Top Insider Tips for Attending Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

You’ve planned, saved, and worked out your schedule. Now you’re ready to come to Stamp & Scrapbook Expo! Make the most of your time and money with these tips that will help you increase your chances to win prizes, get more free stuff, and even earn some cash!

Free Shopping Bag – sign in to the kiosk near registration and receive a free shopping bag. TIP: If you register online, you get a free shopping bag just for showing up!

Door Prizes – once your name is in the kiosk (or you registered online) you are entered to our Door Prize Giveaway. TIP: Put your mobile number in the kiosk and we will text you if you are a winner.

Early Bird Shopping – Many vendors have specials available during Friday Early Bird hours. TIP: Purchasing a Friday Workshop online comes with a free admission to Early Bird shopping.

Make & Takes – Locate information about the Make & Takes on the shopping floor online or in the Digital Show Guide. TIP: Sign up to receive the newsletters for your Expo location or purchase your tickets online, and we will email you a list of the Make & Takes on the shopping floor or find it in the Digital Show Guide.

Baggage Check – Store your purchases at the free baggage check when your load gets too heavy. TIP: You cannot bring a cart or wagon onto the shopping floor, but you can store one in Baggage Check.

Saturday Scraptacular – These are some of the best prizes offered at the Expo! Come early on Saturday (before 9am) to receive a ticket, drop it in the bin near the prize you want to win by 12:00 noon. TIP: You must be present to win and have a paid admission wristband, so stick around until these prizes are drawn at 1pm.

Crops – Same great party, with just a new name! Join the fun with our Crafter PlayDates (crop parties). This party isn’t just for Scrapbookers anymore! Bring any kind of craft materials to the Crafter’s Playdate and hang out with your friends, make new ones and just have a good time sharing your ideas! TIP: Prizes that are not claimed at Door Prize end up in the Crafter’s PlayDate as extra prizes! TIP:Dress up or decorate your table based on the theme for the evening for another chance to win a prize.

Pre-Register for Workshops – Purchase a workshop online and get that day’s admission to shop for free. TIP: If you sign up for 3 workshops, you get an additional gift!

MEGA Make & Take Extravaganza – This is a night of mini workshops, except we bring the projects to you! TIP: Some of the vendors offering these projects have special sales on Thursday night during this event.

Keepsake Buttons – There are many ways to earn keepsake buttons at the Expo. TIP: Do you see anyone with buttons different than yours?

All Weekend Crafter – People who attend all 3 nights of activities earn extra benefits reserved for All Weekend Crafters including a special badge holder. TIP: All Weekend Crafters have a separate entrance to the shopping floor.

Conquering Stamp & Scrapbook Expo – Collect 4 buttons to earn a lanyard and medallion. TIP: There is a photo opp banner to capture your moment of success!

Volunteer – What we really mean is earn some cash at the Expo! We hire lots of local help to make each Expo a success. TIP: Every volunteer gets a free admission to shop.