Conference Overview

About 2017 SUGAR Educational Conference

The Statler Users Group and Representatives is pleased to present the 2017 SUGAR Conference in Kansas City, MO June 22-24, 2017. The 2017 Conference will be hosted at the KCI-Expo Center, a beautiful state-of-the-art facility, just a five-minute drive from the Kansas City International Airport.

The SUGAR Conference is an educational conference specifically dedicated to specialized training for Statler by Gammill® owners. The SUGAR Conference will offer three days of classes for every level of quilter (beginners to experienced) by talented Statler instructors, a stunning display of machine-quilted quilts and special exhibits, a vendor mall of quilting-related products, and much more.

Registration to the 2017 SUGAR Conference includes: Opening Social Wednesday night, catered meals during the conference, admission to the quilt show / vendor mall, quilt trunk shows and special stage presentations, and Friday Night Banquet & Entertainment. Participants may choose to register for as many classes as they desire at the cost of $25 / standard class-hour. Classes can be ordered at the time of registration, as well as any time after that – online or on-site at the conference, as space allows.

Quilt Show & Vendor Mall

Open to the Public! SUGAR is pleased to host an exclusive display of digitally-created quilts in the 2017 Quilt Show, along with a vendor mall of booths dedicated to computerized machine-quilting products. The vendor mall & quilt show will be open for conference participants as well as the general public Thursday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free for conference registrants, and just $5 / day for the public.