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19 & 20 october 2018 ijsselhallen zwolle

friday from 10am until 5pm

saturday from 10am until 5pm

The most popular knitting and crocheting event

Information voor exhibitors

The Dutch Knitting Festival (Brei- en Haakdagen) is the inspiration event for passionate knitting and crochet lovers. The event takes place twice a year: in the autumn in the IJsselhallen Zwolle (19 & 20 October 2018).

Registration for exhibitors is now possible.

Set up
There is a trade fair floor where the exhibitors present themselves, during the whole day there are workshops, greetings and meets and lectures. Both events attract around 5,000 visitors spread over both days. There are several guests in Zwolle, such as Annelies Baes (more names will follow).

Click here for the registration form for the Festival in Zwolle 2018 or here for the PDF version (in English).
Do not forget to look at the Terms and Conditions for exhibitors of the Dutch Knitting Festival 2018, which apply to every registration.

Opening hours for public
Market: 19 October 2018 – 10am-5pm
Market: 20 October 2018 – 10am-5pm

Acceleration and dismantling times:
Building up on Thursday October 18, 2018 between 11 am and 9 pm and Friday October 19, 2018 between 8 am and 10 am. Clearing out will be on Saturday October 20, 2018 (after 5 pm).

IJsselhallen Zwolle, Rieteweg 1, 8011 AB Zwolle:
De Meerhal and the Hanzezaal are used for stands and short workshops. The Suydersee room is used for the plenary program such as workshops, lectures etc. In addition, the IJsselbar and the restaurant are also used as catering and space to knit together.

Standard empty floor spaces of at least 3 × 2 meters (wide x deep, you determine the size yourself) for € 35.00 per m2 excl. VAT for 2 days, incl. electricity. A place including a booth of 4 x 1 meter (wide x deep) is € 325, – excl. VAT and incl. Lighting and electricity. The place is then 2 x 4 meters, were the booth is 4 x 1 meter in size. Of course it is possible to purchase more than 1 stand space or to combine a stall with extra floor space (standard 2 meters deep).

For exhibitors there is space to give workshops, for € 35, – excl. VAT you can rent a place with 8 tables and 10 chairs. Furthermore, a number of in-depth workshops are organized for which renowned teachers are invited.
For non-exhibitors it is also possible to give workshops, they rent a place for € 86.00 excl. VAT for 2 days, with 8 tables and 10 chairs.

In the exhibition hall there is a catering point with a terrace with a possibility for coffee, tea, soft drinks and food (such as pastry, cake, sandwiches, soup etc.). The catering space is also used for catering purposes, and as space to knit together.

Entrance fee for visitors
Entrance fee is € 10, – per day and € 17, – passe-partout

Communication is mainly via this website, Twitter, Ravelry, Pinterest and Facebook. Our Instagram account is mainly in the English language.

Future data
IJsselhallen Zwolle – 19 & 20 October 2018 – 11 & 12 October 2019 – 16 & 17 October 2020
Broodfabriek Rijswijk – 2019 nnb

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.