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  • Kite Kash!
    we both knew we had hit a Gold Mine Three years later it remains clear to me that we saved over 100 000 in wrong directions product choices sales and presentation learning curves etc I know this from past business experiences and by our efficient growth in sales these past three years We basically got a huge short cut through our membership in the KTAI and I consider it to be one of the best business decisions we made and continue to make annually That said even if you have been a kite retailer for many years the industry is changing rapidly due to issues like globalization technology innovation and show rooming I am confident even the most seasoned retailer will more than recoup their investment through the benefits of membership I joined the Board of Directors in an effort to pay the organization back in some small way for all that I have gained through membership From this vantage I am very excited about the near and long term development of our organization the value it creates for its members and its role in evangelizing kiting throughout the world Thank you for your time Fly Free Daren Henderson Co owner General Manager SF Kites Toys San Francisco CA Thank you for the opportunity to attend the KTAI Show We are a relatively new store and we found the wealth of information available amazing and with much potential Ron Shahar Bubbie s Store Las Vegas NV In the Breeze s involvement with the KTAI has had a direct impact on our understanding of the kite and outdoor decorative market The KTAI has been invaluable in helping us to recognize trends gain product knowledge and establish a loyal customer base among many other benefits Bill Dual In the Breeze Bend OR I have been attending the KTAI Convention for many years now Each and every trip brings new ideas that help improve my business The networking opportunities alone make attending the convention worthwhile Jay Knerr Owner The Kite Loft Ocean City MD We miss being able to come to the trade show with it being during our busy winter season snowbirds but will continue to support KTAI as it helped us tremendously when we started our business 17 years ago B S Kites Austin TX Thanks for the warm and generous welcome we received from the membership of the KTAI As newbie s to retailing brand new KTAI members and first time trade show attendees we were thrilled at the support offered by our fellow business folk Demo Day was a great introduction to other members we had two new business mentors in the first hour Membership benefits and trade show attendance should include money we saved by not making THAT mistake Thanks KTAI the openness of other members to share frankly and without reservation is more than worth the annual dues This kind of info is worth the price of KTAI membership all by itself Thank you Anne Phoenix Owner

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  • FAQ
    were hot sellers and which ones might be good in other stores but not ours We learned display strategies selling approaches merchandising and in store demonstration techniques Frankly we were both a little overwhelmed with all the information but we both knew we had hit a Gold Mine Three years later it remains clear to me that we saved over 100 000 in wrong directions product choices sales and presentation learning curves etc I know this from past business experiences and by our efficient growth in sales these past three years We basically got a huge short cut through our membership in the KTAI and I consider it to be one of the best business decisions we made and continue to make annually That said even if you have been a kite retailer for many years the industry is changing rapidly due to issues like globalization technology innovation and show rooming I am confident even the most seasoned retailer will more than recoup their investment through the benefits of membership I joined the Board of Directors in an effort to pay the organization back in some small way for all that I have gained through membership From this vantage I am very excited about the near and long term development of our organization the value it creates for its members and its role in evangelizing kiting throughout the world Thank you for your time Fly Free Daren Henderson Co owner General Manager SF Kites Toys San Francisco CA I have been attending the KTAI Convention for many years now Each and every trip brings new ideas that help improve my business The networking opportunities alone make attending the convention worthwhile Jay Knerr Owner The Kite Loft Ocean City MD Great trade show this year Met some new vendors and worked with some existing ones Although a good bit can be accomplished on the phone when your negotiating with a vendor I find more gets done face to face In addition I had the opportunity to meet with my fellow retailers and share ideas I find this very refreshing to hear the prospective of someone who is doing what your doing but in a different way Rick Kligman Kligs Kites Myrtle Beach SC Rick Kligman Klig s Kites Myrtle Beach SC In the Breeze s involvement with the KTAI has had a direct impact on our understanding of the kite and outdoor decorative market The KTAI has been invaluable in helping us to recognize trends gain product knowledge and establish a loyal customer base among many other benefits Bill Dual In the Breeze Bend OR The orders written at the KTAI Show totaled the largest dollar amount Skydog Kites has ever written at the Kite Trade s big annual event Most of the attending retailers have been in business for over 20 years you know they are knowledgeable experienced and they will be around for many years to come The attendees write great business and they also provide valuable feedback that

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  • Links
