September 17-22, 2017
Miami, FL &
Havana, Cuba


The essential annual meeting for sales professionals and companies looking to grow their international business.

The IBC Global Forum brings together strategic planning and pragmatic international information to facilitate sales and business development in key export markets. Extensive networking with housewares buyers, industry professionals and seasoned IBC members presents vast opportunities to increase your housewares industry network and sales.


Retailer & Distributor Presentations

IBC Global Forum Attendees learn from key international retailers and distributors as they present overviews of their sales operations and buying practices. Find out how to make product introductions and what these important buyers look for when they select new products.

2017 Speaker Information Coming Soon

2016 SPEAKER REVIEW


Networking Events

The IBC Global Forum presents networking opportunities designed to find answers and solutions to your global business questions. Networking receptions, dinners and Strategic Problem Solving sessions allow participants to discuss key international topics with other non-competitive housewares industry professionals. This is the ideal opportunity share your knowledge and experience as you find answers to your own challenges.


General Schedule

September 17-19
IBC Global Forum in Miami, FL

September 20-22
Market Study in Havana, Cuba

For additional information, please contact Lori Szudarek at Lszudarek@housewares.org.







Build Your Global Network

The IBC Global Forum is a three to four day conference designed for international sales professionals. Attendees benefit from executive education sessions, key buyer presentations and numerous networking opportunities. The 2017 IBC Global Forum is scheduled to take place in Miami, September 17-20, with a tentative Market Study to Havana, Cuba, September 20-22.