International Home and Housewares Show

Come to the International Home and Housewares Show at Chicago’s McCormick Place March 18-21, and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Hyde Park.

The International Home and Housewares Show brings together twenty-two exhibitors from six continents and one hundred twenty-five countries. Learn about business practices and trends that are shaping the industry.

Expos: dine and décor, Home and Kitchen products; Discover Design, design-driven innovations; Cleaning and Home Organization; Electronics and Home Health Care. Global Sourcing Opportunities: Value Drive Pavilions from China and Taiwan; Global Design Points; New Products Showcases. Innovation Theatre presents hourly programs on trends, design and relevant business issues. Cooking Theatre features chefs using the latest in cookware.

Inventors Corner includes sixty inventors showcasing fresh ideas. Inventors Revue features marketing strategies. IHA Smart Home Pavilion features the latest in Smart Phone-controlled home devices. Displays: Pantone Color Watch, Student Design Competition.

Speakers include Tom Mirabile, Crucial Insights into a Rapidly Evolving Consumer; Lee Eiseman, Color and Design Forecasts.

McCormick Place is located at 2103 South King Drive in Chicago, just minutes away from historic Hyde Park. For more information on events and to register, go online to http://www.housewares.org/show/register-plan and follow the prompts.

Make your International Home and Housewares Show experience more enjoyable by staying at the La Quinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. The Lake Shore Café offers lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.