Sponsor NRF Pop-ups

NRF hosts regional events exclusively for retailers to get together, network, learn and enjoy a relaxing meal in a great local restaurant. Target audiences for these events include all retailers — with title levels manager and up — who have digital, ecommerce, innovation, marketing, supply chain, and technology roles.

Our events are a unique opportunity to meet retailers in a one-on-one setting. Email Tami Sakell for more information.

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Sponsorship benefits
  • Sponsor may bring three attendees (employees from your company.)
  • Sponsor may bring a gift item to hand out.
  • Sponsor can provide a three-minute introduction before breakfast or dinner.
  • NRF will also send invitations to a list of US-based contacts provided by sponsor (max of 75 retailers.)
  • Sponsor logo is included on any event signage, webpage, or marketing materials promoting the dinner.
  • Sponsor will receive a list of dinner attendees' company and job title.
  • Speaker can raffle off a gift to collect business cards. Gift must have a value of at least $150.
  • NRF will send a follow up note to all attendees and can include a link to the sponsor website and contact information for sponsor representatives who attend the dinner. Note will be sent within one week of the dinner date.
  • NRF will come up with a topic/theme for a potential speaker. Speaker will provide a 15-30 minute thought leadership presentation during event. Sponsor may provide suggestion for speaker based off topic provided by NRF.*
  • Sponsor has the opportunity to introduce speaker at event.*
*Please note: the last two benefits are only for dinners with topic presentations.
Past attendees include:

Alex and Ani, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Blue Nile, Costco, Dollar Shave Club, Etsy, Hayneedle, Macy's, McDonald's, Nike, Nordstrom, REI, RocksBox, Shutterfly, Sur La Table, Teleflora, Tiffany & Co., Wayfair, Williams-Sonoma, Zumiez.

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Upcoming events

NRF Pop-ups dates and locations

  • Columbus, OH: May 19, 2020 
    •  Dinner & Omnichannel excellence presentation 
  • New York, NY: September 10, 2020 
    • Dinner & China Marketplaces presentation 
  • San Francisco, CA: September 15, 2020 
    • Dinner & Data Privacy presentation
  • Nashville, TN: February 4, 2021 
    • Dinner & Supply Chain presentation

Event agenda*

Networking: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

*Agenda schedule subject to change based on event time and location.

Sponsorship opportunities are available to Associate (non-retail) members and are limited to one (1) event between March 2020 and February 2021. For more information, email Tami Sakell, senior director of exhibit and sponsorship sales or call 202-661-3044.