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Connect SPRING Session Recaps

The International Housewares Association, in partnership with The NPD Group and Springboard Futures, is pleased to present Connect SPRING, a virtual event that brings the industry together around education, inspiration and product discovery.

Registration for Spring CONNECT is free for home + housewares industry professionals and news media, whether you want to participate in one session or all of them.

Panel: Wrap It Up – Big Takeaways

Panel: Wrap It Up – Big Takeaways

Connect SPRING, IHA’s first-ever virtual event that brought the home + housewares industry together around education, inspiration and product discovery, concluded today with “Wrap it Up: Big Takeaways from Connect SPRING,” recapping industry insights from the nine-day...

IHA Market Watch: Safety & Security

IHA Market Watch: Safety & Security

The four-part IHA Market Watch 2021 video series explores the evolution of key lifestyle trends driving the home and housewares business this year… and beyond.Today’s episode looks at Safety & Security.The world has become an uncertain place. We have weathered a...

Keynote: Extended Color/Design Trends

Keynote: Extended Color/Design Trends

Leatrice (Lee) Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute and IHA’s color trends expert, in a Connect SPRING keynote presentation, revisited Pantone’s 2021 home+interiors forecast to present four updated palettes that remain most meaningful and...

Session: Material Matters

Session: Material Matters

The selection of materials in product development impacts consumer comfort and safety, manufacturing processes and measurable sustainability goals, experts from Material ConneXion (MCX) advised during a session of IHA’s Connect SPRING. MCX is a global agency that...

Virtual Demos: DIY/Storage & Organization

Virtual Demos: DIY/Storage & Organization

As consumers have spent extended time in their homes this year, many have turned to DIY projects to improve their living spaces. Home improvement and organization solutions are just some of the do-it-yourself products featured below.   C&B Product, LLC...

Session: Harvest, Halloween & Holiday 2021-22

Session: Harvest, Halloween & Holiday 2021-22

The pandemic has remade consumer emotions around fourth-quarter holidays, Michelle Lamb, founder and editorial director of The Trend Curve, discussed in the “Harvest, Halloween & Holiday” session of IHA’s Connect SPRING event. Although consumers should be able to...

Virtual Demos: Kitchen Helpers

Virtual Demos: Kitchen Helpers

With renewed time spent cooking the past year, consumers may be looking for items that can help make their lives in their kitchens easier. The following items assist in prep, cooking, serving and keeping foods fresh for longer to reduce food waste.   Prepdeck...

IHA Market Watch: Time

IHA Market Watch: Time

The four-part IHA Market Watch 2021 video series explores the evolution of key lifestyle trends driving the home and housewares business this year… and beyond.Today’s episode looks at Time:Since the onset of the pandemic, time as a trend means not only adding...

Session: The Future of Smart in the Home

Session: The Future of Smart in the Home

A year of dramatic changes in consumer needs and behaviors, along with the rapid adoption of voice-activated assistants and digital tools for accessing information, have alerted the home and housewares, food and technology industries that now is the time for...

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