Distribution America is dedicated to helping independent retailers compete profitably in their market place. Combined buying power, custom advertising solutions, store identity programs, and strategic mapping services provide retailers with the tools they need to grow their business. We support the NRHA Young Retailer of the Year and Retail Management Certification Scholarship programs as additional resources for retailer success.

Annually, DA members host over 16 retailer markets focusing on buying and educational opportunities. With the support of NHS and NRHA, Distribution America hosts the annual DA/Pro Group Executive Planning Conference. The event brings together key suppliers and distributors who serve the independent home improvement industry, to strengthen relationships and discuss challenges and opportunities for the coming year.

Toronto, Canada

HARDLINES is a specialized information publishing company dedicated to helping home improvement managers and executives run their businesses better with information, news, research and connections. The Hardlines Conference provides important forums for vendors and buyers to network—providing market intelligence, defining trends and generating analysis for retail home improvement executives.

Since 1953, Lancaster has demonstrated innovative leadership in the paint sundry industry. They strive to be the provider of choice by putting customer satisfaction first, delivering exemplary service and the highest quality products. They are committed to being the best paint sundry distributor in the industry.

NRF 2020, taking place January 12-14, 2020 | NYC, is the world’s largest retail conference and expo. With 38,000 attendees, 800 exhibitors, 400 speakers and 99 countries represented, it's the one place where an entire industry comes together to see beyond what is, to reveal what could be. Approach the new year with a whole new perspective. 2020 vision starts with NRF 2020.

All NHS retailers will receive 20% off with the promo code NHS20.

Exclusively Sponsored by National Hardware Show

This one-day conference brings together representatives from across the home improvement industry to learn about and discuss the state of independent home improvement retailers. The State of Independents Conference features presentations on never-before-released research about the independent segment of the home improvement retailing market and will includes panel discussions featuring high-performance independent retailers who will share insights into their businesses and thoughts on the market.

Opportunity Village is a not-for-profit organization serving children and adults in the southern Nevada community with intellectual disabilities. Through vocational training, community employment, day services, advocacy, arts and social recreation, citizens with severe disabilities are able to find new friends, realize future career paths, seek independence and community integration and unleash creative passions.

National Hardware Show exhibitors donate products & goods from their booths at the end of the Show, which Opportunity Village sells to generate further donations for charity.

PRO Group, Inc. is a merchandising and marketing firm dedicated to generating ideas and developing for profit programs for Distributor and Retailer Members. By continually analyzing current and prospective markets, PRO Group pinpoints opportunities that will strengthen the network and benefit the bottom line of all Members. PRO Group hosts 2 annual events that allow vendors to present new products, discuss future opportunities and promotions, review strategic objectives, develop new business relationships and strengthen existing partnerships.

Founded in 1947, the Paint and Decorating Retailers Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting independent dealers in the paint & decorating retail industry. PDRA helps its members by providing the tools and resources necessary for them to succeed – education, advocacy, networking, and research.

Since 1962, VAL-TEST has been a Buying / Marketing Group for Distributors in Hardware, Paint, Marine, Decorative Arts and Flooring. They are advocates of two-step distribution. They combine the volume, and efforts, of our members into collective units of buying and selling influence. VAL-TEST then expose buyers to sellers and streamlines communications between them. When these enhancements result in stronger business relationships, our members thrive and our mission is a success.

National Hardware Show Partners