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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

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Circle Craft Christmas Market 2022

November 9 – 13

Vancouver, British Columbia

The renowned Vancouver Christmas tradition is now part of the Signatures family of shows! Circle Craft is western Canada’s largest craft market, and a premier destination for the country’s absolute finest artisans, artists and designers. This beautiful and dynamic show takes place inside the Vancouver Convention Centre, located on the downtown Vancouver waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop. For five days – including the Remembrance Day statutory holiday – exhibitors can expect enormous crowds of generational visitors who have been cherishing this Canadian craft institution, year after year, since 1972. More at signatures.ca/circle-craft

Apply Now to Circle Craft 2022

Circle Craft Members

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $1,190, corner $1,400
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,780, corner $1,990
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $2,380, corner $2,590
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,610, corner $1,890
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $2,410, corner $2,690
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $3,220, corner $3,500

Gourmet Food Artisans

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $2,150, corner $2,450
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $3,280, corner $3,580
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $4,300, corner $4,600
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $2,960, corner $3,360
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $4,430, corner $4,830

Artisans

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $1,700, corner $2,000
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $2,550, corner $2,850
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $3,400, corner $3,700
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $2,300, corner $2,700
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $3,450, corner $3,850
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $4,600, corner $5,000

Budding Artists

  • 3’ x 3’ – $590, 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 2022 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 2022

October 14 – 16

Fall Into Christmas

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Launch your 2022 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 $440, corner $500
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $880, corner $940
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $580, corner $680
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $870, corner $970
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,160, corner $1,260

October 20 – 23

Signatures Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario

Outstanding work in a venue that is equally stunning. Signatures Ottawa (established 1983) returns in 2022 to the beautiful Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park in the affluent Glebe neighbourhood. This National Heritage Building is the ideal location for us to maintain our status as a premier showcase of the best in Canadian Handmade.   Always visitor-friendly, Lansdowne has undergone massive renovations recently to reinforce itself as a top destination in the city. Don’t miss this opportunity…apply today! More at signatures.ca/signatures-ottawa

  • 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
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,350
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,800, corner $1,950
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,400, corner $2,550

October 21 – 23

Our Best To You

Red Deer, Alberta

Young families with above-average incomes who love to shop Canadian handmade are plentiful in the busy city of Red Deer. We have reaped the rewards from this for almost three decades now. The show is easily accessible at Westerner Park and visitors come in droves to start their holiday shopping. In three days you can expect over 15,000 ready-to-spend customers at our doors. Apply early! More at signatures.ca/our-best-to-you-red-deer

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $510, corner $590
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $770, corner $850
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $720, corner $840, storage $800
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,080, corner $1,200, storage $1,200
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,440, corner $1,560, storage $1,600

October 28 – 30

Our Best To You

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Since 2014 Saskatoon has shown an avid fondness for quality handmade by filling the aisles at Our Best To You. Visitors love the ease of access and abundant free parking at our Prairieland Park location. Saskatoon is often referred to as the “Paris of the Prairies” and it is one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities. We have become a holiday-shopping tradition that you will love being a part of. Send your application now! More at signatures.ca/our-best-to-you-saskatoon

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $720, corner $840, storage $780
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,080, corner $1,200, storage $1,170
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,440, corner $1,560, storage $1,560

November 3 – 6

Festival of Crafts

Calgary, Alberta

The vast crowds that showed up in 2021 to shop at Festival of Crafts despite the challenges of the pandemic is testament to the strength of our brand in Calgary. This year marks our 35th year as a leading handmade market and we are proud of our strong following. Visitors notice how we strive to improve every year and they respond by opening their wallets. We invest heavily to promote Festival of Crafts to ensure our strong attendance continues. Apply today and be a part of this spectacular event!
More at signatures.ca/festival-of-crafts

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $880, corner $1,000, storage $960
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,320, corner $1,440, storage $1,440
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,760, corner $1,880, storage $1,920

