The Eastern Hardware Association was founded in 1936. The Southern Hardware Association was founded in 1956. The two associations merged in 1994 to form the Southern & Eastern Hardware Association.
The purpose of the Southern & Eastern Hardware Association is to promote a closer, more harmonious uderstanding and business relationship between executives of the Wholesale Hardware Distributors, Industrial Supply Distributors, Manufacturers Agencies, Industry Publications, Other Trade Associations.
every year, the Spring Meeting provides personal contacts with the top
management staff from the leading distributors and manufacturers across
the United States. You have the opportunity to meet with these industry
leaders outside of the office environment. The relaxed atmosphere and
beautiful surroundings at the Mid Pines Inn & Golf Resort make for
a pleasant yet productive setting. All of the event functions are designed
to provide for optimum interaction between all of the attendees. The
lifelong relationships you form here will remain a positive factor in
your business and personal life.
Office of the Secretary, Jim Lail, PO Box 633, Lincolnton, NC 28093-0633