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International Home and Housewares Convention

Come to the International Home and Housewares convention at Chicago’s McCormick Place March 10-13, and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde Park!

The 2018 International Home and Housewares convention is where “art intersects with engineering, where technology informs style, where exhibitors display innovation, buyers discover trends and the industry connects to do business.”

Keynote events include: a panel discussion on Synching Innovation and Marketing with Consumer Needs; The Future Kitchen: Building Smart, New and Sustainable Business Models; How the Smart Phone is Disrupting Housewares and What to Do About It; Millennials Have a Lot to Say About Housewares; Color and Design Forecasts with Pantone’s Lee Eiseman; Change and Challenge in the Economy of Expectations with Tom Mirabile.

The International Housewares Association is dedicated to providing a world-class home products marketplace. Its mission is to connect buyers and sellers, seeking to maximize and preserve the value of the International Home + Housewares Show by connecting connect buyers and sellers. Missions to countries around the globe introduce IHA members to retailers and selected pavilion opportunities. Through Inspired Home, the industry is directly connected to the consumer through our consumer-focused website and frequent consumer press events.

The IHA seeks to provide critical information and analysis on marketplace trends, offering the industry tools such the State of the Industry Report, Housewares MarketWatch and IHA Gourmet Home and seek to develop new tools to better define business practices and new trends.

McCormick Place is located at 2301 South King Drive in Chicago. For a full schedule of events and to register for the 2018 International Home and Housewares convention, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your International Home and Housewares convention experience even more enjoyable by staying at the LaQuinta 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. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.