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We are Canada’s largest and most experienced producers of handmade marketplaces.

Our shows are juried and are open to Canadian-based artisans, artists and designers. We select our exhibitors based on originality and craftsmanship of their work submitted. It is mandatory that all of our exhibitors are the designers and creators of their products.

If you are successful in your application you will receive your letter of acceptance and show contract by email. The contract will indicate the booth size and type for which you have been accepted.

Requirements

You must be the designer and creator of the products.

All submissions must include:

  • Product Photos
  • Booth Display Photo
  • Studio/Workshop Photo
  • Biography and Craft/Art Statement
  • Statement of Production Process

What’s included

Signatures is the perfect choice for your event needs, with our all-inclusive package:

  • Extensive advertising and marketing
  • 750W of electrical power included
  • 8’ high booth draping (back & sides) and carpeted aisles
  • Show programme and website gallery listing
  • Discounted shipping and hotel rates
  • No hidden fees or extra costs, ensuring a transparent and hassle-free experience

+ Many more

Fall/Christmas Signatures Shows | Apply for Our New Exhibitor Scholarship and Save 50% on Your First-Year Booth Fees – Exclusive Offer for New Exhibitors

If you have worked in your craft for 5 years or less and have never participated in a Signatures show, you are eligible to apply for a booth in one of our Fall/Christmas show at 50% off the regular price! Signatures has set aside a small number of booths in each of our Signatures Fall/Christmas shows for successful applicants to receive 50% discount on a 10′ x 10′ or 5′ x 10′ booth. (space size depends on show) Applicants can apply for one or more shows. There is a limited quantity of booths available, so apply today! PLEASE NOTE THIS OFFER IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE 2023 CIRCLE CRAFT SHOW or 2024 SPRING SHOWS.

*Artisans must be new to Signatures Shows, full details can be found in the application.

Get $100 Credit for Referring New Artisans

Do you know an artist, artisan, designer or maker who maybe considering participating in a Signatures show. With our new Artisan Referral Program, you will receive a $100 exhibit fee credit for each successful applicant you refer and who are accepted. To receive the credit, the applicant must indicate on their application form that you referred them to Signatures at the time of application submission. Talk it up and get your booth fee down!

*Artisans must be new to Signatures Shows, full details can be found in the application.

For Fall 2023 – Save 50% on Your First-Year Booth Fees – Exclusive Offer for New Local Exhibitors

New to exhibiting? Take advantage of our limited-time offer and save 50% on your first-year booth fees in a fall 2023 Signatures Show.

Get $100 Credit for Referring New Artisans

Existing exhibitors can earn $100 credit for each new artisan they refer to our shows. Help us grow our community of artisans and earn credit for your next show.

Signatures By Hand Winter 2024

January 28 – 30, 2024

By Hand Winter Gift Show

Mississauga, Ontario

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? The By Hand January Gift Show is the perfect opportunity to showcase your handmade goods and make connections with wholesale buyers from all over the world. With the huge success of our January 2023 show, we’re thrilled to be back and even better than before. Happening from January 28-30, 2024 at The International Centre, this is your chance to shine and take your business to the next level. Don’t wait – apply now!

NEW! BY HAND Gift Show is proud to be a part of Toronto Market Week. Toronto Market Week is a combination of 4 shows under one roof, including MODE Show, BY HAND Gift Show, Gift & Design Wholesale Market and SHOW T.O. Permanent Showrooms. More at signatures.ca/byhand

 

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $900, corner $1,000
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,350, corner $1,450
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,800, corner $1,900
Apply Now to By Hand Winter

Signatures Spring 2024 Shows

The love of handmade is at the heart of what we do. Please read the details below, find what shows suit you best, and apply today so we can continue working together to provide a uniquely Canadian handmade marketplace.

Any questions? Drop us a line by phone, email, or direct message on social media any time!

Apply Now to Spring 2024

April 4 – 7

Originals Spring Craft Sale

Ottawa, Ontario

Indoor

Originals Spring Craft Sale continues to electrify the Nation’s Capital, giving your show season the jolt it needs to start things off with a boom! Year after year, we continue to see enormous success at the gate –this is, in large part, due to a loyal clientele that knows the Originals brand extremely well and knows that we deliver on their expectations for a top-quality show.

Held in the EY Centre, Ottawa’s dedicated trade show facility, Parking is ample and the venue is easily accessible from all parts of the city – it’s an ideal combination of amenities that place this show in the upper echelon. Only 170 spaces are available, so apply before you miss out on one of Canada’s premier spring shows! More at signatures.ca/originals-spring

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $930, corner $1,030
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,400, corner $1,500
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,860, corner $1,960
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,240, corner $1,440
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,860, corner $2,060
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,480, corner $2,680

May 3 – 5

Butterdome Spring Craft Sale

Edmonton, Alberta

Indoor

Alberta’s favourite for consumers and artisans alike, Butterdome Spring Craft Sale brings big crowds, even bigger sales, and an unforgettable show experience. A staple in the Edmonton community for decades, the Butterdome Spring Craft Sale is held in the iconic (and aptly-named) Butterdome building at the University of Alberta, which is easily accessible via all means of transportation.