    this year off to a great start And that is what shows and events are all about Thanks to the association and its members for coming together Lolly Hadzicki Ryno Revolution Enterprises Poway CA Thank you for the opportunity to attend the KTAI Show We are a relatively new store and we found the wealth of information available amazing and with much potential Ron Shahar Bubbie s Store Las Vegas NV My wife and I would like to thank all those who attended the KTAI convention for such a warm welcome Our experience at the trade show far exceeded our wildest expectations Every retailer we spoke with was more than willing to offer advice and guidance All the manufacturers made a point to educate us and answer all our questions without making us feel as inexperienced as we are As a new retailer I strongly feel I am better positioned to succeed knowing that I have the support of the association and the combined knowledge and experience of my fellow members Not only did I leave the KTAI convention with a wealth of knowledge and a lot of new friends but I also left knowing that I am part of something special Mike McEwen Owner Zephyr Kites Ft Lauderdale CA I have been attending the KTAI Convention for many years now Each and every trip brings new ideas that help improve my business The networking opportunities alone make attending the convention worthwhile Jay Knerr Owner The Kite Loft Ocean City MD The orders written at the KTAI Show totaled the largest dollar amount Skydog Kites has ever written at the Kite Trade s big annual event Most of the attending retailers have been in business for over 20 years you know they are knowledgeable experienced and they will be around for many years to come The attendees write great business and they also provide valuable feedback that help s us perfect our products and strengthen our brand Jim Christianson Skydog Kites Colchester CT In the Breeze s involvement with the KTAI has had a direct impact on our understanding of the kite and outdoor decorative market The KTAI has been invaluable in helping us to recognize trends gain product knowledge and establish a loyal customer base among many other benefits Bill Dual In the Breeze Bend OR KTAI Retail Member SF Kites Toys San Francisco CA My business partner and I had no previous kite experience before opening although we have each owned and still owned businesses in other industries We went to our first KTAI convention expecting the same old thing and were blown away by what we discovered The most glaring thing was the openness of the other Retailers We had never experienced anything like the degree of support and information sharing that went on at that event We learned which suppliers were best for which products their turn times pricing levels and volume break levels We also learned about which products to avoid which products were hot

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  • Contact Us
    in other stores but not ours We learned display strategies selling approaches merchandising and in store demonstration techniques Frankly we were both a little overwhelmed with all the information but we both knew we had hit a Gold Mine Three years later it remains clear to me that we saved over 100 000 in wrong directions product choices sales and presentation learning curves etc I know this from past business experiences and by our efficient growth in sales these past three years We basically got a huge short cut through our membership in the KTAI and I consider it to be one of the best business decisions we made and continue to make annually That said even if you have been a kite retailer for many years the industry is changing rapidly due to issues like globalization technology innovation and show rooming I am confident even the most seasoned retailer will more than recoup their investment through the benefits of membership I joined the Board of Directors in an effort to pay the organization back in some small way for all that I have gained through membership From this vantage I am very excited about the near and long term development of our organization the value it creates for its members and its role in evangelizing kiting throughout the world Thank you for your time Fly Free Daren Henderson Co owner General Manager SF Kites Toys San Francisco CA Thank you for the opportunity to attend the KTAI Show We are a relatively new store and we found the wealth of information available amazing and with much potential Ron Shahar Bubbie s Store Las Vegas NV Just got back home from a very interesting week in Las Vegas attending KTAI Made new friends reacquainted with old ones found new suppliers mingled with many and ordered from most I learned a little more about the inner working of the kite world and new ways to help others and myself to experience yet grander adventures from this business of kites Its going to be a fun time I can see the writing in the sky now A Great Big Thank you to all that attended this year and for the many idea s and lessons shared I truly appreciate each and everyone for their generosity kindness and goodwill they all possess This is a very unique organization to be a part of and isn t it any wonder why it is this way Bud Taylor The Kite Guys Alberta Canada Thanks for the warm and generous welcome we received from the membership of the KTAI As newbie s to retailing brand new KTAI members and first time trade show attendees we were thrilled at the support offered by our fellow business folk Demo Day was a great introduction to other members we had two new business mentors in the first hour Membership benefits and trade show attendance should include money we saved by not making THAT mistake Thanks KTAI the openness of

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  • Gallery
    Membership benefits and trade show attendance should include money we saved by not making THAT mistake Thanks KTAI the openness of other members to share frankly and without reservation is more than worth the annual dues This kind of info is worth the price of KTAI membership all by itself Thank you Anne Phoenix Owner Must Like Mud Santa Clara CA Thank you for the opportunity to attend the KTAI Show We are a relatively new store and we found the wealth of information available amazing and with much potential Ron Shahar Bubbie s Store Las Vegas NV My wife and I would like to thank all those who attended the KTAI convention for such a warm welcome Our experience at the trade show far exceeded our wildest expectations Every retailer we spoke with was more than willing to offer advice and guidance All the manufacturers made a point to educate us and answer all our questions without making us feel as inexperienced as we are As a new retailer I strongly feel I am better positioned to succeed knowing that I have the support of the association and the combined knowledge and experience of my fellow members Not only did I leave the KTAI convention with a wealth of knowledge and a lot of new friends but I also left knowing that