Discovery Zone | July 23-25, 2017 

DAILY WINE TASTING WITH CARDINAL HOLLOW WINERY

Stop by the Discovery Zone (1900 aisle) to sample some the array of wines from Landsdale, Pennslyvania's own Cardinal Hollow Winery. Bottles of wine are also available for purchase.

Daily Seminars, Demo's & Pop-Up Programs


 
Click Here to View the Seminar Schedule for Sunday, July 23

Experience The Magic of Made in America 
1:00 – 1:15 pm
Presented by: Diane Sulg, Executive Director of CRAFT
Diane will show you show your sales can shine with inventory straight from the Makers’ Market exhibitors. 
 


10 Easy Ways to Increase Your Jewelry Sales
1:30 – 1:45 pm
Presented by Diana Kauffman, owner, Diana Kauffman Design
Jewelry packs a lot of profit punch per square foot for retailers. Learn easy, effective ways to boost your jewelry sales during this session. Store owner and jewelry designer Diana Kauffman has worked in sales for 20+ years and will share specific, effective ways she has helped retailers increase their bottom line.


Fashion A Go-Go! Sponsored by the American Mobile Retail Association
1:45 – 2:00 pm
Presented by:  Courtney Jackson, CJKollective Boutique
This successful mobile fashion boutique owner is here to answer questions and share all of the necessary tools, tips and tricks to help you start your own store on wheels. Plus, you’ll get a special tour of CJ Kollective fashion truck.


Happy, Thoughtful Fair Trade Toys 
2:30 – 2:45 pm
Presented by: The Rainbow Bear
Come learn the story of our happy, unique and amazing toys and meet The Rainbow Bear.


Selling Bells to Ring in 4th Quarter Sales
3:00 – 3:15 pm
Presented by: New England Bells 
Our handmade bells will add an extra jingle to your register. See why bells are perfect for pet, hikers, hunters and to welcome guests.


Merchandising Cohasset Molten Glass to Sell 
3:15 – 3:30 pm
Presented by: Cohasset Gift & Garden 
Learn a dozen, quick and easy merchandising tips to share with your customers on how they can incorporate items they already own to display their molten glass items.


How to Take the Perfect Instagram Photo 
3:30 – 3:45 pm 
Diana Kauffman, owner, Diana Kauffman Designs 
From experienced instagrammers to novices, everyone can benefit from this session that will you take the perfect photo. Diana Kauffman will provide a hands on demonstration of how to style shoot and what tools to use to make your Instagram feed beautiful!

Click Here to View the Seminar Schedule for Monday, July 24

 


5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Yourself on Social Media

9:45 – 10:45 am
Presented by:  Crystal VIlkaitis, CEO, CrystalMedia
It’s time for some real talk. You’ve got the best intentions with your business - but you’re not doing everything you can to ensure success. We’ve worked with thousands of retailers to learn the best, and worst, practices for marketing a business on social media. How many of these common mistakes are you making?


Step Up Your Social Media with Social Edge
10:45 – 11:00 am
Presented by Crystal Vilkaitis, CEO, CrystalMedia
Are you ready to step-up your social media and start seeing results like increased local exposure, foot traffic, and sales? Social Edge is a training website for retailers who want to know how to use social media to increase store traffic and sales. 



Made in America Curated Buying Tour 

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presented by:  Julie Steiner, Director of Retail Operations, The Barnes Foundation & First Vice President, Museum Store Association
Starting at the Discovery Zone, this curated show floor tour will help you choose the perfect American-made products for your store. All participants will receive a complimentary lunch voucher at the end of the tour. 
 


Step Up Your Social Media with Social Edge
12:45 – 1:00 pm
Presented by Crystal Vilkaitis, CEO, CrystalMedia
Are you ready to step-up your social media and start seeing results like increased local exposure, foot traffic, and sales? Social Edge is a training website for retailers who want to know how to use social media to increase store traffic and sales. 



Experience The Magic of Made in America 

1:00 – 1:15 pm
Presented by: Diane Sulg, Executive Director of CRAFT
Diane will show you show your sales can shine with inventory straight from the Makers’ Market exhibitors. 
 



Fashion A Go-Go! Sponsored by the American Mobile Retail Association
1:15 – 1:30 pm
Presented by: Courtney Jackson, CJKollective Boutique
AMRA member Courtney Jackson of CJ Kollective Boutique are really moving places. These successful mobile fashion boutique owners are here to answer questions and share all of the necessary tools, tips and tricks to help you start your own store on wheels. Plus, you’ll get a special tour of CJ Kollective mobile boutique located on the show floor.


10 Easy Ways to Increase Your Jewelry Sales
1:30 – 1:45 pm
Presented by Diana Kauffman, owner, Diana Kauffman Design
Jewelry packs a lot of profit punch per square foot for retailers. Learn easy, effective ways to boost your jewelry sales during this session. Store owner and jewelry designer Diana Kauffman has worked in sales for 20+ years and will share specific, effective ways she has helped retailers increase their bottom line.
 



