Press Room

Your resource for images, videos, and more information to assist your coverage of the world's largest consumer bead show.

No event in the country celebrates jewelry making and jewelry makers better than the annual Bead&Button Show. Last year's Show in Milwaukee welcomed more than 14,000 visitors from 50 states and 40 countries. We have been the number one annual convention in Milwaukee (as rated by the Business Journal) in 2009,  2011 and 2012.

Press Inquiry Contacts
Bead&Button Show

For media credentials, or to attend any aspect of the Show, schedule an interview with the Show Manager, teachers, vendors, or attendees, please contact:

    Marlene Vail
    Show Manager
    [office] 262-798-6591
    [cell] 262-903-0784

    PR/Media Contact

    Jeanne Wieland
    [office] 262-798-6647

    Kalmbach Publishing Co.
    21027 Crossroads Circle
    Waukesha, WI  53187-1612

Recent Press Releases
 days until the show

Important Dates:

Bead&Button Show 2015
January 6, 2015:
Online Registration Opens
May 27 - June 2, 2015:
Camp, Prelude, Fundamentals in Techniques and Workshops
May 31 - June 5, 2015:
Master Classes
June 2, 2015:
Moonlight Madness
June 3, 2015:
Meet the Teachers Reception
June 3 - 7, 2015:
General Education Classes
June 5, 2015:
Lampworking Madness
June 5 - 7, 2015:
Bead&Jewelry Marketplace
June 6, 2015: Bead Social and Auction Night
June 8, 2015:
Bead&Button Show E-mail Newsletter