With less than five months to go before opening day, the 2014 International Home + Housewares Show is over 90 percent sold out, according to the International Housewares Association, the Show’s owner and operator. The Show begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 15 and closes at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18.
“We are very pleased with the response from exhibitors and expect to be completely sold out very soon,” said Phil Brandl, IHA president & CEO. “We are also encouraged by the return of several familiar companies who are exhibiting after a brief absence.”
The Show will host more than 2,100 exhibitors from around the world, including 400 new companies exhibiting for the first time. Among the well-known suppliers returning to the Show are Philips Saeco and Samsung Electronics America. A sampling of other well-known suppliers returning after an absence as well as some new exhibitors includes:
- Dine + Design Expo: CamelBak Products, Christy Designs, Couleur Nature/Mas D’Ousvan, Creative Co-Op, FunkyChunky, Gaiam (Allsop, Inc), Portmeirion Potteries and Pujol’s Kitchen.
- Discover Design: Ary Trays AB, David Rasmussen Design, Ekobo Ecology & Design, Finell, R.F. Yamakawa Co., Rosendahl Timepieces and Waechtersbach USA.
- Wired + Well Expo: Caso Germany, Hypercel Corp., iDevices LLC and Jerdon Style.
- Clean, Contain + Sustain Expo: ALIFE, L.C. Industries, Protect Plus Industries, Really Useful Products Ltd. and WorldWise, Inc.
To view the entire Show lineup, buyers may visit http://www.housewares.org and search Housewares Connect 365 to download a complete list of 2014 exhibitors as well as to view floor plans, product catalogs, new product photos and videos and complete company contact information for each exhibitor.