The Social Selling Mindset

1:45 – 2:45 pm
Presented by:  Crystal Vilkaitis, CEO, CrystalMedia
Before money comes mindset. Get in the mindset for success and learn the methods that other retailers are using to get serious about social media for their business - and see serious results like more engagement, traffic, and sales. You’ll learn specific tools and strategies that today’s retailers are using to see sales from social.
 


Step Up Your Social Media with Social Edge
2:45 – 3:00 pm
Presented by Crystal Vilkaitis, CEO, CrystalMedia
Are you ready to step-up your social media and start seeing results like increased local exposure, foot traffic, and sales? Social Edge is a training website for retailers who want to know how to use social media to increase store traffic and sales.


Selling Bells to Ring in 4th Quarter Sales
3:00 – 3:15 pm
Presented by: New England Bells 
Our handmade bells will add an extra jingle to your register. See why bells are perfect for pet, hikers, hunters and to welcome guests.


Merchandising Cohasset Molten Glass to Sell 
3:15 – 3:30 pm
Presented by: Cohasset Gift & Garden 
Learn a dozen, quick and easy merchandising tips to share with your customers on how they can incorporate items they already own to display their molten glass items.


How to Take the Perfect Instagram Photo 
3:30 – 3:45 pm 
Diana Kauffman, owner, Diana Kauffman Designs 
From experienced instagrammers to novices, everyone can benefit from this session that will you take the perfect photo. Diana Kauffman will provide a hands on demonstration of how to style shoot and what tools to use to make your Instagram feed beautiful!
 

 


Fresh from the Field: Fair Trade Artisan Stories 

4:00 – 4:15 pm
Presented by: Rebecca Piermarini, Marketing Manager & Design Partner, dZi Handmade
Rebecca will present a short video and description of her experiences working with artisans during her recent design trip to Kathmandu, Nepal, and North India. Get an inside look behind dZi Handmade’s unique hand-felted products, and factors that affect buying and selling Fair Trade products. Samples of products shown in production in Nepal will be on hand to touch and feel.
 


Happy, Thoughtful Fair Trade Toys 
4:15 – 4:30 pm
Presented by: The Rainbow Bear
Come learn the story of our happy, unique and amazing toys and meet The Rainbow Bear.

Click Here to View the Seminar Schedule for Tuesday, July 25

Experience The Magic of Made in America 
1:00 – 1:15 pm
Presented by: Diane Sulg, Executive Director of CRAFT
Diane will show you show your sales can shine with inventory straight from the Makers’ Market exhibitors. 
 


10 Easy Ways to Increase Your Jewelry Sales
1:30 – 1:45 pm
Presented by Diana Kauffman, owner, Diana Kauffman Design
Jewelry packs a lot of profit punch per square foot for retailers. Learn easy, effective ways to boost your jewelry sales during this session. Store owner and jewelry designer Diana Kauffman has worked in sales for 20+ years and will share specific, effective ways she has helped retailers increase their bottom line.


Fashion A Go-Go! Sponsored by the American Mobile Retail Association
1:45 – 2:00 pm
Presented by: Courtney Jackson, CJKollective Boutique
This successful mobile fashion boutique owner is here to answer questions and share all of the necessary tools, tips and tricks to help you start your own store on wheels. Plus, you’ll get a special tour of CJ Kollective fashion truck.



Fresh from the Field: Fair Trade Artisan Stories 

2:00 – 2:15 pm
Presented by: Rebecca Piermarini, Marketing Manager and Design Partner for dZi Handmade
Get an inside look behind dZi Handmade’s unique hand-felted products, and factors that affect buying and selling Fair Trade products. Samples of products shown in production in Nepal will be on hand to touch and feel.

 


Happy, Thoughtful Fair Trade Toys 
2:30 – 2:45 pm
Presented by: The Rainbow Bear
Come learn the story of our happy, unique and amazing toys and meet The Rainbow Bear.


Selling Bells to Ring in 4th Quarter Sales
3:00 – 3:15 pm
Presented by: New England Bells 
Our handmade bells will add an extra jingle to your register. See why bells are perfect for pet, hikers, hunters and to welcome guests.


Merchandising Cohasset Molten Glass to Sell 
3:15 – 3:30 pm
Presented by: Cohasset Gift & Garden 
Learn a dozen, quick and easy merchandising tips to share with your customers on how they can incorporate items they already own to display their molten glass items.


How to Take the Perfect Instagram Photo 
3:30 – 3:45 pm 
Diana Kauffman, owner, Diana Kauffman Designs 
From experienced instagrammers to novices, everyone can benefit from this session that will you take the perfect photo. Diana Kauffman will provide a hands on demonstration of how to style shoot and what tools to use to make your Instagram feed beautiful!

 

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