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 2020: Retail's Big Show in New York City. Most of the content below is available in both Portuguese and Spanish for your convenience.
Registration for International Retail Teams opens on September 3.
- 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
- Housing Request Form — English
- Industry Definitions — English | Portuguese
- Embark on guided store tours of NYC — learn more
Networking and Additional Programs
International Welcome Party
Saturday, January 11 | 18:00 – 19:30
All International attendees are invited to the Opening Night Reception 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, Top of the Rock, One World Observatory, Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9/11 Memorial and Museum 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 walking tours, bike rentals, bike tours, Zoos, gardens and tons of novelty experiences. International attendees can receive 25% off a sightseeing pass by using code NRF2020.
Navigate the EXPO like a pro.
NRF, in partnership with Consumers in Motion, is providing unique Expo tour experiences. Each two-hour walking tour in the Expo Hall will offer an in-depth study of retail technology across multiple business disciplines. Tours will become available for purchase soon.
Guided Retail Store Tours
See the future of retail in NYC
New York City is home to some of the most cutting-edge retail stores in the world. Retail Store Tours provide curated, two-hour guided walking tours of cutting-edge spaces by global retail leaders. See firsthand how these retailers are using their understanding of our changing behaviors and technology to enhance the customer experience. Tour locations include: Hudson Yards: The State of Excellence Today, Oculus: A Tour for the Senses, SoHo: Innovation & Reinvention and Iconic Retailers. Tours will become available for purchase soon.
Cancellations and Refunds
International Retail Teams (IRT) - All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Cancellation requests received by December 19, 2019, will receive a full refund. No refunds for requests received after December 19, 2019, regardless of when the registration is received. For cancellations, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individual Registrations - All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Cancellation requests received by December 27, 2019, will receive a full refund. No refunds for requests received after December 27, 2019, regardless of when the registration is received. For cancellations, please contact email@example.com.
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 or onsite for $200. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.