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

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Important Dates:

Bead&Button Show 2014
May 28 - May 31: Camp sessions
May 30 - May 31: Preludes
May 31 - June 3: Master Classes, Fundamentals in Technique, Workshops, and Moonlight Sonata sessions
June 4 - June 8: General Education Classes
June 6 - 8: Bead&Jewelry Marketplace Shopping
June 9: Encore sessions
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