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Issue 1

November 5, 2019

In this Issue:

New Hotels in Show Block
New Special Display Locations
Exhibitor Show Guidelines
Submit Your Booth Diagram
New McCormick Place Lunch Options
SAVOR… Chicago Sustainability
Webinar – Influencer Marketing
Inspired Home Editorial Calendar
Feature Hotel – Hyatt Centric

Issue 2

November 12, 2019

In this Issue:

Online Exhibitor Service Manual
Exhibitor Portal
Chicago Concierge Email
Pantone Color Forecast
Exhibitor Warnings
Get Free Publicity Through Trade Publications
Participate in the Show Preview Press Event
Feature Hotel – Chicago Athletic Association

Issue 3

November 19, 2019

In this Issue:

Registration – No Mailing
IHA SmartHome Pavilion
Exhibitor Action Checklist
Reserve Your Free Lead Retrieval
Hotel Raffles
Product Donation
Enter the New Product Showcase
Webinar – Marketing Kit

Issue 4

December 3, 2019

In this Issue:

Marketing Kit Now Available!
Fundamentals of Booth Design
Private Transportation Information
Secure Your Booth and Product
Register Your EACs through IHA
Early Bird Hotel Rates
Webinar – Well Designed Booth

Issue 5

December 10, 2019

In this Issue:

Freeman Online Ordering Available
Installation + Dismantle Schedule
Hanging Truss/Sign Deadline Approaching
Show Directory and Housewares 365
Show Sponsorship
Trending Today Preview
Press Preview
Webinar – Marketing Kit
Feature Hotel – Hilton

Issue 6

December 17, 2019

In this Issue:

LAST CHANCE Early-Bird Hotel Rates
Independent Retailer Program
Register Your EACs through IHA
Lead Retrieval
Booth Diagram Form
Webinar – Rules of Engagement, Part II
Feature Hotel: River North Collection

Issue 7

January 7, 2020

In this Issue:

Transportation Guide
Airline Discounts
Show Sponsorship
Enter Pantone ColorWatch
Product Donation Program
New Product Showcase
Marketing Kit
Bonus Hotel Loyalty Points When Booking in the Block
Free Webinars – Marketing Kit / Media

Issue 8

January 14, 2020

In this Issue:

Freight Target Floor Plans
Show Directory Listing Reminder
Submit Double Decker Booth Diagrams
Lead Retrieval
Show Signage – New for the Home, Made in the USA and Smart Home
Sales Meeting, Receptions, Buyer Appointments Process
Donate Product to Housewares Charity Foundation
Introduction to Housewares Cares Dine + Donate
Restaurant Campaign
Feature Restaurant: Hubbard Inn

Issue 9

January 21, 2020

In this Issue:

Enter the New Product Showcase (Deadline 1/25)
Exhibitor Action Checklist
Download 2019 Buyer List
Freeman Online Ordering
Show Photography & Videography
Booth Design Award
Feature Hotel: W Lakeshore

Issue 10

January 28, 2020

In this Issue:

Show Directory
Show Sponsorships
Floral Exhibits
View Exhibitor Service Manual
Collect Leads at the Show
Webinar – Marketing Kit
Feature Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown
Feature Restaurant: VU Rooftop

Issue 11

February 4, 2020

In this Issue:

Registration – Badge Pick-up Locations
Smart Home
Register Your EACs through IHA (Deadline 2/13)
IHA Market Watch
Gala After Party
Hotels – Incentives
Influencer Conference Webinar

Issue 12

February 11, 2020

In this Issue:

Order Freeman Services
Free Show Signage
Independent Retailer Program
New Product Information for News Media
Download the Mobile App
Show Transportation and METRA ticket
Product Donation Program
Influencer Conference Webinar
Feature Hotel: Hyatt Regency Chicago
Feature Restaurant: Fatpour Tap Works

Issue 13

February 18, 2020

In this Issue:

Protect Your Property Before, During and After the Show
Capture Leads at the Show
Photography Approval Process
Oscar & Associates
Special Events and Product Demos
Housewares Charity Gala and After Party
Feature Restaurant: Victory Italian
Feature Hotel: Westin River North

Issue 14

February 25, 2020

In this Issue:

Show your Badge at Airports
Send Press Kits to the Show & Online Press Room
Exhibitor Information Bulletin
Exhibitor Code of Conduct Reminder
Download TIHS Mobile App and Use IHA and Show Social Media
In-Booth Buyer Appointments & In-Booth Event Forms
Feature Restaurant: Cindy’s

Issue 15

April 14, 2020

In this Issue:

Exhibitor Alerts
2020 Buyer + Buyer News Media List
Take Advantage of Domestic and International Editorial Opportunities
HC365 – Update Your Company Profile for Buyers and Media
COVID-19 Webinars
2021 Housing Open
2021 Space App