Crop & Create Calgary 2019 – Crop Details & FAQ

Crop & Create Calgary 2019 – Crop Details & FAQ2018-12-11T12:52:35+00:00

We look forward to welcoming you to Crop & Create Calgary 2019 and 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 (pack light!)
  • 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
  • free make n’ takes 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!
  • free parking for anyone attending the event

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 along with tea/coffee. 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. 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 sweet treats dessert buffet AND a teacher meet n’ greet/make n’ take session!  Be sure to pull up a chair, enjoy some goodies and have some fun with us!

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 Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre (formerly Coast Plaza Hotel) 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 December 13th.  Past attendees to ANY Crop & Create event can register on Alumni evening at 8 PM EST on December 12th.  Just click here to register. It’s fast and easy! The system will generate a confirmation email to you at the time you place your order. Jen, our Director of Customer Happiness and event coordinator, will email you within 5 business days of registration. This detailed email is very important and must be answered as quickly as possible. We must have all dietary restrictions and seating arrangements by February 21st. After that, we cannot guarantee seating requests.

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,
Markham, ON
L3P 2M2
Canada

What is your cancellation policy?

While we cannot offer refunds, you are welcome to make arrangements to give or sell your space to a friend! Please just let us know at least 1 week 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, the system will generate a confirmation email to you at the time you place your order. Be sure to review this email. Jen, our Director of Customer Happiness, will be in touch with you shortly after that to get additional important details from you. Be sure to review this email as it includes a few questions to which we require quick responses.

I would like to sit with my friends. How do I arrange that?

We ask that all seating requests be emailed to  jen@scrapbookandcards.com by February 21st 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 to jen@scrapbookandcards.com by February 21st and 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 are the hotel accommodations that are available for the event?

We have secured a certain number of discounted rooms at the Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre for those who wish to stay on the event premises and the Best Western has provided us with an amazing rate of only $119 per night (plus taxes) for a standard room, which includes breakfast for two and free parking. A superiour room is only $144 per night (plus taxes) and incudes breakfast for two! You may wish to reserve your room as soon as possible to take advantage of these discounted room rates. To book your hotel, please call the hotel directly at 1.403.248.8888 or toll-free at 1.800.661.1464 or you can email your reservation request to: res@calgaryplaza.com

Are there restaurants in the area?

The Best Western has a great restaurant in the hotel and in-room dining. In addition, there are many restaurants within driving distance!

AT THE EVENT

Parking & Directions

Information regarding parking and directions to the Best Western can be found here.  Parking for all guests attending our event is complimentary. Please register your car with the front desk if you are not staying overnight.

How do I check in 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!

Lanyards

When you register at the event 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 have the amazing Scrap Shotz and Ladybug Scrapbooking joining us at the event with some incredible products and fun things planned for you! If you’re looking for something special be sure to contact these stores in advance and let them know!

Photo booth

Get ready to have many laughs in our Crop & Create Photo Booth!  If you have not seen 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!

Alcohol

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 Hilton has a restaurant and a lounge for dining and drinks.  Please note we are not permitted to bring ANY 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 jen@scrapbookandcards.com or catherine@scrapbookandcards.com or by telephone at (416) 855-9637.  We are only too happy to help! See you at Crop & Create Calgary 2019!