12 May ACRE Las Vegas in it's 11th year! May 12, 2017 By Jackie Adamany Announcements, News & Spotlights acre las vegas 0 The ACRE Las Vegas show is back at the Las Vegas Convention Center for 2017 during jewelry week for its 11th year. Emerald Expositions, LLC (“Emerald”), a leading business-to-business trade show and conference producer, produces the show now after an acquisition from IndieMe last December. “I’m so proud of how far we’ve come with the ACRE events, and what we’ve done to help all constituents within the Maker Movement,” said Nancy Vince, president of IndieMe and founder of ACRE. “The timing was right for IndieMe to focus on our online marketplace, while handing over the ACRE reins to a first-class event company that can help it grow and add value for all who exhibit and attend.” “We are delighted to bring ACRE into our portfolio of leading handmade and jewelry events, which include NY NOW and COUTURE,” said Chris McCabe, Executive Vice President at Emerald. “Nancy is a passionate supporter of the artisan community and she and her team have built a great business over the last ten years. By leveraging Emerald’s scale, capabilities and experience, plus our adjacent and highly complementary brands, we expect to bring new and greater benefits to the shows’ exhibitors and attendees.” Founded in 2006, ACRE is the premier wholesale craft exposition in North America, consisting of two shows that take place annually in Las Vegas, NV and Philadelphia, PA. This wholesale trades how is packed with hundreds of juried artists and carefully selected Emerging Artists. Here you will find beautiful American and Canadian handmade products for your store. From ceramics and wood, to glass and jewelry and so much more – ACRE Las Vegas is the place to find one-of-a-kind items your customers will love and also have the chance to meet the passionate artists who create them. Comments are closed.