What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, right? Wrong! You can throw that old adage out the window when it comes to the Glass Craft & Bead Expo. Who wouldn’t want to share all of the new and exciting products and techniques found here? For those who have never been to or never heard of the Glass Craft & Bead Expo, it’s one of the largest gatherings of the glass art community and it’s being held this year in Sin City from April 3-7, what better location for one of the hottest events in the glass industry! The Glass Craft & Bead Expo has been going strong for over 25 years and this year the show boasts over 100 distributors, manufacturers, retailers and artists and over 250 classes and workshops covering hot and cold glass techniques as well as business development.
This year Diamond Tech is sponsoring the Flame-Off for Charity event on April 4th! What’s a “Flame-Off” you ask? It’s a race against the clock to create flameworked glass projects that will be auctioned off at the Charity Auction April 7th to benefit Opportunity Villages. Attendees will be able to watch the artist work while enjoying music and munchies. This year Diamond Tech the manufacturer of Bearfoot Tools by Studio Pro is a Gold Sponsor. In addition to a monetary endowment, Diamond Tech will be donating an Electric Mandrel Spinner ($250.00 value) to the winner of the competition.
We know we’re excited about Glass Craft & Bead Expo, how about you? If you’re as excited as we are about this awesome expo, come on out to Vegas from April 4-7 and view new products, learn new techniques and connect and share with the glass community! Leave us a comment and let us know if you are attending!