Join us at our Special Events
Tuesday, June 2 (9:3011:30 p.m.) Hyatt Hotel Regency Ballrooms
Moonlight Madness FREE REGISTRANTS ONLY (badge holders) or $10 at the door without badge.
This event showcases a number of Show Exhibitors for your early shopping pleasure.
Meet the Teachers Reception
Sponsored by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.
Wednesday, June 3 (8:00 10:30 p.m.) Wisconsin Center - 1st Floor Ballrooms
Admission ticket required: $15.00 - B15TR
Our most popular event ... so many teachers to visit and kits to buy and a beautiful gift from FMG.
Preview Shopping Night Registrants Only (badge holders)
Thursday, June 4 (4:00 8:00 p.m.) Wisconsin Center - 3rd Floor
Registered attendees can shop before the Show floor opens to the general public on Friday morning.
Annual Bead&Button Show 2015 Retailers Breakfast
Friday, June 5 (7:00 8:00 a.m.) (Brick and Mortar Retailers For Store Owners only)
Admission ticket required: $10.00 B15RB
Join us as retailers share success stories and best practices you can go home and use in your store.
Retail store owners are invited to a roundtable with speakers in the industry leading the discussion on various topics including: merchandising, teaching classes, selling books and magazines, choosing inventory, creating repeat customers, training and retaining your staff. Each table will rotate to the next topic after a select period of time so all topics will be discussed. Retailers who attend will receive a store credit towards $20.00 of Kalmbach product of their choice.
Flame On for Breast Cancer Research Lampworking Madness
Friday evening, June 5 (7:30 9:30 p.m.)
Sponsored by ABR Imagery and the glass community
Admission ticket required: $10.00 B15LM
The hottest event of the Show and madness it is when our celebrity lampworkers put their talents to the torch and dazzle us with their one-of-a-kind beads and sculptural items.
Bead Social Auction Night
Saturday, June 6 (7:30 10:30 p.m.)
Sponsored by Rio Grande
Admission ticket required: $10.00 B15BS
All items from the Flame On are auctioned off at Saturday evenings Bead Social.