IHA Announces Educational Seminar Speakers

 Kip Tindell, CEO and chairman of The Container Store, will give a Keynote Address at the 2010 International Home + Housewares Show on March 14 on “The Value of an Employee-First Culture During Tough Times.” Tindell will stress how his company’s commitment to employees has been vital to its continued success, according to the company.
Tom Mirabile, senior vp/Global Trend & Design for Lifetime Brands will discuss the top trends for 2011 in his seminar “Staying Relevant to a Changing Consumer” on March 15. He will also direct questions to a panel of expert industry trend forecasters, including Susan Yashinsky of Sphere Trading, Michelle Lamb, editorial director of the Trend Curve, and Robin Albing, founder and president of Albing International Marketing LLC.
Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Institute will present “Color Trends: The Catalysts that Create Change” on Monday and Tuesday, March 15 and 16.
For more information on the show and educational seminars, visit www.housewares.org.