Consumer Product Showcase

Explore the next breakthrough product


New to 2023, NRF's Consumer Product Showcase offers attendees the chance to see breakout products from suppliers, entrepreneurs, small businesses and brands. The majority (84%) of products showcased will be from minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned, disability-owned or LGBTQ+-owned companies. Taking place Sunday, January 15 and Monday, January 16 during Retail's Big Show, the Showcase will provide a forum for small businesses to feature their consumer-facing products to leading retailers. The Consumer Product Showcase is open to all attendees. Don't miss out on seeing the next big thing in retail.



Woman at Retail's Big Show networks at the show

Diversify your product lines

Offering retail buyers and merchandisers an opportunity to diversify their product lines and meet with these carefully selected small business owners to learn about their business and explore their products. 84% of participating companies will be minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned, disability-owned or LGBTQ+-owned.

Product categories include:

  • Beauty
  • Fashion
  • Food and beverage
  • Baby care
  • Cleaning/office supplies  
  • Home
  • Jewelry
  • Pet

Everyone loves a competition

All retailers attending Retail's Big Show will receive a Showcase ticket at registration. This ticket will enable retail attendees to vote for their favorite product within the Showcase. The two (2) companies whose products get the most tickets (votes) will be awarded $15,000 or $10,000 (1st and 2nd place).

Break through the noise with a special find

The Consumer Product Showcase will help suppliers, entrepreneurs, small businesses and brands showcase their products, expand their business and make priceless connections. Don’t miss out on diversifying your product line.

Retail buyers, merchandising teams and attendees at Retail's Big Show will:

  • Browse booths to discover new products and businesses
  • Network and share ideas with brilliant entrepreneurs and small business owners
  • Vote for your favorite product being showcased
    • The product with the most votes will win a $15,000 grand prize!

The Consumer Product Showcase is open to all attendees with Full Conference, or Expo Only passes.


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