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International Home & Housewares Show

March 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm CDT

Free

The International Home + Housewares Show is your opportunity to join the world’s largest marketplace of homegoods professionals. Every year 60,000 of the world’s most important industry professionals gather to do business in Chicago’s state-of-the-art McCormick Place Exposition Center. They come to explore new, creative business opportunities as well as strengthen existing relationships.

Over 20,000 buyers from more than 100 countries representing the world’s leading retailers:

15,000 U.S. Buyers

  • These buyers represent the largest single home products and housewares market in the world. U.S. consumers purchase over $75 billion of the products displayed at the Show annually.
  • U.S. Buyers represent diverse retail channels including the fast-growing specialty channels. Retailers such as Sur La Table, Bed, Bath and Beyond, Macy’s and other specialty focused independent retailers attend in large numbers. In 2008, these channels represented 75% of retail buyers at the Show.
  • 99% of the top 150 U.S. retailers are represented at the Show. Wal*Mart,Target, Walgreens, Lowe’s and many other mass channel retailers view the Show as a key marketplace.
  • U.S. distributors and wholesalers send over 2,500 representatives to the Show each year.

 

More than 6,000 Non-U.S. Buyers

  • Reflecting the accelerating globalization of the home goods industry, international buyers from all continents represent nearly one-third of the total number of buyers attending the Show.

 

Details

Start:
March 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am CDT
End:
March 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm CDT
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.housewares.org/

Organizer

International Housewares Association
Phone:
847-692-0100
Email:
jgranda@housewares.org

Venue

McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, 60616 United States
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Phone:
312-791-7000
Website:
http://www.mccormickplace.com