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NTP Events Is the New Show Management Company for Hardscape North America

Maddy Ryley, Managing Editor
NTP Events Is the New Show Management Company for Hardscape North America

CHICAGO —  NTP Events partnered with the Concrete Masonry & Hardscapes Association (CMHA) to be the new show management company for Hardscape North America (HNA), which saw its strongest year yet with record-breaking attendance and exhibit sales in 2023.

Co-located with Equip Exposition, HNA saw more than 27,000 registered attendees convene at the 2023 show, which featured more than 1,000 exhibits both indoors and outdoors. The show offers industry professionals robust education, including certification courses, and demonstrations of the latest technology, tools and products on the show floor.

NTP plans to enhance the show for its audience, which includes contractors, distributors and dealers in the hardscape and concrete masonry industry; and the company’s track record supports its ability to facilitate growth. In the past five years NTP Events has reported 59% average client revenue growth and 56% average attendance growth, while earning more than 50 awards, according to the company website.

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“We are confident that NTP Events is the ideal partner for Hardscape North America. Their proven track record, creativity and attention to detail make them the perfect choice to manage our event. We look forward to working closely with NTP Events to produce a dynamic and successful show for all participants,” said CMHA President and CEO Bob Thomas.

The 2024 HNA will take place Oct. 16-18 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville and be co-located with Equip Exposition. In 2024 attendees will have the opportunity to participate in expert-led educational sessions and networking events, and check out product showcases and an immersive experience featuring the expansive show floor.

“We are honored to build upon the incredible success of HNA’s latest event as their new show management partner. The record-setting attendance and the dynamic, interactive exhibit space reflect the industry’s vibrant community and growth. We are committed to sustaining this trajectory, providing a platform that not only fosters connections but also showcases the most cutting-edge products and promotes the exchange of knowledge,” said Chris Harar, President of NTP Events.

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