A selection of events from the 2018 International Home + Housewares Show, which takes place in Chicago from March 10 to March 13, will be live streamed on the internet.
According to the show organiser International Housewares Association (IHA), the live coverage on the IHA homepage at www.housewares.org will include:
*The IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) gala, which honours the industry’s best designed products and the world’s most innovative retailers, on Saturday, March 10.
*All of the action from the Cooking Theater stage. Celebrity chefs and influencers due to be filmed will include Rick Bayless, Ming Tsai, David Burke, Cat Cora, Bernard Guillas and Manuela Kjeilen. A complete schedule is available at www.housewares.org/show/cooking-theater
*A selection of presentations from ‘Smart Talks’, a new educational programme that will make its debut within the IHA Smart Home Pavilion, with presentations by industry experts on developments in the Smart Home and Internet of Things. The full schedule of speakers is available at www.housewares.org/show/smart-talks
* Two keynote presentations: ‘The Housewares Consumer Speaks: Syncing Innovation and Marketing with Consumer Needs’ and ‘The Future Kitchen: Building Smart, New and Sustainable Business Model’ on Sunday, March 11. Complete information about each keynote is available at www.housewares.org/show/keynotes.
IHA has partnered with Brandlive (www.brand.live) and Taste Media Group (www.tastemediagroup.com) for the live broadcasts.
The International Home + Housewares Show will feature more than 2,200 exhibitors and 60,000 attendees from over 125 countries. For more information or to register for a badge, please visit www.housewares.org or download the Show’s mobile app at m.housewares.org