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65th Annual HDI Conference & Trade Show Expo

Date: Sept 07 - Sept 08, 2019
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HDI's EXPO began back in 1955 and continues to be held annually the weekend after Labor Day. Starting with about 25 exhibitor booths, we now host over 400 exhibitors with over 80,000 square feet of booth space.

The Yakima Sundome at State Fair Park provides us with the perfect environment to hold our exhibitors' booths and displays, as well as several games and activities for our visitors to enjoy. The fair grounds of State Fair Park along with several other buildings are available for special events.

Don't miss out on this year's Trade Show - REGISTER NOW!

HDI customers from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Alaska, Nevada, Montana, Utah, and Hawaii and two provinces in Canada will be in attendance. Must have an open HDI account in good standing.

We welcome retailers to join us in Yakima for our EXPO!

Click HERE for Event Details!


Highlight Savings

  • Over 800 new items offered at our Expo
  • Expo Specials UP TO 30% OFF
  • Best Bet Buys UP TO 50% OFF
  • NET 12/10/19 for Fall Shipping
  • NET 06/10/20 for Spring Shipping
  • Pallet Buys
Items will be featured with lower price during our exclusive Best Bet Buys event on Saturday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm.

Must attend event to get up to 50% off top selling items.

Up to 100 items featured.
Pallet worthy products will be available for purchase during the EXPO exhibit hours. Check out the pallet opportunities and low, low quantity buy pricing only at EXPO!
Products identified as Super Buy online and in the order book have a deeper discount in the EXPO special column. This price is only awarded to those who attend EXPO on Saturday and/or Sunday.
Products identified as Top Seller typically are discounted deeper in the EXPO special price column. More importantly, you will want to make sure to consider stocking these items if you haven’t already purchased in the past.
Some manufacturers will be offering cash spiffs and free product. Look for Cash Spiffs or FREE product online in the order book. Many manufacturers will hand you cash at EXPO if you purchase a display or meet product purchase qualifiers.
Over 100 counter top displays are available from HDI. Search counter top displays on our website to find all the great options to increase sales near your cashier or check-out counter. Many counter top displays are available at a discount during EXPO!
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Top 10 Reasons Retailers Attend the Expo

  • Save Money
  • Extra Dating
  • Gas & Hotel Bucks
  • Educational Workshops & Keynote Speaker
  • 400+ Manufacturers
  • Product Knowledge
  • Earn Cash for Orders Placed at Show
  • Win Trips
  • New Products
  • Cash Spiffs

Who Should Attend?

OWNERS, MANAGERS, AND STAFF OF...
  • Farm Stores
  • Hardware Stores
  • Home Centers
  • Lumber and Building Supply Stores
  • Implement Dealers
  • Automotive / Agricultural Stores
  • Garden / Nursery Stores

Product Categories

  • Adhesives
  • Auto / Bicycle
  • Building Hardware
  • Chain / Rope
  • Cleaning/ Maintenance
  • Cutting Tools / Abrasives
  • Electrical / Lighting
  • Farm / Pet
  • Fasteners
  • Hand Tools
  • Household / Outdoor
  • Lawn/Garden / Nursery
  • Lubricants
  • Paint / Sundries
  • Plumbing / Heating / Cooling
  • Power Tools
  • Safety
  • Store Supplies

Exhibitors

Dan M. Tratensek (Keynote Speaker)

Indianapolis, Indiana

Dan Tratensek is executive vice president with the North American Retail Hardware Association and Publisher of Hardware Retailing magazine.

Our speaker has been with NRHA for more than two decades and served in a variety of roles within the organization. In his different positions at NRHA and Hardware Retailing, Tratensek has had the opportunity to visit with independent retailers, manufacturers and distributors of all types and sizes from across North America and around the world. In addition to his role as Publisher of Hardware Retailing, Tratensek currently oversees NRHA;s research, communications, marketing and training program development.

In his role, Dan is a frequent industry speaker and also hosts NRHA’s annual State of Independents Conference. Prior to joining NRHA, Tratensek worked as an editor and reporter for a variety of media outlets and has been involved in business journalism and news reporting for nearly three decades.

Keynote Address

Building and Maintaining A High-Performance Team

In today’s employment environment, it is more difficult than ever to find and keep the right people, but doing so is critical to the success of any retail operation. During this seminar, we will discuss best practices for finding, hiring and maintaining a high-performance team. You will learn from real-world success stories and gain insights into how to build a high-functioning team and how to evolve into a high-functioning leader.

Agenda

65th Annual HDI Conference & Trade Show Expo
Sept 07, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Best Bet Buys
Sept 07, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Join us in the Modern Living Building at the SunDome and be present at Best Bet Buys to capitalize on the deepest and best deals of the weekend! You must be present at this event to take advantage of these awesome prices!
Photo Booth
Sept 07, 2019 | 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Make a memory! The Photo Booth will be open; take some time to enjoy yourself and have some fun!
Expo Reception & Buffet / Place Orders
Sept 07, 2019 | 5:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Get a head start on Show Orders and explore exhibitor booths throughout the show floor. See the deals offered this year, and get ready to save money!
Prize Drawings
Sept 07, 2019 | 8:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us during our first round of drawings! Be there for the chance to win a trip to Las Vegas, a Surface Pro Laptop, 55" Flatscreen TV, and many other prizes & cash!
65th Annual HDI Conference & Trade Show Expo
Sept 08, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Early Bird Registration
Sept 08, 2019 | 7:30 AM
Breakfast
Sept 08, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Start the day off right with a buffet style breakfast! All you can eat sausage, bacon, eggs, biscuits, fruit, assorted danish and more!
Expo Opens
Sept 08, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Explore all the products and deals offered this year! Visit exhibitor booths to earn cash and prize drawing tickets!
Petting Zoo
Sept 08, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Take a break from the buying and get some fresh air with our furry friends. See and pet a variety of animals to keep up the energy!
Deli Lunch
Sept 08, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$1,500 Cash Drawings
Sept 08, 2019 | 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Five people will win $100, and one lucky winner will get $1,000 cash! You must be present to win so be sure to stick around!
Ice Cream Sundae Bar / Apples / Cotton Candy / Kettle Corn / Roasted Peanuts
Sept 08, 2019 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Grand Prize Drawings
Sept 08, 2019 | 2:45 PM
Be present to win a week in Hawaii, or a Cruise to Alaska! You must be present to win so stick around until the end of Expo on Sunday!
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