By Marie Kulik, Manager of Exhibitor Business Development
With the International Home + Housewares Show featuring 2,000 exhibitors annually, including over 500 new companies at the 2011 Show, you need a good “game-plan” to navigate the housewares industry. The Show has developed housewares connect 365 – a year-round search/planning tool to make your Show experience as productive and profitable as possible. This tool is an online extension of the information distributed in the print Show Directory.
How can housewares connect 365 help you?
Through this FREE service you can:
• Search for new products.
• Save searches in a personal briefcase. Add any relevant notes related to specific companies.
• Connect year-round with product suppliers. Communicate with product suppliers in your briefcase message center. Use your message center to set up appointments at the Show.
• Create customized floor plans to map out your visit at the Show. Companies highlighted will be plotted on a map to create a walking plan for the Show.
• Download a complete exhibitor list.
You can search by:
• Company Name
• Show category
• US State
• New Exhibitors
• New Products
Last year, more than 20,000 new products were debuted through housewares connect 365!
Enhance your 2012 International Home + Housewares Show experience by adding these to your schedule:
• Special Events
• Things to do in Chicago
Start searching housewares connect 365 today and see results!
Contact Marie with questions or concerns at Mkulik@housewares.org.