Testimonials

Attendees rave about NRF Nexus 

NRF Nexus is a gathering not only on how to meet customer expectations but how to exceed them for years to come. Hear from past attendees and get a glimpse of what makes NRF Nexus so unique. 

With 300 attendees, 14 inspiring sessions, four Expert-Led Think Tanks and 50+ stellar speakers, a symphony of surprises and insights means NRF Nexus guests never experience a dull moment. 

Getting to learn and connect with fellow innovative leaders across the retail spectrum gives our attendees opportunities like no other. Take a look at past attendee testimonials below to see what we're talking about. 

Individuals at NRF Nexus 2023.
I am so excited to bring my senior leadership team here so they can have an opportunity to meet other brands, to benchmark and to gain some insights from one of the best organizations in the world.
Deb Radcliff, Chief Marketing Officer, 5.11 Tactical Inc.
The relationship between marketing executives and digital executives is extraordinarily important and NRF Nexus helps with that. NRF has always been at the center of getting knowledge for me and a center for my connection and networking capability. I attribute a lot of my career success to the training and network I developed over the years at NRF.
Karen Etzkorn, Chief Information Officer, Qurate Retail Group
I've had a wonderful experience. The sessions have been wonderful. I got to meet new folks and I really enjoyed it.
Bhargavi Whatley, VP, Engineering, Omni Data, Promotions & Experience, Albertsons
I think the value of this being a much smaller event is the opportunity to get a little bit more intimate with our peers and have really deep discussions about our challenges and opportunities.
Adam Fox, CIO - VP, IT, Vera Bradley Designs Inc.
I think individuals from marketing to technologies should really visit NRF Nexus in the future because of the intimacy and the content of the program here. It's really focused on learning and not selling. We get to learn a lot from the individuals who are speaking and then we also learn a lot just from networking with peers.
Christian Fortucci, Chief Technology Officer, David Yurman
It’s important to connect the dots between marketing, digital and technology. Our consumers don't see those as anything different. Not only has NRF Nexus been a great learning experience, all of the opportunities for networking and bonding have been fantastic.
Bernadette Berger, Director of Innovation, Alaska Airlines
It’s like an executive retreat because we have a nice resort, but also the content is amazing.
Fatih Nayebi, Senior Director, Data & Analytics, ALDO Group Inc.
I always feel like NRF is always at least a year ahead. We start talking about things here and then we'll hear about them in the in the year to come. So NRF Nexus is worth it for that.
Becky Gomez, Marketing & Ecommerce Director, Half-Price Books
The reason I keep coming back is every year I learn something new. I take a gold nugget back to my company. I get inspired about some new ways to attack things.
Grant Anderson, CIO, Living Spaces Furniture
NRF Nexus is the place you want to be as a retailer because here, we not only look at the future, we create the future. 
Pascal Finette, co-founder, be radical
With technology changing so quickly in our industry, it's really important to be able to get the answers and share best practices in a real-time environment. These roundtables have been so helpful — to solve the problems in real time together within an hour is really something. 
Christina Kim, VP of Ecommerce, Shiseido
NRF Nexus is an intimate, thought-provoking event that allows leaders in technology, digital and marketing to really connect in a fun, enjoyable space to talk about their challenges, their issues, their best practices, and have a good time just learning from each other. 
Rachel Bonsignore, Vice President, GfK Consumer Life
I think that I'm finding my way through with new retail partners and I'm really, really excited about the things that I've already been able to pick up over just the last 24 hours. 
John Shafer, IKEA BUSINESS Leader, US at IKEA Group
I thought those thinktank sessions were terrific because there was a small table networking with other individuals both in the digital space and in the technology space around common problems and common subjects.
Karen Etzkorn, Chief Information Officer, Qurate Retail Group 
It's just always good to talk to other marketers, technologists to really understand the challenges they're facing. We find, regardless of what industry, what sector you work in, we all face the same challenges.
Christopher Thomas-Moore, SVP and Chief Digital Officer, Domino’s  
I think there's value for marketing and IT to get together to be able to talk and ideate. It allows us that opportunity to collaborate in ways that we wouldn't otherwise. 
Cameron Alverson, Sr. Director, Media & Analytics, Living Spaces Furniture 
There's so much convergence happening in our organizations between IT and marketing and digital. This event brings the leaders together to have discussions that are ultimately driving us to be closer to the consumer.  
Rob Garf, VP and GM, Retail, Salesforce 
The networking aspect lasts far beyond just being at this event. I've gotten a lot of contacts that I'm going to be in touch with afterward to bounce ideas off and learn more about.  
Heather Carver, Principal Tech Business Development, Amazon Ads 
If you want to succeed, if you want to be one step ahead of the market and if you want to evolve, then come to NRF Nexus, you will get it.  
Amir Sheikh, Lead Enterprise Solutions Architect (Strategic Transformation), Cox Communications 
NRF Nexus is a great conclave of retail executives, thought leaders and pioneers really mastering today's technology, tomorrow's technology and what's going to possibly happen in the future.  
Tom McFadyen, CEO & Author, McFadyen Digital