International Housewares Association

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International Housewares Association (IHA)
Type Trade Organization
  • 6400 Shafer Ct, Ste. 650, Rosemont, IL 60018.
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The International Housewares Association (IHA) is a not-for-profit, full-service trade organization that has been promoting the sales and marketing of housewares since 1938. The association has more than 1,600 member companies from more than 40 countries.[1] IHA is well known for its annual International Home + Housewares Show that is held in March at McCormick Place[2] in Chicago.[3] Member services include industry and government advocacy, export assistance, state of the industry reports, a quarterly newsletter with POS and consumer panel data, executive management peer groups and group discounts for business solution services. In addition, the association also offers educational support to the Housewares Design Awards to help promote the importance of design in the housewares industry.[4]


  1. ^ "International Housewares Association". International Housewares Association. Retrieved 2000-10-13. 
  2. ^ "McCormick Place History". McCormick Place. Retrieved 2000-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Biz TradeShows". Retrieved 2009-11-03. 
  4. ^ "Housewares Design Awards". Retrieved 2009-11-04. 

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