15225 Wed, 09/17/2008 - 11:56am
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–With the return of the Gourmet Housewares Show to San Francisco next August, show organizer GLM announced a number of companies have already committed to exhibiting, and it now expects the total number of exhibitors will surpass its initial target of 400.
Such companies as Oxo, BIA Cordon Bleu, Casabella, J.K. Adams and Solicut will return to the show, scheduled for Aug. 8 to 10. The growing list of returning companies includes All-Clad, Krups, Cuisinart, Bonjour Gourmet, Zwilling J.A. Henckels, Staub USA, Demeyere, Nordic Ware, Spring Switzerland, Metrokane, Lifetime Brands, Zak Designs, Harold Imports, Swissmar Imports, Revol USA and Viking Range Corp.
“The energy and excitement about the repositioned market is drawing the best of the best resources for cookware, bakeware, cutlery, gadgets, textiles, electrics and more,” said Penny Sikalis, vice president and show manager. “We now anticipate exceeding our target of 400 top-quality exhibitors at next summer’s show, ensuring a venue that’s a win-win for both vendors and retailers alike.”