More at signatures.ca/butterdome-spring

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $840, corner $940, storage $890
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,260, corner $1,360, storage $1,330
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,680, corner $1,780, storage $1,780

June 8 – 9

Beaches Arts and Crafts

Toronto, Ontario

Outdoor

A free fun-for-the-whole-family affair in the heart of one of Toronto’s most beautiful and historic neighbourhoods – what’s not to love? The Beaches Arts & Crafts Show is a two-day outdoor show that takes place in the picturesque Kew Gardens, sandwiched between the beaches of Lake Ontario and trendy Queen Street, in Toronto’s affluent Beach neighbourhood. The foot traffic from locals, as well as visits from our diehard fans coming from all corners of the city, make for a busy weekend in the sun. We’re limited to only 150 booths, More at signatures.ca/beaches-arts-and-crafts

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $460, corner $560
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $690, corner $790
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $920, corner $1,020

Circle Craft Holiday Market 2024

November 6 – 10

Vancouver, British Columbia

Help us celebrate our 50th Anniversary! Join us at the Circle Craft Holiday Market, the premier destination for western Canada’s finest artisans, artists, and designers. As part of the Signatures family of events, this show attracts tens of thousands of visitors from across the region to the beautiful Vancouver Convention Centre, located on the waterfront with a stunning mountain view. Exhibitors can expect high foot traffic for five days, from a massive, dedicated audience who come to see the latest in handmade crafts. With 50 years of history, The Circle Craft Holiday Market is a must-attend event for anyone in the industry. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to showcase your work, connect with customers and be part of western Canada’s largest craft market. Visit signatures.ca/circle-craft for more information.

Apply Now to Circle Craft 2024

Circle Craft Members

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $1,280, corner $1,490
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,920, corner $2,130
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $2,560, corner $2,770
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,710, corner $1,990
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $2,560, corner $2,840
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $3,420, corner $3,700

Gourmet Food Artisans

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $2,290, corner $2,590
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $3,430, corner $3,730
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $4,580, corner $4,870
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $3,050, corner $3,450
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $4,580, corner $4,980

Artisans

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $1,830, corner $2,130
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $2,750, corner $3,050
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $3,660, corner $3,960
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $2,440, corner $2,840
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $3,660, corner $4,060
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $4,880, corner $5,280

Budding Artists

  • 3’ x 3’ – $640, located in central feature area.

First-time exhibitors are invited to participate in the Budding Artist Section of the show. This is a 3′ x 3′ space that includes carpeting and overhead lighting. This is an opportunity to “test” the market without committing to a full-size booth. 

Signatures Fall 2024 Shows

The love of handmade is at the heart of what we do. Please read the details below, find what shows suit you best, and apply today so we can continue working together to provide a uniquely Canadian handmade marketplace.

Any questions? Drop us a line by phone, email, or direct message on social media any time!

Apply Now to Fall 2024

October 17 – 20

Signatures Handmade Market

Ottawa, Ontario

Follow up on the success of last year’s 40th anniversary celebrations that left guests buzzing and join us as Signatures Handmade Market returns to the historic Aberdeen Pavilion this Fall! A long-time local favourite, this show continues to surprise and impress, offering a unique blend of exceptional craftsmanship and the vibrant trendy atmosphere of Lansdowne Park which promises an unforgettable experience for artisans and visitors alike. Don’t miss the chance to be part of the excitement—apply now before spaces fill up!

Learn more about the show here!

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $960, corner $1,060
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,440, corner $1,540
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,920, corner $2,020
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,280, corner $1,430
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,920, corner $2,070
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,560, corner $2,710

October 18 – 20

Fall Into Christmas

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Launch your 2023 Fall season with this high-traffic show at the historic Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede where there is plenty of free parking. Attendance here was substantial when we started in 2007 and it has soared ever since. The Hat is sweet on Canadian Handmade and they have made us the strongest show in Southeastern Alberta. Be part of an exciting three-day weekend and apply today! More at signatures.ca/fall-into-christmas-medicine-hat/

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $480, corner $550
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $960, corner $1,030
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $600, corner $700
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $900, corner $1,000
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,300

October 25 – 27

Our Best To You

Red Deer, Alberta

Immerse yourself in the lively spirit of Red Deer; a thriving city where young families continue to appreciate Canadian handmade treasures. Following the resounding success of our 2023 event which saw an attendance growth of 20%, Our Best to You consistently proves itself a true staple of the community. Join us in welcoming thousands of enthusiastic visitors ready to get their holiday shopping started. Don’t wait — apply now and lock in your space while availability lasts!

Learn more about the show here!

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $600, corner $680
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $900, corner $980
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $800, corner $920, storage $860
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,320, storage $1,290
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,600, corner $1,720, storage $1,720

October 31 – November 3

Festival of Crafts

Calgary, Alberta

Prepare yourself for the spotlight and showcase your work at Festival of Crafts as we roll back into town this Fall for another exciting year. 2023 marked a triumphant return to form for this beloved show which saw visitor attendance double from that of the previous year as our avid supporters flocked to the BMO Centre at Stampede Park. With a cool crowd, iconic location, and fresh marketing, this is an amazing opportunity to engage with an exciting new customer base. Don’t wait to apply as spaces at this popular event will fill up quickly!

