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The theme of the 72nd annual National Hardware Show is "What's In Store For You?" Retailers will only need one look around the seemingly endless show floor to find thousands of answers to that question. "Retailers can see new products, learn from the educational seminars, network with best-in- class retailers of all types and take what they've learned back to immediately apply to their businesses," says Rich Russo, vice president of the National Hardware Show. "We have a lot planned for this year's show and can't wait for our attendees to experience all it has to offer." The theme of the NRHA All-Industry Conference is Forward-Thinking Retail. This theme will be intertwined into the various presentations and expert speakers at the conference. During the event, NRHA will host most of its programming on stage in the NRHA Village, which is located right inside the main entrance to the convention center. "The Village is a central hub for independent home improvement retailers," says NRHA chief operating officer Bob Cutter. "It's a place where retailers can gather for networking and hear from industry experts. We frame the presentations and speakers so everyone leaves with something new to take home." Co-locating the NRHA All-Industry Conference at the National Hardware Show creates a seamless experience and allows you to explore the industry on a grand scale in one place. Start your show to-do list with this rundown of everything you should plan to see and do. Mark your calendars with these events, award presentations and speakers to maximize your time and personalize your experience so you can take home what matters most to you and your business. HARDWARE RETAILING | April 2017 68 " It's a place where retailers can gather for networking and hear from industry experts. We frame the presentations and speakers so everyone leaves with something new to take home. " —Bob Cutter, NRHA chief operating officer