regular membership / non-exhibitor

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

October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022
Companies with Annual Housewares Sales under $10 million – $1,500
Companies with Annual Housewares Sales over $10 million – $5,000

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Lori Szudarek
Senior Manager, Member and International Buyer Relations
Phone: +1.847.692.0116

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

The Inspired Home Show® (formerly the International Home + Housewares Show)

Non-Exhibiting Product Suppliers (NEHPS) are limited to five (5) badges to attend The Inspired Home Show and are required to pay $1,000 per badge. With a paid Regular Member / Non-Exhibitor membership, three (3) badges to attend The Inspired Home Show are included. Up to two (2) additional badges may be purchased at $1,000 per badge.

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 Trade Missions — learn about global markets through turn-key trade missions. Participate in retail tours and meet directly with key buyers.

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 Canada, Germany, Mexico and the UK.

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

MarketWatch – receive free sales and consumer data for major 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 Chief Officers Reaching Excellence (CORE) networking peer group in your area, designed exclusively for CEOs and held in many U.S. cities and Toronto, Canada.

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. Donate to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) on our website, and participate in the annual Housewares Cares Charity Gala, scheduled during The Inspired Home Show 2022. The event raises funds for critical charities, unites our industry and honors its leaders.