The International Housewares Association (IHA) has announced that select events from the 2018 International Home + Housewares Show will be live streamed on the internet. The Show will be held March 10-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
- All of the action from the Cooking Theater stage can be seen live during the Show at TheInspiredHome.com/cooking-theater-2018. See celebrity chefs and influencers including Rick Bayless, Ming Tsai, David Burke, Cat Cora, Bernard Guillas and Manuela Kjeilen as they cook up their culinary favorites. View the live stream schedule.
- Smart Talks, a new educational program making its debut within the IHA Smart Home Pavilion, will feature presentations by industry experts on developments in the Smart Home and Internet of Things. Select presentations will be live streamed on the IHA homepage. The full schedule of speakers is available here.
- Three keynote presentations will be live streamed on the IHA homepage at www.housewares.org: Sunday March 11: The Housewares Consumer Speaks: Syncing Innovation and Marketing with Consumer Needs at 7:30 a.m. CT, and The Future Kitchen: Building Smart, New and Sustainable Business Model at 12 Noon CT. Monday, March 12: Top Trends 2018: Survival and Success in the Retail Renaissance at 7:30 a.m. CT. View the full presentation schedule for complete information about each keynote.
- The IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) honor the industry’s best designed products and the world’s most innovative retailers at a special award gala on Saturday, March 10. The product awards will be live streamed at approximately 7:15 p.m. CT, and the retail awards will begin at approximately 8:45 p.m. CT.
Brandlive is a live interactive video platform used by brands and retailers to interact with their audiences for product training, consumer marketing and commerce events. Brandlive will be exhibiting at the International Home + Housewares Show in the Social Media + Digital Commerce Center located in the Grand Concourse Lobby. To request a demo or to schedule a meeting during the Show, please contact DJ Widmer.
Taste Media Group was founded in 2010 to provide video production, animation and digital strategy for clients. For additional information about video services provided, please contact Thatcher Kamin.
The International Home + Housewares Show will feature more than 2,200 exhibitors and 60,000 total attendees from over 125 countries. For more information or to register for a badge, please visit www.housewares.org or download the Show’s mobile app.
The International Housewares Association is the 80-year-old voice of the housewares industry, which accounted for (US)$355.4 billion at retail worldwide in 2016 ($87.1 billion at retail in the U.S.). The not-for-profit, full-service association sponsors the world’s premier exposition of products for the home, the International Home + Housewares Show, and offers its 1,700 member companies a wide range of services, including industry and government advocacy, export assistance, State-of-the-Industry reports, point-of-sale and consumer panel data through Housewares MarketWatch, executive management peer groups, a unique Web-based community at www.housewares.org and group buying discounts on business solutions services.
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