CCSA Ceramic Studio Convention


 Come join the excitement as we take over Charleston, SC for 4 days of learning, inspiration, education, networking, shopping, ideas, techniques, trends, friends, fun, food and more.  Our annual conference has become a favorite among studio owners and suppliers alike.  


Everything you need to know about Convention in one guide!  

Click on the Preview Guide icon below and save to your computer!  

Make registering a breeze by also downloading our Class Worksheet.

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Note:  If you have already registered for convention and are adding another person to your party, please contact before doing so and get a discount code. Our system has a glitch that cannot be fixed at this point.  We're sorry for any inconvenience.    



Online registration has closed.  


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May 25th-June 1st Special Registration open for Convention Savings Plan Participants only
June 2nd-July 11th

Early Bird Registration

July 12th-Aug 23rd Regular Convention Pricing Registration open
August 23rd Registration Closes at 4:00 PM CST


Please check the FAQ for questions before contacting us directly.  
Many answers can be found there. 
When you register, you MUST select the classes for all attendees.  Popular classes fill up quickly.   You can find a list of all classes above by clicking the "Preview Guide" button.  


If you miss the registration deadline (August 23rd), you can register onsite at convention on September 9th-12th at the Registration Booth.


 Why is there only one class on Sunday?


 Two glass classes replaced:

  • Saturday - Glass Fusing Parties for Kids
  • Monday - Walk in Glass Made Easy
They have both been replaced with Boarded Up:  Offering Board Art on a Walk-In Basis (see preview guide for full class details)
 6/1/2016 Dena and Laura hosted a Pop-Up Webinar for convention questions - listen HERE 

The following class have reached capacity and you cannot register for them at this time:

Session 7 - Monday 10:50A-12:20P Adult Coloring on Pottery


Accept a Card, Any Card has been cancelled for Session 4 - Saturday 7:20P-8:50P.  It has been replaced with the class Adult Coloring on Pottery with Michael Harbridge.


The following classes have filled up:

Session 3 - Saturday 5:30P-7P Doodle Dots - Paris Platter

Session 8 - Monday 12:40P-2P Turning $20 into $8,000 - Pendants for Profit

Session 8 - Monday 12:40P-2P Glass Fusing Parties for Kids


The following classes are full:

Session 1 - Saturday 9A-10:30A Create Customized Glass
Session 2 - Saturday 10:50A-12:20P Deck the Halls
Session 2 - Saturday 10:50A-12:20P Walk-in Glass Made Easy
Session 8 - Monday 12:40P-2P Clay Flower Bowls


The following classes are full:

Session 3 - Saturday 5:30P-7P Turning $20 into $8,000 - Pendants for Profit
Session 4 - Saturday 7:20P-8:50P Fusing with Glass Powder Wafers


The following classes are full:

Session 2 - Saturday 10:50A-12:20P #SocialStrategy:Snapchat

Session 3 - Saturday 5:30P-7P Springtime in PARIS...
Session 6 Monday 9A-10:30A Let's Team Up
Session 8 - Monday 12:40P-2P Deck the Halls


Beyond the Selfie: Understanding Instagram has now been added to Session 8 - Monday, 12:40P-2P.


IMPORTANT HOTEL INFORMATION - Our primary convention hotel, Embassy Suites - North Charleston, has reached capacity.  We have opened up a block of rooms at our overflow hotel.  Get more information HERE.  


Golden Ticket Prize Package update - We're over $14,000 in prizes for the Golden Ticket Raffle!  Click HERE to see the current list of everything included!


HOTEL:  Our hotel block at Embassy Suites has been sold out.  Our overflow hotel block has been closed for guaranteed rates.  


The following classes are full:

Session 6 Monday 9A-10:30A Doodle Dots - Paris Platter
Session 7 - Monday 10:50A-12:20P Fusing with Glass Powder Wafers
Session 7 - Monday 10:50A-12:20P Happy Fall Y'all! Mayco Biz-Nique Class


The following classes are full:

Session 3 - Saturday 5:30P-7P Community Involvement & Empty Bowls
Session 7 - Monday 10:50A-12:20P Boarded Up

*  The CCSA reserves the right to make any changes to pricing, classes, description and pages published here.
IMPORTANT:  There is a $50 cancellation fee per person if you register and then cancel.  
We accept no cancellations after July 29th.  



Misc Information: Exhibit Hall Map
  Map of Convention Center
  2016 Convention Press Release


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