What’s New @ NHS

The future of home improvement is here.

For nearly 75 years, the National Hardware Show has served the hardware and home improvement industry—always growing and expanding to keep you in the know and ahead of your competition.

There’s a lot changing at the National Hardware Show in 2018—let’s kick off our journey with a preview of what’s new this year:

National Hardware Show Logo

New Branding | The Tool that Powers your Business

As the industry continues to evolve, what better way for the National Hardware Show to show our evolution than an all-new look? Learn more about our new logo, tagline & brand evolution.

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New Experiences

Smart Home Virtual Reality Experience

Smart Home & Home Automation products continue to be one of the top trends consumers are looking to purchase each year. Get smart with our all new Smart Home Virtual Reality Experience offering you an interactive product display where you’ll experience the latest Smart Home products through a virtual Smart Home tour designed to showcase each product in the environment they are meant for.

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Smart Hoem Virtual Reality Experience
Ultimate Backyard

Ultimate Backyard

Imagine yourself outside, enjoying the Las Vegas sun, experiencing new products from leading exhibitors in their natural environment—a real backyard! This year we’re introducing the Ultimate Backyard Experience: a new way for you to see and test out products in the environment they are meant for—the great outdoors!

Ultimate Backyard Sponsored by:
Adams USA

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Operation Tiny Home

As the Tiny Home industry continues to be on the rise, see the products, tools and techniques needed to build these tiny oases! We’ve partnered with Operation Tiny Home to bring you an exclusive look at the tiny home building process and the products specially made for these homes.

Operation Tiny Home will be hosting a Tiny Home Building Workshop with the host of Tiny Home Nation, Zack Giffin, where veterans will become proficient with tiny home construction practices and general carpentry skills and you’ll watch the building process from start to finish!

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Operation Tiny Home
HSN American Dreams Academy

HSN American Dreams Academy

HSN in partnership with The University of Tampa’s John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, Sykes College of Business, will be holding a one-day American Dreams Academy at the 2018 National Hardware Show. The American Dreams Academy, sponsored by Quirky, is a FREE, interactive, educational and experiential summit for emerging entrepreneurs looking to launch or expand their businesses.

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New Education | 2018 NRHA All-Industry Conference

Each year, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA), a trade association dedicated to helping independent home improvement retailers become better and more profitable, holds its annual NRHA All-Industry Conference in conjunction with the National Hardware Show.

This year, we’re pleased to bring you an all-new session line up featuring new keynote presentations from acclaimed business leaders and speakers and offering valuable insights highlighting news, trends and product knowledge related to cybersecurity, home automation and other industry-specific topics.

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New Education

New Industry Participation

New Industry Participation

Beyond what you’ll find on the Show floor—the National Hardware Show serves as an industry gathering place for annual meetings, summits and more. This year, we welcome a number of leading retailers as they hold events for employees and manufacturers during the Show. Here’s a snapshot of who will be in attendance. More info coming soon.

  • Amazon Vendor Summit
  • Costco Global Review
  • Home Depot Pitch Panel in Inventors Spotlight
  • HSN American Dreams Academy

Reimagine Retail – 2.0

In a world where technology is at the forefront of every home and business, it’s an integral part of everyday life. How will technology impact the future of the hardware & home improvement industry? You know your store inside and out and what you need to stay competitive. Are you investing in technology to improve your store for the future? Answer this question and you could win $100,000 for the future of your store.

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Re-imagine Retail Re-imagine Retail 2.0

New Connections

New Connections | Meet your Match

We know that your time is valuable—our goal is to provide you with an efficient way to make the most of your experience at the National Hardware Show with personalized recommendations. Meeting the right exhibitors and finding the right solutions for your business has never been easier with our new matchmaking program, providing you with personalized exhibitor and product recommendations from the time you register, during and after the Show.

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Countdown to the National Hardware Show

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