NRF Announces Inaugural Tech, Digital and Marketing Event

WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation today announced a new event designed specifically for senior leaders in retail marketing, technology, digital and innovation. The inaugural event, NRF Nexus 2022, will take place July 26 – 28 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.  

“Since the start of the pandemic, retailers have unveiled a number of new technology and innovation strategies, many of those on an expedited timeline, to better meet customers’ needs,” said NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay. “NRF is pleased to announce NRF Nexus 2022, which will convene the retail industry’s brightest minds in the marketing, digital/ ecommerce and technology disciplines to collaborate and prepare for the next wave of transformation.” 

More than 300 retail leaders will gather to hear cutting-edge ideas and share industry best practices.  

Over the course of three days, NRF Nexus 2022 will feature topics on the latest retail innovations, including:   

  • Next-generation privacy practices 
  • Payment ecosystem technologies 

  • Creating diverse, equitable and inclusive workforces 

  • Live and instant commerce 

  • Automation technologies  

  • Artificial intelligence 

  • Data science and data hygiene 

For more information about NRF Nexus 2022, visit   

About NRF
The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association, passionately advocates for the people, brands, policies and ideas that help retail thrive. From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., NRF empowers the industry that powers the economy. Retail is the nation’s largest private-sector employer, contributing $3.9 trillion to annual GDP and supporting one in four U.S. jobs — 52 million working Americans. For over a century, NRF has been a voice for every retailer and every retail job, educating, inspiring and communicating the powerful impact retail has on local communities and global economies.