Exhibitor Registration

Exhibit with Signatures

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

Spring 2021 Shows

Signatures is proud to present our Spring 2021 application.

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.

April 8-11

Signatures 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 180 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 $870, corner $990
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $1,300, corner $1,420
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,740, corner $1,860
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,150, corner $1,350
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,720, corner $1,920
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,300, corner $2,500

April 9-11

Signatures Indie Handmade Spring

St. Albert, Alberta

Want to experience something beautiful? We’ve got just the show – Indie Handmade Spring is a veritable feast for the eyes, held in the stunning Enjoy Centre in St. Albert. With natural sunlight engulfing the show floor, and its greenhouse plants surrounding the action, this is a truly unique show experience for exhibitors and show-goers alike.

Shoppers from the Edmonton Capital Region are fervent supporters of Canadian handmade, and the wealthy residents of St. Albert are no exception, as they come in droves to take in the “indie” vibe here; expect upwards of 12,000 shoppers over three days. With spaces restricted to 100 booths, be sure to submit your application ASAP to take part in this boutique-style show. More at signatures.ca/indie-handmade-spring

  • 5’ x 5’ emerging artist $320
  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $460, corner $560
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $690, corner $790

April 16-18

Signatures Our Best to You Spring Craft Sale

Red Deer, Alberta

Red Deer is the market that continues to impress, home to a fiercely loyal and passionate fanbase of Canadian handmade supporters. The Our Best to You brand is deep-rooted in the community, with over a quarter century of shows in the books, and visitors cram our halls at Westerner Park knowing to expect a top-quality shopping experience. Limited to 140 booths, this show sells out quickly, so apply today to get in on one of Alberta’s finest spring shows! More at signatures.ca/our-best-to-you-red-deer-spring

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $600, corner $700, aisle storage $650
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $900, corner $1,000, aisle storage $970
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,300, aisle storage $1,300

April 23-25

Signatures Our Best to You Spring Craft Sale

Regina, Saskatchewan

Our spring time foray into the Queen City has been a huge success, and we want to keep the momentum going into year three! Always backed by enormous crowds who love supporting Canadian handmade, as well as rock-solid media relations, the Regina edition of Our Best to You takes place in the new state-of-the-art International Trade Centre at Evraz Place, which includes tons of free parking. We’ve only got room for 130 booths, so get your application in ASAP!  More at signatures.ca/our-best-to-you-regina-spring

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $600, corner $700, aisle storage $650
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $900, corner $1000, aisle storage $970
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,300, aisle storage $1,300

April 30 – May 2

Signatures Butterdome Spring Craft Sale

Edmonton, Alberta

It’s Alberta’s favourite for many reasons, but it’s also exhibitors’ favourite because it brings them 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 18,000 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. This is our fastest-selling spring show (180 booths) so don’t hesitate to apply! More at signatures.ca/butterdome-spring

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $660, corner $760, aisle storage $710
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $990, corner $1,090, aisle storage $1,060
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,320, corner $1,420, aisle storage $1,420

June 12-13

Signatures Beaches Arts & Craft Show

Toronto, Ontario

A fun-for-the-whole-family affair in the heart of one of Toronto’s most beautiful and historic areas – 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, so if you want to be a part of a show that’s a staple in the Toronto arts community, apply now! More at signatures.ca/beaches-arts-and-crafts

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $380, corner $480
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $570, corner $670
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $760, corner $860

Fall/Christmas 2021 Shows

We’re ready to get back to doing what we do best. If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that the joy of Canadian handmade is a feeling best shared in person. We’re thrilled to open up applications for the 13 shows on our Fall/Christmas 2021 schedule, as well as the one and only Circle Craft Christmas Market in Vancouver, which we are now proud to include in our family of shows.

Please read the details below, find what shows suit you best, and apply today so we can continue to help you make a living doing what you love. Any questions? Drop us a line by phone, email, or direct message on social media any time!

September 25-26

Signatures Touch of Talent Handmade Market

Sherwood Park, Alberta

We kick-off our Fall 2021 season in the Greater Edmonton Area, consistently one of our strongest markets. Touch of Talent is held in the thriving suburb of Sherwood Park, inside the easily accessible Millennium Place. Parking is free and ample, and visitors arrive ready to shop. Attendance continues to be on the rise, but spaces are limited to 75 booths, so don’t hesitate to apply! More at signatures.ca/touch-of-talent

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $320, corner $360
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $480, corner $520
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $420, corner $500
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $630, corner $710
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $840, corner $920

October 15-17

Signatures Fall Into Christmas Handmade Market

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Our second stop finds us in Medicine Hat, a city that has historically shown us a whole lot of love. This will be our 15th edition and attendance has grown nonstop, year after year. Hatters adore Signatures Fall Into Christmas and come in droves to the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede, a historical venue with tons of free parking. This is Southern Alberta’s largest craft show (10,000+ visitors) but spaces are limited to 120 booths – apply today to get a jump start on major fall sales! More at signatures.ca/fall-into-christmas-medicine-hat