I am part of something special Mike McEwen Owner Zephyr Kites Ft Lauderdale CA Great trade show this year Met some new vendors and worked with some existing ones Although a good bit can be accomplished on the phone when your negotiating with a vendor I find more gets done face to face In addition I had the opportunity to meet with my fellow retailers and share ideas I find this very refreshing to hear the prospective of someone who is doing what your doing but in a different way Rick Kligman Kligs Kites Myrtle Beach SC Rick Kligman Klig s Kites Myrtle Beach SC In the Breeze s involvement with the KTAI has had a direct impact on our understanding of the kite and outdoor decorative market The KTAI has been invaluable in helping us to recognize trends gain product knowledge and establish a loyal customer base among many other benefits Bill Dual In the Breeze Bend OR Just got back home from a very interesting week in Las Vegas attending KTAI Made new friends reacquainted with old ones found new suppliers mingled with many and ordered from most I learned a little more about the inner working of the kite world and new ways to help others and myself to experience yet grander adventures from this business of kites Its going to be a fun time I can see the writing in the sky now A Great Big Thank you to all that attended this year and for the many idea s and lessons shared I truly appreciate each and everyone for their generosity kindness and goodwill they all possess This is a very unique

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  • Levels of Membership
    I know this from past business experiences and by our efficient growth in sales these past three years We basically got a huge short cut through our membership in the KTAI and I consider it to be one of the best business decisions we made and continue to make annually That said even if you have been a kite retailer for many years the industry is changing rapidly due to issues like globalization technology innovation and show rooming I am confident even the most seasoned retailer will more than recoup their investment through the benefits of membership I joined the Board of Directors in an effort to pay the organization back in some small way for all that I have gained through membership From this vantage I am very excited about the near and long term development of our organization the value it creates for its members and its role in evangelizing kiting throughout the world Thank you for your time Fly Free Daren Henderson Co owner General Manager SF Kites Toys San Francisco CA Thanks for the warm and generous welcome we received from the membership of the KTAI As newbie s to retailing brand new KTAI members and first time trade show attendees we were thrilled at the support offered by our fellow business folk Demo Day was a great introduction to other members we had two new business mentors in the first hour Membership benefits and trade show attendance should include money we saved by not making THAT mistake Thanks KTAI the openness of other members to share frankly and without reservation is more than worth the annual dues This kind of info is worth the price of KTAI membership all by itself Thank you Anne Phoenix Owner Must Like Mud Santa Clara CA In the Breeze s involvement with the KTAI has had a direct impact on our understanding of the kite and outdoor decorative market The KTAI has been invaluable in helping us to recognize trends gain product knowledge and establish a loyal customer base among many other benefits Bill Dual In the Breeze Bend OR Just got back home from a very interesting week in Las Vegas attending KTAI Made new friends reacquainted with old ones found new suppliers mingled with many and ordered from most I learned a little more about the inner working of the kite world and new ways to help others and myself to experience yet grander adventures from this business of kites Its going to be a fun time I can see the writing in the sky now A Great Big Thank you to all that attended this year and for the many idea s and lessons shared I truly appreciate each and everyone for their generosity kindness and goodwill they all possess This is a very unique organization to be a part of and isn t it any wonder why it is this way Bud Taylor The Kite Guys Alberta Canada The KTAI show was again a success

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  • KTAI Bylaws
    shall determine the annual dues for each category of membership of the Association 2 DELINQUENCY Members who fail to pay their dues within thirty 30 days from the time the same become due shall be notified by the Board of Directors or its designate and if payment is not made within the next succeeding thirty 30 days shall without further notice and without hearing be dropped from the rolls and thereupon forfeit all rights and privileges of membership provided that the Board of Directors may by rule prescribe procedures for extending the time for payment of dues and continuation of membership privileges upon request of a member and for good cause shown 3 REFUNDS No dues will be refunded ARTICLE V 1 ANNUAL MEETING There shall be an Annual Meeting of the Association determined by the Board of Directors for election of members of the Board of Directors for receiving the Annual Report and for the transaction of other business Members indicated their preference for future conventions and trade shows to be held in the month of January Notice of such meeting shall be mailed to the last recorded address of each member at least sixty 60 days before the time appointed for the meeting 2 SPECIAL MEETINGS Special meetings of the Association may be called by the president or the Board of Directors or shall be called by the president upon the written request of ten 10 members of the Association Notice of any special meeting shall be mailed to each member at their last recorded address at least thirty 30 days in advance with a statement of time and place and information as to the subject or subjects to be considered 3 QUORUM Twenty 20 percent of the membership of the Association shall constitute a quorum A majority of those present where a quorum exists shall be necessary to make a decision except where some other number is required by law or by these bylaws 4 MAIL VOTING Whenever in the judgment of the Board of Directors any question shall arise which it believes should be put to a vote of the Regular