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The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo

  • Expo: Thursday, March 17 – Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Education: Wednesday, March 16 – Saturday, March 18, 2016
    Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
    New Orleans, Louisiana 

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Registration & Housing

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo (HPBExpo), North America's largest indoor-outdoor living showcase, is headed for New Orleans in 2016! Each year, more than 350 leading hearth, patio and barbecue manufacturers and suppliers exhibit and demonstrate their latest home heating solutions; grills, grilling accessories and fully-equipped outdoor kitchens; casual patio furniture and outdoor accents; water and landscape features; all-weather entertainment products and more.

The show attracts more than 5,000 specialty and mass market retailers, and professionals interested in getting a first look at the indoor-outdoor living innovations that consumers will be asking for in the seasons ahead.

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Preliminary Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

7:30am – 5:00pm                    Registration Open

8:30am – 4:30pm                    Expo Education 

4:00pm – 8:00pm                    NFI Certification

Thursday, March 17, 2016

7:30am – 5:00pm                    Registration Open

8:30am – 4:30pm                    Expo Education 

9:00am – 5:00pm                    Indoor Exhibition

9:00am – 7:30pm                    Outdoor Exhibition (hours extended for Tailgate & Chef Cook-off)

4:00pm – 8:00pm                    NFI Certification

Friday, March 18, 2016

7:30am – 5:00pm                    Registration

8:30am – 4:30pm                    Expo Education 

9:00am – 1:00pm                    NFI Certification

9:00am – 5:00pm                    Exhibition

5:30pm – 6:30pm                    Annual Vesta Awards sponsored by Hearth & Home magazine

Saturday, March 19, 2016

7:30am – 2:00pm                    Registration

9:00am – 3:00pm                    Exhibition

Media Access to Show

  • All registered media have free access to show floor, burn areas and all education sessions
  • A conveniently-located, staffed press room is available exclusively to registered media
  • Press room for working and interviews will be available during show hours
  • Guided tours of exhibits available on request

Expo New Product Pavilion

This highlight is not to be missed! HPBExpo's New Product Pavilion will showcase the newest products from a wide range of exhibitors. New products featured will include wood, gas and pellet stoves; grills; patio heaters and outdoor products; and a wide array of hearth and barbecue accessories.

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