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Retailer Networking

Retailer networking programs

Make new connections through four unique NYC experiences.

 

 

In addition to all of the exciting sessions happening at NRF 2018, retailers have the chance to participate in retailer only programs that will help them connect with industry leaders and solution providers. All events below can be added to your NRF 2018 experience when you begin the registration process.

Retail's CIO party (invitation only)

Top off the opening of NRF 2018 by joining us for an exclusive networking event at Mastro’s Steakhouse. Enjoy classic hors d’oeuvres and refreshing cocktails at this upbeat Midtown restaurant while watching the NFL playoffs and networking with the industry’s premier technology leaders.

By invitation only. RSVP here.

Sponsored by:

 

Taste of retail networking dinners
(RSVP required)

NRF 2018 is proud to host the Taste of Retail Networking Dinners, five exclusive networking dinners hosted at: The Hunt & Fish Club NYC, Park Avenue Restaurant, STK Midtown, Morton's the Steakhouse and The Palm Westside NYC. The Taste of Retail Networking Dinners brings together retailer peers to share ideas, insights, and reflections from the day in a relaxing environment.

These dinners - open to full conference retail attendees - have limited availability,
RSVP here to reserve your seat.

Sponsored by:

Women run retail breakfast

Education, networking and community - in this case focused on women working in, rocking, and running retail. Join us for an exclusive breakfast that will inspire, educate, and empower women in the retail industry.

This breakfast is open to full conference retail attendees and is powered by our Women in IT community.
RSVP when you register for NRF 2018.

Program Speakers

Michelle Peluso, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, IBM
Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose Officer, PwC
Tina Sharkey, CEO & Co-Founder, Brandless
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient and Founder, The Girls' Lounge

Sponsored by:

 

NRF startup meetups

Connect with technology startups and develop cutting edge solutions for your business during this unique networking opportunity. Through private, 15 minute, pre-scheduled meetings, discover innovations and products to take your retail company to the next level.

For more information on this program, click here

  • Retail's CIO party (invitation only)

    Top off the opening of NRF 2018 by joining us for an exclusive networking event at Mastro’s Steakhouse. Enjoy classic hors d’oeuvres and refreshing cocktails at this upbeat Midtown restaurant while watching the NFL playoffs and networking with the industry’s premier technology leaders.

    By invitation only. RSVP here.

    Sponsored by:

     

  • Taste of retail networking dinners
    (RSVP required)

    NRF 2018 is proud to host the Taste of Retail Networking Dinners, five exclusive networking dinners hosted at: The Hunt & Fish Club NYC, Park Avenue Restaurant, STK Midtown, Morton's the Steakhouse and The Palm Westside NYC. The Taste of Retail Networking Dinners brings together retailer peers to share ideas, insights, and reflections from the day in a relaxing environment.

    These dinners - open to full conference retail attendees - have limited availability,
    RSVP here to reserve your seat.

    Sponsored by:

  • Women run retail breakfast

    Education, networking and community - in this case focused on women working in, rocking, and running retail. Join us for an exclusive breakfast that will inspire, educate, and empower women in the retail industry.

    This breakfast is open to full conference retail attendees and is powered by our Women in IT community.
    RSVP when you register for NRF 2018.

    Program Speakers

    Michelle Peluso, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, IBM
    Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose Officer, PwC
    Tina Sharkey, CEO & Co-Founder, Brandless
    Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient and Founder, The Girls' Lounge

    Sponsored by:

     

  • NRF startup meetups

    Connect with technology startups and develop cutting edge solutions for your business during this unique networking opportunity. Through private, 15 minute, pre-scheduled meetings, discover innovations and products to take your retail company to the next level.

    For more information on this program, click here

Contact

For questions about these retailer-exclusive networking opportunities, please contact programs@nrf.com

Chairman's Circle Sponsors

IBM Corporation
SAP Retail
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc.