Tuesday, May 5
|3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
||Retailer Happy Hour
Retailer Happy Hour
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.
Wednesday, May 6
||50 Campfires – The Camping Authority Awards
|4:00pm – 6:30pm
||Game Ball Awards
|4:30pm – 6:30pm
||70th Anniversary Party
|4:30pm – 6:30pm
||Meet Defense Hall of Famer “Mean Joe” Greene
50 Campfires – The Camping Authority Awards
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.
View the 50 Campfires Award video here >>
Game Ball Awards
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
70th Anniversary Party
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.
Pig Roast – Hosted by:
Special Musical Guest:
THE MORRISON BROTHER’S BAND on the Little Burros Stage
Listen to their hit “Little Miss Whiskey” here!
Meet Defense Hall of Famer “Mean Joe” Greene
Meet Joe Greene at the Dometic RV, Booth #TG244, in the Outdoors, Tailgate & Recreation Area on Wednesday, May 6 from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. You can also register to win an official autographed football by Hall of Famer “Mean Joe” Greene!