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Event Overview:

The International Home + Housewares Show is your opportunity to join the world’s largest marketplace of home + housewares professionals. Every year 61,000 of the world’s most important home + housewares professionals gather to do business in Chicago’s state-of-art McCormick Place Exposition Center. They come to explore new, creative business opportunities as well as strengthen existing relationships.

Exhibitor Information:

The 2015 International Home + Housewares Show is your opportunity to join the world's largest audience of home goods and housewares professionals. Every year more than 61,000 of the world's most important professionals gather to do business in Chicago's state-of-the-art McCormick Place Exposition Center.

About IHA:

Welcome to the International Housewares Association (IHA), a full-service trade association dedicated to promoting the sales and marketing of housewares since 1938 (formerly known as the National Housewares Manufacturers Association - NHMA®).  The International Housewares Association (IHA) - the world’s Home Authority - is strategically positioned to connect, inform, support and enable its international membership to lead in the global marketplace.

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Conference/Event Dates: 03/07/2015 - 03/10/2015
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 03/07/2015 - 03/10/2015
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Sun, 10am-5:30pm; Mon & Tues, 8:30am-5:30pm; Wed, 8:30am-3pm
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Architecture & Construction, Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Design Services, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 61,000
Audience: US Buyer / Retailer / Wholesaler
US Homegoods Manufacturer's Rep /Agent for Exhibitor at Chicago Show
US Trade Guest / Supplier / Student / Designer
(Publishing and ad sales personnel qualify as trade guests)
Non-US Sales Agent for Exhibitor at Chicago Show
Non-US Buyer / Retailer / Distributor / Buying Agent
Non-US Manufacturer / Supplier / Trade Guest
News Media (includes editorial personnel only)
Internet Media
Notes: Who attends the Show?
In 2014, the International Home + Housewares Show total registration approached 61,000, including 23,000 buyers.
-The Show's non-U.S. audience includes 6,200 buyers from over 125 countries. Those buyers said that the creativity of the U.S. market drew them to Chicago.
-The U.S audience includes 14,900 buyers.
-Among U.S. buyers, 40% of attendees are owners or senior managers.
The Show had a strong U.S. independent specialty retailer presence with nearly 75 percent of the U.S. retail buyers coming from specialty channels.

Non U.S. Buyer Profile:
Canada 20%
Mexico 8%
Latin America 13%
Europe 17%
Australia & New Zealand 3%
Asia 35%
Middle East & Africa 4%
Venue: McCormick Place
Venue Phone: (312) 791-7000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:2,100+ (Previous Year)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:International Housewares Association
Show Manager:Freeman
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
IHA Member $14 per square foot   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Non-Member $19 per square foot   Water: n/a
Corners Additional $350 per corner   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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To receive more information about the International Home + Housewares Show, please visit our web site at or contact a member of the sales team:

Katie Thill
Manager, Trade Show Sales
clean + contain
phone: +1 847-692-0122

Alyssa Fulton
Manager, Trade Show Sales
wired + well, cookware + bakeware
phone: +1 847-692-0125

Lisa Dahms
Manager, Trade Show Sales
tabletop, kitchen essentials + accents
phone: +1 847-692-0102

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