4 ways NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show will help you break through

Find new inspiration, new technology and new partnerships to reach new levels of retail

NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show is returning to New York in January with a spirit of community that brings together the whole retail industry. This year’s event will be full of spontaneous moments of joy as we focus on new inspiration, new technology and new partnerships that culminate in experiences to help you break through to new levels of retail. If you’re looking for breakthrough ideas and experiences that give you the edge to stand out, look no further than Retail’s Big Show.

This January, you’ll get inspiration from the biggest names in retail and beyond to help you make a name for yourself. Find curated future-forward retail technology at the expanded Innovation Lab, sample the best tech inspiring the food industry in the Food Service Technology Pavilion and forge partnerships that break you away from the pack at various networking events. Here’s more of what you can look forward to at NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show.

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Join us in NYC this January for NRF 2023: Retail's Big Show!

Breakthrough technology

If it’s happening — or about to break through — in retail, you can find it at Retail’s Big Show. An expanded Expo means more tech to explore, and a bigger Startup Zone featuring up-and-coming startups and our Innovation Lab will feature how technology is transforming the industry in a COVID world, and the impact of technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, NFTs and more. 

Breakthrough talent

Retail leaders from some of the largest international retail brands will be in attendance. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from leaders including Brian Cornell, CEO of Target; John Furner, CEO of Walmart U.S.; Jeff Gennette, chairman and CEO of Macy’s, Inc.; and Geoffroy Van Raemdonck, CEO of Neiman Marcus Group.

Breakthrough ideas

On stages, diversity, innovation and leadership continue to be a part of all conversations, and we look forward to introducing the Consumer Product Showcase Sunday, January 15, and Monday, January 16. This new program helps small businesses, entrepreneurs and brands make the connections they need to grow their businesses. Large retailers and marketplaces can find new products, connect with diverse and minority-owned businesses and discover trending inventory for their shelves.

At Retail’s Big Show, we’re sharing stories of how some of the biggest retailers across grocery, apparel, restaurants, luxury and more are retaining talent, fostering community and innovating seamlessly for the customer. We’ll have 110 Exhibitor Big Ideas sessions on five different stages, an adaptive clothing fashion show on the Partner Perspective stage and sessions with Roblox, Reddit and other international brands.

Breakthrough experiences

We’re excited to be back at the expanded Javits Center where we’ll be offering more experiences to break out of your routine. Stop by and relax at our new lounges where you can join a season six American Idol contestant for live music, enjoy chocolates from Lindt, get a headshot from a renowned celebrity photographer, charge your electronics, get a caricature drawing and more!

We are consciously focused on the environmental impact of our show and are excited to provide new experiences that make Big Show more sustainable. Placing recycle, compost and landfill bins throughout the event, using digital registration “bags” instead of physical, and printing all signs on honeycomb (a biodegradable and recyclable sign product) are just a few of the ways we are making Retail’s Big Show more sustainable.

We hope attendees will join us in this effort by utilizing the shuttle service or public transportation to and from the Javits, bringing a reusable water bottle to fill at our various hydration stations and participating in your hotel’s linen reuse program.

We look forward to welcoming you to Retail’s Big Show. Register early to take advantage of rates and visit our website to learn more.

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