5 Things You May Have Missed at TNNA Winter Market 2019

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By TNNA Blog posted 02-14-2019 13:08


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5 Things You May Have Missed at TNNA Winter Market 2019

By: TNNA Editor

Another NeedleArts Winter Market has come and gone. Thank you to those who attended the event in Portland! To recap the creativity-infused weekend, we've rounded up some of the top moments of the market. For more highlights, check out our Instagram story and Pinterest board.

1. Trend: Flexible Needles

Check out these new patented flexible needles from Flex Knit.

2. Education: Retailer Roundtables

The education in Portland was unparalleled in Portland, but the Retailer Roundtables were a definite hit. Three members of the TNNA Retail Council hosted 20-minute discussions on numerous topics such as, POS systems, hosting an event, TNNA member benefits and sales concepts. 

3. Book Signing: Jen Lucas, Author of Top Down Shawls

Six-time Martingale Author of Top Down Shawls, Jen Lucas was signing copies of her book on Saturday, February 2 at the Stitch Sprouts booth. 

4. Art: A Bunch of Amazing Creations



5. First-Time Education: Wholesaler Workshop

This was the first year we held the Wholesaler Workshop, and it was seen by TNNA and attendees alike as a great success. The workshop was hosted by TEN Award Winner 2018, Gwen Bortner.

Stay tuned on more information about the next TNNA event, the 2019 NeedleArts Summer Trade Show, June 19-23 in Cleveland! Learn more.

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