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $420, corner $480
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $840, corner $900
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $580, corner $680
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $870, corner $970
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,160, corner $1,260

October 21-24

Signatures Handmade Market

Ottawa, Ontario

Our flagship show has new dates and an exciting new venue! Signatures Ottawa is widely regarded as one of Canada’s premier showcases of handmade, and this year it will be boosted by a change in location to the historic Aberdeen Pavilion in the vibrant Lansdowne area of downtown Ottawa. As some of our old faithful may recall, Signatures held shows at Landsdowne for many years before the location’s renovations and revitalization. These shows consistently attracted the city’s affluent and high-profile; we anticipate crowds of more than 15,000 of these same types of shoppers over four days. Signatures Ottawa is also backed by a first-rate, comprehensive marketing campaign that stretches across numerous media platforms to ensure maximum awareness and attendance. Experience a show like no other – apply today! More at signatures.ca/signatures-ottawa

  • 5’ x 5’ aisle Emerging Artist $550*
  • 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
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,100, corner $1,250
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,650, corner $1,800
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,200, corner $2,350

* First-time exhibitors with less than 5 years’ experience may apply for a 5’ x 5’ booth space

October 22-24

Signatures Our Best to You Handmade Market

Red Deer, Alberta

Our incredibly popular show in Red Deer continues to draw major crowds inside the halls of Westerner Park, a spacious venue in a lucrative market with a voracious appetite for Canadian handmade. Signatures Our Best to You’s roots run deep – close to 30 years strong – for a show that is cherished by the 20,000 visitors that will greet you over three days. Demand is always high, so apply today! More at signatures.ca/our-best-to-you-red-deer

  • 5’ x 5’ aisle Emerging Artist $340*
  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $510, corner $590
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $770, corner $850
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $700, corner $820, aisle storage $780
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,050, corner $1,170, aisle storage $1,170
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,400, corner $1,520, aisle storage $1,560

* First-time exhibitors with less than 5 years’ experience may apply for a 5’ x 5’ booth space

October 29-31

Signatures Mosaic Handmade Market

Fort McMurray, Alberta

Now in our fourth edition in ‘Fort Mac’, we can truly say this is a city that loves a quality handmade shopping experience. Signatures Mosaic takes place inside a modern event facility – MacDonald Island Park – which also comes with plenty of free parking. With attendance trending upwards, and a clientele with deep pockets, this is a show with ‘success’ written all over it. We’re limited to 100 spaces, so be sure to apply ASAP before it’s too late! More at signatures.ca/mosaic

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $430, corner $490
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $650, corner $710
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $860, corner $920
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $580, corner $680
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $870, corner $970
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,160, corner $1,260

October 29-31

Signatures Fall Into Christmas Handmade Market

Lethbridge, Alberta

Expect huge crowds to come in droves for our 15th Lethbridge show: for three days, over 9,000 loyal visitors arrive ready to shop at their favourite holiday market and support the artisans they know and love. Signatures Fall Into Christmas is conveniently located in Exhibition Park, which boasts plenty of free parking. Don’t miss out on an exciting show experience – apply today! More at signatures.ca/fall-into-christmas-lethbridge

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

November 4-7

Signatures Festival of Crafts

Calgary, Alberta

This beloved Calgary classic continues to shine in early November, with rising attendance and some of the finest Canadian handmade talent in all the land. Signatures Festival of Crafts is entering its 34th edition inside the iconic BMO Centre at Stampede Grounds. This is one of our largest shows of the year, which features a loyal and affluent clientele, so expect big sales over four days – make sure to apply early to secure a spot! More at signatures.ca/festival-of-crafts

  • 5’ x 5’ aisle Emerging Artist $430*
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $860, corner $980, aisle storage $940
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,290, corner $1,410, aisle storage $1,410
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,720, corner $1,840, aisle storage $1,880

* First-time exhibitors with less than 5 years’ experience may apply for a 5’ x 5’ booth space

November 10-14

Circle Craft Christmas Market

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 very best craftspeople. This massive 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. This show will sell out extremely quickly – don’t miss out on a grand show experience! Apply now via the Circle Craft 2021 application. More at circlecraft.net

  • 3’ x 3’ aisle Budding Artist $585*
  • 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

 

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

 

* First-time exhibitors with less than 5 years’ experience may apply for a 3’ x 3’ booth space

