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Pack Your Bags: TNNA Winter Trade Show is Just a Few Days Away!

Posted By TNNA HQ, Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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We're Just Days Away from the TNNA 2017 Winter Trade Show!

Pack Your Bags for San Jose

The TNNA NeedleArts 2017 Winter Trade Showtaking place January 21-23, 2017, is just a few days away! To help you prepare for your upcoming trip and to make the most of your time in San Jose, please review the following information.


The San Jose Convention Center (SJCC) is located at 150 W. San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA 95113. The Convention Center is the central hub for all TNNA NeedleArts Winter Trade Show activities.


For help navigating your way to and from the Trade Show, please find airport directions below from both SJC and SFO airports.

    Ground Transportation: SJC ground transportation is available at Terminals A and B. Click here for SJC ground transportation options.Ground transportation is available at the departure/ticketing and arrival/baggage claim areas of all terminals of SFO. Click here for SFO ground transportation options.


Weather is expected to be cloudy and rainy with temperatures in the mid- to high-50s. Keep track of updated forecasts and plan accordingly. We recommend that attendees dress in layers as temperatures within show rooms may fluctuate.


When you arrive, please stop by the registration counter in the SJCC Hall 1 Foyer to pick up your badge, class tickets, Show Directory and any other pertinent information. If you have already pre-registered through the TNNA website, you may pick up your badge and class room locations at the Pre-Registered Desk. Registration opens at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 19. For the complete schedule, check out the TNNA mobile app or the TNNA website.


Get the TNNA 2017 Winter Trade Show in the palm of your hands! Download the TNNA mobile app to quickly and easily access everything TNNA, including classes, teachers, exhibitors, and more.

    Mobile Device Download:
  • Search for Guidebook in your Apple App Store or Google Play and click download
  • Once downloaded, open the Guidebook app; In the search bar, enter TNNA
  • Choose the TNNA Winter 2017 app; click Download Guide, then click Open
  • Click on the navigation icon in the top left corner of the app to explore the app
    Desktop Download:
  • Go to
  • In the search bar, enter TNNA; choose the TNNA Winter 2017 app
  • When the new page opens, bypass the phone number request and scroll towards the bottom of the page
  • Click on the Web icon to view and start using the web version of the app on your desktop


This Friday, attend the many pre-show events and get a sneak peek of what to expect on the Show floor! Start the night off with the Fashion Show, featuring over 40 garments made by TNNA exhibitors. Download and print the list of participating SAMPLE IT! and Fashion Show vendors and browse their offerings before you arrive onsite.


Can’t wait to meet old friends and make new ones?  Meet and mingle with Board of Directors, TNNA staff, and attendees at the Saturday breakfast before the Trade Show opens. New to TNNA? Meet the TNNA Board of Directors and Retail Council members in the TNNA lounge on Saturday from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm before the Member Happy Hour!


Take advantage of our popular Buyers Bucks program! Every registered store will receive $1,000 in TNNA Buyer Bucks to be used on the show floor with participating exhibitors. Download and print the list of participating exhibitors and their deals!


The following hotels are official TNNA housing partners:

We look forward to seeing you in San Jose in just a couple of days! Safe travels!

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