We look forward to welcoming you to Crop & Create Thunder Bay 2017, our 5th time in Thunder Bay! On behalf of the whole team, WE ARE SO EXCITED to see you (and see some of you again!) at this special one-of-a-kind event! As you may have some questions, we thought we would provide some additional helpful information for you to consider as you are getting ready.
BEFORE YOU REGISTER
What is included in the cost of the event?
- 3ft of cropping space
- a delicious dessert buffet on Friday evening
- a gourmet soup/sandwich/salad (and treats!) lunch on Saturday
- a sweet evening treat along with tea and coffee on Saturday evening
- coffee, tea, juice and pastries on Sunday morning
- free make n’ takes for everyone on Friday evening
- a meet and greet with all the teachers on Friday evening
- an amazing exclusive goody bag
- lots of prizes! Our sponsors are generous!
What does the event schedule look like?
Click here to see the exciting things lined up for you!
What food is included at the event?
On Friday evening we will have a beautiful dessert buffet. On Saturday we will be serving a gourmet soup, salad, sandwich buffet for lunch which will include tea/coffee and dessert. Saturday evening we will have a sweet treat along with coffee and tea. Sunday morning we will have tea, coffee, juice and some pastries to start the day! Due to the expense of coffee/tea service, we will not be able to provide coffee/tea all weekend long, just at the times noted above. However, you will find it easily in the hotel or nearby.
Friday night fun
Don’t forget to join us at 9:30 p.m. on Friday evening for a fabulous dessert buffet AND a teacher meet n’ greet/make n’ take session sponsored by so many of our amazing partners!
Who can attend the event? (age requirements)
We ask that no children under 16 be registered or attend this event.
Is the event accessible for those with special needs?
Absolutely! We chose the Valhalla Inn & Conference Centre for that purpose. The main crop area, classroom, and hotel rooms are all wheelchair accessible and we will make every effort to deal with any special dietary requirements.
How do I register for the event?
Registration opens at 8 PM EST on May 26th. Past attendees to ANY Crop & Create event can register on Alumni evening at 8 PM EST on May 25th. Just click here to register. It’s fast and easy! A confirmation email will be sent to you within 5 business days of registration.
What form of payments do you accept?
All payments will be made through Paypal which is a safe and secure payment portal. If you would like to send a cheque you are welcome to do so, however, we cannot confirm registration at the event or for any classes until the cheque has cleared.
Cheques can be sent to:
Scrapbook & Cards Today Inc.
139 Church Street,
What is your cancellation policy?
While we cannot offer refunds, you are welcome to make arrangements to give your space to a friend! Please just let us know at least 72 hours before the event opens.
If there is a waiting list and you can no longer attend, there will be a $25 administration fee for us to find a replacement attendee from the waiting list. We cannot guarantee we will be able to find a replacement.
How many people will be in each class?
Each class will hold 40-44 students.
Who is running the classes?
Click here for class descriptions and teachers. Each teacher will have an assistant to ensure any student’s questions can be addressed.
AFTER YOU HAVE REGISTERED
I have registered for the event. What happens now?
After you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email within 5 business days from Jen, our Director of Customer Happiness. Be sure to review this email as it will include confirmation of the classes you have signed up for as well as a few questions that we require responses to.
I would like to sit with my friends. How do I arrange that?
We ask that all seating requests be emailed to email@example.com by October 1st and we will place you all together to the best of our ability! We will try to have a few small tables around the room to place any equipment that might require electricity. We cannot run extension cords to tables. If you need additional lighting, please be sure to bring a battery operated light.
I have allergies. Can I get a special meal?
If you have any dietary restrictions please send us an email by October 1st at firstname.lastname@example.org we will try to accommodate any special requests!
What supplies are provided? What should I bring?
The class supply lists can be found on the class information pages along with the sneak peeks. If you need additional clarification, please don’t hesitate to let us know!
What hotel accommodations are available for the event?
We have secured a certain number of discounted rooms at the Valhalla Inn for those who wish to stay on the event premises (recommended). The Valhalla Inn has provided us with an amazing rate of only $119 per night for their standard guest room (plus taxes). You may wish to reserve your room as soon as possible to take advantage of these discounted room rates.
To reserve your overnight accommodations for Crop & Create, please contact the Valhalla Inn at 1-800-964-1121 or (807) 577-1121 or by email at email@example.com. Please quote booking number 171013SCRA.
AT THE EVENT
Parking & Directions
Information regarding parking and directions to the Valhalla Inn and be found HERE. Parking for guests joining us for Crop & Create Cornwall is complimentary. Please note, you will need to register your car at the front desk when you arrive.
How do I register once I arrive at the event?
Registration will open at 3:00 p.m. on Friday! We will have a very smooth and quick registration process! Short opening announcements will be at 4:00 p.m. We will have a full team introduction at 9:15 pm Friday before we break for our dessert buffet at 9:30 pm!
When you register at the event (and pick up your fabulous “goody” bag!) you will be provided with a lanyard with your name and class information on it. Please be sure to wear it at all times when entering/exiting the crop and also when you attend each class. If you have a lanyard from a past event, please feel free to use that one again!
On Site Stores
We are excited to The Scrapbook Cottage joining us at the event all the way from Winnipeg! Sharon always makes sure to have an incredible selection of products and fun things planned for you!
Get ready to have many laughs in our Crop & Create Photo Booth! If you have not see the fun pictures, be sure to “like” Crop & Create on facebook and see the good times we have in there. Be sure to bring your cameras to record all the memories!
As we don’t have a liquor license, we would ask that you not bring any alcohol to either the classrooms or the crop area. The Valhalla has two restaurants and a lounge for dining and drinks. Please note we are not permitted to bring outside food into the main crop ballroom for liability/insurance reasons.
Any further questions?
If you have any additional questions, please contact us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or by telephone at (416) 855-9637. We are only too happy to help! See you in at Crop & Create Thunder Bay 2017!