The International Housewares Association (IHA) is committed to maximizing the success of the home + housewares products industry. IHA provides the world-class marketplace The Inspired Home Show® as well as facilitation of global commerce, executive-level member share groups and conferences, a wide range of international business development tools, housewares industry market data and information services, facilitation of industry standards, and more!
As The Home Authority, the IHA will identify opportunities, challenges and changes impacting the global home + housewares industry and develop products and services that help members succeed and adjust to evolving market conditions.
In the ever-expanding home + housewares business landscape, we are pleased to offer our members access to the resources and opportunities of IHA, the global home authority.
gia – the IHA Global Innovation Awards program – is the world’s leading awards program honoring overall excellence, business innovation and creative merchandising in home goods retailing.
The IHA Global Innovation Award (gia) for Product Design honors exhibitors’ latest creations and cutting-edge innovations with award recognition, distinguishing five finalists in 14 categories.
For over 30 years, IHA’s Student Design Competition has been unique in the U.S. as the longest-running, industry-sponsored, merit-recognition program for industrial design students.