The World’s Leading Home + Housewares Show

March 2–4, 2025 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

The World’s Leading Home + Housewares Show
March 2—4 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

Events

Connect with fellow attendees, discover curated new brands and products, and meet up with your industry and your peers during The Inspired Home Show.

A Celebration of Independents

Reconnect with your peers

Join IHA staff and your fellow independent retailers and enjoy heavy appetizers and drinks on us at a special networking reception on Saturday, March 16 where we will all raise a glass to the success of our industry overall and the continued resilience of this critical group.

This event is by invitation only.
Please reach out to Connie Chantos for more information.

A Celebration of Independents

Reconnect with your peers

Join IHA staff and your fellow independent retailers and enjoy heavy appetizers and drinks on us at a special networking reception on Saturday, March 16 where we will all raise a glass to the success of our industry overall and the continued resilience of this critical group.

This event is by invitation only.
Please reach out to Connie Chantos for more information.

HYPE

HOUSEWARES YOUNG PROFESSIONALS EVENT

HYPE is an annual networking event hosted by the Young Professionals Advisory Council. It’s a great way to network with your peers in the housewares industry in a casual and fun environment full of music, cocktails and conversation.

Influencer Expo

Find your next content creator

IHA is partnering with Tastemaker Conference whose annual influencer event is being held in the days leading up to The Inspired Home Show. We will once again be hosting a table top exhibitor expo event at McCormick Place where IHA members and exhibitors can display products and meet influencers from the Tastemaker Conference who are looking for brand partnerships. 

The cost is $200 per 6-foot table with drape.

Registration is available to confirmed exhibitors only.

Housewares Cares Gala

RAISE FUNDS FOR WORTHY CAUSES

The mission of the non-profit Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) is to raise funds for designated charities. HCF hosts a charitable dinner during The Inspired Home Show to unite our industry and to honor its leaders. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit the HCF website.

The Inspired Home Show Credit Meeting

HCG Members invited to Attend

The meeting will feature Financial Analytics from Pulse Ratings, Credit Relevant Education and a Group Customer Account Discussion which will include: Amazon.com Inc, At Home Corporate HQ, Belk Stores Services Inc., Kohl’s Department Store, Inc., Macy’s, Inc., Marmaxx Group/Newton Buying, Qurate (QVC/HSN)., Ross Stores, Inc., Sur La Table, Target Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Wayfair, LLC, Williams-Sonoma, Inc…and many more. Please come prepared to discuss your experience as it relates to your business.

Registration is available to Housewares Credit Group members only.

The Inspired Home Show Credit Meeting

HCG Members invited to Attend

The meeting will feature Financial Analytics from Pulse Ratings, Credit Relevant Education and a Group Customer Account Discussion which will include: Amazon.com Inc, At Home Corporate HQ, Belk Stores Services Inc., Kohl’s Department Store, Inc., Macy’s, Inc., Marmaxx Group/Newton Buying, Qurate (QVC/HSN)., Ross Stores, Inc., Sur La Table, Target Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Wayfair, LLC, Williams-Sonoma, Inc…and many more. Please come prepared to discuss your experience as it relates to your business.

Registration is available to Housewares Credit Group members only.

gia Gala

For more than 20 years, the Global Innovation Awards (gia) have recognized and honored the best in home + housewares retailing, product design and student innovation. Finalists are on display throughout the Show; on Sunday night the Global Honorees will be revealed.

This event is by invitation only. For more information contact Tina Genualdi. 

Networking After Dark

All buyers and news media are invited to the 2024 Networking After Dark reception. Continue your Show discussions and networking over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Complimentary entry for all Show attendees.

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Education

A lot has changed over the last few years. Manufacturers have come up with new ways to bring products to market. Retailers have innovated both online and off. Consumers have adapted to new ways of living, working and connecting. Join industry thought leaders and experts as they share strategies, experiences and data-driven insights, and return to your business with new ideas for how to operate in the post-pandemic world.

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