membership and when it deems it inexpedient to call a special meeting for such purpose the directors may unless otherwise required by these bylaws submit such a matter to the membership in writing by mail for vote and decision and the question thus presented shall be determined according to a majority of the votes received by mail within thirty 30 days after such submission to the membership provided that in each case votes of at least one third 1 3 of the members shall be received Any and all action taken in pursuance of a majority mail vote in each such case shall be binding upon the Association in the same manner as would be action taken at a duly called meeting 5 ORDER OF BUSINESS RULES The order of business at meetings shall be determined by the Board of Directors but shall include Call to order reading of minutes receiving financial statements receiving correspondence reports of officers reports of committees old business new business elections adjournment The order of business may be altered or suspended at any meeting by a majority vote of the members present The usual parliamentary rules as laid down in Sturgis The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure shall govern all deliberations when not in conflict with these bylaws and or such rules for the orderly conduct and procedure of annual and special meetings of the Association as the Board of Directors may from time to time prepare which rules shall not conflict with the provisions of these bylaws ARTICLE VI 1 BOARD OF DIRECTORS The Board of Directors shall have the supervision control and direction of the affairs of the Association shall determine its policies or changes therein within the limits of the bylaws shall actively prosecute its purposes and shall have discretion in the disbursement of its funds It may adopt such rules and regulations for the conduct of its business as shall be deemed advisable and may in the execution of the powers granted appoint such agents as it may consider necessary 2 COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD The Board of Directors shall consist of six members elected by and from member firms In addition the most immediate past president shall serve on the board of directors as an ex officio nonvoting member for a period of one year At all times the nominating committee shall strive for reasonable representation of various divisions of the Association should they be established on the Board of Directors 3 ELECTION AND TERMS OF OFFICE At each annual meeting two directors shall be elected for a term of three years Any director shall be eligible for re election provided that a director shall serve a maximum of six consecutive years as a member on the Board of Directors A person who has previously served as a director for a maximum term may again be elected one year after having last held the position Directors shall upon election immediately enter upon the performance of their duties and shall continue in office until their successors shall be duly elected and qualified or unless they resign are removed or are unable to fulfill an un expired term 4 MEETINGS Except that the Board shall have a regular meeting immediately following the scheduled annual meeting of the membership the Board shall meet upon the call of the president at such times and places as he may designate and shall be called to meet upon demand of a majority of its members Notice of all meetings of the Board of Directors shall be sent by mail or other mode of transmittal to each member of the Board at their last recorded address at least ten 10 days in advance of such meetings 5 QUORUM A majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum of any meeting of the Board Any less number may adjourn from time to time until a quorum shall be present 6 ABSENCE Any member of the Board of Directors unable to attend a meeting shall notify the secretary stating the reason for their absence If a director is absent from two 2 consecutive meetings for reasons which the Board has failed to determine sufficient the Board member s resignation shall be deemed to have been tendered and accepted 7 COMPENSATION Directors shall not receive any compensation for their services as directors but the Board may by resolution authorize reimbursement of such expenses incurred in the performance of their duties Such authorization may prescribe procedures for approval of payment of such expenses by directors of the Association Nothing herein shall preclude a director from serving the Association in any other capacity and receiving compensation for such services 8 RESIGNATIONS OR REMOVAL Any director may resign at any time by giving written notice to the president the secretary or to the Board of Directors Such resignation shall take affect at the time specified therein or if no time is specified at the time of acceptance thereof as determined by the president of the Board Any director may be removed by a majority vote of the directors at any regular or special meeting at which a quorum is present 9 VACANCIES Any vacancies that may occur on the Board by reason of resignation removal or otherwise may be filled by a majority vote of the remaining members of the Board The new member shall serve until the next annual meeting when an election will be held to fill the remaining un expired term of the Board member 10 MAIL VOTING CONFERENCE CALLS Whenever in the judgment of the president or a majority of the Board of Directors any question shall arise which should be put to a vote of the Board and when it is deemed inexpedient to call a special meeting for such purpose the directors may unless otherwise required by these bylaws consider the matter by means of a conference call or submit it to a mail vote In case of conference call or mail vote the number of directors necessary to take action shall be a majority of the whole board and any action taken shall require a majority of the directors participating Any and all action taken pursuant to a mail vote or conference call of the directors in which a majority of the Board participated and in which a majority of those participating concur shall be binding upon the Association in the same manner as would be action taken at a duly called meeting of the Board of Directors ARTICLE VII 1 OFFICERS The elective officers of this Association shall be a president a vice president a secretary treasurer and the immediate past president 2 