Today I’m on a road trip from Orlando, Florida to Peachtree City, Georgia. I’m presenting this weekend at the All Things Silhouette Conference for the sixth time! Since I’m traveling, I figured I’d tell you a little bit about the conference so you can join me at one of the 2018 conferences. Here’s some common questions and answers about the event.
FAQ All Things Silhouette Conference
Q: What is the All Things Silhouette Conference?
A: It is a fan based conference to learn about the Silhouette Portrait, Cameo, Curio, and Mint machines. The event is not hosted by Silhouette America or Graphtec (the parent company). However, Silhouette America does sponsor portions of the conference. The guru behind the conference is Terri Johnson of Terri Johnson Creates.
Q: Who attends the All Things Silhouette Conference?
A: The conference is open to all Silhouette lovers – beginners or advanced users.
Q: How long is the conference?
A: The conference is a 3 day event that starts on a Friday evening and ends on a Sunday around 4pm. Friday evening events are optional.
Q: Is food included?
A: Yes! A breakfast spread on Saturday and Sunday along with lunch on both days in included in your conference registration costs. (And, the food is delicious!)
Q: Where is the conference held?
A: The conference has historically been held in Peachtree City, Georgia, a quaint city outside of Atlanta. The conference did head west for one year and was held in California.
Q: What kinds of sessions take place during the conference?
A: There are classes for everyone: machine basics, designing, screenprinting, cookie decorating, wood sign making, acrylic etching, heat transfer vinyl techniques, small business classes, and much more. For this weekend’s event, there’s around 50 different classes to choose from.
Q: Besides classes, what else is there to do?
A: The event features a vendor hall, attendee craft swaps, tee shirt contests, blogger and designer meet and greet opportunities, and friendship with other crafters. Trust me, you’ll be tired by the end of it!
Q: Is there a Cricut alternative event for Cricut users?
A: At this time, I do not know of any event similar in nature for Cricut users.
Q: Where can I sign up or learn more about the All Things Silhouette Conference? When is the next conference?
A: Keep your eyes on terrijohnsoncreates.com for more information about the 2018 conferences. The exact dates have not been announced.
Still on the fence about attending a conference? I wrote a post about some of the benefits you can read here.
Past Conference Recap Videos
After several of the conferences, I have created a short video recap. Watch them: