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Speaker Resource Center

Speaker Resource Center

NRF is excited to welcome you to NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show! Below are resources and FAQs to help you prepare for the event.


Concurrent and Feature Stage Presentation Templates: PowerPoint (.pptx) | Keynote (.key)
Innovation Lab Stage Presentation Templates:
PowerPoint (.pptx) | Keynote (.key)

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Tell your NRF 2018 story

  • Post on Facebook and Instagram, or Tweet using #NRF2018
    • The Speaker Graphics (right) provide visual branding
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  • Join the LinkedIn NRF Community
  • View the current NRF 2018 Media List



Do I need to reserve my own hotel room?
Yes. Visit the Hotel page to book at the discounted NRF 2018 rate, subject to availability.

Do I need to register for NRF 2018?
No, NRF provides speakers with complimentary registration. You will be registered as a speaker and will receive a confirmation email closer to the date of the event.

Where is NRF 2018 located?
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34th St., New York, NY 10001

What A/V equipment is available for my presentation?
All rooms will be equipped with an LCD projector with wide-screen format, wireless lapel microphones, Presentation Management system with PC and Mac laptops, downstage monitor with presentation slide display, countdown clock and wireless clicker.

Can I review my presentation when I arrive at the Convention Center?
Concurrent speakers should review their presentation and video files in the Speaker Ready Room at least one hour prior to their session. A/V technicians are available to assist.

The Speaker Ready Room, Room 1D 05-06, is open during the following hours.
Saturday, January 13 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, January 14 | 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Monday, January 15 | 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, January 16 | 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Do I need a rehearsal?
If needed, your Session Lead can schedule an on-site click-through to review your presentation and/or video files in the session room.

How do I submit my presentation?
DRAFT presentations must be sent to your Session Lead by Wednesday, January 3, 2018
FINAL presentations must be sent to your Session Lead by Friday, January 12, 2018

Interested in having a colleague attend NRF 2018 to see you speak?
Each Speaker may bring a maximum of three (3) colleagues to attend his/her session, free of charge. Complimentary Speaker Guest Passes may be picked up in the Speaker Ready Room.



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