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International Delegations

There is a special rate for international delegations attending the 102nd Annual Convention & EXPO. You must have 10 or more full paid registrations at the same time in order to qualify for this discount. 

The rate for international delegations is $775 per person - there must be 10 or more full paid registrations at the same time in order to qualify for this discount.

Susan Cuevas
1-202-626-8161
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Translated Sessions

NRF is offering simultaneous translation in Portuguese for all Keynotes and Breakout Sessions. Select Keynotes, Luncheon presentations, and breakout sessions will be translated into Spanish. Translated Sessions are noted with a headset icon in the program and on signage. 

Translated session descriptions:

Wireless headsets may be picked up in the International Lounge, located in the Galleria on Level 4 in the Convention Center. You will be required to leave a credit card for the duration of the time you are using the equipment. 

International Lounge

The International Lounge will serve as headquarters for international delegates. The Lounge is once again on Level 4 in the Galleria - a large and flexible space. The Lounge will provide a convenient place to network, hold meetings, and obtain answers about NRF or to take a quick break. In the Lounge you will also find comfortable furniture for relaxing, beverages and snacks.

Sponsored by: 

St Michael Strategies

NRF Members Coca-Cola Happiness Lounge

he NRF Members Coca-Cola Happiness Lounge is also located on Level 4 in the Galleria and open to International Delegations. Learn more about this lounge as well as the Coca-Cola Experience.

The NRF Members Coca-Cola Happiness Lounge.
is sponsored by:
Coca-Cola

International Reception

Don’t miss this excellent networking opportunity offered exclusively to our international attendees. The International Reception will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2013. The Reception will be followed by a Night of Shopping at Macy's. Shuttle transportation will be provided. 

Sponsored by: 

St Michael Strategies

Visa Waiver Program

The following link provides in depth information on new visa regulation and requirements. Please apply early to ensure you receive your visa in time. The Visa Waiver Program requirements can also be found at the Department of State's Visa Services Web site.

Discount Travel Options

Learn more about discount travel options.

International Membership with NRF

We encourage you to join NRF. We offer two types of memberships:

Retail Membership
NRF's international retail membership is open to all types of retailers from independent stores to large specialty, discount and department stores chains. Learn more

Associate Membership
Associate membership is for companies who provide goods and services to other businesses, such as equipment manufacturers, software developers, wholesalers, financial institutions, online service providers, associations and universities. Learn more.

Contact Jessica Viator
1-202-626-8123

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