Industry titans. Global visionaries. Retail renegades.
They drive the industry and speak at Retail's BIG Show. We have a few names below and, over the next few months, will be adding more than 300 speakers to the 2017 speaker line-up. Learn more about our session tracks and review the programs and passes that make up the show. And you can always check out the best of the best speakers from 2016.
Dive deep into new and emerging market trends and innovations in this track that will take you around the world. Hear about competitive strategies that can help you conquer new overseas markets, learn how to handle logistic and payment hurdles, and be inspired by those who have done it.
Delve into next-generation retail and discover what’s new—and most importantly—what’s next in retail. Learn how to make new retail models work for you, get hands-on advice on omnichannel, social, mobile, marketing and more from your peers, and hear thought-provoking ideas and cutting-edge insights from start-ups, futurists, academics, analysts and researchers.
Take a walk through the store of the future, where merchandising, supply chain, logistics and payment all blend seamlessly together. Become an expert in evolving retail formats and technologies, discuss real estate investments, omnichannel, and merchandising with other retailers, and get informed by some of the industry’s most influential leaders, visionaries and pioneers.
Get a better understanding of how to measure and implement an effective marketing and advertising campaign that puts the customer first and maximizes your ROI. Discover fresh concepts, new tactics and best practices from influential leaders, delve into the latest research and strategies that motivate shopper behavior and drive purchase decisions, and trade effective strategies on social, video, content, personalization and technology.
Learn how to consciously build a modern retail organization—everything from evolving leadership roles to building a culture and talent pool that embraces cross-department partnerships. Find the organizational structure that is “right” for your company, master the intricacies of assessing competencies, revising teams, and setting objectives and goals, and jumpstart your own organizational evolution.
Embrace brand authenticity, learn how to differentiate your value proposition, analyze customer buying patterns and preferences, and open the gates to customer engagement. Hear from top retailers and experts who are combining the uniqueness of their brand with the customer’s top priorities, learn how to grow, integrate and analyze the ever-expanding data sources available, and create your own brand story.
The January 15 program - comprised of five sessions - is specifically designed for small business retailers. The sessions are created by NRF and produced in conjunction with American Express.
All passes have access to the Opening Night Reception, activities in the EXPO, and public spaces in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center including, networking lounges, the NRF Clubhouse and NRF iLab as well as Food Truck Alley.