CMHA names NTP Events as new Hardscape North America manager

The Concrete Masonry & Hardscapes Association has enlisted Alexandria, Va.-based NTP Events to manage Hardscape North America (HNA), the annual gathering at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, co-located with Equip Exposition. Building on HNA’s record-breaking 2023 staging, which saw unprecedented attendance of 27,000-plus and more than 1,000 exhibits, NTP Events aims to further elevate the premier hardscape show for contractors, dealers, and distributors.

“We are honored to build upon the incredible success of HNA’s latest event as their new show management partner,” says NTP Events President Chris Harar. “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.”

NTP Events’ expertise in event planning and execution, coupled with the firm’s dedication to delivering exceptional attendee and exhibitor experiences, aligns seamlessly with HNA’s mission to promote industry growth and innovation, affirms CMHA CEO Bob Thomas, adding, “We are confident that NTP Events is the ideal partner for Hardscape North America. Its 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.”

The 2024 HNA runs October 16-18. Exhibitors and attendees can expect an immersive experience featuring an expansive exhibition floor, expert-led educational sessions, networking opportunities, and product showcases from leading industry players. —