Why Visit?

CHSI Stitches is the hub of the UK creative craft industry and visitors represent buyers from across the spectrum of the industry, ranging from independents to multiple retailers and manufacturers to wholesalers. Trade buyers attends in their thousands for an abundance of business opportunities, product and trend inspiration, complimentary education and expert advice and networking.

 

The Craft Report – Helping you become better equipped

Following the resounding success of the inaugural Craft Report in 2018, the second edition of the independently commissioned research will be presented exclusively at CHSI Stitches. 

Focusing on consumer changes and providing guidance on how to use the findings to improve your business. 

Don’t miss these unique insights and trends impacting our industry.  This extensive independent research will provide further insights into UK crafters and the craft industry.

Available to buy for £845 or FREE to CHSI Stitches attendees

 

Over 200 Craft Exhibitors

Suppliers from across the globe come together to showcase new products and innovations from the creative industries.

The New Product Catwalk

Suppliers from across the globe come together to showcase new products and innovations from the creative industries. Grab a front row seat at the free catwalk show, running daily, for a first-hand glimpse of the latest creative trends for the coming season.

Bright Sparks Pavilion

The perfect place to discover exciting new products from innovative start-ups.

The Stitching Forum

Sponsored by Madeira, Zweigart and the Royal School of Needlework – the place to solve all your stitching needs and questions.

The Stitching Forum is sponsored by Madeira The Stitching Forum is sponsored by The Royal School of Needlework The Stitching Forum is sponsored by Zweigart

Workshops

Trade only sessions designed to introduce you to new products and help you improve your sales in store. Workshops bookable in advance and demos simply turn up and take a seat!

Insights Hub

A comprehensive and complimentary educational programme has been curated and is available to all visitors.  With speakers ranging from esteemed retail and brand experts to high profile influencers and trend-setters. 

 

 

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Free Parking

All visitors to CHSI stitches can

park at no charge at the NEC, Birmingham.

Free WIFI

All visitors to CHSI stitches can

use WiFi at no charge at the NEC, Birmingham.