Product Review & Vetting Process

The Product Review & Vetting program is an opportunity to have your products reviewed by leading buyers at no extra cost.

Participating Buyers include:

  • Ace Hardware
  • Distribution America
  • Home Hardware
  • Jensen Distribution Services
  • Lancaster
  • Mid States
  • Pro Group
  • Sears
  • United Hardware
  • Val-Test
  • Wayfair
  • World and Main

The Early Bird Online Submission Deadline is Friday, April 28, 2017.

Miss the Online Submission Deadline?

Although the deadline has passed, you can still participate! Bring your product to the Product Review & Vetting on Monday, May 8, in Meeting Room N119 starting at 10AM and complete your Product Submission form onsite.

*NOTE: when removing products from the Show floor, please be prepared to give the security guard your personal business card. This is for security purposes.

Product Review & Vetting process during the show

1. Product Sample/Information Drop Off:
Participating exhibitors will have the opportunity to drop off a sample of their product on Monday, May 8 in Meeting Room N119 (North Hall Level 1) starting at 10AM. The Sample and Product Submission information sheet will be on display for the remainder of the Review & Vetting process.

2. Reviewing Process:
Buyers from select companies will review products Tuesday, May 9 through Thursday, May 11 by preset appointment only and provide feedback to us if they wish to get more information during or after the show. They may even stop by your booth if they need additional information.

3. Product Sample/Information Pick Up at the conclusion of the show:
All exhibitors should pick up their product sample on Thursday, May 11 starting at Noon. If your product is not picked it will be donated to Opportunity Village.

Contact Kimberly Fox at or (203) 840-5986 for any questions or concerns.

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