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Connecting With the Global Hardware Industry at the International Hardware Fair

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Taking place in Cologne, Germany, the 2022 Eisenwarenmesse International Hardware Fair, hosted by Koelnmesse, brought together retailers, vendors and other industry players from around the world for four days of product discovery, education and networking. The event connected the global …

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International Hardware Fair 2022 Kicks Off Next Week

International Hardware Fair

Home improvement retailers from around the world will converge in Cologne, Germany, on September 25 for the Eisenwaremesse 2022 International Hardware Fair, hosted by Koelnmesse. The four-day event will include a virtual option for retailers who cannot attend in person.  …

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Global DIY-Summit Focuses on Dealing With Uncertainty

2022 DIY-Summit

The second edition of the Virtual DIY-Summit will take place on September 2, 2022. The event is being jointly hosted by the leading DIY professional organizations, European DIY-Retail Association (EDRA), Home Improvement Manufacturers Association (HIMA) and Global Home Improvement Network …

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NHPA to Attend 2022 International Hardware Fair in Cologne

2022 International Hardware Fair

After two years without meeting together in person, the 2022 Eisenwarenmesse International Hardware Fair is back, bringing innovations and trends in the hard goods industry. From Sept. 25-28, over 2,000 suppliers from over 40 countries will showcase their innovations, including …

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Hardlines Conference Moves to Whistler in 2023

Hardlines Whistler

For the first time in the event’s history, the Hardlines Conference will move to Whistler, British Columbia, in 2023. The event has always taken place in the greater Toronto area but Hardlines plans to choose different destinations each year to …

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Attendance for spoga+gafa 2022 Hits Pre-Pandemic Levels

spoga+gafa 2022

spoga+gafa, which is the largest garden lifestyle trade fair in the world, took place in Cologne, Germany, from June 19-21, a new date for the trade fair. With over 25,000 visitors from 112 countries, spoga+gafa 2022 connected industry players from …

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NHPA Tours Home Improvement Retailers in Denmark

Denmark store tours

The 2022 Global DIY Summit returned this month for the first time since the start of the pandemic, and Dan Tratensek, chief operating officer and publisher for the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) was there to experience the …

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NHPA Participates in International Industry Events

international industry events

There are myriad international industry events. Some of the events NHPA and Hardware Retailing have covered are listed below. Global DIY Summit Global DIY Summit Unites Home Improvement Industry Global Home Improvement Industry Gathers in Copenhagen Home Hardware Home Hardware …

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