CHICAGO (CBS) — The gadgets and gizmos of tomorrow are on display today.

More than 2,000 companies from around the world are in Chicago for the International Home + Housewares Show, an annual exhibition featuring the latest in kitchen appliances, cooking gadgets, home design and all the other accessories.

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Big retailers, such as Target and Walmart, use the show to decide what will make it onto their shelves.

CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole got a peek at some of the innovations, such as reusable water bottles.

Check out the video below to view more of the featured items:


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The event is being held at McCormick Place. It began at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 10 and closes at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13; it is not open to the public.