Product Pitches: Housewares

“Pitch Panel – Housewares”: Merchant Media Founder Michael Antino and Hutton and Miller DRTV Infomercial Producer John Miller will provide a pitch opportunity to inventors in the houseware industry.







Thursday, Oct.29, 2020 at 2 PM ET (11 A.M. PT)
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Meet the Panel:


John E. Miller
Founder/Creative Director Hutton Miller, LLC

Long recognized as a DR brand-building powerhouse, John’s expertise stretches way beyond award-winning, channel-stopping commercials and breakthrough digital content creation.  His deep and broad knowledge of direct marketing, multi-platform content consumption and the ever-changing way people buy products and services…have earned him a level of rank unmatched in the direct response industry. Gifted scriptwriting, a demand for perfection in content creation, and a brilliant skill for turning clients’ products into must-have, record setting sales sensations, make John the ultimate DR aficionado.



Michael Antino, Jr
Founder and CEO of Merchant Media, LLC, a leading direct response television (DRTV) and retail marketer.

Merchant Media specializes in the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of innovative consumer products. For nearly 20 years, Mr. Antino has been utilizing direct response marketing to build rapid brand awareness and to place products into almost every major retailer in the country, including chains like Wal-Mart, Target, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Walgreens. Prior to that, he was the founder and Executive Vice President of Alex Global Group, LLC, an exporter and distributor of computer products and business equipment to Russia and Eastern Europe. Mr. Antino holds a B.A. in Communications from Boston College and an M.B.A. in Marketing from Pepperdine University.