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International Home + Housewares Show 2018 – International Housewares Association

Event Details

03/10/201803/13/2018

McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

Conference/Event Dates: 03/10/2018 – 03/13/2018
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

Event Description

Are you interested in networking with other like – minded professionals all dedicated to the developmental growth and expansion of the home and housewares industry? If so, Then The International Housewares Association (IHA) is for you. Prepare for 4 days of exciting new activities, partner programs, and networking events. Average buyer and exhibitor turnout is ever growing – more than 62,000 people were in attendance last year. Discover the future of Home and housewares! Meet the newest producers and preview the hottest new products.

For Industry retailers who are serious about the success of their business, The IHA is for you. Staying up-to-date on the latest product offerings and industry advances is key to running a successful business. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with suppliers from around the world and source the new products, equipment and services your business needs! Hope to see you there!

DO YOU HAVE A PRODUCT WE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT?

National Network of DSD Distributors & Retail Owners

Mr. Checkout is a network of over 1,100 independent distributors and 50,000 independent retail owners across the USA, parts of Canada and the Caribbean. Distributors and independent retail owners use Mr. Checkout to find new products that are ready for retail and can handle rapid growth through independent channels.