Awards Ceremonies at the National Hardware Show®

(NORWALK, Connecticut, May 19, 2017)—At the National Hardware Show®, held last week at the Las Vegas Convention Center, there were many retailers, inventors and manufacturers recognized for their innovation and drive to improve the home improvement industry.

For an overview of the awards and winners, visit

Below are the winners of several awards presented during the Show:

50 Campfires—The Camping Authority Awards Made in USA Awards
Presented by Made in USA and GBQ Partners
Top Editors Choice:

  • Barrel House Cooker Company
    The Man Can

Essentials Awards:

  • Tailgater Tile Table
    Domestic CFX Series 
  • FireDisc® Cookers
    Rovr Cooler
Best Packaging:

  • Age Old Organics
    Organic–based plant fertilizer

Best On–Site Patriotic Marketing:

  • Imperial Blades
    Blades and cutting tools

Best New Product:

  • Maglite
    Flashlight with wand adapter


Game Ball Awards
Presented by Tailgater Magazine
Homewares Awards
Presented by HomeWorld® Business
Best Marketing Concept:

  • FIREDISC Grills

Best New Product:

  • TV Toc Box

Best Innovative Product:

  • OXX Box

Best Tailgate Concept:

  • Dometic

Best Overall Tailgate Product:

  • Goal Zero

  • Lasko Products
    Ceramic Bathroom Heater


  • smanos Inc.
    smanos Smart Video Doorbell


  • VOXX Accessories Corp.
    MyGuard Automatic Laundry Water Shut Off System

Honorable Mention:

  • IIVUS Marketing Inc.
    Bring It On Cleaner


Lawn, Garden and & Outdoor Living Awards
Presented by Lawn & Garden Retailer
New Product Launch Awards
Presented by Amazon

  • Greenerways, LLC
    Mosquito FreeZone


  • Flame King
    1–lb. Refillable Propane Cylinder & Kit


  • Swan Products LLC
    Swan® Swivel

Honorable Mention:

  • Dr. Earth
    Final Stop

  • Snow Joe
    40 Volt Max 1160 PSI Cordless Pressure Washer





Honorable Mention:

  • Kreg Tool Company
    Accu–Cut Circular Saw Guide Track System


New Product World Awards
Presented by DIY Network
United Inventors Association Inventors Spotlight Awards

  • Inventor Lady
    Plant Stamps


  • Pivot Point Inc.
    Lockless Monster

Overall Value:

    Pod Light

Packaging/Merchandising Support:

  • Fireside Industries
    Campfire Defender

Fills Consumer Need:

  • AP&G Co., Inc.
    The Luma Mosquito Trap by Catchmaster
Most Innovative Concept:

  • Walabot

Best Marketing Effort:

  • Natus Inc.

The Pinnacle Award (Best in Show):

  • ikeGPS Inc.
Retailers’ Choice Awards
Presented by NRHA and Hardware Retailing magazine
Get Outside Go! – Toysmith/Garden At Home (Sumner, Washington)
Flame King Propane Cylinders – Flame King (Gardena, California)
Stud Sensor – Franklin Sensors Inc. (Boise, Idaho)
Adjustable Line Length Universal Hook – Danik–Hook (Pomona, California)
mywoodwall – mywoodwall (Edmonds, Washington)
BLUFIX 3D – BLUFIXX 3D Systems LP (Houston, Texas)
Traeger Timberline – Traeger Wood Fire Grills (Salt Lake City, Utah)
SureCan – SureCan Inc. (North Ogden, Utah)
The Ultimate Outdoor Coconut Palms Garden Broom – Ultimate Innovations by The DePalmas (San Clemente, California)
Telesteps Engineered Climbing Products – Telesteps by Regal Ideas (Kitchener, Ontario)
SlotDog – Slotdog (Boulder City, Nevada)
BakerStone Pizza Oven Box Combo – BakerStone (Santa Ana, California)
18-in-1 Pure Castile Liquid Soap – Dr. Bronner’s (Vista, California)
SoftSeal Safety Respirators – DDME Inc. (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Cannon Coolers – SSMMG & nICE Coolers (Villarica, Georgia)
Flex Tape – Flex Seal (Weston, Florida)
Magnogrip Pro Impact Magnetic Gloves – Magnogrip Inc. (Miami, Florida)
Roll N’ Kneel 4 in 1 – D.F. Omer Ltd. (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Bionic Wrench – Loggerhead Tools (Palos Park, Illinois)
DynaSteam Weed Killer – Dynamic Solutions Worldwide LLC (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Genesis II LX Series Gas Grills – Weber–Stephen Products LLC (Palatine, Illinois)
A–MAZEN–N Smoker Tube – A–MAZE–N Products, Inc. (Eagan, Minnesota)
Tool Belt for Painters – King’s Harness Inc. (Elmwood Park, Illinois)
BevBuckle – BevBuckle (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
Pit Barrel Cooker Package – Pit Barrel Cooker Co. (Prospect, Kentucky)
Almost Heaven Saunas – Almost Heaven Saunas (Holland, Michigan)
High & Mighty Wall Hangers – The Hillman Group (Cincinnati, Ohio)
High & Mighty Decorative Hooks – The Hillman Group (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Superzilla – Superzilla/TopDuck Products (Lansing, Michigan)
GoSun Grill – GoSun Stove (Cincinnati, Ohio)
BBQueCan – All About BBQ (Longmont, Colorado)
LifeStraw – Vestergaard Frandsen Inc. (Vancouver, British Columbia)
The Kuvu – Rylor Inc. (London, Ontario)
Pit Boss Vertical Smokers – Louisiana Grills/Pit Boss Grills (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Mason Bee House – Welliver Outdoors (Hershey, Pennsylvania)
Snap Back Chalk Line – CE Tools (Nashville, Tennessee)

About The National Hardware Show®

The National Hardware Show® celebrates a rich history spanning nearly 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 America’s quality of life through their homes. 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.


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