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Wednesday, September 12

8:00am - 12:00pm GELF: Global eCommerce Leaders Forum

In partnership with the Global eCommerce Leaders Forum (GELF), this half-day executive program offers numerous educational sessions that provide insights into global retail.

10:00am - 4:00pmShop.org Store Tours

Take a guided tour of premiere Las Vegas stores and experience innovative retail firsthand.

1:00pm - 4:00pmExecutive Afternoon

Exclusively for a group of retail marketing, ecommerce, mobile, and technology executives, the Executive Afternoon program is an interactive mix of presentations, discussions, and networking. (Invitation only)

4:00pm - 4:45pmOpening Main Stage Session

5:00pm - 6:30pmWelcome Party

What happens in Vegas...can have a major impact on your business! Expand your professional network and build new partnerships over drinks and light fare at this special reception.

 

 

 

Thursday, September 13

8:00am - 8:45pm Rise and Shine Breakfast

Rise and shine, it’s coffee time! Grab a bite and fuel up for a big day of business innovation.

8:45am - 10:00amMain Stage Session

10:00am - 12:00pm EXPO Floor Open

Connect with solution providers and startups and explore the latest tech at the Innovation Lab.

10:00am - 12:00pm NRF Matchmaking

These curated meetings between exhibitors and retailers help solution providers showcase their products to attendees in private meetings

10:00am - 12:00pmEXPO Tours

10:00am - 4:00pmHackathon

Watch elite technologist groups compete as they race to solve some of the industry's biggest challenges as identified by retail executives.

10:15am - 10:45amExhibitor Big Ideas Sessions

See the latest product demos and case studies presented by exhibitors on the EXPO Floor.

11:00am - 11:30amConcurrent Sessions

  • Reverse Sessions: Retail Roundtables
  • Growing Commerce and Loyalty with Voice Technology
  • Practical Uses of AI in Retail - Plus a Few Surprises
  • Getting ahead of Blockchain Disruption in Retail - What's Now and What't Next
  • The Site, App and Store Experiences that will Drive ROI
  • Five In-Store Technologies That are Making a Difference

11:30am - 12:00pmExhibitor Big Idea Sessions

See the latest product demos and case studies presented by exhibitors on the EXPO Floor.

12:00pm - 1:30pmBreak the Ice Lunch

Get to know other attendees on a more personal level. At this lunch, small groups answer quirky questions provided by NRF to get conversations started. It's the perfect way to meet new people and build business relationships at the same time!

1:30pm - 2:15pmMain Stage Session

2:15pm - 3:45pmEXPO Floor Open

Connect with solution providers and startups and explore the latest tech at the Innovation Lab.

2:15pm - 3:45pmEXPO Tours

2:15pm - 2:45pmExhibitor Big Ideas

See the latest product demos and case studies presented by exhibitors on the EXPO Floor.

3:00pm - 3:30pmExhibitor Big Ideas

See the latest product demos and case studies presented by exhibitors on the EXPO Floor.

3:00pm - 3:45pmEXPO Happy Hour

The bar is open! Unwind with adult beverages, delicious apps and some good conversation with other retail innovators.

3:45pm - 4:15pmConcurrent Sessions

  • Reverse Sessions: Retail Roundtables
  • Personalization: Use Cases for Enabling Product Discovery and Loyalty
  • Transparency: Measuring Your Marketing Dollars Across Channels
  • Harnessing the Power of Meaningful In-Person Shopping Experiences
  • The Site, App and Store Experiences that will Drive ROI
  • Five In-Store Technologies That are Making a Difference

4:30pm - 5:15pmMain Stage Session

 

 

Friday, September 14

7:30am - 8:45amWomen Run Retail Breakfast

An exclusive breakfast for the women running and rocking retail. Limited availability for retailers only.

8:00am - 8:45amRise and Shine Breakfast

Grab some coffee and a bite to eat before going out and changing the face of retail.

8:45am - 10:00amMain Stage Session

10:00am - 12:00pm EXPO Floor Open

Connect with solution providers and startups and explore the latest tech at the Innovation Lab.

10:00am - 12:00pm NRF Matchmaking

These curated meetings between exhibitors and retailers help solution providers showcase their products to attendees in private meetings.

10:00am - 3:00pmHackathon

Watch elite technologist groups compete as they race to solve some of the industry's biggest challenges as identified by retail executives.

10:15am - 10:45amExhibitor Big Ideas Sessions

See the latest product demos and case studies presented by exhibitors on the EXPO Floor.

11:00am - 11:30amConcurrent Sessions

  • Reverse Sessions: Retail Roundtables
  • The Top Five Marketing Unlocks, from Conventional to Creative
  • Platforms and Marketplaces: The Physical and Digital Spaces Bringing in Revenue and Customers
  • Innovative New Products That Are Engaging Customers and Driving Sales
  • The New Players and Technologies Fixing Your Supply Chain
  • Industry Trendcasting: What You Need To Be Doing Today, and Know About Tomorrow

11:30am - 12:00pmExhibitor Big Ideas Sessions

See the latest product demos and case studies presented by exhibitors on the EXPO Floor.

1:30pm - 3:00pm EXPO Floor Open

Connect with solution providers and startups and explore the latest tech at the Innovation Lab.

1:30pm - 2:00pm Exhibitor Big Ideas Sessions

See the latest product demos and case studies presented by exhibitors on the EXPO Floor.

2:15pm - 3:00pm EXPO Happy Hour

The bar is open! Unwind with adult beverages, delicious apps and some good conversation with other retail innovators.

3:00pm - 4:00pmMain Stage Session

4:30pm - 6:30pmShop.org Store Tours

Take a guided tour of premiere Las Vegas stores and experience innovative retail firsthand.