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Sponsors

NHS
Duke Cannon
MBA

Who will be there?

Mule Logo
OX logo
Equipter logo
Palziv underlayments logo
Lawn Master
Build Frames logo
Klein Logo
Bora logo
HTH logo
roto products logo
misting logo
D2Y logo
aiper logo
construx
Moen Logo
spyder logo
senix logo
bessey logo
Kobalt
Knipex logo
magic chef
market botany
evermark
Danco
little giant ladder systems
Kentwool
dewalt
Blackout
Surebonder
Safe Racks
Just Float
iFlo
Gator Magnetics
Bucket Grips
fort decking

Alan Mandic @MandicReally

Andrea O’ Connell @that_electrician_chick

Brent Gentling @BYOTools

Brent Ridley @toolpros

Chad Gilliken @extremehowto

Char Miller-King @woodenmaven

Chip Wade @chipwade

Corey Heider @heidercorey

Desmond Tse @thesidingguy

Ethan Abramson @Buildwithethan

Kathleen Ridley @toolwife

Kenny Cooper @Kenny_Cooper_lawn_life

Kenny Koehler @protoolreviews

Lindsay Zuelich @wood_brain

Matthew Morgan @m2lumber

Mike Poorman @woodshopmike

Rebecca Thornton @southernpinedesignco

Ryan Shikhman @tradesovercollege

Sadie-Mae @theawesomeorange

Sam Sprague @toolpig

Thomas Holder @fosteredwoodworks

Tyler Shaheen @thesoutherncraftsman

Nate Adams @BuiltbyN8

Dan Baynton @Milwaukee_tool_addict

Anthony Lewallen @_CashwoodDesigns

Jonathan Young @YoungUtah

Chris Powell @Full_Steam_Designs

Pha Touch @touch_woodworx

Michael_Bowman @bermudagrasscentral

Travis Collins @Toolsbydesign

Joan Sprague @joaniesprague

Roo Houston @Roo_Meets_World_

Josh Houston @J0shua_ryan

Katrina Schmitt @PNWFarmhouseDesignCo

Adam Ramsey Miller @oldhouseadam

Mary Johanson @maryjo.onthego

Olivia Crandall @shetoolsanddesigns

Tim Johnson @shoptoolreview

AND MORE TO COME!

Who will be there?

Mule Logo
solenis logo
OX logo
Equipter logo
Palziv underlayments logo
Cleva logo
Build Frames logo
Klein Logo
Bora logo
HTH logo
roto products logo
misting logo
D2Y logo
aiper logo
construx
Moen Logo
spyder logo
senix logo
bessey logo
Kobalt
Knipex logo
twisted goat
magic chef
market botany
evermark
Danco
little giant ladder systems
Kentwool
dewalt
Blackout

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Hardware Huddle 2024 Information*

April 17-19

Days
Hours
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RingoFire Campus Address

1105 W Bramlett Rd
Suite 1003
Greenville, SC 29611

All events held on RingoFire campus in Greenville, SC unless otherwise noted
Keynote Speakers presented by Clemson MBA
Kevin Williams
Kevin Williams

Kevin Williams is an author, speaker, coach, and pastor who has dedicated his life to the development of leadership skills. He has over 25 years of experience in the home improvement industry and has worked in various management roles. Kevin holds a graduate degree in Leadership from Luther Rice University and is certified as a Maxwell Leadership Team Member and Maxwell Team D.I.S.C. Personality Assessment Consultant, which makes him an ideal choice for helping leaders unlock their full potential.

Kevin is passionate about mentoring and leadership, and he has founded two organizations, Power Forward Youth Leadership Mentoring and Power Forward Leadership Development, to promote these values. He has also written two books, “Unlocking Leadership Excellence” and “The Mentor’s Toolbox,” in which he shares his insights and strategies for effective leadership. Furthermore, his experience in workforce development as a Certified Business Services Consultant reinforces his ability to guide individuals toward achieving their leadership goals.

Kevin’s story of building a successful career while raising five exceptional children with his wife Ty is both heartening and motivational, making him an ideal choice for leaders who seek motivation and inspiration. His proven track record in leadership and mentorship is a testament to his ability to inspire and guide others toward achieving excellence in leadership.

Richard Morris
Richard Morris

Richard Morris is a Senior Advisor at SpaceX. He previously served as SpaceX’s Vice President of Launch & Production. As VP, Richard oversaw launch operations for Falcon and Dragon across SpaceX’s launch sites in Florida and California, as well as Falcon and Dragon vehicle production in California and Ship production at Starbase, Texas. Richard helped pave the way for normalizing space flight by guiding the launch/production team to 100 launches per year; something never done before in the industry. He and his team were also responsible for flying 36 astronauts into earth orbit and to the International Space Station. As Senior Advisor, Richard continues to help guide operations and develop the next generation of leaders that will take us to Mars.

Prior to joining SpaceX, Richard was the Vice President of Assembly for BMW Group in Spartanburg, SC. He worked at BMW for over 23 years and led multiple plant expansions and vehicle introductions. He was the Plant Project Leader for the second generation X5, where he lived and worked in Germany with his family. Richard was one of few Senior Vice Presidents (OFK) within the BMW Group and led vehicle introduction projects in China and South Africa.

Richard is a member of the President’s Industry Council at Clemson University and also a member of the MBA Executive Board at Clemson University.

Richard has his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute in Flint, Michigan and his MBA from Clemson University in South Carolina. Richard is married to his wife, Meri, of almost 28 years. They have twins Connor and Camille (both Clemson Graduates).

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Agenda

Wednesday, April 17

Exhibitor Set Up & Attendee travel day
TIME Agenda
9AM - 5PM Vendor Load-In
Set up for Brands
6:30PM - 9PM Hardware Huddle Welcome Reception presented by Turf Titan and National Hardware Show
Meet and greet for exhibitors and influencers including food and music from Dr Luv Beatz
Papi's Tacos - 21 Augusta St, Greenville, SC 29601

Thursday, April 18

Hardware Huddle Show Day
TIME Agenda
8AM - 8:30AM Breakfast
at the hotel
9AM - 9:30AM Caffeine & Keys: A Melodic Networking Morning
For exhibitors, influencers, and guests alike, come join us for a captivating live piano performance by Evelyn Gagnon, accompanied by complimentary coffee, light snacks, and donuts for everyone to enjoy.
9:30AM - 10AM Huddle Up & Opening Ceremony presented by Clemson MBA
Join participants and attendees for the official Hardware Huddle kickoff
10AM - 12PM Booth Demonstrations
12PM - 1:30PM "Chomp & Chat" Lunch brought to you by Gator Magnetics
Art by Ric Standridge
Enjoy lunch while experiencing the excitement of a live painting session by renowned Greenville artist Ric Standridge
1:30PM - 4:00PM Booth Demonstrations continue
4PM - 5:30PM Bourbon and BBQ Happy Hour sponsored by Duke Cannon
5:30PM - 7PM Break
Rest and recharge before the party
7PM - 9:30PM Hardware Hardies Awards and After Party presented by Total Retail Group & Klein Tools
Enjoy food, drinks and music from Big Radio at Ink N Ivy in downtown Greenville

Friday, April 19

Exhibitor Tear Down
TIME AGENDA
9AM - 3PM Exhibitor Tear Down
Wrap up and send off - See you next year!

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