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Deadline Monday for buyers to register for Kentucky Crafted: The Market

Event scheduled from March 4-6

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 3, 2016) — Monday is the deadline for buyers and representatives of retail businesses to register to attend Kentucky Crafted: The Market 2016 at the Lexington Convention Center.

2016Market-web-bannerProduced for 34 years by the Kentucky Arts Council, The Market is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on March 4 exclusively to business owners and other buyers interested in offering fine art and Kentucky-made products to their customers. The event is open to the public on March 5-6.

Buyers who attend The Market can place wholesale orders directly with the many producers of art, craft, regional food products and books who will exhibit at the show.

Buyer registration is free, but buyers are required to provide credentials at the door. Required credentials are listed on the website.

Any business that resells products at retail may register for the exclusive wholesale day. Other representatives from businesses who qualify to attend that day include:

  • Corporate gift buyers
  • Art galleries
  • Bookstores
  • Clothing stores
  • Craft galleries
  • Department stores
  • Drug stores or pharmacies
  • Florists
  • Garden centers
  • Gift shops
  • Greeting card shops
  • Home furnishing stores
  • Hospital gift shops
  • Hotel/resort gift shops
  • Interior designers
  • Jewelry stores
  • Mail order/catalog
  • Museum gift shops
  • Music stores
  • Specialty food stores
  • Toy/children store
  • Owners or employees of a business who have the power to initiate purchasing contracts with artists