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International Resources

Big Trip. Big Show. Big Vision.

The world’s largest retail conference and expo welcomes international retailers from all parts of the globe. Thinking about bring a team to NYC? Here are some helpful tools and information.

The following information was prepared to help you and your team register and travel to NRF 2021: Retail's Big Show in
New York City.

 

Networking and Additional Programs


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Expo Tours

Navigate the Expo like a pro.

NRF, in partnership with Consumers in Motion, provides unique Expo tour experiences. Each two-hour walking tour in the Expo Hall offers an in-depth study of retail technology across multiple business disciplines.

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Guided Retail Store Tours

Embark on a tour of innovation.

New York City is home to some of the most cutting edge retail stores in the world. With five different tours offered, people experience the future of retail first-hand. This program is powered by Retail Store Tours.

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International Attendee FAQs

When is NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show?

NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City from January 17–19, with the International Attendee Mix & Mingle, Opening Party and workshops happening on January 16. 

How can I get an Invite Visa Letter?

You can start planning your interview as soon as possible depending on the information provided by the United States of America’s Consulate in your country. For assistance in getting an Invite Visa Letter please contact Susan Cuevas at cuevass@nrf.com.

For the latest information on travel visas, click here.

For tips on how to have a successful visa interview, click here.

How can I register to attend?

You can register for NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show through the online registration system starting in June 2020. For questions please contact Susan Cuevas at cuevass@nrf.com.

How much does it cost to register for NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show?

For retailers that are not part of a team see below:

Expo Only Pass: Qualifying retailers are free if registered by end of day, January 6, 2021. Starting January 7, 2021: $50.
Full Conference Pass: Retail Registration fees that range from $1,975 - $2,375.

Sending an International Retail Team 10+?

We offer exclusive discounts for retail teams of 10 or more retailers. Contact us at cuevass@nrf.com for more information.

How many attendees are you expecting?

We anticipate 40,000 attendees to attend the NRF 2021: Retail's Big Show.

How many exhibiting companies are expected to attend?

We expect more than 800 exhibitors domestic and international to attend NRF 2021: Retail's Big Show.

Are Group Hotel Packages Available?

NRF will be introducing an option for a-la-carte and all-inclusive international group packages (room, breakfast, porterage, taxes, gratuities, and help desk). This will make planning for NRF 2021: Retail's Big Show much easier, no matter which country you are coming from. For more information or to book International housing, please visit NRF IGD or contact us at info@nrf-igd.com, +1-305-865-4648.​

Important Reminder​
MCI and NRF IGD are the only official hotel providers endorsed by NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show. If you are contacted by any other company offering hotel assistance, please be aware they are not endorsed by our event. Entering into financial agreements with these companies can have costly consequences and are not protected by event management.

Interpretation

Interpretation is only available in Portuguese. Headset reservations can be made during the registration process.

Guided Store Tours

NRF has a variety of guided store tours available. Whether you want to visit individual stores, or the newest & most innovative malls, you have the option during the registration process. Space is limited. Store tour details will be available on the event website starting in June.

Expo Tours

These are an excellent way to network with retailers as you are guided through the Expo to find new solutions that best fit your business needs. NRF will offer four tour topics focused on retail technology across multiple business disciplines. Each two-hour tour is led by industry experts with 20+ year experience, and they offer personal demos from curated exhibitors based on their area of specialty. Expo tour details will be available on the event website starting in June.

Where can I find about retail-related events taking place during NRF 2021: Retail's Big Show?

The NRF Retail Week website contains a listing of all events happening the week of NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show. Stay tuned, as more information regarding these events will be release this summer.

For retail companies headquartered outside the USA
Contact

 

For exhibitor or sponsor questions
Contact
Tami Sakell
Sr. Director, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales
(202) 661-3044

 

  • For retail companies headquartered outside the USA
    Contact

     

  • For exhibitor or sponsor questions
    Contact
    Tami Sakell
    Sr. Director, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales
    (202) 661-3044