Events & Training

Do you have specific market intelligence needs?

HARDLINES can create Custom Research and Presentations for Your Team:

  • In-depth analysis of key home improvement retailers;
  • Specialized industry intelligence;
  • Targetted analysis and market share research;
  • Customized Seminars and events to educate and inspire your executive team, board of directors or sales force.

We offer “The Full Package”:

Let the experienced business event organizers at Hardlines Inc. help you put together your full event. That includes locale, venue, menu, marketing as well as speakers!

Conference Speaker

At HARDLINES, we have developed an incredible Database of information on the size and growth of the market. This data forms the basis for “crunching the numbers” to suit your needs.

In addition, our Editor and President, Michael McLarney, has more than 25 years of experience following the retail home improvement industry in Canada and internationally. His insights into what trends are driving this business make him an invaluable resource for consulting on the direction of your company. He has spoken to groups around the world. Why not get him in front of your team?

HARDLINES has developed special reports and research papers for some of the country’s
leading retailers and manufacturers. Topics include:

  • market share,
  • consumer awareness,
  • retail and merchandising trends,
  • market size, and
  • consolidation reports.


Training for Managers & Employees:

Through our affiliation with the North American Hardware Association, we can offer
exclusive training and education for dealers and their staff. Everything from Product Knowledge Training to Management Courses for Retail Managers.

Would you like HARDLINES to help you understand the retail home improvement industry better? Do you need direction for your research or marketing teams? Would you like Michael to present the latest trends and data on the industry to your management or sales team?

“The Full Package”:

The experienced business event organizers at Hardlines Inc. can help you put together your full event:

  • locale,Discussion panel
  • venue,
  • menu,
  • marketing,
  • and of course the speakers!

Contact us today: or phone 416.489.3396.