In Conversation with Erin & Ben Napier
Stars of HGTV’s Home Town Erin and Ben Napier are college sweethearts and entrepreneurs who have worked side by side on numerous successful ventures, including Laurel Mercantile Co. – which celebrates American craftsmanship. Erin and Ben share their captivating personal story, as well as insights about founding a values-driven business, making a difference in one’s hometown, and finding and embracing purpose in work and life.
Making Home: Remarks and Conversation with Erin & Ben Napier
Entrepreneurs, designers, and beloved TV hosts Erin and Ben Napier are the face of America’s sweeping small town renaissance movement. Through their hit TV series HGTV’s Home Town, their books, and in engaging events, Erin and Ben share inspiration and joy with audiences of all kinds.
Ben’s Workshop: A Conversation with Ben Napier
Inspired by his popular HGTV series Home Town: Ben’s Workshop, master woodworker and entrepreneur Ben Napier shares his faith journey as a Methodist minister, his journey with his wife Erin from college sweethearts to beloved TV personalities, and insights about values-driven business and finding one’s purpose in this engaging moderated conversation.
Erin & Ben Napier lean into their passions and values to create an empire
Stars of HGTV’s Home Town, ERIN & BEN NAPIER are making the most of their talents to build a thriving business and revitalize small-town America. Respectively and artist and a woodworker, these college sweethearts have worked side by side on each of their numerous successful ventures, including Scotsman Co., Lucky Luxe, and Laurel Mercantile Co.
Every one of the Napiers' businesses are extensions of their passions and are collectively grounded by their commitment to supporting American manufacturing and ingenuity. The Napiers are open about their belief that supporting local economies is worth the increased price of products, and their customers agree.
They have proven that it is still possible to make it in America with hard work, passion, and strong values. With a strong following from their hit TV show and powerful message, their inclusion at your next event is sure to drive up attendance and participation. Your guests will leave inspired and invigorated with the knowledge that they too can lead and execute a values-driven business in any field that they are passionate about.
Welcome all to our new virtual home!
ERIN and BEN NAPIER and their Scotsman digital team have launched the landing page from all things Erin and Ben. It's an easy place for fans and newcomers alike to find and surf the many parts of Erin and Ben's digital world. From Erin's latest journal entry, to Ben's latest tweet, to a stroll through their stores, you can find it all here.
Ben Napier is a woodworker, author, and entrepreneur with a degree in history, founder of Scotsman Co. and co-owner of Laurel Mercantile Co. He is a past president of Laurel's Main Street America chapter dedicated to promoting the rebirth of their historic downtown district.
Erin Napier is a designer, author, and entrepreneur with a fine arts degree who started her career in corporate graphic design before founding her own international stationery company, Lucky Luxe, and is a founding co-owner of Laurel Mercantile Co.
Six days after meeting in college, Erin and Ben decided they would marry and have been inseparable ever since, working side by side in every venture pursued. Their passion for small-town revitalization and American craftsmanship is evident in their store, Laurel Mercantile Co., where they design and manufacture heirloom wares and durable goods made exclusively in the United States.
They live in Laurel, Mississippi with their infant daughter, Helen, where they restore homes on HGTV’s Home Town.