Learn more about the show here!

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $960, corner $1,080, storage $1,020
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,440, corner $1,560, storage $1,530
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,920, corner $2,040 , storage $2,040

November 8 – 10

Our Best To You

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Get set to showcase your unique creations in the ‘Paris of the Prairies’ as Our Best to You proudly return to Prairieland Park for its tenth year! Community support for this premier event has quickly established it as a holiday shopping tradition that has seen attendance growth year after year. With easy venue access, free parking, and an increased social media presence, this has become one of the fastest growing shows on our calendar. Don’t wait — apply early reserve your space now!

Learn more about the show here!

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $800, corner $920, storage $860
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,320, storage $1,290
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,600, corner $1,720, storage $1,720

November 14 – 16

Our Best To You

Regina, Saskatchewan

Gear up to display your creativity in the Queen City as Our Best to You returns to Regina for its 29th year! Centrally located and with ample free parking, the REAL District sets the stage for your work to captivate the prairie spirit in this vibrant community. The passion of our established customer base for handmade creations continues to propel this show to new heights year after year, maintaining its legacy as Saskatchewan’s premier handmade event. Apply now to secure your space and join at this holiday shopping tradition!

Learn more about the show here!

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $800, corner $920, storage $860
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,320, storage $1,290
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,600, corner $1,720, storage $1,720

November 22 – 23

Fall Into Christmas

Lethbridge, Alberta

Signatures Fall Into Christmas proudly returns to Lethbridge in 2024 season!  A uniquely Canadian handmade marketplace, the show features the works of artists, artisans, makers, and designers from coast-to-coast. Since 2005, the show has been an annual holiday tradition where visitors can meet passionate creatives in person, hear their stories, and feel their works first-hand. Ample parking and a warm local welcome await at the brand new Agri-Food Hub and Trade Centre for what is sure to be an exciting three days.

Learn more about the show here!

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $600, corner $700
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $900, corner $1,000
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,300

November 28 – December 1

Signatures Handmade Market

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Experience the rich history of the Signatures Handmade Market! An established and beloved favourite among Winnipeggers, this show is the kickoff to the holiday shopping season for of thousands of our faithful visitors. Free admission and a prime downtown venue strengthen the mass appeal. You don’t want to miss out on one of our grandest (and quickest-selling) shows of the year, so apply ASAP! More at signatures.ca/winnipeg

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $980, corner $1,100
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,470, corner $1,590
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,960, corner $2,080

December 4 – 8

Originals Christmas Craft Sale

Ottawa, Ontario

Finish off your Eastern show season with a bang at the Originals Christmas Craft Sale as this monumentally successful show celebrates its 50th anniversary! Impressive décor, fresh marketing and exciting emerging talent continue to reinvigorate an event that has long been a holiday tradition in the Ottawa community. After exceeding all expectations in 2023, the show continues its track record of success and of offering the finest Canadian handmade work in the city. Don’t wait – apply now to secure your spot before spaces fill up for this milestone year!

Learn more about the show here!

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $1,250, corner $1,350
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,875, corner $1,975
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $2,500, corner $2,600
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,660, corner $1,860
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $2,490, corner $2,690
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $3,320, corner $3,520

December 5 – 8

Butterdome Craft Sale

Edmonton, Alberta

Wrap up the season on a high note in vibrant Edmonton as the Butterdome Craft Sale returns to the iconic University of Alberta Butterdome! As a beloved and highly anticipated tradition, the event draws in bustling crowds eager to engage with Canadian creatives and support the community. Bringing together one of the most diverse groups of attendees, the show serves as a vehicle for building long-lasting connections and elevating your brand to new heights. Apply early for your best chance to join us at this very competitive show!

Learn more about the show here!

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,400, corner $1,600, storage $1,500
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $2,100, corner $2,300, storage $2,250
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,800, corner $3,000, storage $3,000

Signatures By Hand Winter 2024

January 28 – 30

By Hand

Mississauga, Ontario

Apply Now to By Hand 2024

BY HAND Gift Show is Canada’s premier wholesale show, providing retailers with a unique opportunity to purchase the highest quality Canadian Handmade goods. For three days only, alongside Toronto Market Week, Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers gather to promote their business and sell their works to retailers from coast to coast, all under one roof, conveniently located at The International Centre.

NEW! BY HAND Gift Show is proud to be a part of Toronto Market Week. Toronto Market Week is a combination of 4 shows under one roof, including MODE Show, BY HAND Gift Show, Gift & Design Wholesale Market and SHOW T.O. Permanent Showrooms. More at signatures.ca/byhand

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $900, corner $1,000
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,350, corner $1,450
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,800, corner $1,900
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Interested in learning more about exhibiting at Signatures Shows? Reach out to us with your questions, and we'll be happy to guide you through the process.
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