FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 29, 2011) The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) is pleased to announce CHA-TV, a free webcast portal for the craft and hobby industry. For over 70 years consumers have been trying to get into the CHA Winter Conference & Trade Show for a sneak peek at the hottest craft products and techniques launched from the Show. This year CHA will debut CHA-TV with over 100 interviews from leading manufacturers, EVERY new product entered into the Innovations (Product) Showcase competition, featuring CHA Show news, and other interviews live from the CHA 2011 Winter Show in Los Angeles, California.
Two-time Emmy award winning TV host, CHA national spokesperson, and TV host of PBS’ new series “Super Simple with Terri O,” will be conducting daily interviews from 11 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 2 pm PT live from the CHA-TV broadcast booth (# 4235 of Kentia Hall). In order to tune-in, viewers will need to download the free CHA-TV Facebook app at http://apps.facebook.com/craftandhobby or view it live on the web at http://www.linqto.com/rooms/craftandhobby.
CHA-TV is made possible through a technology partnership with Tiffany Windsor of Cool2Craft. Under the agreement Windsor/Cool2Craft will provide technological support, operate four web-cameras, staff the live feed and respond to streaming chat. Windsor/Cool2Craft will also mentor CHA personnel, capture and edit the streaming feed into an archive of MP4 files for distribution on www.youtube.com/CraftandHobby.
“We are so grateful for Tiffany and Cool2Craft,” explained John Erich, CHA’s Trade Show Marketing Manager. “She has been an incredible resource for on the technical expertise needed to bring CHA-TV’s live webcasts to the world.”
In addition to managing the CHA-TV webcast, Tiffany Windsor will also broadcast Cool2Craft LIVE TV from CHA 2011 Winter Convention & Trade Show. Join them Monday January 31, 2011 at their SPECIAL BROADCAST TIME for the coolest LIVE craft demos and LIVE craft chat – click here to join at showtime and watch right from your computer – 8am PST/ 11 am EST. This special broadcast will feature Cool2Craft LIVE TV host Tiffany Windsor and special guest co-host Linda Peterson along with show hosts EcoHeidi Borchers and Julianna Hudgins. These interviews will featuring LIVE demonstrations and craft chat along with cool giveaways. Join in and watch on your computer from anywhere in the world.
The Cool2Craft LIVE TV Network features industry expert hosts, designers, authors, manufacturers and publishers who demonstrate the coolest crafts and then answer your questions in the LIVE chat! It’s easy to tune in – Facebook members can log-in 15-minutes before showtime at http://apps.facebook.com/cooltocraft or log in on-line at http://www.linqto.com/rooms/Cool2Craft.