The National Hardware Show is a comprehensive event that serves the hardware and home improvement industry. It is a big networking platform that unites the industry, and every edition introduces innovations. The previous edition attracted over 700 exhibitors and 3,000 attendees. What can we expect from National Hardware Show 2023 in Las Vegas?
National Hardware Show 2023 – when and where?
The first edition of the National Hardware Show took place in 1945. In the 1960s, it moved from New York City to Chicago. In 2003, the event moved to Las Vegas Convention Center, where it is held to this day. It is an annual fair that intends to deliver more value to the hardware and home improvement industry.
When is the National Hardware Show? The date of NHS 2023 is January 31, 2023-February 2, 2023.
Trade show hours:
- Tuesday, January 31: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
- Wednesday, February 1: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
- Thursday, February 2: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Where is the National Hardware Show? The venue is the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, the United States of America.
What does the National Hardware Show offer?
NHS Exhibit Hall features nine major product areas:
- NHS BBQ & Grill
- NHS Building
- NHS Electric
- NHS Global Source
- NHS Hardware & Tools
- NHS Homeware
- NHS Outdoor & Garden
- NHS Paint
- NHS Plumbing
New additions to NHS are:
- HABITAT is an on-site and digital product discovery showcase that features five cultural themes: Show You Care, Happy Place, World of Wonder, Mind Tour Mind, and Save 2 Save. There is also an NHS Innovation Stage where speakers share their knowledge
- HABITAT NEW, a discovery zone for the latest in-home improvement & hardware launches
- HABITAT NEXT, an area for new solutions
- NHS BACKYARD is a zone for lawn, garden, farm, ranch, outdoor living, and grilling products.
Moreover, there is a two-day educational program hosted by the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) called Foundations of Merchandising Management Live! It is a perfect opportunity to learn from the best in the industry. Upon completion, you can receive a certificate in merchandising.
Attendees and exhibitors have access to an online platform NHS Connects. It makes it easier to plan the show experience for the buyers and enhance brand exposure for the exhibitors.
National Hardware Show 2023 exhibitor list
In the online catalog, there are over 1,000 exhibitors. 60% of vendors are exhibiting at the NHS for the first time. The product categories from the greatest to the least number of exhibitors:
- Lawn & Garden
- Outdoor Living
- Farm & Ranch
- BBQ & Grill
- Building Products
- Storage & Organization
- Hobby/Gift/Specialty Goods
- Paint & Accessories
- Sporting Good
- Pet Products
- PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
- Retail Service Solutions
45% of the NHS 2023 exhibitors are from the US. There are over 340 exhibitors from Mainland China, 15 from Hong Kong (SAR), and over 50 from Taiwan.
- Chinese exhibitors mainly exhibit products such as tools, used in gardening, hardware, patio furniture, decor, equipment, etc.
- Exhibitors from Hong Kong showcase products like small appliances, outdoor furniture, indoor furniture, cleaning, outdoor storage, and hand tools.
- Taiwanese exhibitors specialize in watering and irrigation, hardware, tools, gardening, PPE, home decor, etc.
Attending the show is a great opportunity to connect with suppliers from Asia. To make sure your potential partner is reliable, verify the company and protect your business.
NHS 2023 fairground map and hall plan
Who can attend the National Hardware Show?
You must qualify to attend the show. The attendees of NHS are:
- home centers
- online retailers
- independent retailers
- and other trade professionals
Register for the NHS 2023
The National Hardware Show is only for professionals in the industry. Register here or on-site. How much does it cost to attend NHS 2023? The price varies depending on the date of the purchase:
- December 10, 2022 – $100
- On-site pricing from January 29, 2023 – $150
Get a FREE PASS for the National Hardware Show 2023! Register using our link and save $100-150!
The National Hardware Show 2023 partners with two co-dated events – the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) and NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. The NHS badge will give you access to all three shows. You can pick up your ID badge in the designated registration area.
All participants (attendees, exhibitors, media, speakers, etc.) must check and confirm they are able to comply with the Health & Safety Acknowledgement before arriving at the event.
How to get to NHS 2023 in Las Vegas?
The NHS 2023 takes place in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the South Station of Vegas Loop is located.
- By monorail
The Las Vegas Monorail is connected to several Strip resort hotels and the Las Vegas Convention Center. It takes just a few minutes to get from one end of the Strip to the other. The LV Monorail offers NHS 2023 participants exclusive fare discounts.
- By taxi
It is not possible to hail a taxi on the street in Las Vegas. Taxis must pick up passengers at a physical address, such as a hotel taxi line. As an alternative, you can download Uber or Lyft.
- By bus
Hop on the Deuce, Las Vegas public transportation operated by the Regional Transportation Commission. Deuce on The Strip runs every day and stops at Las Vegas Convention Center.
- By plane
Harry Reid International Airport is located just 3.5 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center. It takes about 10 minutes by car to reach the LVCC. There is a car rental at the airport.
National Hardware Show 2023 – the largest home and hardware-related show
Attend the National Hardware Show 2023 from January 31 to February 2 in Las Vegas and grow your business in the hardware and home improvement industry.
Meet us during NHS 2023
We will be exhibiting at NHS! Come and meet us at booth SL10022. It is a rare occasion to speak with ExamineChina specialists face-to-face. We can chat about your business and help you with your China sourcing problems. See you at the trade show!
Images: National Hardware Show