2020 Pittsburgh Quilt Market - Schedule of Events*

Note: Quilt Market is a trade show only and is not open to the general public

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

7:30 AM-1 PM  Onsite Enrollment Desk/Kiosks Open (online enrollment always available through Quilts.com)

8:30 AM-5:30 PM  Quilt Shops and Historical Landmarks Tour

8 AM-NOON Boot Camp I—Paul Erickson—Management One Merchandising Academy

1-5 PM  Boot Camp II—Teresa Coenen—Email/Social Media Tips & Tricks for Quilt Shops

THURSDAY, MAY 14

7:30 AM-7:00 PM Onsite Enrollment Desk/Kiosks Open (online enrollment always available through Quilts.com)

8-10 AM Josh Sutherland—Key Elements of a Well-Built Website

8-9 AM   Teresa Coenen—Think Small, Sell Big

9-10 AM  Teri Lucas—Best Practices for Working with Your Fabric Sales Rep—7 Tips

10 AM-6 PM  Schoolhouse Series

6-7 PM Cathy McKillip— Retail Sales Academy—How to Create a Service Culture That SELLS
                Diana Ratliff—Internet Essentials for 2020—Marketing in the Age of Amazon, Google, and Smartphones

7-8:30 PM    SAMPLE SPREE

FRIDAY, MAY 15

7:30 AM-5:30 PM Onsite Enrollment Desk/Kiosks Open (online enrollment always available through Quilts.com)

8-10AM  Cathy McKillip— How to Develop a Whizbang Staff

8-9 AM   Rachel Goodlad—Social Selling is the New Normal

9-10 AM Diana Ratliff—Adding eCommerce to Grow Your Retail Store Sales

8-9:30 AM  TAKE & TEACH

9:30 AM-5:00 PM  SHOW FLOOR OPEN

5:00-5:30 PM  WINE DOWN!

5:30-6:30 PM  NEW! State of the Industry Presentation & Panel Discussion - FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!

SATURDAY, MAY 16

7:30 AM-5:30 PM Onsite Enrollment Desk/Kiosks Open (online enrollment always available through Quilts.com)

8-9 AM  Rachel Goodlad—Build a Loyal Following Through Facebook Groups!                                                      Josh Sutherland—Sewing Event Marketing That Brings in New Customers

8-9:30 AM   TAKE & TEACH

9:30 AM-6 PM  SHOW FLOOR OPEN

 

SUNDAY, MAY 17

7:30 AM-2 PM Onsite Enrollment Desk/Kiosks Open (online enrollment always available through Quilts.com)

8-9 AM   Teri Lucas—Building the Quilt Shop Community

                Josh Sutherland—Facebook Ads That Work

8-9:30 AM TAKE & TEACH

9:30 AM-3 PM SHOW FLOOR OPEN

* Subject to change