More Than 2,800 Exhibitors Gearing Up for the 2018 National Hardware Show®

Apr 12, 2018

(NORWALK, Connecticut, April 12, 2018)—Innovative manufacturers from all over the world are counting down the days until the 2018 National Hardware Show® in Las Vegas. From Tuesday, May 8 through Thursday, May 10, more than 2,800 companies—including 500+ first-time exhibitors—will showcase their latest products for thousands of NHS attendees. Here, attendees and media will get an up-close and personal look at the tools, technology and trend-setting items to satisfy customers and boost sales.
“At its core, the National Hardware Show is the industry’s leading platform to preview, showcase and experience products, and that’s all thanks to the thousands of vendors, including some of the biggest names in the industry, who participate in the Show. This is an opportunity to connect attendees with new, game-changing products that can diversify inventories and benefit customers,” says Rich Russo, vice president of the National Hardware Show. “From great new building products and plumbing and electrical supplies to farm products, homewares, eco-friendly assortments and so much more, the 2018 National Hardware Show truly has it all.”

From A&B Home all the way to Zhejiang Hand Brand Hoist Co., Ltd., the 2018 National Hardware Show exhibitors come from every corner of the world. The 2,800+ brands include nationally recognized brand names and emerging companies. They bring cutting-edge products designed to give retailers the competitive edge and establish their operations as must-visit destinations for DIYers and pros alike.

An All-Star Lineup of Manufacturers
The 2018 National Hardware Show is proud to welcome each and every exhibitor, including nationally recognized brands, including:

  • BakerStone
  • Briggs & Stratton
  • Hillman
  • Channellock
  • 3M Consumer Business Group
  • Adams Manufacturing
  • Generac Power Systems
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
  • Red Devil
  • Dura Plastic Products
  • Seville Classics
  • Louisville Ladder
  • Jordan Manufacturing Company
  • Rio Brands

This year, more than 500 manufacturers from around the world will showcase products at the National Hardware Show for the first time. Among those hundreds of companies are:

  • American Valve
  • Avery Dennison
  • Everflow Industrial Supply Group
  • Harvest Right
  • Healthful Home Products
  • PV Metals
  • Red Bull North America
  • TreePod
  • U-Haul International
  • Velcro USA


These are just a few of the thousands of manufacturers preparing to visit the 2018 National Hardware Show. For a full list of this year’s exhibitors, click here>>

Keeping Retailers Up-To-Date With Trends and Technology
The National Hardware Show always has its pulse on the emerging products and categories hardware and home improvement customers will soon be asking for. That’s why this year’s Show features a full array of on-trend, high-tech products. Browse the show floor for smart home integration solutions, must-have outdoor furniture and accessories and a wide selection of eco-friendly and Made in the USA products.

Get Connected and Meet Your Match
With NHS’s My Show online planning tool and NHS Mobile App, attendees can build their plans for the 2018 National Hardware Show and start connecting with exhibitors now! When registering for the event, attendees will be asked to identify the types of products and manufacturers they are hoping to see. Once registration is complete, they’ll get exclusive access to My Show, the free online planning tool, allowing attendees to browse the thousands of exhibitors, mark your favorites and even search for specific products.

Using the National Hardware Show mobile app, you can access your My Show account and get directions straight to the perfect exhibitor booths based on your interests. Visit one of the specialized Match Me Booths on the show floor to get in-person recommendations to help you zero in on the perfect products for your operation.

Visit New Product Areas
New Product Launch offers a convenient way to discover brand-new products that have yet to hit the market. These products have no pre-sales or exclusives and represent a variety of unique product categories.

In New Product World, find the newest innovative products from all categories released in the past 12 months. Be sure to visit both areas to get a valuable glimpse today at the products your customers will be asking for tomorrow.

With Inventors Spotlight, Show attendees can get an inside look at groundbreaking new products that could revolutionize the home improvement industry. Inventors have the opportunity to meet directly with key industry figures, manufacturers and investors to get feedback on their products. Sponsored by the United Inventors Association (UIA), this area is a must-visit to learn about the next generation of hardware and home improvement projects.

Special Thank You to SUMEC Hardware & Tools Co., Ltd.
For years, SUMEC Hardware & Tools has aimed to provide creatively designed garden tools, high-pressure washers and power tools to customers across the world. This year, SUMEC Hardware & Tools is an official stage sponsor of the National Hardware Show. The National Hardware Show honors their investment in the independent hardware and home improvement industry and thanks them for their continued support.

Don’t miss a moment of the action. Registration for the 2018 National Hardware Show is still open at register today at no cost here>>

About the National Hardware Show
The National Hardware Show® celebrates a rich history spanning 73 years of serving the home improvement marketplace. From its early beginnings in New York during the post-World War II housing boom and eventual move to Chicago in the 1970s, to today’s current location in Las Vegas, the National Hardware Show continually evolves through the industry’s involvement, commitment and passion to improving Americans’ quality of life through their homes. Today, the National Hardware Show is the place for global manufacturers, associations, organizations and the media to unveil their new products, ideas and insight to a broad spectrum of home improvement resellers. For more information on the National Hardware Show, visit

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