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EDUCATION & EVENTS

NHPA ALL-INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA), a trade association dedicated to supporting the interests of the independent home improvement channel, once again held the All-Industry Conference in conjunction with the National Hardware Show.

The conference, which was free for all to attend, included a series of educational seminars, networking opportunities and a speaker lineup offering valuable insights into industry topics and trends. Recordings of the live sessions will be available to watch on-demand on NHS soon. Register for your complimentary NHS Connects account now and stay tuned for updates.

HABITAT NEXT powered by the United Inventors Association (UIA)

The United Inventors Association, the largest nonprofit inventor member organization in the country, took the stage in HABITAT Next, our reimagined inventors spotlight.  The UIA held a number of training sessions and panel discussions to help educate inventors on the different vehicles available to fully launch their products. 

2021 SPECIAL EVENTS RECAP

NHS BACKYARD

NHS Backyard is our reimagined outdoor experience where the hardware and home improvement industry comes alive through brand activations, live demonstrations, and exciting new experiences. Crowds gathered to watch sessions on the all-new Backyard Stage during NHS 2021 including grilling and product demonstrations, Favorite Finds, and more. Missed out on the fun? Check back soon to catch up on recorded content from the Show. 

BEER GARDEN

Visit the Backyard Beer Garden to kick back and enjoy some music while networking with peers.  

WELCOME RECEPTION

The National Hardware Show Welcome Reception will take place in the NHS Backyard on Thursday, October 21. Come network and celebrate our first reunion in over two years!

NHS & Ukiah TikTok Cook-off

Did you catch the first annual UKIAH & NHS TikTok cook off?

NHS and Ukiah hosted 6 influential chefs to compete against each other in a grilling competition where on winner was crowned. The chefs documented their experience for those who couldn’t be there in person. Check out the highlights from The Grill Station below: 

Contestants:

Marco Sanchez (@woodfire_whiskey)
COMPETITION DISH
French dip

Tone Ramirez (@TFTI.BBQ)
COMPETITION DISH
Bacon wrapped spicy pork belly burnt ends

James Lamprey (@officialfunfoods)
COMPETITION DISH
Chili & cheese crescents

Tim Clowers (@cheftimclowers)
COMPETITION DISH
Smoked pork butt

Gary Marandola Jr (@garythebbqchef)
COMPETITION DISH
Bone-in pork shoulder or Boston butt

Carlos Bradley (@smokeandvine)
COMPETITION DISH
Honey Sriracha ribs

Live Building and Refurbishments with Make48

MAKE 48 is the premier makers community that creates and delivers best-in-class maker events across the USA.

Jimmy Diresta was joined by fellow MAKE 48 creators to refurbish a1949 motorized wagon over the course of 2 days using tools like Lincoln welders, TotalBoat Epoxy, Shopbot and more.

Demonstrations

Swing by the Backyard stage to watch exciting grilling and DIY demonstrations!