Exhibitor Resources

Show Information

Wednesday, May 4 – Friday, May 6, 2016 | North & Central Halls, Las Vegas Convention Center

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Important Exhibitor Resources:

Exhibitor Dashboard

Update your company information that appears in the online and printed Show directory, add your Show Specials & Press Releases, register your staff, and more.

Exhibitor Dashboard


NEW Exhibitor Recommendation Program

We’re recommending your company to attendees based on the product categories you offer—that’s why it’s critical that your company’s profile is up-to-date and complete. Those exhibitors who fully update their company’s profile have the opportunity to receive more qualified leads through the Recommendations Program.

Exhibitor Recommendation Program


How to Navigate the Exhibitor Dashboard

Use the “How To” guide for step-by-step directions on adding your company information, registering your staff, and much more in the Exhibitor Dashboard.

"How To" Guide

Your National Hardware Show Exhibitor Listing

Your first step to a successful exhibiting experience is to log into the National Hardware Show Exhibitor Dashboard and update your company information for the online, printed and mobile show directories. This is the first place industry professionals, key buyers and media look to learn more about this year’s exhibitors anda great way to get noticed by new customers—be sure the information is correct and up-to-date.

We’re recommending your company to attendees based on the product categories you offer—that’s why it’s critical that your company’s profile is up-to-date and complete. Those exhibitors who fully update their company’s profile have the opportunity to receive more qualified leads through the Recommendations Program. Learn more here >>

Log in to the Exhibitor Dashboard

If you have need help logging in, please contact your Customer Success Specialist >>

Your Step-by-Step Checklist

We have put together an exhibitor checklist for you to keep handy leading up to the Show, including important action items & deadlines to be aware of. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Specialist >>

Step by Step Checklist

Exhibitor Helpful Hints

Helpful hints to succeed at the 2016 National Hardware Show:

Exhibitor Helpful Hints

Online Exhibitor Manual

The Exhibitor Manual outlines all of the logistical details that will help you to have the most productive exhibiting experience. There can be a lot to do, but the information provided will help you plan for the National Hardware Show in a timely, cost-effective manner.

To find the most relevant information, please select:

Exhibitor Media Resources

Take a look at a sample of the media companies that exhibitors can gain exposure from at the 2016 National Hardware Show:

2016 Media Outlets

Let attendees know what’s new with your business and upload your press release using the button below:

Upload Press Releases

Customer Success Specialist

If you have any questions or need help, contact your dedicated Customer Success Specialist who can assist you at any time.

Brian RobbinsBrian Robbins
(203) 840- 5894
brobbins@reedexpo.com

Chris KowalczikChris Kowalczik
(203) 840-5524
ckowalczik@reedexpo.com

Customer Invitation Program

The Customer Invitation Program is an easy way to offer complimentary registration to the 2016 National Hardware Show to your most important customers and prospects. Don't miss out on this free opportunity to market your company's presence & drive more traffic to your booth at the Show – at no extra charge!

There are two customized invitation options:

  • Web banners to place on your website, in your email signature or in email blasts
  • Email invitations (eVites) to email to your customers

Maximize your reach by taking advantage of both.

To get started, simply submit your orders through the forms below:


If you have any questions, please email Mary Gasparrini at mgasparrini@reedexpo.com.

Your Exhibiting Experience

While you and your team are hard at work planning your exhibiting experience at the 2016 National Hardware Show, take a moment to view this video and get excited for all of the connections you’ll make in Las Vegas this year.


Alerts

BEWARE of the Fair Guide
Reed Exhibitions and The National Hardware Show do NOT support the Fair Guide -- it is NOT affiliated with Reed Exhibitions or NHS. Please be aware that you may receive solicitations for the Fair Guide from Construct Data, its publisher, which use the name of The National Hardware Show – do not be fooled. Construct Data currently operates out of Slovakia (it has previously operated out of Austria and Germany).

BEWARE of the Expo-Guide
Reed Exhibitions and The National Hardware Show also do NOT support the Expo-Guide -- it is NOT affiliated with Reed Exhibitions or NHS. Please be aware that you may receive solicitations for the Expo-Guide from Commercial Online Manuals, its publisher, which use the name of The National Hardware Show – again, do not be fooled. The Expo-Guide currently operates out of Mexico.

For further warnings on the Fair Guide and the Expo-Guide, please check out www.stopecg.org (the website was set up originally to deal with the European City Guides, but it now addresses the Fair Guide and Expo-Guide as well as several other similar matters).

And please remember – the only directories and guides affiliated with Reed Exhibitions are those published by Reed Exhibitions, including the official show directories. If you have any doubts about a directory/guide solicitation using the NHS name (for example, if the solicitation requires payment made to an address in a foreign country), please contact an NHS salesperson ASAP.

National Hardware Show & Reed Exhibitions are not affiliated with the "Registry of World Business"
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events warns exhibitors of The World Business Guide, a product of International Directories Group, Ltd. of Madrid, Spain. The company invites businesses to list themselves in its database. The form used to gather contact information says in part, "(Updating is Free of Charge)" in boldface type.

However, embedded in a lengthy paragraph labeled "Order" - in very small type - is a binding three-year agreement that automatically renews every year for another year at a cost of € 995 (about $1,455). Dating and signing the Data Control form will bind you to the agreement.

The National Hardware Show warns exhibitors to exercise caution when dealing with or responding to solicitations from unofficial contractors offering services for the show.
Each year in the months just prior to the National Hardware Show, unofficial contractors target show exhibitors with email and faxes in attempt to solicit orders for show services (i.e., carpet, advertising, shipping, etc.). Some of these solicitations may bear the National Hardware Show name and logo with the intent of confusing or misleading exhibitors into thinking that the contractors sending them are associated with the Nation al Hardware Show. Exhibitors should report misleading or deceptive solicitations they may receive from unofficial contractors to National Hardware Show Management.

The National Hardware Show maintains a list of Official Show Vendors. Exhibitors are not required to use Official Show Vendors, but please be aware that outside contractors must be approved by the show and may require exhibitors to pay additional costs. Exhibitors may also incur other financial obligations in the event their designated contractors fail to perform.

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