Connect at your comfort level at Retail’s Big Show

The top events to meet and network with professionals in retail during NRF 2022: Retail’s Big Show

Networking at NRF 2022: Retail’s Big Show comes with new changes this year, as NRF prioritizes the health and well-being of its attendees and everyone involved with the show. But making connections will be as easy as ever with an assortment of experiences taking place. After downloading the NRF Events mobile app, take advantage of all New York has to offer at these events built to help you expand your network.


Meet other retailers interested in emerging retail tech through Expo Tours offered Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at Retail’s Big Show. Visit companies with smart recommendation engines that provide real-time insights, augment human labor, predict demand and more practices to increase overall productivity and revenue. Playing the Scan Fan game through the mobile app is also a great way to meet new contacts and win daily prizes when you visit sponsor booths at the Expo.

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Retailers are also encouraged to attend Guided Retail Store Tours to learn about store design experience, customer service enhancements and brand stories at premier shopping destinations in the area. Tours take place Saturday, Monday and Wednesday.

DE&I Stage and Showcase

Located in the Equality Lounge, the DE&I Stage and Showcase is a day of collaboration with roundtable discussions led by industry leaders and includes a luncheon to foster meaningful dialogue and a product showcase featuring more than 40 Black and Latinx/Hispanic brands.

Membership Lounge

The Membership Lounge, located in the Expo on Level 3, is a great opportunity for retail members to engage and network with other members and industry colleagues. The Lounge offers a private space where NRF retail members can decompress and learn more about NRF member benefits and programs to support their roles. NRF members exclusively can take advantage of a large lounge area with charging stations and relaxation chairs; daily light breakfast, coffee and tea, a Belgian chocolate truffle station, grab-and-go Dylan’s candy bags and complimentary Javits coat check.

NRF Retail Week

Anchored by NRF 2022: Retail’s Big Show, NRF Retail Week encompasses networking opportunities, dinners, receptions, workshops and other events hosted by and for retail’s decision-makers and influencers. Don’t miss the Vendors in Partnership (VIP) Awards, celebrating the partnership between retailers and the solution providers that power the retail ecosystem. View the Retail Week calendar for more chances to connect with other industry professionals all week long.

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