Networking

Meet the people that will
help you go places.

With everything that's happened in the past year, we are excited to bring our industry together at
NRF 2022: Retail's Big Show. Because together, we will accelerate the industry by staying connected,
sharing ideas and building strong partnerships.

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Expo Tours

NRF provides unique Expo Tour experiences that help you easily find the solutions you're searching for. Each two-hour walking tour offers an in-depth study of retail technology across specific business disciplines.

 

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Guided Retail Store Tours

New York City is home to some of the world's most cutting-edge retail stores in the world. With several different tours offered, there's plenty of opportunity to experience the future of retail firsthand.

 

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Opening Party

Celebrate the first day of Retail's Big Show with our Opening Party. Connect with old friends and make new ones during this cocktail party held at the Javits Center.

 

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The Equality Lounge

The Equality Lounge is powered by the Female Quotient, an organization that creates experiential pop-ups at global conferences, corporations and college campuses where people of all races, genders and backgrounds can unite to activate change together.

 

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Matchmaking Programs

Our new and improved matchmaking system uses AI to offer qualified matching of retailers to exhibitors and one-to-one curated meetings matching VCs with startups.

 

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Retail's CIO Party

Enjoy classic hors d’oeuvres and refreshing cocktails with the industry’s premier technology leaders. This is an invite-only event. For questions regarding Retail's CIO Party or to request an invitation, please reach out to programs@nrf.com.

 

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Retailer-to-Retailer Connections

When different voices come together, lessons are learned and and an industry moves forward. Retailers can get inspired by connecting with peers through the NRF Events mobile app. Meet for coffee or cocktails, or check out all NRF 2022 has to offer together.