NRF Associate Membership

Associate membership in NRF is open to companies with a business-to-business relationship with retailers, including but not limited to suppliers, software companies, consultants, wholesalers and media agencies. NRF provides industry partners with a wide array of resources and tools. The benefits of joining are company-wide and extend to all employees.

Interested in joining?

Join now or download a membership kit.

NRF Member Benefits

Promote your company
  • Share your services and expertise with retailers across the country.
  • Represent your company at NRF conferences and events.
  • Submit original research or case studies to the NRF Retail Library.
  • Advertise in NRF supplier directories and STORES Magazine.
 
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Gain insights into industry trends
 
Gain retail industry insights
  • Access historical and current data, statistics and customizable charts.
  • Stay on top of industry news and consumer trends through NRF SmartBrief newsletters and articles.
  • Explore members-only content, including forecasts, research and reports.
 
Learn from industry leaders
  • Get discounts for NRF conferences and events.
  • Access communities that can drive your business forward.
  • Learn from thought-provoking educational sessions.
  • Network with the best and brightest retailers and other associate members.
 
Network with retail’s best and brightest
 

Retail Events
 
NRF produces and supports events all year long. Explore our featured events below or browse through our full calendar.
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Retail Resources and Tools
 
Planning calendars, top retailers lists and retail safety resources and tools.
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Connected Commerce
 
Stories and news about omnichannel retailing and digital convergence.
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What type of membership do I need?

See how NRF defines different business categories. 

See industry definitions

NRF members also receive exclusive discounts to these partner events throughout the year.

Questions? Contact our membership team at 202-783-7971 or membershipinfo@nrf.com.