Keynote Education Sessions
Room S100/Grand Ballroom
South Building, Level 1
The Show will feature a wide variety of education sessions to give your company pertinent information and insight to help grow your business.
The 2018 keynotes include:
The Housewares Consumer Speaks…
HFN editors share research and insights on consumer needs and tastes, and how to better anticipate them in the future.
The Future Kitchen: Building Smart, New and Sustainable Business Models
Experts share how to succeed as kitchens shift to smart products and redesign in response to present and future technologies.
Top Trends 2018: Survival and Success in the Retail Renaissance
Tom Mirabile discusses retail shifts, how the housewares industry and consumer are changing, and what to expect in 2018.
Color Harmony, Trends & Forecasts
During her two Keynote Sessions, Lee Eiseman will present an in-depth look at color in today’s marketplace, design trends, and The Pantone View Home Forecast.
The 2017 keynotes included:
Change & Challenge in the Economy of Expectations
Tom Mirabile provides insight into trends that will impact your business in the next two years.
Color & Design Forecasts
Lee Eiseman reveals Pantone's 2018 color palettes and the philosphophy of color and how it affects retail and consumer purchasing habits.
Millennials Have a Lot to Say about Housewares…
A first-ever HFN led, Live Focus Group to learn how Millenials really feel about your stores, your products and your connection to their generation.
How the Smart Home is Distrupting Housewares (And What To Do About It)
The smart home is ushering in unprecedented change, creating opportunities while challenging product designers and retailers to reinvent themselves or perhaps be left behind.