Retailer Happy Hour
Tuesday, May 5 • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kick back and relax after the first day of the Show at our Tailgate Happy Hour on Tuesday, May 5th from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm in the Outdoors, Tailgate & Recreation Area. Free drinks for all retailers who attend.
50 Campfires – The Camping Authority Awards
Wednesday, May 6 • 4:00 pm
Outdoors, Recreation & Tailgate
Join the team from 50 Campfires - The Camping Authority as they announce the National Hardware Shows’ Best New Products, Best Tech, Essential Gear and Editors Choice awards.
The awards will be selected and presented by Nick Grzechowiak, Director, 50 Campfires and Clint Carlson, Editor, 50 Campfires. The representatives from 50 Campfires will spend time reviewing and vetting products based on their subscribers needs, trends, and more to make their selections.
70th Anniversary Party
Wednesday, May 6 • 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Take a break from the show floor and get out into the sun! Help us celebrate the National Hardware Show’s 70th anniversary. Network with your colleagues as you enjoy some music, giveaways, and refreshments, on Wednesday, May 6 from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Stay tuned for more details!
Game Ball Awards
Wednesday, May 6 • 4:00pm – 6:30pm • Recreation Stage
Join us out in the Outdoor, Tailgate & Recreation Area as we identify the category’s best in class. Award categories include Best New Product Overall, Best New Product Outdoor Grilling or Concept, Best Tailgate Themed Booth Set Up & Enthusiasm, Best Outdoor Furniture Product and Most Unique Product. View the 2014 Game Ball Award Winners