Embassy Suites ~ St. Charles, Missouri ~ August 16-17, 2014
Education begins August 15
The National NeedleArts Association is pleased to again host the Fall Needlecraft Market this August in St. Charles, MO
. The time and format of this market have been created to serve the needs of all needleart product segments while offering an opportunity for cash & carry and/or order-taking sales. Join us at the Embassy Suites Hotel in St. Charles, MO, which is located just seven miles west of Lambert International Airport and is situated in the midst of St. Charles' 19th Century architecture and brick-paved streets. Many stores and unique attractions are located nearby as well. The hotel features two-room suites with complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast every morning and a nightly Manager's Reception. The Cyprus Grille offers a great place for dinner or catch a quick cup of coffee at Caffeina's Marketplace.
Photos courtesy of the Greater Saint Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau
Information for Attendees
NEW! Fall Needlecraft Market Exhibitors will be participating in a special promotion – the Show Exclusive! This Event allows each participating Exhibitor the opportunity to offer one 30 day EXCLUSIVE design or product. Only shops attending the Fall Market can purchase the Exclusive during the event or purchase from the designer/manufacturer for up to 30 days following. Thirty days after the last day of Market the product would be available to all shops.
Schedule of Events
|Friday – August 15|| || |
|Registration||8:00 am|| 5:15 pm|
|Education||9:00 am|| 12:00 pm|
|Retailers’ Open Forum ||12:15 pm || 1:45 pm|
|Education || 2:00 pm|| 5:00 pm|
|Exhibitor Set-up || || upon check-in|
|Early Bird Sales|
(exhibitor participation optional)
| 7:00 pm|| 9:00 pm|
|Saturday – August 16|| || |
|Registration||8:00 am || 6:00.pm|
|Showrooms Open||9:00 am|| 6:00.pm|
|Sunday – August 17|| || |
|Registration||8:00 am|| 4:30 pm|
|Showrooms Open||9:00 am || 4:00 pm|
|Monday – August 18|| || |
|Exhibitor Move-out|| ||prior to noon |
Schedule subject to change
Information for Exhibitors
The 2014 Fall Needlecraft Market is where the needlearts professionals will be to share their latest products with TNNA Retailers. This venue offers easy access and convenience for our TNNA members.
Hotel & Travel Information
Embassy Suites and Spa
Two Convention Center Plaza
St. Charles, MO 63303
800-317-6396 or 636-946-5544
Please mention you are with: "The TNNA Fall Needlecraft Market"
Rates: S/D/T/Q $134 (limited double rooms available).
Deadline for reservations at the special TNNA rate is July 14, 2014.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (code: STL)
A special group rate has been negotiated on your behalf. Visit www.gobestexpress.com. In the box on the right where it says "ENTER YOUR COUPON GROUP OR CONVENTION CODE HERE” enter ESSC and begin your reservation to reserve a seat. A discounted group rate of $15 one way or $29 roundtrip per person is offered. Credit cards are required and charged at the time of reservation. Reservations MUST be made online to receive the discounted rate six (6) hours prior to your requested pick up time. Walk ups will not be eligible for convention rate.
Yellow Cab Taxi – as soon as your flight lands, call 636-724-1234. You will need to provide the cab company with the airline you traveled on, the flight number and your last name. At this time they will instruct you where to exit the airport to meet the cab. Price to the hotel will be a $20 flat fee. If you have six or more in your party and need a minivan, provide that information during the phone call. There will be an additional $5 van charge.
Travel Northwest on Lambert International Blvd toward Natural Bridge Rd; Turn right onto Lambert International Blvd/Natural Bridge Rd; merge onto I-70W via the ramp on the left; Take the South 5th St. exit, Exit 229A; Merge onto S 5th St.; Turn slight right onto Veterans Memorial Pkwy to Two Convention Center Plaza.