Dec 18, 2019

2020 Show to Celebrate 75 Years of Hardware Greatness with Smart Event Platform, Unmatched Education and Sourcing Opportunities, Featured Areas, Face-To-Face Networking and More!

NORWALK, CT. - December 18, 2019 – The 2020 National Hardware Show (NHS) marks the 75th anniversary of one of the largest home improvement events in the U.S. Since its inception in 1945, NHS has showcased a range of revolutionary products from manufacturers and brands big and small. NHS is excited to announce registration is now open for the upcoming Show at which attendees can explore the latest trends and products as well as celebrate the evolution of the home improvement industry. This year, the Show will be powered by Konduko, NHS’ new and exciting lead generation system. Konduko will give attendees and exhibitors the ability to experience NHS as a SMART event for the first time ever. The Show will take place May 5-7, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and is open to buyers, retailers, members of the trade and press. It will open daily at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m., except for Thursday, which will close at 1:00 p.m., attendees can click here to get registered today.

“We couldn’t be prouder or more excited to celebrate our 75th annual NHS!” said Rich Russo, Industry Vice President for the National Hardware Show. “This milestone gives us an opportunity to not only celebrate the evolution of the Show, but also to thank our incredible industry partners, and the individuals and companies who have supported us over the years. The 2020 Show will certainly be like no other, and will provide attendees and exhibitors alike with an experience they will be talking about for years to come.”

Industry-Leading Exhibitors and Insights – All in One Place!
NHS is the place where home improvement experts, builders, remodelers and other industry leaders and professionals can experience everything home improvement in one place. The Show boasts more than 2,500 exhibitors across more than 15 product categories including Paint & Accessories, Hardware & Tools, Lawn, Garden & Outdoor Living, and more! With industry insight at the heart of the Show, all NHS attendees will get a firsthand look at the products their customers will be asking for from exhibitors including The Fulham Group - Cuisinart Outdoor Grilling, Kohler Company and Stanley Black & Decker, just to name a few. For a full breakdown of the NHS exhibitors please click here.

All registered attendees will also have access to the NRHA All-Industry Conference which is a series of educational seminars and networking opportunities. This event combines the benefits of two of the home improvement industry's premiere gatherings in one place. Designed for retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and industry professionals alike, the conference lineup offers valuable insights into industrywide topics, including omnichannel retailing, the ever-changing consumer, generational trends and more. The full conference agenda will be announced at a later date.

Featured Areas, Events and More
This year, NHS will be smarter than ever with the introduction of Konduko, a content-powered lead generation solution. Driving NHS into the SMART Event arena, Konduko uses the latest in proximity technologies to transform the digital information exchange. All badges including, attendee and media, are now going to be smart badges allowing for individuals to collect all pertinent information by “tapping” their badge against a reader located in every exhibitor booth as well as next to each product in the featured product displays. This means, NHS exhibitors and attendees don’t have to worry about USBs, business cards, follow-up emails or informational pamphlets as all data will digitally transfer with the simple tap of their badge. At the end of each day, attendees will receive an email containing all of the information that they wanted to capture from exhibitors and products. Konduko is an exciting new add to the Show allowing for smart, simple, and quick exhibitor-attendee and product collaboration.

Experience is everything! Within its 75 years, NHS has evolved, grown and supplied sections that mirror trending home categories. These featured areas are both informative and fun allowing attendees to see and experience top-line products all in one location. Among the featured areas, individuals can find Made in USA, Inventors Spotlight, New Product Launch and New Product World - each of which offers a behind the scenes look at the trends, products and revolutionary technology.

The latest and greatest in grilling, outdoor living and more can be found in the Tailgate, Backyard & BBQ section. This popular section gives attendees the opportunity to experience their dream grills and outdoor products, while also tasting some classic tailgate snacks. This section is the ideal stop for those looking to upgrade their outdoor space or tailgate offerings for their customers.  Don’t miss the Annual Tailgate, Backyard & BBQ Party taking place Wednesday, May 6th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. This can’t-miss annual party is open to all NHS exhibitors and attendees and boasts free food, drinks, and more!

Register Today!
Registration for the 2020 Show is now open and members of the industry, retailers, as well as members of the press, are encouraged to sign up now and experience everything that NHS has to offer. Registration for buyers and retailers is free from now until the Show at Eligible and credentialed members of the media can apply for press registration beginning early January.

For more information and to stay informed on the latest updates to this year’s National Hardware Show, visit

About the National Hardware Show®
The National Hardware Show® celebrates a rich history spanning 75 years of serving the home improvement marketplace. From its early beginnings in New York during the post-World War 2 housing boom and eventual move to Chicago in the 1970s, to today's current location in Las Vegas, NHS continually evolves through the industry's involvement, commitment and passion to improving quality of life through their homes and beyond. Today, NHS is the place for global manufacturers, associations, organizations and the media to get an unfiltered view of the industry, hands-on experiences, and access to the latest innovations and retail trends to enhance their business. For more information on the National Hardware Show, visit

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