Our Partners

The 360 Group

The 360 group provides strategic market development across the Automotive and Home Improvement industries. We are dedicated professionals with backgrounds in marketing, branding, merchandising, retailing, product design, ideation, and market research.

With our industry experience, we can discuss specific needs, formulate strategy, develop creative and direct the implementation. From line reviews to brand & product development, from established to starting up, we can provide both answers and insights to drive sales in the North America market.

With this experience, we offer our clients not just a point-of-view, but a point of differentiation and the advantage needed to succeed.


HARDLINES is a specialized information publishing and events company dedicated to helping home improvement managers and executives run their businesses better with information, news, research, conferences and connections. As the single most authoritative voice of the retail home improvement industry in Canada, HARDLINES provides weekly news, special reports and annual updates.

Our Conference and events provide important forums for vendors and buyers to network. We have been providing market intelligence, defining trends and generating analysis for retail home improvement executives for more than 20 years.


The Home Improvement eRetailer Summit connects home improvement manufacturers, distributors and pre-qualified online retailers who are interested in increasing online sales of home improvement products through collaboration and partnerships. It is an invitation-only one and a half day summit.

This is the only face-to-face event uniquely positioned to bring together essential partners in online retail – Retailers, Distributors and Manufacturers who are specifically and distinctly interested in increasing sales of home improvement products.

Global DIY Summit

The Global DIY Summit is the world’s major event where retailers and manufacturers from the home improvement and garden centre industry have the opportunity for an exchange of views of current and future developments within the global market. This congress is being jointly hosted by the two leading European DIY professional organisations, EDRA (European DIY-Retail Association) and fediyma (European Federation of DIY Manufacturers), and the first global representation of interest of DIY trade, ghin (Global Home Improvement Network).

Trade Partners