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2020 Nashville Needlework Market

March 6-8, 2020

Sorry, this is NOT a consumer show. It is only ONLY open to wholesale buyers. But you won't miss out entirely since this is where your favorite store goes to find the newest and best needlework products. Click here to see a list of LNS that are attending.

See who will be in Nashville!



Floor Layout

2020 Show Schedule

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Check-in and exhibitor setup. Hotel check in is 4 pm.

Friday, March 6, 2020
Registration 10 am - 8 pm
Classes (schedule to be announced later)
Early Bird Shopping 6 pm - 9 pm

Saturday, March7, 2020
Registration 9 am - 6 pm
Show Rooms open 9 am - 6 pm
Package Storage Available 9 am - 6 pm

Sunday, March 8, 2020
Registration 9 am - 4 pm
Show Rooms open 9 am - 4 pm
Package Storage Available 9 am - 5 pm


Buyer Registration

Click here to Register your store to attend the 2020 Nashville Needlework Market. There is no charge to attend the show as a Buyer if you Register before February 2020! There will be a $50 charge per store to register at the show. You do NOT need to be a TNNA member to attend this show.

Pre-registered Buyers are eligible for special promotional emails and a FREE store listing on the Nashville Market website!


Hotel Reservation

The Nashville Needlework Market is at the Embassy Suites in Franklin, TN (the same hotel as last year's Nashville Market).




Registering to attend the market does NOT reserve a hotel room. Discount group block information will be emailed to you after we receive your registration.

2020 Nashville Needlework Market 'Happiness Is Homemade' Cookbook

Each Exhibitor and Store Owner will receive a FREE copy of the 2020 Nashville Needlework Market cookbook exclusively at Market. A limited number of cookbooks will be available to purchase at wholesale.  The cookbook will only be available to retail stores that attend the Nashville Needlework Market in March.

So far we have received fun small needlework charts or family recipes with heartfelt memories from Anne Brinkley Designs, JBW Designs, Glendon Place, Kreinik Mfg. Co. Inc., Praiseworthy Stitches, Puffin Company, Rosewood Manor, Spot Colors, The Needle's Work Antiques, Thistles, Tiny Modernist, Val's Stuff, Custom House of Needle Arts, and Treenway Silks! 

Share a recipe or small chart

Small charts should be no larger than 5.5" wide x 4.25" tall to be included in the 2020 Nashville Needlework Market Cookbook. It's free to submit a recipe or chart. Only available to Store Owners and Exhibitors attending the wholesale trade show.

Request a Wholesaler Suite

Exhibitor registration will occur in steps. Currently all exhibitor rooms for 2020 are full. Exhibitors in last year's show will first have an opportunity to reserve their same room.

Here is more information on exhibiting. If we have any cancellations, we will contact wholesalers who have expressed interest by filling out our Exhibitor Form. You are not committing to exhibit. You are only asking that we contact you later.

Needlework Retailer,117 Alexander Avenue, Ames, Iowa 50010. Phone: 800-561-5380 or 515-232-6507. Fax 515-232-0789. email info@needleworkretailer.com

For advertising information call Megan Chriswisser at 1-800-561-5380.

The Needlework Retailer is the only trade magazine devoted entirely to the counted cross stitch, needlepoint, and the needlework industry. Published by Yarn Tree 6 times a year and distributed free to retail stores in the US that sell needlework. Print subscriptions are available to others related to the industry in the United States for $14 for 6 issues; in Canada for $20 for 6 issues; other countries $43 for 6 issues. Online subscriptions are free. Sorry, subscriptions are not available to consumers.

If you are a retail needlework store and are not receiving the Needlework Retailer please use our Manage Subscription page or call us at 800-561-5380 to subscribe.