QUALIFICATIONS Officers must currently serve on the Board of Directors No person may hold more than one office at the same time Officers may serve consecutive terms 3 ELECTIONS AND TERM OFFICE Officers are elected by written ballot of the Board of Directors each year following the annual meeting of the Association s regular membership Officers serve a term of one year and may be re elected for one additional term but may not hold the same office for more than two consecutive years 4 DUTIES The officers perform those duties that are usual to their positions and that are assigned to them by the Board of Directors The president of the Association shall act as chairman of the Board of Directors shall preside at meetings of the Association and shall be a member ex officio with right to veto of all committees except the nominating committee The vice president shall act in place of the president when the president is not available The secretary treasurer shall be the financial officer of the Association and shall make certain that proper notice of all meetings is given that records of proceedings are kept and that appropriate forms as required by law are filed 5 VACANCIES If a vacancy occurs among the officers for any reason the position may be filled for the un expired term by a majority vote of the directors present at any regular or special meeting of the Board of Directors at which a quorum is present 6 REMOVAL An officer may be removed for adequate reason by a two thirds vote of the directors present at any regular or special meeting of the Board of Directors at which a quorum is present 7 COMPENSATION Officers shall not receive any compensation for their services The Board may by resolution authorize reimbursement of such expense incurred in the performance of their duties Such authorization may prescribe procedures for approval of payment of such expenses by designated officers of the Association Nothing herein shall preclude an officer from serving the Association in any other capacity and receiving compensation for such services 8 BONDING At the direction of the Board of Directors any officer or employee of the Association shall furnish at the expense of the Association a fidelity bond in such a sum as the board shall prescribe 9 POLICIES PROCEDURES The Board of Directors may establish rules and or policies procedures and programs for the Association that are consistent with these bylaws 10 STAFF At such time as it shall determine the Board of Directors may employ or appoint a salaried staff or contract for management services to provide administration and management of the Association Subject to the president and the Board such staff shall provide administration and management of the Association and shall manage and direct all functions and activities of the Association and perform such other duties as may be specified by the Board ARTICLE VIII 1 COMMITTIES The President subject to approval of the Board of Directors shall annually appoint such standing special or subcommittees as may be required by the bylaws or as may be necessary for the operation of the Association 2 NOMINATING COMITTEE At least sixty 60 days prior to the annual meeting each year the Board of Directors shall appoint a nominating committee of two 2 persons to nominate candidates for the Board of Directors The committee shall notify the secretary treasurer in writing at least thirty 30 days before the date of the annual meeting of the names of the candidates it proposed and the secretary shall mail a copy thereof to the last recorded address of each member at least twenty 20 days before the annual meeting Nominations for directors may also be made endorsed with the names of not less than ten 10 members of the Association if received by the secretary at least ten 10 days prior to the annual meeting ARTICLE IX 1 INDEMNIFICATION The Association may by resolution of the Board of Directors provide for indemnification by the Association of any and all of its Directors or officers or former Directors or officers against expenses actually and necessarily incurred by them in connection with the defense of any action suit or proceeding in which they or any of them are made parties or a party by reason of having been Directors or officers of the Association except in relation to matters as to which such Directors or officers or former Directors or officers shall be adjudged in such action suit or proceeding to be liable for negligence or misconduct in the performance of duty and to such matters as shall be settled by agreement predicated on the existence of such negligence or misconduct ARTICLE X 1 AMENDMENTS Amendments to these bylaws may be made at an annual meeting of the Association by a two thirds vote of those present and voting Proposed amendments to these bylaws shall be presented to the Board of Directors at least ninety 90 days in advance of the annual meeting and upon a majority vote in favor of said amendment shall be submitted to the entire membership for its consideration at least sixty 60 days in advance of the annual meeting Any proposed amendment which is not approved by the Board of Directors may be submitted to the general membership at the annual meeting provided it is accompanied by the signed endorsement of ten 10 members ARTICLE XI 1 DISSOLUTION No portion of the assets of this Corporation shall incur to the benefit of any director or member thereof nor any private individual Upon the dissolution of the Corporation the Board of Directors shall after paying or making provision for the payment of all of the liabilities of the Corporation dispose of all the assets of the Corporation exclusively for purposes of the Corporation in such manner or to such organization or organizations organized and operated exclusively for purposes as shall at the time qualify as an exempt Corporation under Section 5Ol c 3 of the Internal Revenue Code of l954 or the corresponding provision of any future Internal Revenue law as the Board of Directors shall determine Any of such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by the Circuit Court of Baltimore City sitting in equity exclusively for such purpose to such organization or organizations as said Court shall determine which are organized and operated exclusively for this purpose KTAI ETHICS GUIDELINES Preamble This code of ethics sets forth ethical guidelines for the Kite Trade Association International Members of