NRF Dinners

Network with local retailers in your community

NRF hosts regional social dinners exclusively for corporate retailers to get together, connect, grow their community and learn from each other in a personal setting at a top local restaurant.

These dinners are limited to three attendees from each retail company. Mark your calendar with the dates below!

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Join us in 2022

September 8 | Chicago

September 15 | NYC

September 20 | Dallas

October 6 | Atlanta

October 20 | San Francisco

November 1 | NYC

February 16 | Los Angeles

February 28 | Seattle

Event agenda*

  • Social and networking hour: 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Pre-dinner welcome: 6:55 p.m.
  • Dinner: 7 - 9 p.m.
  • Post-dinner remarks: 8:45 p.m.
*Agenda schedule subject to change based on event time and location.
Networking dinner
Top reasons to attend an NRF Dinner
  • Thanks to our sponsors, these events are complimentary for retailers
  • Network with retailers in your community to build local connections within your industry
  • Share ideas, insights, challenges and best practices with your retail peers in a relaxing atmosphere
  • Connect with sponsors to learn more about the latest innovations in retail

Who should attend

Retailers — manager, director and above — in digital, ecommerce, innovation, marketing, supply chain, operations, sustainability, ESG, cybersecurity, technology, merchandising/planning, research/analytics and legal roles. 

Grow your community with these types of retailers

Ace Hardware Store, Alex and Ani, Apple, Bath & Body Works, Barnes & Noble, Chanel, Costco, Dollar Shave Club, Estée Lauder, Etsy, Fabletics, Hayneedle, Kohl’s Corporation, LVMH, Macy's, McDonald's, Michaels, Neiman Marcus, Nike, Nordstrom, REI, Shutterfly, Sur La Table, Tiffany & Co., ULTA, Walgreens, Wayfair, Williams-Sonoma and more.

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Sponsorship opportunities

NRF Dinner sponsorship opportunities are available to associate companies (non-retail), with a special price reserved for NRF associate members. View the benefits here.

For more information, email Tami Sakell, VP, Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales, or call 202-661-3044.