Marketing Executives Council

Join our marketing executives network

The NRF Marketing Executives Council is a collaborative networking group for retail advertising and marketing executives. This council is an elite group of senior-level marketing experts from NRF retail member companies who discuss best practices and solutions to help advance their organizations, careers and the industry.



The council meets quarterly via virtual calls and in-person meetings at key NRF events including Retail’s Big Show and NRF Nexus.


The NRF Marketing Executives Council is open to the most senior marketing positions within a retail company, such as CMO, SVP or VP from NRF retail member companies, or at NRF’s discretion.

How to join

If you are interested in joining the NRF Marketing Executives Council or learning more about marketing-related activities, please contact

The NRF Marketing Executives Council is open to the most senior marketing positions, such as CMO, SVP or VP from NRF retail members companies, or at NRF’s discretion.

Digital resources

NRF is setting up an improved online discussion forum exclusively for council members to facilitate interaction on critical business challenges throughout the year. Stay tuned for more information!

Explore additional resources:

Consumer Trends
Insights into specific groups of consumers and shopping trends.
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Connected Commerce
Stories and news about omnichannel retailing and digital convergence.
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Retail Sales
Monthly retail sales figures from NRF, excluding automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.
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Retail Holiday and Seasonal Trends
Consumer spending data for retail holidays throughout the year.
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Retail Technology
Read the latest articles and insights related to retail technology and learn how to get involved.
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Retail Events
NRF produces and supports events all year long. Explore our featured events or browse through our full calendar.
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NRF Marketing Executives Council interest form


Interested in joining?

Interested in joining a council, but unsure which one is right for you or unsure of your company’s membership status? We want you to be part of our retail community. Connect with the team today at to learn more.