These Featured Areas at the National Hardware Show are where you’ll find the newest products & trends across a variety of dedicated product categories. Be sure to tap your SMART badge at each product’s reader, so you can digitally collect information about it. During each Show day, you will receive an email about all of the products and exhibitors you tapped your badge at–allowing you to easily follow up later on and remember all that you saw at the Show. Click on each icon below to learn more about what these areas have to offer:
The NHS Awards program has been redesigned for 2019. All of the products showcased exemplify innovation, uniqueness and value and will be on display for attendees in the Featured Product Gallery. The 2019 NHS Awards will have first, second, and third place winners in each of the following product categories: Homewares (including Smart Home), Hardware & Tools, Lawn, Garden & Outdoor Living/Tailgate, Backyard & BBQ, Paint & Accessories and Plumbing & Electrical.
Central Hall & North Hall
The New Product World areas on the Show Floor (located in Central Hall & North Hall) is where you’ll discover the newest innovations, products and trends across all product categories. These areas also feature the products participating in the NHS Awards and can be viewed by all NHS attendees as well as our judges.
In New Product Launch, you’ll discover new products that have not yet hit the market, have no pre-negotiations, no pre-sales or exclusives, representing a variety of product categories!
The New Product Launch Awards features winning products, voted on by a panel of industry judges.
Attendees celebrate Made in USA exhibitors and the latest products & trends that are primarily manufactured in the USA in this dedicated product display. With the increased focus on domestic production, the Made in the USA area is not-to-miss!
The National Hardware Show American Manufacturing Awards, sponsored by Made in USA Brand | GBQ Partners, features the best products that reflect American manufacturing excellence in design, quality and innovation.
An emergency can happen anywhere, anytime. This product display features the latest products on the market that your store should be stocked with for consumers in the case of an emergency.
Inventors Spotlight Awards display features products not yet on the market, to give you an inside look at what may be the next big product or service to revolutionize the home improvement industry. Inventors also have the opportunity to meet with buyers and potential investors to get feedback on their products.