Help TNNA kick off the 2019 Summer Show with our special events! Join us starting on June 20 for an exciting array of events. Connect with old friends and meet new ones all while getting a sneak peek at some of the amazing products that our exhibitors will have at the show!

Plan Your Time at Summer Trade Show – Free On-Demand Recording

If you are planning to attend the TNNA Summer Trade Show, or on the fence about attending, this is a can't miss webinar! Join renowned teacher and former yarn shop manager Patty Lyons for this hour-long session, where she will help you: 

  • Plan your time on the Trade Show floor
  • Determine what your goals should be in attending and how to prepare to walk the floor 
  • Learn how to build partnerships and benefit from the advice of other industry members 

This recording's primary audience is for retail shop owners and managers, but all TNNA members are welcome to attend.

Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall | Wednesday, June 19 | 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Retailers' Luncheon | Thursday, June 20 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Discover What’s New | Thursday, June 20

The trade show features a Discover What’s New area outside the show floor where exhibiting companies have an opportunity to display their NEWEST and HOTTEST products. Walk around and be sure to vote on the BEST NEW PRODUCT and help your favorite company earn a free booth at the next Summer Trade Show!

Fashion Show | Thursday, June 20 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Fashion Show will be the highlight of the Thursday evening activities. Don’t miss this opportunity to show off your garments or accessories on the Fashion Show runway, giving your company pre-show recognition, as participants get excited to view the upcoming styles. A garment may be anything from a single sweater to a head-to-toe ensemble.

Opening Reception | Thursday, June 20 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The TNNA Summer Show officially kicks off Thursday evening with the Opening Reception! Strike up a conversation with old and new friends while you enjoy drinks and snacks.

Sample IT! | Thursday, June 20 | 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

This is your chance to visit different booths and get excited about the products, order and go home with product in hand so you can stitch a model or display the product in your store!

Refreshment Break | Friday, June 21 | 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Gather together on Friday morning in the TNNA Booth for an opportunity to network and share ideas with fellow attendees while enjoying light refreshments.

TNNA Reception | Saturday, June 22 | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

TNNA Member Meeting | Sunday, June 23 | 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

There will not be product segment meetings at the Summer Trade Show. This meeting will be your opportunity to network with other members and learn more about the year-round benefits of TNNA membership. 

Have ideas for fun social and networking events? Let us know! Send your ideas to We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Summer Show, June 19-23, 2019 in Cleveland, OH!