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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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Global Home Improvement Industry Gathers in Copenhagen

global home improvement

Earlier this month, leaders from the global home improvement community gathered in Copenhagen to attend the 8th Annual Global DIY Summit, which featured presentations, networking events and tours of some of the region’s top retailers. Produced by the European DIY …

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Koelnmesse to Launch International Hardware Fair Italy in 2023

Hardware Fair Italy

The newest Koelnmesse event, the International Hardware Fair Italy, has been added to the calendar for 2023 and will provide another opportunity for the home improvement industry throughout Europe and beyond to network, share new products and learn about upcoming …

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spoga+gafa 2022 to Host Interior Design Pop-Up Event 

spoga+gafa pop-up event

In an effort to serve the interior design industry, spoga+gafa 2022 will include a unique pop-up event, Home Meets spoga+gafa. Members of the interior design industry can attend spoga+gafa 2022 from June 19-21, and along with taking part in the …

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