the Association are responsible for maintaining and promoting ethical practices Members of the Association should consider the guidelines binding and failure to operate according to these guidelines may require the Board of Directors of KTAI to take disciplinary actions against offending members pursuant to Article II Section 3 and Article III Section 6 of the KTAI bylaws Any member who is subject to disciplinary action for an ethics violation may invoke its due process rights under Article III Section 6 Principle 1 Obtain all required licenses Principle 2 Make known upon request the owner s or corporate officer s name s business address es and phone number s Principle 3 Pay all accounts due according to the terms agreed upon with suppliers If unable to do so make earnest attempts to inform suppliers of difficulties make alternate arrangements to meet financial obligations Principle 4 Represent product and services fairly honestly Principle 5 Establish and make known a refund replacement policy for defective goods Principle 6 Suppliers will project the availability of products as accurately as possible Principle 7 Respect the issuing and registration of all patents trademarks or copyrights Principle 8 Respond in 30 days to any notification by the KTAI Ethics Committee of a filed complaint Principle 9 Remain a KTAI member in good standing by keeping current with dues requirements Principle 10 All members in good standing shall attend only the aspects of the KTAI convention for which they have paid Members will not engage in badge swapping BOARD OF DIRECTORS CODE OF ETHICS Principle 1 The Board of Directors and Officers shall represent all KTAI members objectively Principle 2 The Board of Directors and Officers shall refrain from any vote if the outcome of the issue being discussed creates a conflict between their own personal interests and their responsibility to the membership at large Principle 3 The Board of Directors and Officers shall hold all executive sessions in complete confidentiality Principle 4 The Board of Directors and Officers shall recognize that KTAI has and will have information relating to business affairs financial information trade secrets and membership lists This proprietary information constitutes valuable special and unique assets of KTAI The board of Directors and Officers agree that they will not at any time or any manner use or divulge any proprietary information for their own benefit A violation of this paragraph shall be grounds for removal 02 02 11 Revision Connect With Us Benefactor Sponsors Announcements Welcome to the Kite Trade Association International Testimonials Great trade show this year Met some new vendors and worked with some existing ones Although a good bit can be accomplished on the phone

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  • KTAI Retailer Members
    t 800 541 0314 USA China UK Australia Print Catalog Website Retail Store M F 9 6 Mountain Time Into The Wind Inc Retailer 1408 Pearl Street Boulder CO 80302 1408 Pearl Street Boulder CO 80302 KTAI Member Since 1985 Established 1980 Into The Wind is America s leading mail order kite company offering hundreds of kites in all shapes and sizes and for all skill levels Founded in 1980 we have been manufacturing and wholesaling ITW Kites since 2006 Working with kite designers Christoph Fokken George Peters Dan Leigh John Barresi Paul de Bakker Jeff Howard Stan Swanson and Ray Merry ITW Kites are the result of over 30 years of experience in what flies best Our retail store open 10 6 every day and seasonally until 9 pm is located on the historic downtown Boulder Mall Or visit intothewind com any time to see our full selection of kites wind art and toys w Visit our site http www kewlkites com e Email Us chris kewlkites com t 806 781 5201 11 6 Kewl Kites Patron Sponsor Retailer 206 Jeff Davis Ave Ste 104 Long Beach MS 39560 206 Jeff Davis Ave Ste 104 Long Beach MS 39560 KTAI Member Since 2013 Established 2013 More Info w Visit our site http www thekitecompany com e Email Us info newportkiteco com t 541 265 2004 kite repair and flying instruction Kite Company The Retailer KTAI Member Since 1990 Established 1989 Our family owned and operated kite store is located on the Central Oregon Coast in the beach side town of Newport We started flying kites as a hobby back in 1980 and turned our hobby into our livelihood as a retail kite store in 1991 We now have retail space of over 6500 sq ft the largest kite store on the Pacific Coast We have some of the best kite flying areas and we test fly everything we sell tough job but someone has to do it More Info w Visit our site http www kiteconnection com e Email Us dave kiteconnection com t 714 536 3630 9 5 EST and online 24 hours 7 days per week Kite Connection Patron Sponsor Retailer 7112 Candlelight Cr Huntington Beach CA 92647 7112 Candlelight Cr Huntington Beach CA 92647 KTAI Member Since 2010 Established 1983 We are a full service kite center providing an online kite store educational kite programs and other professional kiting services More Info w Visit our site http www chicagokite com e Email Us Kiteharbor msn com t 773 467 1428 Kite Harbor Chicago Kite Retailer 5445 N Harlem Chicago IL 60656 5445 N Harlem Chicago IL 60656 KTAI Member Since 1992 Established 1992 Kite Harbor carries large inventory of kites and parts and welcomes special orders Our prices are very competitive to all retailers and we do kite repairs More Info w Visit our site http kitekraft net e Email Us jbfranktoy gmail com t 989 652 2961 Store catalog website part of KTAI and Astra Sunday Thursday 10 8 Friday Saturday 10 9 Kite Kraft Patron Sponsor Retailer 618 South Main St Frankenmuth MI 48734 618 South Main St Frankenmuth MI 48734 KTAI Member Since 1984 Established 1980 Kite Kraft is a full line kite shop open 363 days a year with evening hours June thru December We offer a broad selection of single line kites stunt kites line flags banners windsocks We also operate a specialty toy store at the same location More Info w Visit our site http www kiteloft com e Email Us info kiteloft com t 410 289 7855 Kite Loft Inc Benefactor Sponsor Retailer 511 Boardwalk Ocean City MD 21842 511 Boardwalk Ocean City MD 21842 KTAI Member Since 1983 Established 1975 World s largest selection of kites flags windsocks toys The Kite Loft has three locations in Ocean City MD and hosts Sunfest Kite Festival and The Maryland International