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  • UPCOMING SHOWS
    Note: Dates shown are when exhibits are open. Classes begin earlier.
    • 2012
    • International Quilt Festival/Cincinnati
      April 13-15, 2012
      Preview Night & Classes
      begin April 12
      Cincinnati, Ohio
      Duke Energy Convention Center
      Order class catalogue
      Order tickets online
    • International Quilt Market/Spring
      May 18-20, 2012
      Classes begin May 17
      Kansas City, Missouri
      Kansas City Convention Center
      *Trade show only - Not open to the general public
    • International Quilt Festival/
      Long Beach

      July 27-29, 2012
      Preview Night & Classes
      begin July 26
      Long Beach, California
      Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
      Order class catalogue
      Catalogue will be available late March 2012
    • International Quilt Market/
      Fall

      October 27-29, 2012
      Classes begin October 26
      Houston, Texas
      George R. Brown Convention Center
      *Trade show only - Not open to the general public

    • International Quilt Festival/
      Houston

      November 1-4, 2012
      Preview Night October 31
      Classes begin October 29
      Houston, Texas
      George R. Brown Convention Center
      Order class catalogue
      Catalogue will be available mid/late July 2012

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International Quilt Festival/Long Beach 2010

Click HERE to order advance daily tickets online (note: if you are enrolling for classes, you do not need additional tickets. Your badge is your entrance to the show).

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For additional information, please click on “Shows,” then “Long Beach Festival.”

WHAT

It’s almost time for the 2010 International Quilt Festival/Long Beach! The show, sale, and quiltmaking academy will feature more than 500 quilts, textile artworks, and wearable art garments on display; close to 100 classes, lectures, and special events; and shopping in more than 350 booths selling quilts, fabrics, patterns, notions, books, machines, sewing supplies, crafts, antiques, and gifts. Within the event is Make It University!™, a special area of the show floor featuring mixed–media, textile arts, paper, and fiber crafts.

WHEN

July 23–25, 2010
Classes begin and Preview Night July 22
Tours offered July 21 and 26

HOURS

Preview Night, July 22—5–9 p.m.
July 23–24—10 a.m.–7 p.m.
July 25—10 a.m.–3 p.m.

WHERE

Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd. (Note: front entrance actually on Pine Ave.)
Long Beach, CA 90802

ADMISSION

$10 general
$8 seniors 65+ and students
$10 Preview Night ticket (no discount) includes on free additional day
Children 10 and under admitted free with a paying adult
$25 for a Full Show Pass

ENROLLMENT DESK HOURS

Wednesday, July 21—4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 22—8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Friday, July 23—8:30 a.m.–6:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 24—8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 25—8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

AIRPORT–TO–HOTEL TRANSPORTATION

Festival has negotiated a discount for attendees with Super Shuttle for transportation from the LAX airport to individual hotels. Click HERE to reserve online (with discount code included) or call 1–800–BLUE–VAN and be sure to use/mention discount code 5KRTU.

DIRECTIONS TO THE CONVENTION CENTER

Click HERE for directions.

PARKING

At the Convention Center’s official area (Terrace Lot) parking is $10/ day with no in–and–out privileges. The Pike Center garage will honor the $10 cost if you tell the attendant you are there for Quilt Festival.

SCOOTER RENTAL

Contact Scootaround at 1–888–441–7575 or click HERE to reserve online.

WI–FI

Wi–Fi is available in the main lobby area of the Convention Center for $12.95 per day.

LONG BEACH ATTRACTIONS

Click HERE for information about the city and its attractions.

QUILT ANGELS NEEDED

Volunteer to be a Quilt Angel to show and protect the quilts on display. For three hours, you’ll earn a special Angel pin. For six hours, you’ll get a pin and priority enrollment for next year’s spring Festival. Call Terri Winsauer at 281–758–2899 or e–mail quiltangel@quilts.com

SHOW RULES

  • • We regret that we cannot page except in cases of medical emergency. Please arrange ahead of time to meet your party at a specific time or in a specific place in the event that you are separatedduring the show.
  • • Do not touch the quilts (pick up a copy of Quilt Show Etiquette at the International Quilt Association booth to find out why).
  • • No Smoking. In order to protect the quilts on display, InternationalQuilt Festival is a non–smoking show.
  • • No food or drink is allowed in the exhibit hall outside of the food service area.
  • • Photos shot with available light are preferred and encouraged.Some special exhibits may prohibit photography—look for postedsigns or consult the show map in the center of this program.
  • • For their safety, children must be attended by an adult at all times.
  • • Quilts hanging in the special exhibits are not for sale unless otherwise noted.
  • • Lost & Found for the show and exhibit floor will be at the Information Booth in the main lobby of the Long Beach ConventionCenter. Lost & Found for all classes, lectures, and tours will be in theEducation Office, room 101B.
  • Due to safety and security concerns, rolling carts and luggage areprohibited on the show floor. If you have a medical need for a rollingdevice, please contact our show office (phone: 713–781–6864; fax 713781–8182; e–mail shows@quilts.com) for information on how toreceive a special pass with appropriate proof.

Quilt and Floor Photography

• Photos taken at Festival are for your personal enjoyment and forsharing with family, friends, and fellow guild members who could not attend. Photos are not to be used for any commercial purpose.They are not to be posted on any web site which freely permitsimages to be used on items that may be purchased, such as T–shirts, mugs, note cards, etc.

If you post your photos to your personal web site, you must includeappropriate credit for each quilt artist, and note that the photos weretaken at International Quilt Festival. If you post pictures to your account on a “photo–sharing” web site, you MUST also disable any function that would allow viewers to order the images on anygoods.

Do note that some exhibits prohibit photography, and this includespictures taken with a cell phone camera. Please refer to signage bythe exhibit or the floor plan in the center of this magazine. Please beresponsible in your use of the quilt photographs and help us toprotect the rights of the quiltmakers and wearable artists.

Photography at Festival is neither a right nor an entitlement—it is a privilege.

Booth Photography

• Do not photograph an exhibitor’s booth without permission, sinceitems may be proprietary. With permission, many exhibitors arehappy for you to photograph their displays.

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