Housewares Show ‘90% Sold Out’

The International Housewares Association today announced that with less than five months to go before opening day, the 2014 International Home + Housewares Show is over 90% sold out. The show, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, will run through 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, Giam (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.