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regular membership

If your housewares annual sales are under $10 million:

Regular Member $450

  • A manufacturer/supplier of consumer home and housewares product.
  • A manufacturer’s exclusive distribution/marketer in North America of consumer home + housewares products.

If your housewares annual sales are over $10 million:

Regular Member $750

  • A manufacturer/supplier of consumer home and housewares product.
  • A manufacturer’s exclusive distribution/marketer in North America of consumer home + housewares products.

Membership Year
April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Inclusive of the 2016 International Home & Housewares Show

Become a Member - Contact Ginny Costello >

Ginny Costello
Manager, Member Services
Sales & Marketing
phone: 847-692-0114


Take a look at the variety of services and benefits that help Regular members operate and market more effectively.

International Home & Housewares Show
Save substantially on booth space fees at the 2017

Show and reach the $301 billion world of housewares retailing. Members pay $15.50 per square foot; non-members pay $21.00. For exhibitors with booths of 100 square feet (10'x10') or more, the savings on booth space fees will more than pay your dues!


Member Benefits:

Global Opportunities

IBC — globalize your business, increase export profitability, learn from your peers. Enhance your ability to compete and grow in the global marketplace by joining the International Business Export Council.*

International Pavilions — test the global markets cost effectively. Participate in leading industry shows in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

International Offices — reach buyers around the world. Get assistance from IHA’s offices in Australia, Canada, Germany, Mexico and the UK.

International Consultants — get a basic legal perspective on trade and tariff issues and informed strategic direction.

IBC Global Forum — This annual event features industry-savvy specialists discussing relevant export topics and providing education on market entry, global product development and marketing strategies.


Publications, Education & Research

State of the Industry Report — purchase a broadtrend analysis of the housewares industry.Learn details of U.S. housewares sales by category and channel and the distribution of the worldwide housewares market.

Housewares MarketWatch — receive free sales and consumer data formajor housewares categories . Learn about consumer buying habits by receiving this quarterly report.

IHA Member Connect — keep up with the Association, member companies, the industry. Enjoy IHA’s online monthly e-newsletter. Member news can also be found on our blog.

Educational Programs — learn about color/design, the retail environment, today’s consumer. Experience value-added sessions during the International Home & Housewares Show. Recordings are available as part of IHA’s industry education library.


Peer Groups

CORE — share experience with other industry decision-makers for growth.
Join a networking peer group in your area, designed exclusively for CEOs and held in key cities around the country.*


Association Initiatives, Industry Support

Industry Resources — Access industry resources to help you grow your business. Resources include Shipping Discounts, Legal Issues and Assistance, Manufacturer Reps Directories and Service Providers and more.

Housewares Charity Foundation — be part of an industry that gives back. Participate in the 19th Annual Housewares Charity Foundation Gala, scheduled during the 2017 International Home & Housewares Show. The event raises funds for critical charities, unites our industry and honors its leaders.


associate I membership

Who Qualifies? Any company that is:

  • Licensors to housewares manufacturers.
  • Industry trade publications.

Annual Dues
$450 per year

Membership Year April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Inclusive of the 2016 International Home & Housewares Show

Become a Member - Contact Ginny Costello >

Ginny Costello Manager, Member Services
Sales & Marketing
phone: 847-692-0114


Take a look at the variety of services and benefits that help Associate I members operate and market more effectively.

International Home & Housewares Show
Save substantially on booth space fees at the 2017 Show and reach the $301 billion world of housewares retailing. Members pay $15.50 per square foot; non-members pay $21.00. the savings on booth space fees will more than pay your dues.


Publications, Education & Research

State of the Industry Report — purchase a broadtrend analysis of the housewares industry.Learn details of U.S. housewares sales by category and channel and the distribution of the worldwide housewares market.

Housewares MarketWatch — receive free sales and consumer data formajor housewares categories . Learn about consumer buying habits by receiving this quarterly report.

IHA Member Connect — keep up with the Association, member companies, the industry. Enjoy IHA’s online monthly e-newsletter. Member news can also be found on our blog.


Association Initiatives, Industry Support

Industry Resources — Access industry resources to help you grow your business. Resources include Shipping Discounts, Legal Issues and Assistance, Manufacturer Reps Directories and Service Providers and more.


associate II membership

Who Qualifies?
Special third-party providers of services or products who specialize in low-cost business solutions for supply chain participants—for example, companies that offer design, financial, logistics, human resource and trade show exhibition services.

Annual Dues
$450 per year

Membership Year
April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Inclusive of the 2016 International Home & Housewares Show

Become a Member - Contact Ginny Costello >

Ginny Costello
Manager, Member Services
Sales & Marketing
phone: 847-692-0114

Membership includes...

1. Free year-round listing on IHA’s website at www.housewares.org
Be a part of the industry’s most complete resource for information on the International Home & Housewares Show, the Association and the industry...complete with links to all member websites.

2. Opportunity to purchase an electronic file of IHA member companies For a $500 fee, obtain the data to promote your services to more than 1,600 organizations in the housewares industry.

3. Chance to exhibit at the 2017 International Home & Housewares Show located on the trade show floor, for the member rate of $15.50 per square foot; non-members pay $21.00, the savings on booth fees will pay more than your membership dues.