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The Inspired Home Show 2020 (IHA Chicago)

Date(s) - 14/03/2020 - 17/03/2020
All Day

The Inspired Home Show

Don’t miss the opportunity to exhibit at IHA Chicago 14th – 17th March 2020

DEADLINE TO APPLY – 10th January 2020.

The Inspired Home Show®: Where art intersects with engineering. Where technology informs style. Where exhibitors display innovation, buyers discover trends & the industry connects to do business. It’s just plain smart.

The Inspired Home Show® 2020 is your opportunity to join the world’s largest audience of home goods and housewares professionals. Every year thousands of the world’s most important professionals gather to do business at Chicago’s state-of-the-art McCormick Place Exposition Center each March.

We are pleased to announce that BHETA has secured a number of Exhibitor Grants from the Department for International Trade which helps with £2000 towards the cost of exhibiting at the IHA Chicago show in 2019.

There are some rules and regulations regarding eligibility for the grant scheme so it is imperative that you read the terms and conditions before applying. 

Some examples of these are:

  • A participant must be a SME which is defined as a small and medium sized enterprise which has less than 250 employees and has an annual turnover not exceeding €50m or an annual balance sheet not totalling €43m. 
  • Participants will be ineligible if they do not own the brand they are selling and the brand owner either already exports to the market concerned or withholds permission to export to that market.
  • Grant recipients are required to display GREAT branding on their stands, which is provided by the Trade Challenge Partner (TCP).
  • Grant recipients are required to report export wins to the TCP for a 12-month period following the exhibition.

If you would like to apply for an Exhibitor Grant, please click the following links to download the Application Form and the Exhibitor Agreement & Terms and Conditions.

Both of these forms need to be completed and returned to Nicola Adams-Brown to complete your application.

The grants are limited in number, so we will be allocating them on a first come first served basis.

Application Form
Please fully complete the application from Section 1 through to Section 9 –  please print and sign section 9 of the application form as an electronic signature is not acceptable:
TAP Exhibitor Application Form

Terms and Conditions 
Please complete the sections highlighted in yellow on page 1 (front cover) and page 2, (section 2) of the Terms and Conditions this needs to be electronically completed :
TAP Exhibitor Agreement and T&C’s 

Once you have completed the Application Form and pages 1 & 2 of the Exhibitor Agreement & T&C’s, please return the documentation by email to

If you require any further information then please do not hesitate to contact myself or a member of the BHETA team.

Find out more by clicking on the website link

Contact: International Housewares Association
Tel: 00 1 847 292 4200
Fax: 00 1 847 292 4211

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