International Resources

Meet everyone in retail from everywhere in the world.

The world’s largest retail conference and expo welcomes international retailers from all parts of the globe. Thinking about bringing 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 2023: Retail's Big Show in New York City.

International Attendees FAQs

When is NRF 2023 Retail’s Big Show?

NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City from January 15-17, 2023. The Opening Party at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square January 14th, while the Expo and Conference kick off on January 15th.

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 click here.

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 2023 Retail’s Big Show through the online registration system. For questions, please contact Susan Cuevas.

How much does it cost to register for NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show?

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

  • Retail Full Conference Pass: Registration fees range from $1,000 – 1,400 for Members and $2,000 - $2,400 for Non-Members.
  • Retail Expo Only Pass: FREE. Please note that after January 12, 2023, the cost will be $100.00.

For International Non-Retail companies that are not exhibiting:

  • Non-Retail Full Conference Pass: Non-Retail Registration fees ranges from $2,200 - $2,600 for Members and $3,200 – 3,600 for Non-Members.
  • Non-Retail Expo Only Pass: Members: $1,500- $1,600 and Non-Members $2,800-$2,900

What’s included?

Here you will find what is included in pass options for NRF 2023, and a quick guide to help you choose the pass that best matches your needs and interests.

Sending an International Retail Team 10+?

We offer exclusive discounts for retail teams of 10 or more retailers at $1,000 per retailer. Contact Susan Cuevas for more information.


Portuguese only.

A interprestação simultânea em português será oferecida pelo custo de US$120.00, por pessoa se o pagamento for recebido até 12 de janeiro de 2023. Após essa data, o custo por pessoa será de U$ 200.00. É obrigatória a apresentação de um cartão de crédito (individual ou único para toda a delegação) na retirada do(s) fone(s) como procedimento de segurança, não será debitado do cartão nenhum valor adicional, exceto em caso de perda ou dano do fone, o valor de U$250.00 será cobrado por aparelho.

Por favor, note que apenas as keynotes e etapas em destaque da NRF serão interpretadas.  Expositor Grandes Ideias não terá interpretação disponível

Cancellations and Refunds

International Retail Teams and Individual Registrations: All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Cancellation requests received by December 23, 2022, will receive a full refund. No refunds for requests received after December 23, 2022, regardless of when the registration is received. For cancellations, please contact Susan Cuevas for more information.

How many attendees are you expecting?

It is hard to say exactly, but at this point we anticipate more than 30,000 attendees to attend.

How many exhibiting companies are expected to attend?

We expect 800+ exhibitors domestic and international to attend.

Are Group Hotel Packages Available?

NRF provides 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 2023 much easier, no matter which country you are coming from. For more information or to book international housing, please visit this site, email us, or call +1-305-865-4648.

Important Reminder

MCI and NRF IGD are the only official hotel providers endorsed by NRF 2023: 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.

Retail Store Tours

NRF has a variety of retail store tours available. Whether you want to visit individual stores, or the newest and most innovative malls, you have the option during the registration process. Space is limited and open to retailers only. Click here for details.

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 five 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. Click here for details.

How Can I Become a NRF Member?

To become an NRF Member please contact Mark Neuville from the NRF membership team.

Where can I find out about retail-related events taking place during NRF 2023: Retail's Big Show?

The NRF Retail Week website contains a listing of all events happening the week of NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show. Stay tuned, as more information regarding these events will be released this Fall.

Important Show Rules

Video and audio recording during Retail’s Big Show is strictly prohibited unless prior approval has been received by NRF Press Department. Any person violating this rule may be removed from the event and his/her badge may be confiscated without refund.

Event Promotion

To promote your team to come to NRF 2023 you can use information from our website. However, if you are using graphics, you will need to get approval on logos from our marketing department. Please contact Paul Kriebs for more information.

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 and in social media. To request the icon, please email Susan Cuevas or read the following information:

  • Official name of registered International Retail Team
  • Name to display on the graphic (see example image below)
  • Primary use of graphic (web, print, social, etc.)


For retail companies headquartered outside the USA, please contact Susan Cuevas for more information.

For exhibitor or sponsor questions

Contact Tami Sakell, VP, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales at 202-661-3044.