Now in our 14th year — Croptopia Getaways is your premiere source for weekend scrapbook getaways. Our goal is to offer a variety of events and opportunities to escape from the everyday demands of life and scrapbook, while enjoying the company of others, sharing ideas, and having fun!
SUSAN SHALLO — OWNER OF CROPTOPIA GETAWAYS
Hi, I’m Susan Shallo, founder and owner of Croptopia Getaways. I’ve had a love of photography and scrapbooking since I was a little girl. I have worked as an event planner for most of my adult life. In 2003, after leaving Corporate America to become a stay-at-home-mom, the idea of Croptopia Getaways was born. It was the perfect marriage of photography, creativity, and planning. My goal was to create a one-of-a-kind weekend experience for scrapbookers. The first event was held in November, 2003 with over 100 women in attendance!
It is so important to me that details are never left unturned. I always look for top notch accommodations, and have a great staff that I couldn’t work without. I love to give away great goodies and prizes, which I think are just part of the experience that makes Croptopia Getaways one of the premier scrapbook events on the East Coast. I love our weekends together and always look forward to seeing friends that I’ve made over the years, as well as meeting all the new attendees who become friends so quickly.
I am lucky to reside in the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina. My 3 girls Emily, Julia and Makenzie keep me busy with dancing, school events, and lots of opportunities for great photos!
Providing a fun, relaxing atmosphere, where your creativity is ignited, friendships cultivated, and having time to work on preserving your memories is my main objective. I welcome any feedback that you may have, or suggestions that may be included in future events.
MELISSA, PATTY & STACEY — CROPTOPIA’S DYNAMIC DUO
Melissa, Patty and Stacey are the Croptopia Night Owls and Early Birds. Into the wee hours of the night, and up at the crack of dawn…all with a big smile and ready to help you with any needs you might have.