The 31st National Arts & Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC February 16 - 18 2018
"The most important weekend of the year for Arts & Crafts collectors." - The New York Times
UPDATED FOR 2018!
Photo by Ray Stubblebine
Registration for the National Arts & Crafts Conference is very simple.
Here are a couple of guidelines to help you:
1. You can attend the National Arts & Crafts Conference at different levels.
General Admission: If you only want to shop the three selling shows (Antiques Show, Contemporary Craftsfirms Show and the Books, Magazines & More Show) any of the three afternoons, you do not need to register in advance. When you arrive you can purchase a $10 ticket good for all three shows during all three days.
Conference Pass: If you want to attend the eight major seminar presentations, the daily Small Group Discussions, the afternoon demonstrations, and the special educational exhibits, plus receive a Conference Catalog, a conference poster and a canvas tote bag, as well as entry to all three shows each day, you will need to register in advance for the Conference Pass. The cost is $160 per person.
Grove Park Inn Weekend Package: Individuals who have a confirmed room reservation at the Grove Park Inn under the Arts & Crafts Weekend Package are automatically registered for the National Arts & Crafts Conference and will receive a Conference Events Pass upon check-in. No additional deposit is required.
Grove Park Inn Guests Please Note! We ask that those of you who have a reservation at the Grove Park Inn, take a moment to complete the Registration Form below. This will insure that you will not have any delay when you arrive at the Arts & Crafts Registration Desk. Simply indicate on the form below that you have a confirmed Weekend Package reservation at the Grove Park Inn. We will double-check that with the Grove Park Inn to avoid any confusion. No additional deposit is required. The cost of your $160 per person Conference Events Pass will be included in your room bill when you depart.
2.) You can register for the National Arts & Crafts Conference and purchase a Conference Events Pass either by using the form below or by calling Bruce Johnson's office at (828) 628-1915.
3.) Refund Policy: For those staying at the Grove Park Inn, you may lose your deposit if you cancel fewer than seven days before your scheduled arrival. For those staying elsewhere who have purchased a $160 Conference Events Pass through Bruce Johnson, refunds will be made until February 1, minus a $10 handling fee. From February 1 until the Thursday prior to the conference, the amount paid will be credited toward next year's conference pass. No refunds can be made for cancellations made after February 1.
4.) Payment Options:
-- PayPal (See button after Registration Form below.)
-- By calling Bruce Johnson's office at (828) 628-1915 with your credit card information
-- By sending a check made out to Bruce Johnson, 25 Upper Brush Creek Road, Fletcher, NC 28732.
Regardless, please submit the Registration Form below! Sending your current information immediately will make your registration process flow smoothly when you arrive. Thanks!
If you are staying at the Grove Park Inn, you do NOT need to pay for your Conference Passes through PayPal. They are included in the cost of your room package. Please just fill out the registration form below. Thank you!
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