What is the NRHA Conference?


Free to all National Hardware Show® attendees, The NRHA All-Industry Conference is a series of educational seminars and networking opportunities held at the 2017 National Hardware Show® in Las Vegas, May 9-11, 2017. Designed for retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and industry professionals alike, the conference line-up offers valuable insights into industry-wide topics, including multi-channel retailing, the changing consumer, generational trends and more. For a full seminar schedule, click here.

The Largest Gathering of Independent Retailers


The 2017 NRHA All-Industry Conference will be held in conjunction with the National Hardware Show® at the Las Vegas Convention Center, May 9-11, 2017, combining the benefits of two of the industry’s premier gatherings in one place! Individuals registered for the National Hardware Show® are automatically able to attend the NRHA All-Industry Conference free of charge. No separate registration is required for the conference!


You must be registered for the National Hardware Show® in order to attend conference seminars and events. For more information or to register, click here.

The NRHA Village - A Meeting Place for Indy Retailers


The NRHA Village will act as home base for the NRHA All-Industry Conference. It functions not only as the location where retailers, manufacturers and distributors can go to forge new relationships with one another, but will also serve as a home to the NRHA Village Stage, which features a stellar line-up of speakers.

Expert Speakers and Presenters


The NRHA Village Stage will be host to all conference seminars and awards ceremonies throughout the show. Here, attendees will experience a wide range of educational seminars introducing proprietary research based on the industry’s hottest conversation starters.


This year's theme is Forward-Thinking Retail.

Networking and Events


Along with educational seminars, NRHA’s All-Industry Conference also offers a variety of social events and awards ceremonies you won’t want to miss, including the Independent Retailer Reception, Young Retailer of the Year and Retailers’ Choice awards programs. For more information on NRHA awards programs held during the conference, click here to visit our awards ceremonies page.


To learn more about the NRHA's Independent Retailer Reception, contact Katie McHone-Jones at (317) 275-9426 or kmchone-jones@nrha.org.

Who Should Attend?


There will be something for everyone May 9-11, 2017 in Las Vegas!


Retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and other industry professionals are all encouraged to attend the National Hardware Show® and the NRHA All-Industry Conference. Attendees of all types are sure to benefit from the comprehensive product selection on the showfloor, educational seminars and networking opportunities available at the 2017 event.


You will not find a more productive, worthwhile event for home improvement industry professionals anywhere else!

Travel & Hotel


The National Hardware Show® offers a variety of housing and transportations options at discounted rates. Visit the National Hardware Show® website to help you plan your trip; click on the Hotel & Travel page.