The National Hardware Show is the most comprehensive event, education and networking platform serving the hardware and home improvement industries.

At NHS your products take center stage before the most diverse range of buyers in the industry.

Home centers, independent retailers, online retailers, wholesalers, distributors and other industry leaders trust NHS to deliver the newest products, trends and innovations to the industry. This year and every year these industry leaders are in attendance and fill our aisles

Whether exhibiting online or in person, you will generate valuable sales leads, build relationships and gain global exposure by showcasing your brand with us.

2022 Dates: April 5-7, 2022
Location: West Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center
Co-Locations: Coverings

1. Review Important Information

Take the time to read this information:

2. Select a Space

NOTE: Due to increased demand and limited indoor space, all product categories will be represented both in and outdoors.

If you have a product you’d like to demonstrate, you should choose a space outdoors – there are less restrictions. 

3. Submit Your Application


Note: Application requires space choices and acceptance of the Contract Terms & Conditions

4. Submit Your Deposit

You will receive your contract within one week. Review, sign and send back to receive your invoice.

A 30% deposit is due to confirm your location. You can make your deposit here REED PAY or via wire transfer, details will be outlined on your invoice. 

5. What’s Next?

Start thinking about how you’ll stand out from the crowd: 


NHS BACKYARD is where the hardware and home improvement industry comes alive through open-air brand activations, live demonstrations and never-seen-before content. Showcase your hardware, electrical, building materials or outdoor living products alongside the most exciting happenings at the show including interactive product demos, exclusive culinary activations, unique tasting opportunities and the select influencer and industry leader lineup at our Backyard MainStage. Reaching beyond B2B through media outlets and influencers, this is an outdoor experience that fosters meaningful brand connections for all who participate.

It all comes together in Building.  In response to industry demand, NHS is proud to launch this new neighborhood housing the best building materials companies in North America. Here, hundreds of retailers, builders and contractors will explore the best products on offer in concrete and masonry, gates and fences, roofing and lumber, windows and doors and more.

Welcome to our exclusive zone for water management products for every building and remodeling project.  Our exclusive Plumbing showcase features the latest in kitchen and bath water fittings and fixtures, heaters, pumps, pipes, tubes, valves and more for the scores of buyers shopping this important category.

Our new dedicated neighborhood is where hundreds of buyers get connected with the boldest and brightest in all things electric. From lighting to wiring, batteries to breakers, solar power to smart home, Electric is a must-shop for the lion’s share of our attendees.

It's no secret that buyers’ # 1 reason for attending NHS is to discover new products.

This is why HABITAT New - our showcase for the best new products from new-to-market brands and industry veterans - is often their first stop. Taking its place front-and-center at the entrance to NHS, our discovery zone for the latest in hardware and home improvement ensures that your launch gets face time with your most valuable customers and prospects as soon as they hit the show floor. In 2022, three hundred (?) of the industry’s most exciting debuts will welcome the NHS attendee community as we return to our full exhibition footprint.

Get discovered at HABITAT Next, where top buyers come to uncover innovations by inventors that are delivering new solutions for everyday living. Showcase your bright idea and unique offering for retailers, investors, media and influencers at Next on Stage, our content stage dedicated to the cutting-edge upstarts that keep our industry exciting.

Placement Guidelines & FAQ’s

During the 2021 National Hardware Show, participating customers will have priority booking access on-site.

Starting Oct 24, we will be placing companies on the floor plan in the following way:

Priority Level 1: Space sizes over 1,000 sq ft and or total planned spend exceeding $100,000 USD  

Priority Level 2: Space sizes over 600 sq ft and or total planned spend exceeding $50,000 USD 

Priority Level 3: Space size over 400 sq ft and or total planned spend exceeding $30,00 USD

Priority Level 4: Placed according to application submission date stamp which is captured when you submit your application and space/size availability.

Customers will have 1 week to sign and return any outstanding contracts.

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll need to submit both your application and in order for us to place you on the floor plan.  

Contact us here and we’ll check in on it for you.

NHS team will call you to discuss an alternative

The exhibitor manual will be ready in January 2022