Thirteen companies honoured with IHA Global Innovation Awards

Thirteen housewares suppliers ranging from well-established brands to first-time exhibitors were honoured as Global Honorees of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) for Excellence in Product Design today. The Global Honourees in each of 13 categories were announced during the invitation-only gia dinner on the first evening of The Inspired Home Show 2022, now taking place through Monday, March 7 at McCormick Place. This is the first in-person gathering of the industry’s premier marketplace since 2019.

Global Honourees are:

Bath + Personal Care: madesmart, Drying Stone™ Toothbrush Tray

Cleaning: Zoom Broom, ZoomBroom Tornado

Cook + Bakeware: Grand Fusion Housewares, Inc., Leakproof Silicone Non-Stick Baking Mat

Home Décor + Gifts: Wine Grasp Company, wineGrasp™ Single

Home Organization + Storage: Bous, KING JIM, “TEPRA” Lite Compact, Palm-sized Label Printer

Household + Home Electrics: THE FOUNDATION, Steamery Cirrus No. 3

Kitchen Electrics: Jura Inc., JURA Z10

Kitchen Hand Tools + Cutlery: Dreamfarm , Brizzle – scoop drizzle basting brush

Kitchenware: Dreamfarm, Spina – spin and strain colander

Personal Electrics: Viatek Consumer Products Group, Int’l, Body Dryer

Smart Home: Cooking Pal Ltd., Multo™

Sustainable Products: Georg Jensen, Sky Drinking Bottle

Tabletop: Gourmet Kitchen Works LLC, Olipac FILARE


“Congratulations to these Global Honourees of the 2022 IHA Global Innovation Awards for Excellence in Product Design; they represent the cutting-edge innovation and creativity that is driving the housewares industry today,” said Derek Miller, IHA president & CEO. “Our world-renowned gia program is the premier awards event in the industry, honouring excellence in both housewares retail and product design.”

The 65 finalists in all categories will be featured in the New Product Showcases in the Buyers Club in each Show building and the 13 category Global Honorees are on display in the Hall of Product Innovation in the Grand Concourse Lobby in the North Building.

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