All Show Days
E350, Lakeside Center Lobby
The Innovation Theater is the Show’s destination for learning. Discover emerging trends and how to invigorate your new products. Each presentation is FREE to all attendees. Speakers share their knowledge of important issues in the housewares industry such as the crucial role of design, Smart Home topics, consumer lifestyle trends and new platforms for product launches.
Merchandising to the Future of Cooking: It Starts Now!
2018 Trends in Coatings for Cookware, Bakeware and Small Electrics
Suzie Eberhardt and Fran Groesbeck
Global Trends for Home and Interiors, 2019
Smart Home Mass-Market Adoption: Are We There Yet?
The State of the Connected Kitchen
Consumer Behavior = Retail Tomorrow
Mark Mechelse, Steffan Schenk, Greg Parsons
Styles, Colors and Consumers: How to Create On-Trend, Retailer-Specific New Products
Richard Babick and Janine Michalek
Path to Purchase Around the World: How Consumers Shop for Homewares
The Myths of E-Commerce Design
How a House Becomes a Home, in America
Do I Even Need to be Here? A Human's Role in the Smart Kitchen
Connecting the Smart Home to the Homeowner
Smart Home Panel Discussion
Paul Hatch, TEAMS Design
Rajat Shail, Honeywell
Richard Hughes, Whirlpool
John Kennelly, b8ta
Grow with Urgency: Maximize Opportunities Now and Anticipate the Future
The New American Dream: Millennials Buying Homes!
Global Growth Trends in Small Appliance Markets
Advocacy Marketing: A Comprehensive Approach to Retail
Looks Matter: Protecting and Enforcing IP in Product and Packaging Design
Housewares LIVE: How Brands Can Inspire Audiences with Live Video
Top International Retail Trends
gia Retail Judges: Wolfgang Gruschwitz, Scott Kohno, Henrik Peter Reisby Nielsen, Anne Kong
The Shift (aka Trends) That Will Impact the Future of the Connected Home
Recipe for Success: Women, Housewares and Innovation
Marie McGrath Brown
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