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March 18 - 20, 2025
Las Vegas Convention Center



The NHS VIP Program is an invitation-only program for buying executives covering all categories in the global DIY/home improvement industry who have high purchasing power. Retailers, wholesalers and distributors are welcome to apply.

This exclusive program is aligned with the National Hardware Show’s goal of attracting even more qualified, high-volume buyers to the exhibition. To secure your VIP Invitation for 2024, please reach out to Joelle Cohn, Director of Industry Relations, at [email protected].

Pre-approved Members can stop by the exclusive Show lounge where they can take advantage of the VIP amenities, network with peers, and recharge & relax in a private environment. 


For individuals to qualify as an NHS VIP member, attendees must be buying executives from the global DIY/home improvement industry’s largest retailers, wholesalers or distributors or be registered as an independent retailer.

If you are a high-volume buyer from all categories of the industry and have buying titles/purchasing power, please contact our team to register your interest as an NHS VIP today.



  • Exclusive updates on NHS vendors
  • Early Registration
  • Can’t miss suggested VIP itinerary
  • Exclusive Hotel Block designated for VIP only


  • VIP on-site badge pick up
  • Exclusive badge holder
  • Access to the VIP CLUB Lounge featuring: Wifi, charging stations & space available for meetings
  • Exclusive networking opportunities with industry peers
  • Complimentary continental breakfast & lunch
  • Exclusive invites to conference
  • Discounted ticket access
  • Exclusive VIP networking event
  • Transportation to Show (if at designated VIP hotel)

VIP Welcome Party

NHS VIPs are invited to attend an exclusive Networking Party at Sphere on Tuesday, March 26 from 6:15 – 9:00 PM. Complimentary admission includes access to a networking reception and showing of Postcard from Earth, a one-of-a-kind interactive film experience. Space is limited – RSVP for the VIP Party during Show registration today!


NEW! Executive Summit Conference

Day 2: Wednesday, March 27 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Introducing the new NHS Executive Summit – a half-day conference built to deliver insights on consumer behavior, trends, supply chain and the state of the industry during sessions led by Ernst & Young, Houzz, Presidents Council, and more.

Cost to attend: Early bird $229.00* (includes free exhibit hall pass)

*Prices increase February 11!

As an NHS VIP, you should have received a link to book a room at the designated VIP hotels. If you have not received the link, please contact Joelle Cohn at [email protected].