November 10 – 12

Our Best To You

Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina is always ready to rock when Our Best To You rolls into town.  The sprawling Evraz Place features plenty of free parking and welcomes 20,000 keen shoppers over three days.  We return to our Thursday to Saturday format this year to expand show hours to accommodate the always over-the-top attendance we get when Remembrance Day falls on a Friday. This show has been Saskatchewan’s top handmade event for 28 years – apply today to be a part of it! More at signatures.ca/our-best-to-you-regina

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $720, corner $840, storage $800
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,080, corner $1,200, storage $1,200
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,440, corner $1,560, storage $1,600

November 18 – 20

Indie Handmade

St. Albert, Alberta

Indie Handmade takes place in the glistening natural light of the Enjoy Centre.  Clearly one of our most beautiful settings for a handmade happening that draws a young and spirited crowd of over 10,000 shoppers.  They rave about the ease of access to Enjoy Centre (including free parking) and the great on-site amenities.  Only 100 artisans are accepted so apply early! More at signatures.ca/indie-handmade

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $540, corner $640
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $810, corner $910
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,080, corner $1,180

November 24 – 27

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 more than 20,000 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 $960, corner $1,080
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,440, corner $1,560
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,920, corner $2,040

December 1 – 4

Butterdome Craft Sale

Edmonton, Alberta

Cap off your western show tour with a bang! The exceptional Butterdome Craft Sale, celebrating its 31st year, is four days of non-stop crowds and eye-popping sales. Over 30,000 visitors descend on the University of Alberta’s distinctive Butterdome building to shop and support the Canadian handmade community they revere. Apply early, as this is our fastest-selling show! More at signatures.ca/butterdome

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,400, storage $1,300
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,800, corner $2,000, storage $1,950
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,400, corner $2,600, storage $2,600

December 7 – 11

Originals Christmas Craft Sale

Ottawa, Ontario

Originals is the best way to ensure your holiday show season finishes with great success!   Soon to be in its 50th year and regularly welcoming 25,000 visitors, the show is widely regarded to have Ottawa’s finest offering of Canadian handmade work. Originals takes place at the EY Centre, a modern and spacious locale with extensive parking and is fully accessible from all parts of the city. End your show season on a high note by taking part in this major show – apply today! More at signatures.ca/originals

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $1,050, corner $1,150
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,580, corner $1,680
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $2,100, corner $2,200
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,400, corner $1,600
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $2,100, corner $2,300
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,800, corner $3,000

November 18 – 20

Fall Into Christmas

Lethbridge, Alberta

A passionately loyal crowd is at the heart of our sixteen-year strong Lethbridge show. More than 8,000 visitors descend on Fall Into Christmas to shop at their favourite holiday market and support the artisans they’ve come to love. We are conveniently located at the historic Exhibition Park that offers lots of free parking.  Don’t miss out on southwestern Alberta’s most anticipated handmade event – apply today! More at signatures.ca/fall-into-christmas-lethbridge

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $440, corner $500
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $580, corner $680
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $870, corner $970
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,160, corner $1,260

Signatures By Hand 2023

Apply Now to By Hand 2023

January 29 – 31

By Hand

Mississauga, Ontario

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 THIS YEAR! 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 $880, corner $980
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,320, corner $1,420
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,760, corner $1,860

Signatures Spring 2023 Shows

Apply Now to Spring 2023

April 13 – 16

Originals Spring Craft Sale

Ottawa, Ontario

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, Originals brings in 15,000 shoppers over four days who are equal parts passionate and affluent. 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 $920, corner $1,020
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,380, corner $1,480
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,840, corner $1,940
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,220, corner $1,420
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,830, corner $2,030
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,440, corner $2,640

May 5 – 7

Butterdome Spring Craft Sale

Edmonton, Alberta

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.

Over 16,000 loyal shoppers descend upon the show over a three-day stretch, ready to spend big and support the Canadian artisans they know and love. We also invest heavily in digital and traditional ad campaigns to ensure Butterdome remains in the upper tier of Canadian fine craft shows. More at signatures.ca/butterdome-spring

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $820, corner $920, storage $870
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,230, corner $1,330, storage $1,300
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,640, corner $1,740, storage $1,740

June 10 – 11

Beaches Arts & Crafts Show

Toronto, Ontario

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 $440, corner $540
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $660, corner $760
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $880, corner $980

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