Product Review & Vetting Process

In just a few easy steps you will have the opportunity to participate in the Product Review & Vetting program and get your product in front of some of the industry’s largest Retailers, Hardware Co-ops and major Wholesaler/Distributors

STEP 1 – Submit Your Product Entry Online:
Submit your product entry below to be included in the 2017 program. We encourage you to submit early so we can process the necessary paperwork and save you time while onsite. The Early Bird Online Submission Deadline is Friday, April 28, 2017.

Submit your Product

STEP 2 - 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.

*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.

STEP 3 - Product Review & Vetting process during the show:
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.

STEP 4 - 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.

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

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