Ace Hardware wraps fall convention

Ace Hardware held an in-person convention Sept. 21-23 in Orlando, Fla., that brought together more than 10,000 total attendees. The event provided Ace teams an opportunity to plan business, take advantage of margin-building buying opportunities, and experience the latest products.

Ace occupied more than 800,000 square feet indoors, with an additional 150,000 square feet outdoors for grilling and outdoor power equipment. In all, there were over 3,300 Ace stores in attendance from every U.S. state and more than 1,200 vendor exhibits.