Welcome aboard to
all those abroad.
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 2019: Retail's Big Show in New York City. Most of the content below is available in both Portuguese and Spanish for your convenience.
- Secure a visa — English | Portuguese | Spanish
- How to book your hotel — English | Portuguese | Spanish
- See if your company qualifies as a retailer — English | Portuguese | Spanish
- Get complimentary registration — English | Portuguese | Spanish
- How to register an International Retail Team — English | Portuguese | Spanish
- What is the difference between a Full Conference and EXPO Pass? — English
- Download a PDF version of the registration form — English
- Industry Definitions — Portuguese
- Register for an EXPO tour - learn more
- Embark on store tours of NYC - learn more
Networking and Additional Programs
Saturday, January 12 | 7:00pm –9:00pm
All International attendees are invited to the Opening Night Reception in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis. Connect with friends from across the globe as we welcome you to the Big Apple!
Getting to NYC Before the Show?
Take a tour of the city!
With The Sightseeing Pass, you can visit over 100 attractions and tours in New York City for free. See all the bucket-list-worthy places like Statue of Liberty, Top of the Rock or the Metropolitan Museum of Art, or choose from dozens of museums and attractions, big and small, while taking in the sights from the top of hop-on, hop-off double decker buses or a variety of river cruises. For the active thrill-seekers, The Sightseeing Pass offers bike rentals, bike tours, walking tours, Zoos, gardens and tons of novelty experiences. International attendees can receive 20% off a sightseeing pass by using code NRF2019.
Navigate the EXPO like a pro.
Explore the EXPO with ease through guided tours of the floor. Discover products from top solution providers in the industry with your choice of four different tour options - Future Tech + Innovative New Products, In Store & Customer Experience Tech, Digital Commerce, Acquisition & Blockchain, and Logistics, Supply Chain & Fulfillment.
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 your choice of five different tours, you'll be able to see the future of retail first-hand.
Custom Curated Experience
Embark on a tour of innovation
A tailor-made program designed to suit your business needs and to ensure you get the most out of the NRF 2019 Retail’s Big Show.
Cancelations and Refunds
International Retail Teams (IRT) - All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Cancellation requests received by December 19, 2018, will receive a full refund. No refunds for requests received after December 19, 2018, regardless of when the registration is received. For cancellations, please contact International Concierge.
Individual Registrations - All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Cancellation requests received by December 28, 2018, will receive a full refund. No refunds for requests received after December 28, 2018, regardless of when the registration is received. For cancellations, please contact International Concierge.
Important Show Rules
Video and audio recording during the Big Show is strictly prohibited. Any person violating this rule may be removed from the event and his/her badge may be confiscated without refund.
Headsets (Portuguese only) will be available at the Convention Center. It can be secured in advance for $100 or onsite for $120. All NRF sessions will be interpreted. Please note that when picking up your equipment you will need to leave a Credit Card number to guarantee the return of the equipment. Otherwise your credit card will be charged $330.00.
Personalized International Retail Team Icon
Registered International Retail Team can request a personalized Retail's Big Show International Retail Team icon for use in print materials, online as well in social media. To request the icon, please email International Concierge the following information:
- Official name of registered International Retail Team
- Name to displayed on the graphic (see example)
- Primary use of graphic (web, print, social, etc...)
Icon usage rules:
You may not alter the International Retail Team icon.
The icon may only be used in promotion of the current event.