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Event Overview:

Where art intersects with engineering. Where technology informs style. Where exhibitors display innovation, buyers discover trends & the industry connects to do business. It's just plain smart.

In addition to more than 2,100 exhibitors showcasing thousands of new products, the International Home + Housewares Show offers visitors education and insight into business practices and trends that are shaping the industry. Experience the Show's strong educational sessions and special displays to help grow your business!

Exhibitor Information:

The International Home + Housewares Show is your opportunity to join the world's largest audience of home goods and housewares professionals. Every year more than 62,000 of the world's most important professionals gather to do business at Chicago's state-of-the-art McCormick Place Exposition Center each March.

About IHA:

The International Housewares Association (IHA) is committed to maximizing the success of the home products industry. IHA provides the world-class show marketplace, the International Home + Housewares Show, facilitation of global commerce, industry market data and facilitation of industry standards.

Don't wait to register for the International Home + Housewares Show 2017 - International Housewares Association. You'll meet influential people and maximize your opportunities for success. Start now by accessing the information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 03/18/2017 - 03/21/2017
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Architecture & Construction, Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Design Services, Distribution, Manufacturing, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 62,000
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
Number of Exhibitors:2,100+ (2016) (Previous Year)
Show Owner:International Housewares Association (IHA)
Show Manager:IHA
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
IHA Member $15.00 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Non-Member $20.50 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
Prices are subject to change.   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 Klemme
Manager, Trade Show Sales
tabletop, kitchen essentials + accents
phone: +1 847-692-0102

Lindsay Pearson Wessels
Manager, Trade Show Sales
Discover Design
phone: +1 847-692-0101

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