Fun Finds at the Inspired Home Show 2024

March 24, 2024 | Amanda Green
Written by Lisa Kelly, Account Executive, Orca Communications

The Inspired Home Show, an annual extravaganza of innovation and creativity in the realm of home products, recently concluded its 124th edition with resounding success. Boasting more than 1,700 exhibitors, this event serves as a melting pot for cutting-edge inventions, timeless classics, and everything in between. As I strolled through the vast expanse of booths, I couldn’t help but marvel at the sheer diversity and ingenuity on display.

One of the prevailing trends that caught my attention was the growing emphasis on pet products. In an age where our furry friends are integral parts of our families, it’s no surprise that manufacturers are catering to their needs with an array of innovative offerings. From smart feeders to stylish pet furniture, there was something to suit every pet parent’s taste and budget.

I loved meeting with the folks from Tubshroom, a long-standing Orca client. Tubshroom has revolutionized the way we deal with hair and debris in our drains. Their nifty innovation prevents clogs by effortlessly collecting hair and other particles before they can wreak havoc on our plumbing.

Photo of Robert Trevino from Juka Innovations
Photo of Robert Trevino from Juka Innovations

Another notable exhibitor that caught my eye was Kitchenery, a company specializing in cordless appliances for the kitchen. In a world where mobility and convenience reign supreme, Kitchenery’s products offer a refreshing departure from traditional corded appliances. From cordless blenders to electric kettles, their lineup is designed to streamline your cooking experience without tethering you to an outlet. It’s a testament to the power of innovation and adaptability in an ever-evolving market.

Photo of Lisa Kelly from Orca Communications with Andrew Collier and Akshay Bhuva from the Kitchenery
Photo of Lisa Kelly (center) with Andrew Collier and Akshay Bhuva from the Kitchenery

But perhaps the most striking sight at the Inspired Home Show was the sea of booths representing international products seeking U.S. buyers and distributors. From sleek Scandinavian designs to vibrant Asian-inspired decor, the sheer variety was staggering. It was a reminder of the global nature of the home goods industry and the endless possibilities that come with cross-cultural exchange.

As I reflect on my experience at the Inspired Home Show, I’m filled with a sense of excitement and optimism for the future of home innovation. From pet products to cordless appliances, the possibilities are truly endless. And with events like this serving as catalysts for creativity and collaboration, I have no doubt that the next wave of groundbreaking inventions is just around the corner. So here’s to another successful year of pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the world of home comfort.