select (see below), and if you are paying by Credit Card or ACH (check draft), please have this information available. Your credit card/ACH will be charged immediately upon acceptance. Your free year of web service will begin after your first payment is made.
Know what booth size you require and whether a corner space is desired.
A valid EMAIL ADDRESS for Wholesalecrafts.com to send all show related correspondence.

Payment Plans

Monthly Plan. NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Yearly Plan. NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Full Payment. Full payment due upon acceptance.

Additional Information For BOOTH SHARERS

Booth sharers must complete separate applications and include all the information shown above. Sharers are juried separately. Only 2 companies allowed per 10×10 booth, 3 per 10×15, etc. Emerging artist booths may NOT be shared.
Decide ahead of time, who will be the PRIMARY booth holder and who will be the SECONDARY booth holder. Primary booth holder will be billed for the full booth fee according to payment plan selected, and MUST apply first; Secondary booth holder will be billed for the sharing fee of $530. Secondary booth holder needs to have the Primary’s User ID (not their password) in order to apply. It is up to the sharers to decide on cost sharing, but each will be billed as explained above.
Both artists must pass the jury to participate.

IMPORTANT!

PLEASE NOTE: Your credit card or bank draft will be charged upon jury approval after the acceptance email is sent to applicants. The amount charged will vary based on which PAYMENT PLAN you select. If you have any questions during this process, please contact us at [email protected] or call 1-888-427-2381.


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