November 11-13

Signatures Our Best to You Handmade Market

Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina shoppers have our dates circled on their calendar all year: Signatures Our Best to You is Saskatchewan’s biggest craft sale, with attendance hovering over 20,000 visitors, which is also greatly boosted by the Remembrance Day statutory holiday. Held in the brand-new International Trade Centre inside Evraz Place, which features both ample storage and free parking, this show always receives a royal welcome from a faithful Queen City crowd that knows how to spend grandly. This show sells out fast, so don’t wait to apply! More at signatures.ca/our-best-to-you-regina

  • 5’ x 5’ aisle Emerging Artist $340*
  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $510, corner $590
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $770, corner $850
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $700, corner $820, aisle storage $780
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,050, corner $1,170, aisle storage $1,170
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,400, corner $1,520, aisle storage $1,560

* First-time exhibitors with less than 5 years’ experience may apply for a 5’ x 5’ booth space

November 19-21

Signatures Indie Handmade

St. Albert, Alberta

Brace yourself for a picture-perfect show experience! Signatures Indie Handmade, now in its sixth edition in St. Albert, takes place inside the breathtaking Enjoy Centre, a venue surrounded by lush plants and enveloped in natural light. There, you will be greeted by more than 10,000 visitors who are young, affluent, and have a deep appreciation for Canadian handmade. We’re limited to 100 spaces, so if you want to be a part of this dazzling show apply today. More at signatures.ca/indie-handmade

  • 5’ x 5’ aisle Emerging Artist $350*
  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $540, corner $640
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $810, corner $910
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $1,080, corner $1,180

* First-time exhibitors with less than 5 years’ experience may apply for a 5’ x 5’ booth space

November 19-21

Signatures Our Best to You Handmade Market

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

We’re back for our seventh edition of Signatures Our Best to You in Saskatoon, a show that’s quickly established itself as a premier destination for Canadian handmade in “The Paris of the Prairies”. Attendance continues to climb – 12,000 visitors over three days – and shoppers always arrive with their sights set on spending big. Prairieland Park is an easily accessible venue with ample free parking, which makes for a perfect stop on your fall show tour – apply today! More at signatures.ca/our-best-to-you-saskatoon

  • 5’ x 5’ aisle Emerging Artist $300*
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $600, corner $700, aisle storage $660
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $900, corner $1,000, aisle storage $990
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,200, corner $1,300, aisle storage $1,320

* First-time exhibitors with less than 5 years’ experience may apply for a 5’ x 5’ booth space

November 25-28

Signatures Handmade Market

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Signatures Winnipeg, one of our longstanding western Canadian shows, has been cherished by Winnipeggers for over 40 years. The 20,000 faithful visitors regard our show as a holiday staple and the best their city has to offer for Canadian handmade shopping. The allure of the show is strengthened by free admission and a centrally located venue. Experience one of our most stellar shows of the year (which also sells very quickly) – apply now! More at signatures.ca/winnipeg/

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $950, corner $1,070
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,430, corner $1,550
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $1,900, corner $2,020

December 2-5

Signatures Butterdome Craft Sale

Edmonton, Alberta

The legendary show whose reputation precedes it – the Signatures Butterdome Craft Sale is Alberta’s biggest and best attended handmade market, entering its 30th edition in Edmonton. An experience like no other, it’s non-stop excited crowds (30,000 plus) and seriously eye-popping sales for four days straight inside the University of Alberta’s unique Butterdome building. Apply early as this is one of our fastest-selling shows! More at signatures.ca/butterdome/

  • 5’ x 5’ aisle Emerging Artist $580*
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,140, corner $1,340, aisle storage $1,240
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,710, corner $1,910, aisle storage $1,860
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $2,280, corner $2,480, aisle storage $2,480

* First-time exhibitors with less than 5 years’ experience may apply for a 5’ x 5’ booth space

December 9-19

Signatures Originals Christmas Craft Sale

Ottawa, Ontario

Last but not least on our Fall 2021 tour is a massive 10-day show that Ottawa knows as its premier holiday market. The Signatures Originals Christmas Craft Sale is now in its 46th edition in the Nation’s Capital, welcoming over 25,000 visitors inside the EY Centre, a modern and spacious venue with ample parking that’s fully accessible from all parts of the city. Finish your fall season with a bang – apply today! More at signatures.ca/originals

Full 10 days – December 9 – 19

  • 5’ x 10’ aisle $1,380, corner $1,520
  • 5’ x 15’ aisle $2,070, corner $2,210
  • 5’ x 20’ aisle $2,760, corner $2,900
  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,840, corner $2,080
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $2,760, corner $3,000
  • 10’ x 20’ aisle $3,680, corner $3,920

 

A limited number of booths are available for half of the show. The show is closed on Monday, December 13.

First four days – December 9 – 12

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,040, corner $1,180
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,560, corner $1,700

 

Last six days – December 14 – 19

  • 10’ x 10’ aisle $1,040, corner $1,180
  • 10’ x 15’ aisle $1,560, corner $1,700