Welcome aboard to
all those abroad.
The world’s largest retail conference 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
- EXPO Tour - Coming soon
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.
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.
All International Retail Team attendees are invited to the Opening Night Reception on Saturday, January 12 from 7:00 – 9:00pm in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis.
Headsets (Portuguese only) will be available at the Convention Center. It can be secured in advance for $100 or onsite for $120. All NRF keynotes and breakout sessions will be interpreted. Exhibitor Insights will NOT be translated. 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.