Exhibit in 2021!

Unlimited Access to Retail Buyers, Influencers and Media
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Why Exhibit in The Inspired Home Show?

Unparalleled Access to Retail Buyers

Exhibiting in The Inspired Home Show gives you unparalleled access to thousands of retail buyers from around the world looking for new home + housewares products and ideas to attract consumers into their stores.


Global Opportunity

The Show attracts 99% of the top global key retailers in 13 channels, and thousands of independent specialty buyers from 130 countries.

Unique, Focused Buyers

Thousands of buyers who you won’t see at any other trade event – and they spend significant time and energy taking full advantage of their time in Chicago.

Media Coverage

The resulting coverage adds up to more than 500 million impressions in print, broadcast and online placements.

Additional Benefits


Key Influencers

The rise of influencer marketing and the role influencers play in shaping consumer tastes and purchasing makes them a critical piece of the home + housewares supply chain. The Inspired Home Show attracts hundreds of influencers with a combined reach of more than 50 million.

Housewares 365

This free search + planning tool is available to all Show exhibitors. By creating your Housewares Connect 365 listing, you are giving the Show’s buyers (plus news media and consumers) the ability to search for your company’s products 365 days a year!

International Buyers

Thousands of key retail buyers from 130 countries.

Show Access

Access to participation in Show programs to increase exposure outside of your booth, including ColorWatch by Pantone Display!

Consumer & Trade Media

More than 375 consumer and trade-focused media outlets attend and report on The Inspired Home Show.

Show Preview Press Event

A chance to give the housewares news media a sneak preview of your new products before the Show!

Exhibit in TIHS 2021

August 7-10, McCormick Place, Chicago

Space is limited so fill out your application today!

Exhibitor Resources

Grow @ The Inspired Home Show!

Exhibitor Marketing Kit

Resources and tools to maximize your exposure: Attract Buyers, Attract Media, Show Destinations, Awards & Displays, Booth Design & Boothmanship, Connect with Consumer, Show Directory/Mobile App, and Webinars & Deadlines.

Exhibitor Services Manual

View General Information, Guidelines, Official General Contractor & Shipping, Vendor Services, Meeting Rooms & In-Booth Special Events, Security Information and our Product Donation Program.

Your Company Profile

Create and update your company profile in HC365 for year-round exposure!

Onsite Planning

Don’t miss our resources and tools for planning your visit and making the most of your time at the Show!

Exhibitor Warnings

View Several Alerts that IHA has prepared to help you avoid situations which can cause you financial harm or loss of time and resources in fighting unlawful situations.

Time Spent on Expo Floor

 Average DaysAverage Total Hours
U.S. Buyers2.515.5
International Buyers3.218.2
(NOT including scheduled meetings or educational sessions)*

Shows Buyers “Never Attended”

 U.S. BuyersInternational Buyers
Atlanta Gift Market69%89%
Las Vegas Market72%82%
NY Now81%86%
(NOT including scheduled meetings or educational sessions)*


Update Your HC365

& Show Directory Listing!

A successful Show starts with detailed planning. Keeping your Company Listing up-to-date is extremely important so that buyers are able to find your company, brands and products before, during and after The Inspired Home Show. The information provided is printed in the free Show Directory and available any time on Housewares Connect 365, the Show’s online search tool.