An essential showcase for trade buyers looking to source the latest trends and must stock products.  With an invaluable educational programme with best practice advice from retail, sales and marketing experts to help drive your business forward. 

Watch the video highlights from the 2020 event

The Craft Report – Helping you become better equipped

Following the resounding success of the Craft Report since its inception in 2018, the annual Craft Report findings will be presented exclusively at CHSI Stitches, providing guidance on how to use the findings to improve your business.

Providing an essential trends update and a special report focusing on Going Green- Crafting to Net Zero.  Find out the environmental implications for your business.

Available to buy for £845 or free to CHSI Attendees


With businesses like yours needing to shop more sustainably, check out the ultimate display of the very latest green products on the market.


Get hands on with products that you would like to stock, this is your opportunity to try them first hand and find out all of the information needed to enhance sales.

Trending Now

Discover the must stock game changing products and new lines that will have customers making a bee-line to your store.  The launch pad for the latest innovations, come and find the next big trend.  

Speaker Programme

Bringing together retail, sales and marketing experts from outside the craft industry to share valuable insights.  Thought provoking speakers provide solutions to challenges facing the creative industry.

Campfire Sessions

Exclusive campfire sessions taking place in smaller groups, where you can interact with the speaker on a more personal level, get your questions answered and learn further insights and experiences.  

Free Parking

All visitors to CHSI stitches can

park at no charge at the NEC, Birmingham.


All visitors to CHSI stitches can

use WiFi at no charge at the NEC, Birmingham.