The third edition of ISH North America held at the new Boston Convention and Exposition Center, October 14 - 16, 2004 exceeded the expectations of its host. Showcasing industry leading products and services in kitchen and bath, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, 537 exhibiting companies represented a total of 16 countries. Total registration for the show reached 13,456 attendees from 40 countries, marking an increase of 14% over last year. The strongest foreign buyer delegations came from Canada, China, Germany, Italy, Taiwan, and Turkey. The event was co-located with the "New England Plant & Engineering Show" produced by Reed.
ISH North America presented a diversity of exhibitors and product groups on the show floor of the new Boston Convention Center. Numerous special on-site feature areas captivated the attention of attendees. The "RPA Radiant House" offered an opportunity to examine onsite installations of radiant components. The visitor interest in this display provided evidence of the promising future of this innovative technology. The "SmartHouse" presentation showcased advanced building technology from Europe.