West World houses two-day event with more than 100 classes and 300 retailers

The Pinners Conference returns to Scottsdale this fall for two days of crafts, workshops, shopping and more. The event takes place at West World, located at 16601 North Pima Road, on Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9, and features more than 100 classes taught by some of the nation’s top experts, influencers and creators as well as an entire shopping floor representing nearly 300 local and national brands.

“Our goal is to facilitate an inspiring experience,” says Roxanne Bennett, co-founder of the Pinners Conference with Kendall Bennett. “We hope our attendees leave feeling enlightened, encouraged, creative and happy.”

The Pinners Conference, which brings the spirit of Pinterest to life, invites crafty guests to learn, create and connect through a series of workshops and opportunities that allow attendees to customize their experience while connecting to other passionate crafters, experts, influencers and retailers — all through one fun event. Class themes include beauty and fashion, home and décor, health and fitness, DIY and crafts, food arts, photography, party planning and more, with some of the nation’s top experts, influencers and creators leading sessions on popular trends.

Event hours are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 8, and 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 9. Admission tickets range from $10 (general admission with access to all exhibitors, shopping and make-and-takes) to $139 for a V.I.P pass, including VIP party the night before the show with amazing swag and prizes, a two-day class pass, early shop times, full access to in-show VIP room with no wait times and more. Other package options include a one-day expo with two-class pass ($19); one-day expo and all-class pass ($29 for up to six classes); and two-day expo with all-class pass ($49), including access to all exhibitors and shopping. For tickets and complete package information, visit www.az.pinnersconference.com.

About Pinners: Pinners combines two events in one — a conference with more than 100 Pinterest-based classes taught by experts and a show featuring 300 top businesses in the worlds of DIY, crafts, cooking, self-improvement, photography, party planning, holiday, beauty and fashion, and more. Pinners is designed to inspire, save time and effort while shopping, improve skills and create lasting memories. Founded in Salt Lake City in 2015, the concept quickly expanded across the country, with Pinners in Ontario, California; Atlanta, Georgia; Dallas, Texas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Salt Lake City, Utah as well as Scottsdale, Arizona. For more: www.az.pinnersconference.com.