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Chicago opens tomorrow!

The 2015 International Home + Housewares Show will welcome visitors to view the 2,100 exhibitors when it opens its doors tomorrow

The 2015 International Home + Housewares Show, which sold out more than 10 weeks before opening day, will open its doors tomorrow (Saturday, March 7) at 10am and will run through Tuesday, March 10 at 3pm.

Phil Brandl, IHA president & CEO said: “We look forward to bringing the industry together at the premier housewares trade event.”

The Show will host more than 2,100 exhibitors from around the world, including 400 new companies exhibiting for the first time.
The show Expos include:

➢ Dine + Design Expo
➢ Discover Design
➢ Wired + Well Expo
➢ Clean, Contain + Sustain Expo

Other Show highlights include the New Exhibitor Preview on Saturday morning before the Show opens; Discover Design, the destination for buyers seeking unique products from high-design, design-focused and innovative companies; the Hall of Global Innovation featuring the Show’s special exhibits, including Pantone ColorWatch, Going Green, IHA Innovation Awards, Global Innovation Awards (gia) and the IHA Student Design Competition; the Innovation Theater with 20 presentations exploring the crucial role of design, social media, consumer lifestyle trends and new platforms for product launches; and the standing-room only educational seminars led by IHA’s color expert Leatrice Eiseman and lifestyle guru Tom Mirabile.

To view the entire Show line-up, buyers may visit and search Housewares Connect 365 to download a complete list of 2015 exhibitors as well as to view floor plans, product catalogs, new product photos and videos and complete company contact information for each exhibitor.

More information on the 2015 International Home + Housewares Show and free pre-registration for entrance badges is available at

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