EVENTS

The Big Show’s Big Addition

The National Hardware Show brings ‘Tiny Living’ into focus.

BY HBSDealer Staff

A historically consumer-focused event, formerly known as the Tiny House Jamboree, the new Tiny Living @ NHS will focus on the business of small building and construction technology, with an array of specialized exhibitors as well as experiences geared towards the tiny house movement.

Tiny Living @ NHS will take place May 7-9, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The program brings together all the big players in tiny homes – including, builders, government officials, retailers and others, said Rich Russo, Industry VP for the National Hardware Show.

“Not only will attendees have the opportunity to network, but also to sit in on educational seminars, tour actual tiny homes and more, making the National Hardware Show the destination for staying up-to-date on the tiny living industry.”

Tiny Living @ NHS will feature a multitude of exhibitors that specialize in products and services focused on tiny living needs and trends., such as Mr. Cool, Karavan Trailers, La Siesta Inc.

All told, these brands and many will be interspersed among more than 2,400 leading brands – new and recognized – in the hardware and home space. Professionals in the tiny living movement will network with more than 30,000 hardware, building supply and other industry professionals.

Tiny House Village: Tiny Living @ NHS will feature a curated tiny house village sitting alongside the popular Tailgate, Backyard & BBQ outdoor area of the Show.

Pitch Contest: Exhibitors will also have the chance to have their innovative small build product reviewed by a panel of industry experts for marketability and potential investment by angel and private equity investors specializing in ConTech.

Also, as part of Tiny Living @ NHS programming, the Small Build & Construction Technology Conference is an event for industry leaders to discover new technologies, create collaborative opportunities, and learn together to advance the industry. The two-day conference will feature a mixture of interactive panels with industry veterans such as:

  • “State of the Industry” with Tim Costello, CEO of BDX, Inc.
  • “I’m Going Tiny – Does That Make Me Green?” with Dave Kowert, CEO of Blue Zero Homes, LLC, Rod Stambaugh, CEO of Sprout Tiny Homes, Inc., and Matt Power, Editor in Chief of Green Builder Magazine
  • “Tiny Houses Solution to Retirement” with Zack Giffin, Co-Host of Tiny House Nation on FYI
  • “Measure Twice – Cut Once: How VR & Generative Design Supports Zero Waste Building” with Jonathan Josephson of CTO Quantum Interface

NHS attendees can add the Small Build & Construction Technology Conference onto their badge registration for a flat $350 fee.

For more information, visit nationalhardwareshow.com.

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