Kite Extravaganza More Info w Visit our site http www kitestop com e Email Us sales kitestop com t 321 613 8697 Online kite skill shop offering high quality kites yo yos windsocks and flying toys of all kinds Online 24 hours a day Kite Stop Retailer 379 Cheney Highway 227 Titusville FL 32780 379 Cheney Highway 227 Titusville FL 32780 KTAI Member Since 2011 Established 2001 Kite Stop is an online kite and skill shop based in Central Florida It is our mission to provide you with a fun and unique destination offering high quality kites yo yos windsocks boomerangs and flying toys of all kinds Kite Stop started selling kites online in 2002 and have been providing kites and windtoys to people all over the world Whether you are looking for a unique gift or are getting in touch with your inner child this is the shop for you More Info w Visit our site http kite warehouse com e Email Us info kite warehouse com t 386 237 7931 Kites and Accessories 9 5 EST and online 24 hours 7 days per week Kite Warehouse LLC Retailer PO Box 353774 Palm Coast FL 32135 PO Box 353774 Palm Coast FL 32135 KTAI Member Since 2015 Established 2015 At Kite Warehouse our objective is to provide reasonably priced kites and accessories of the type that we have determined to have the most fun for the effort More Info w Visit our site http www kitesinthesky net e Email Us info kitesinthesky net t 405 624 6231 USA Japan China M F Kites In The Sky Retailer KTAI Member Since 2010 Established 2008 All of our kits are carefully selected field tested and thoughtfully packaged with instructions that are easy to read and follow We offer the largest selection of kite kits for every age and skill levels From large events such as festivals and corporate events to smaller projects such as school classrooms or home school groups scouts parties team building or just for having some quality fun at home with your family we have the right kites to make your project a success More Info w Visit our site http www kitesandbirds com e Email Us don kitesandbirds com t 252 247 7011 Brick and Mortar Store Mon thru Sat 10am 5pm Sunday 10am 3pm Kites Unlimited Retailer 1010 W Ft Macon Rd Atlantic Beach NC 28512 2278 1010 W Ft Macon Rd Atlantic Beach NC 28512 2278 KTAI Member Since 1986 Established 1984 Kites Unlimited Bird Stuff etc is more than the best kite shop in the world We feature only the finest in Art kites Fighter kites Power kites Large and Small kites International kites Line laundry Flags Banners Windsocks Yard spinners and Décor We also have the best in Puzzles Games Bird Feeding supplies and related items More Info w Visit our site http www kiteworld co uk e Email Us sales kiteworld co uk t 01255 860041 Online Kite Store Online 24 hours 7 days per week Kiteworld Ltd Retailer KTAI Member Since 2016 Established 1989 Kiteworld is a UK based online Kite Store More Info w Visit our site http www kittkites com e Email Us info demandattention com t 461 244 5264 Kitt Kites Toys Retailer 8 Fair Street Newport RI 02840 8 Fair Street Newport RI 02840 KTAI Member Since 2013 Established 2001 More Info w Visit our site http www kittyhawk com e Email Us admin kittyhawk com t 877 359 8447 Kitty Hawk Kites Retailer PO Box 1839 Kill Devil Hills NC 27959 PO Box 1839 Kill Devil Hills NC 27959 KTAI Member Since 1985 Established 1974 Kites toys gifts clothing flags banners kayak rentals tours sales hang gliding lessons rentals sales sailboat tours rock wall climbing kite surfing lessons More Info w Visit our site http www kligs com e Email Us kitebro aol com t 843 448 7881 Store and Website May thru Sept 10am 11pm Oct thru April 10am 6pm Open 7 days a week Klig s Kites Retailer 811 C Seaboard Street Myrtle Beach SC 29577 811 C Seaboard Street Myrtle Beach SC 29577 KTAI Member Since 1985 Established 1982 Klig s Kites offers an incredible selection of Banner Flags Windsocks and Kites that is second to none Visit one of our retail locations in Myrtle Beach More Info w Visit our site http www letsflykites com e Email Us carlosst 11369 yahoo com t 646 249 9165 Let s Fly Kites Patron Sponsor Retailer 32 38 96 St E Elmhurst NY 11369 32 38 96 St E Elmhurst NY 11369 KTAI Member Since 2007 Established 2004 Let s Fly Kites can vend kites at your location or supply them for you to vend More Info w Visit our site http www mustlikemud com e Email Us info mustlikemud com t 408 998 5826 Kite sales and repair Tues Thurs 11 6 PM Fri Sat 11 5 Other Hours by Appointment Call us Must Like Mud Retailer 701 Aldo Ave Ste 43 Santa Clara CA 95054 701 Aldo Ave Ste 43 Santa Clara CA 95054 KTAI Member Since 2012 Established 2012 Retail kite shop single dual quad line kites Boomerangs slacklines ziplines and other tools for active play e Email Us c giebler hotmail com t 785 483 1309 My Wind Stuff Retailer KTAI Member Since 2016 Established 2010 More Info w Visit our site http www nwwinds biz e Email Us info nwwinds biz t 541 994 1004 Northwest Winds Kite Shop Retailer PO Box 113 Neotsu OR 97364 PO Box 113 Neotsu OR 97364 KTAI Member Since 2010 Established 2009 Northwest Winds is the largest retailer of kites lawn decor and wind toys on the West Coast Visit our stores in Lincoln City and Seaside Oregon For a quick video tour of the shops visit www NWWinds biz Click More Info for details More Info w Visit our site http www oceanshoreskites com e Email Us ocean shores kites gmail com t 360 289 4103 Ocean Shores Kites Inc Retailer P O Box 181 172 W Chance A La Mer Blv Ocean Shores WA 98569 P O Box 181 172 W Chance A La Mer Blv Ocean Shores WA 98569 KTAI Member Since 1999 Established 1984 Only 75 miles west of Olympia on Washington s beautiful Pacific coast is the largest selections of wind related fun in Ocean Shores We have kites for all ages and skill levels yard decorations for all occasions and RUBBER BAND GUNS More Info w Visit our site http www oldcitykites com e Email Us a1kites aol com t 916 446 7575 Retail Internet Sales of Kites Toys Windsocks Flags Puzzles More Open Daily 11AM to 6 30PM Old City Kites Retailer 1017 Front St Sacramento CA 95814 1017 Front St Sacramento CA 95814 KTAI Member Since 2010 Established 1993 We are a family owned kite business with over 30 years of experience We are one of the largest and one of the only remaining full service kite stores in Northern California Stop by and check us out any day More Info w Visit our site http www pictureprettykites com e Email Us PPK cox net t 877 453 4970 Picture Pretty Kites Retailer 6512 No 44th St Omaha NE 68112 6512 No 44th St Omaha NE 68112 KTAI Member Since 1999 Established 1979 Extensive collection of traction kites buggies diamonds deltas dragons fighters Chinese kites kid kite kits parts accessories custom single line kites Also wind toys yard ornaments fiberglass poles banners including custom banners w Visit our site http http www ProKitesUSA com e Email Us CustomerService ProKitesUSA com t 4157672676 Online 24 hours 7 days per week Pro Kites USA Benefactor Sponsor Retailer KTAI Member Since 2014 Established 2014 We are a full service online kite shop with the goal of bringing you the largest selection of Kites Yard Decor available Our goal is to spread the overall awareness of flying a kite and to get people interested in Kites More Info w Visit our site http www rehobothkite com e Email Us kitegirlrb comcast net t 302 227 6996 2 retail kite shops in Rehobth Beach DE Boardwalk 8am 11pm Rehoboth Ave 9am 11pm off season 9am 6pm Rehoboth Toy And Kite Co Retailer P O Box 924 Rehoboth Beach DE 19971 P O Box 924 Rehoboth Beach DE 19971 KTAI Member Since 1994 Established 1994 Large selection of single line kites and stunt kites Quality crafted windsocks flags stepping stones and accessories available Rehoboth Toy Kite Co also carries a variety of games puzzles and unique toys More Info w Visit our site http www sfkites com e Email Us info sffunfactory com t 415 291 8770 Retail Kite and Toy Store 9 00 to 8 00 p m 7 days San Francisco Kite Co Patron Sponsor Retailer Pier 41 San Francisco CA 94133 Pier 41 San Francisco CA 94133 KTAI Member Since 2010 Established 2009 San Francisco Kite Company located at Pier 41 in the heart of San Francisco s Fisherman s Wharf offers one of the largest and most diverse selections of kites wind toys and garden art in the Western U S We are committed to reactivating the once thriving kite culture here in our home City and around the World More Info w Visit our site http www SeaSideKites com e Email Us info seasidekites com t 781 925 3277 9 5 EST and online 24 hours 7 days per week Sea Side Kites Inc Retailer KTAI Member Since 1996 Established 1996 Home of the original kite doctor Serving the greater Boston area and the North and South Shore kiting communities Full selection of single dual and quad line kites special orders windsocks yo yo s custom designs repair parts and service More Info w Visit our site http www secondwindfun com e Email Us info secondwindfun com t 707 875 9463 9 5 EST and online 24 hours 7 days per week Second Wind Benefactor Sponsor Retailer PO Box 126 1805 N Highway 1 Bodega Bay CA 94923 PO Box 126 1805 N Highway 1 Bodega Bay CA 94923 KTAI Member Since 2002 Established 2000 Northern Califoronia s LARGEST full service kite shop We offer free kite repairs parts and carry an extensive assortment of single dual and quad line kites at affordable prices We also carry a large selection of MADE IN THE USA windsocks additionally we also have yard art whirlygigs wind items toys nostalgia candies salt water taffy beach items and more More Info w Visit our site http www skywardkites net e Email Us skyward bellsouth net t 305 893 0906 Skyward Kites Retailer 10800 Collins Ave Miami Beach FL 33154 10800 Collins Ave Miami Beach FL 33154 KTAI Member Since 2009 Established 0000 Manufacturer Distributor of the best built high end full race kite buggies Designed for the serious kite buggier Available in powder coated chrome molly carbon steel or hand polished stainless steel Made in the U S A w Visit our site http www snyderscandy com e Email Us shop snyderscandy com t 302 226 3994 Snyder s Candy Retailer KTAI Member Since 2015 Established 1940 Snyder s Candy has been a Rehoboth beach destination for over 75 years Stop by and see why More Info t 515 442 9099 Sodbuster s Sky Toys Retailer 2400 W Henderson Ave Indianola IA 50125 2400 W Henderson Ave Indianola IA 50125 KTAI Member Since 1989 Established 1988 w Visit our site http www stuntkites com e Email Us danrime hotmail com t 714 970 2833 Worldwide Website Mobile Sales Merchant Member American Kite Fliers Association 9 5 M S closed Sunday Sport Kites International Retailer 18340 Yorba Linda Blvd Suite 107 510 Yorba Linda CA 92886 18340 Yorba Linda Blvd Suite 107 510 Yorba Linda CA 92886 KTAI Member Since 1990 Established 1989 Fun kites for ages six to 106 Family fun for everyone beginner intermediate and expert Single and dual line kites w Visit our site http www kiteguys ca e Email Us kiteguys shaw ca t 403 948 1958 Canada international Store hours 8 AM 5 PM and after hours by appt Online hours 24 7 The Kite Guys Retailer 2420 Morris Crescent Airdrie Alberta T4A2B8 2420 Morris Crescent Airdrie Alberta T4A2B8 KTAI Member Since 2011 Established 1989 25 years in the business and still going strong The Kite Guys is a full service Canadian kite company located in Airdrie Alberta Canada We build fly sell repair and teach at all levels including school and corporate workshops We fly and sell AIR BANNERS for aerial advertising We also build custom kites banners windsocks and industrial wind direction indicators along with our own high grade heavy duty powder coated rotating wind sock frames Visit us at our Airdrie location our mobile store at festivals or shop online www kiteguys ca More Info e Email Us beachcitykites att net t 805 773 8697 9 5 EST and online 24 hours 7 days per week The Sky s The Limit Retailer 761 Dolliver Pismo Beach CA 93449 761 Dolliver Pismo Beach CA 93449 KTAI Member Since 2014 Established 1999 More Info w Visit our site http www uniqueflyingobjects com e Email Us uniqueflyingobjects charter net t 920 793 9599 Summer hours Monday Saturday 10 00am to 5 30pm Sunday 10 00am to 4 00pm Unique Flying Objects LLC Retailer 2022 Washington St Two Rivers WI 54241 2022 Washington St Two Rivers WI 54241 KTAI Member Since 2000 Established 2000 The coolest store on the Lakeshore We have the area s largest selection of kites flags windsocks bamboo windchimes spinners Sky Lanterns and related accessories Come in and have fun More Info w Visit our site http www upupandawaykites com e Email Us upupandawaykites yahoo com t 562 596 7661 Kites for all ages Flags Windsocks Toys 10am to 7pm Up Up Away Kites Retailer 139 1 2 Main St Seal Beach CA 90740 139 1 2 Main St Seal Beach CA 90740 KTAI Member Since 2013 Established 1999 Kites Flags Toys More More

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