NRHA All Industry Conference


NRHA’s All-Industry Conference will be taking place virtually in conjunction with the 2020 National Hardware Virtual Show! See below for this year’s complete lineup of presentations from industry experts, successful retailers, and channel partners, all centered around the 2020 theme of Industry Disrupters: How Today’s Leaders Are Winning the Retail Game.

  • 2020 Conference Schedule
  • 2020 Speaker Lineup

2020 NRHA All-Industry Conference Schedule

Monday, October 12

11:00am – 11:45am EST

The Tools You Need to Improve Your Culture

Kim Peffley
Do it Best Corp.

12:00pm – 12:45pm EST

KEYNOTE: How Independents Are Still Disrupting, a Conversation With Dan Starr

Dan Tratensek, NRHA

Dan Starr, Do it Best Corp.

1:00pm – 1:45pm EST

6 Steps to Selling Your Business

Gary Pittsford, Castle Wealth Advisors

Tuesday, October 13

11:00am – 11:45am EST

PANEL: Generations of Succession

Melanie Moul, NRHA

Theresa Handel and Gary Thulin, Pioneer Home Hardware Building Centre
Megan Stiers and Danny Baumstark, Hermann Lumber

12:00pm – 12:45pm EST

5 Disrupters Challenging the Home Improvement Industry

Jim Robisch, The Farnsworth Group

1:00pm – 1:45pm EST

PANEL: NRHA Top Gun Awards

Melanie Moul, NRHA

Will Aubuchon, , W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc
Patrick Goebel, Star Lumber
Kevin Hancock, Hancock Lumber
Kirby Scales, Russell Do it Center

Wednesday, October 14

11:00am – 11:45am EST

PANEL: How the Channel Is Serving Solutions

Kevin Hohman, NRHA

Mindy Murphy, Benjamin Moore
Glen Gevaart, Midwest Fastener
Mike Mahoney, Simple Green
Bill Sokol, Arrow Fastener

12:00pm – 12:45pm EST

KEYNOTE: Employees First: Disrupting Assumptions for More Loyal Customers and Stronger Sales

Kevin Hancock, Hancock Lumber

1:00pm– 1:45pm EST

Evolving Technology

Eric Hassett, , Hassett Ace Hardware
Matt Woods, , Woods Hardware

Thursday, October 15

12:00pm – 12:45pm EST

The Disruption Cycle: What It Is, Why It Matters and What to Do About It

Steve McKee, McKee Wallwork + Company

1:00pm – 1:45pm EST

How to Manage E-Commerce in a Post-Covid Environment

Jimmy Barber and Scott Sinclair, OneStone

For more information about each session, visit NRHA’s 2020 Conference schedule here. Presentation times and topics are subject to change. Get the latest updates by connecting with NRHA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

2020 Speaker Lineup

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dan Starr
    Do it Best Corp.

  • Kevin Hancock
    Hancock Lumber

Conference Speakers:

  • Jimmy Barber

  • Eric Hassett
    Hasset Ace Hardware

  • Steve McKee
    McKee Wallwork

  • DKim Peffley
    NRHA Consultant

  • Gary Pittsford
    Castle Wealth Advisors

  • Jim Robisch
    The Farnsworth Group

  • Scott Sinclair

  • Matt Woods
    Woods Hardware

For more information on each speaker, visit NRHA’s 2020 Speaker lineup here.


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