Presenting Sponsor – The America's Main Streets Contest is presented by STIHL Inc.
STIHL Inc. is a leading manufacturer of outdoor power equipment. STIHL has sold its products through thousands of independently owned servicing dealers in the U.S. for over 40 years. For more information, visit STIHLUSA.com.
Do it Best Corp. is the only full-service US-based, member-owned buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With more than 3,800 member-owned locations, Do it Best Corp. serves independent hardware, home center, lumberyard, industrial/commercial and web-based businesses. For more information, please visit www.DoitBest.com.
Nationwide Marketing Group works on behalf of thousands of independent appliance, furniture, bedding, electronics, specialty electronics, custom installation and rent-to-own dealers, helping them grow their businesses and thrive on their own terms. With more than 5,500 members operating some 14,000 storefronts, Nationwide Marketing Group is the largest buying, marketing and business support organization of its kind, representing billions in combined annual sales across the membership. For more information, please visit www.nationwidegroup.org/.
For more than 100 years, PPG Paints®, stains, and specialty products, have been sold through independent, locally-owned paint retailers. PPG is well-known for their breadth of quality products, and dedication to partnering and meeting the needs of the professional painter and do-it-yourself consumer. For more information, visit ppgac.com/dealer or ppgpaints.com.
The North American Retail Hardware Association has been serving the needs of independent hardware retailers in the United States and Canada for over 100 years. For more information, visit www.nrha.org.
Founded in 1947 by a group of retailers, the Paint and Decorating Retailers Association (PDRA) is a not-for-profit trade association whose mission is to help independent paint dealers in the U.S. and Canada become better and more profitable retailers. Governed by a board of independent paint retailers, PDRA fulfills its mission by providing information, communication, training programs and networking opportunities for the paint industry. PDRA publishes Paint & Decorating Retailer magazine, which reaches over 19,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada. PDRA also provides online training and educational resources to thousands of retailers on pdra.org.
Flip this Town is a movement started by author Ron Drake to inspire, equip and restore the heart of America, one downtown at a time. The weekly podcast is fueled by success stories discovered through Ron’s community consultations and co-host Kristi Trevarrow’s vast knowledge of successful Main Streets. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/FlipThisTown.