LAS VEGAS — ISH North America will host its Design Plus exhibit featuring European products recognized for their outstanding and innovative design. ISH-NA will be held Oct. 1-3 at the new Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Convention Center here.
Selected by a panel of industry experts from 139 entries, the European products exemplify outstanding design and were honored during this year’s ISH show in March in Germany. Products were classified into the categories of The Bathroom Experience, Energy Technology and Building Technology.
The Design Plus award is based upon design quality, materials used, utility value, technical quality, ecological compatibility and overall concept. Design Plus will introduce many of these international products at ISH-NA for the first time.
In addition to Design Plus, ISH-NA will again host its own New Product Showcase. This exhibit will feature the latest and most creative products launched in North America over the last year. Many exhibitors will use ISH-NA’s showcase as a platform to introduce their products to the North American market.
The top products will be recognized in categories including kitchen and bath, plumbing and piping, heating and ventilation, software and electronic equipment, industrial products, and tools and equipment. One product will be designated “Best of Show.”
“The ISH North America New Product Showcase is an excellent venue for showcasing new products to the contractor, wholesaler, and engineering communities,” said Kenneth Webster of Viessmann Manufacturing, last year’s overall winner. “We pride ourselves on research and development and introducing new products into the market. For us, the New Product Showcase is an effective way to promote new products and gain publicity. We look forward to participating again in October with our new Vitoflame burner.”
Randy Waldron, director of sales and marketing for Liberty Pumps, added: “The New Product Showcase is a great way to display new items and draw attendees who are looking to see what is new in the industry. Our participation definitely increased our exposure at last year’s show.”