Mobile App Available for Housewares Show

ROSEMONT, Ill.-The 2013 ih+hs Mobile App for the International Home + Housewares Show is now available for download from iTunes and Google Play, according to a statement from the International Housewares Association, owner and operator of the show.

The application is a direct link to Housewares Connect 365, IHA's online industry search tool. It offers new features to help show attendees make their visits more productive. These include:

oA QR code reader on the main menu, allowing users to scan QR codes in the exhibit booths

oA search capability for brands and licenses, with an icon on the main menu that works like a keyword search, and that can search through exhibitor information as well as all show information to find a match

oA search field on the "All Exhibitors" page, which searches for a match on a company name

oExhibitor listings including additional contact information

oAn export function allowing visitors to export the text of all notes they add to an exhibitor's record or an agenda appointment, and then email those notes to themselves

Show attendees can use the 2013 ih+hs app to search exhibitor booths and create a customized show floor plan of exhibitors to visit. It also allows attendees to search for information on educational events and displays, and Cooking Theater appearances, as well as locate show services. Also, it offers access to real-time social-media fees through Facebook and Twitter.

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HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.

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