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Mar 26 - 28, 2024
LV Convention Center


Independent Retailers

Are you an Independent Retailer seeking to find new products, make new connections, and gain insights to revolutionize your business? The National Hardware Show invites you to an exclusive experience tailored just for you.

Why Attend?


VIP Treatment: New for 2024, all Independent Retailers will enjoy VIP status with exclusive hotel accommodations, access to our VIP lounge, and priority entry to conferences. Once registered, look out for an email about your upgraded experience.


Tailored Knowledge: Immerse yourself in the Independent Retailer Center, where curated roundtable discussions and expert consultations will provide insights and strategies to elevate your retail game.


Profitable Connections: Forge meaningful connections at our networking events and within our exclusive lounges. Be sure to visit the Global Resource Center where you can connect with international sellers, distributors, and industry experts to learn more about shopping global and selling local.


Actionable Data: Utilize Colleqt to gather exhibitor information and receive daily recaps of your connections. Gain access to post-show Data to stay ahead of trends and understand what influencers and industry pros are scanning to make informed decisions about what to stock in your stores.


Retail Insights: Attend the NHS & NHPA Awards ceremony to recognize the top products of the 2024 Show picked by esteemed media and retailers. View past award winners here.

Join us at the National Hardware Show—where your business is prioritized. Register now for an exclusive journey towards retail excellence!

Visit The Independent Retailer Center

We are excited to introduce new opportunities for retailers to connect at the revamped Independent Retailer Center on the Show Floor. Stop by for coffee breaks, Meet the Expert sessions, and Roundtable Discussions across all three days of the Show.

Can’t-Miss Events & Experiences

Visit The Independent Retailer Center

Visit the exclusive Independent Retailer Center (Booth 4167), run in partnership with the NHPA, to network, relax and join in facilitated discussion all 3 days of the Show.

NHS Welcome Reception

Join us for networking and drinks in the NHS Backyard Beer Garden on March 26 starting at 4 PM.

NHS Celebrity Chef Cook-Off

Stop by the NHS Backyard on Day 1 (March 26) from 12 PM - 2:30 PM to watch renowned chefs compete for best slider and appetizer (presented alongside BBQ Nation).