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The International Housewares Association presents “The International Home + Housewares Show”

The 2013 International Home + Housewares Show
& Innovation Theater

Date 2-5 March, 2013
Speaking presentation: Mar 3, 3:30-4:20pm
LocationMcCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL

International Home + Housewares Show 2013 (#IHHS2013)

Brooks will be speaking at the Innovation Theater about “The New American Craft: the new landscape for manufacturing”.  The Innovation Theater offers presentations that address topics in new product development and launch: trends in consumer behavior and preferences; sustainability in materials, products, packaging and strategies; product, packaging and retail design; social media, branding and intellectual property protection.

Check out the interview with Brooks “Knowing Innovation”

The International Home + Housewares Show is the world’s premier housewares marketplace, features 2,100 exhibitors from 34 countries, and more than 20,000 buyers from over 100 countries around the world.

The International Home + Housewares Show gathers 60,000 industry professionals from around the world to view products in many home goods categories. The Show hosts 2,100 exhibiting companies and buyers from various retail channels. Educational programs, special events and displays fill 4 busy days. In addition to trade media attention, the Show generates more than 300 million consumer impressions in TV, radio, print and web media.

Learn more about the Show, IHA, our exhibitors and their products at Housewares Connect 365, our powerful search tool, allows retailers, exhibitors and media to communicate all year long.

About IHA The International Housewares Association (IHA) is a not-for-profit, full-service trade organization that has been promoting the sales and marketing of housewares since 1938. The association has more than 1,600 member companies from more than 40 countries. IHA is well known for its annual International Home + Housewares Show that is held in March at McCormick Place in Chicago. Member services include industry and government advocacy, export assistance, state of the industry reports, a quarterly newsletter with POS and consumer panel data, executive management peer groups and group discounts for business solution services. In addition, the association also offers educational support to the Housewares Design Awards to help promote the importance of design in the housewares industry.