The Revolution returns to Philadelphia

February 2018 | Pennsylvania Convention Center 

Tradition REdefined...the ACRE Way™

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The premiere winter show brought to you by Emerald Expositions.

Emerald Expositions is proud to announce its fourth annual American Craft Retailers Expo™ (ACRE™) Philadelphia show February 17 - 19, 2018. ACRE™ Philadelphia is the premier wholesale event of the season.

ACRE™ Philadelphia will feature hundreds of juried wholesale artists among six distinct juried showcases, with a careful selection of Emerging Artists sprinkled throughout.


  • Our vision is to preserve the valued business that has been conducted in Philadelphia. We recognize this has been many artists' best show and we will protect that reputation and result.
  • Preserve the quality of artists Philadelphia has been known for.
  • Continuously build buyer attendance. Our marketing plan focuses on an aggressive campaigns to attract new buyers including direct mailings, incentives, email blasts and advertising. Exceptional buyer education programs will be offered to buyers. And, of course, we believe in not charging registration fees to buyers.

Emerald Expositions is a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, producing more than 80 trade shows, conferences and summits, and over 100 face-to-face events each year. ACRE™ shows are renowned throughout the industry for their smooth and helpful exhibitor programs, our unprecedented pre-show planning opportunities and a host of educational and business support programs for both artists and retailers alike. ACRE™ Philadelphia will be the best yet!

Artists interested in applying to ACRE™ Philadelphia, can submit the online Artist Application here, or call 855.646.2273 and press 2 to speak to a sales representative.

For more information on ACRE™ Las Vegas, visit