National Hardware Show® Registration Now Open for the Industry’s Go-To-Source for All Things Home Improvement, Trends and Innovation 

2019 Show to Feature More Interactive Experiences, Enhanced Networking and Unrivalled Education Opportunities, Face-To-Face Sourcing and More!

NORWALK, CT. – January 15, 2019 – Registration is now open for the 74th annual National Hardware Show® (NHS), where home improvement experts, builders, remodelers and other industry leaders and professionals can experience everything home improvement all in one place. The National Hardware Show will take place Tuesday, May 7th through Thursday, May 9th in the Las Vegas Convention Center and will deliver an exciting and enhanced experience for retailers, manufacturers and key media to explore the latest trends shaping the future of the home improvement industry. The Show opens daily at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m., with the exception of Thursday, which will close at 1:00 p.m.  The event is open to buyers, retailers, members of the trade and press. Click here to get registered today.

“The National Hardware Show provides an unmatched experience for industry professionals with access to the latest innovations, retail trends and business solutions in the home improvement arena,” said Rich Russo, Industry Vice President for the National Hardware Show. “Each year we provide a top of the line experience for buyers, but in 2019, we’re ratcheting up the level of excitement with new buying and sourcing opportunities, new and expanded product categories and more. It’s going to be a great Show and you won’t want to miss it!”

Industry-Leading Exhibitors and Insights – All in One Place!
NHS boasts more than 2,500 exhibitors across more than 15 product categories from hardware and tools, and homewares, to smart home technology, lawn, garden, outdoor living, tailgating essentials, and introducing tiny living – the newest category to NHS in 2019!! NHS attendees will get a firsthand look today at the products that their customers will be asking for tomorrow from exhibitors Ring, Weber-Stephen Products, GE Lighting, Caterpillar, PPG Architectural Coatings, to name just a few. For a full scope of NHS product categories, click here.

Once registered, attendees will also have access to the NRHA All-Industry Conference.  The NHRA conference 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 later this month.

Interactive Experiences 
In addition to offering a variety of sections that mirror trending home categories, NHS offers several interactive experiences that are both informative and fun! The latest and greatest in grilling, outdoor living and more can be found in the Tailgate, Backyard & BBQ section. This interactive experience gives attendees the opportunity to touch, feel and even demo their dream grills and outdoor products, while also tasting some classic tailgate snacks.  Offering inspiration, products and themes, this section is the perfect 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 8th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. This can’t-miss annual party is open to all NHS exhibitors and attendees and will feature free food and drinks, live music and more!

Interested in downsizing? New in 2019, Tiny Living @ NHS will give attendees an exclusive look at the tiny home building process and the products specifically made for these homes. It is the only event where builders, developers, product/service providers, government officials, retailers, non-profits and other real estate professionals can network with more 30,000 hardware, building supply and other industry professionals and discover companies – new and recognized – that specialize in products and services focused on tiny living needs and trends. Tiny Living @ NHS will also feature the Small Build & Construction Technology Conference, which includes two full days of seminars on the most relevant topics impacting the industry today and networking with the world’s leading professionals in this market segment.

Register Today!
Registration for the 2019 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 the National Hardware Show has to offer. Registration for buyers and retailers is free from now until March 16, 2019 at Eligible and credentialed members of the media can apply for press registration status here.

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 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. For more information on the National Hardware Show, visit


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