Call for Speakers

Apply to speak at NRF PROTECT 2023

Be proactive! NRF starts to secure speakers nine to 12 months ahead of each event. Though we do review applicants on a rolling basis, we recommend applying as early as possible.

NRF continually seeks a diverse set of forward-thinking speakers offering out-of-the-box ideas, proven tactics and actionable proof points. Programming a variety of topics, NRF welcomes speaker applications that match the fast pace of retail’s most prominent challenges and opportunities to enhance our educational event content.

NRF Protect

NRF prioritizes speaker applicants who:

  • Can share tangible takeaways with attendees
  • Are senior-level to C-suite executives
  • Can organically engage with the audience on a deeper level
  • Are from strong, cutting-edge retail brands and parallel industries; no vendor pitches will be accepted