The Beacon Awards Honors the Industry’s Best Retailers


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SeptOct17Learn About this Year’s Winners of the Beacon Awards
in the Sept/Oct 2017 issue of The Hardware Connection magazine. The Beacon Awards is an important recognition program that honors the best of the best dealers who represent the future of the industry.


The Beacon Awards honors the following categories: 

•  Best New Stores

•  Retailer Beacon Award

The program includes video presentations of each of the Beacon Award winners and promises to be both informative and entertaining.

The Beacon Awards ceremony is hosted annually at The Hardware Conference which is traditionally held in beautiful Marco Island, FL. Though due to hurricane Irma, this year’s Conference was been rescheduled and held on December 8-10 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.


The Beacon Awards are sponsored by Apex Tool Group, Epicor, Rust-Oleum, Sashco, Sunnyside Corporation, The Hardware Conference and The Hardware Connection magazine. They are also co-sponsored by Ace Hardware, Do it Best Corp., Orgill and True Value.

For more information about attending this event along with all other educational seminars, open floor discussions and social activities at The Hardware Conference, visit

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