Be Part of Retail’s Hottest Event This Fall in Kansas City!

VMSD magazine is excited to announce that the 24th annual International Retail Design Conference (IRDC) will be coming to Kansas City, MO this October 9-10!

IRDC features two days of engaging educational and networking experiences for visual merchandising and store design professionals from across the globe. Join the IRDC Insider List  to receive program updates and we’ll send you a discount code to save $100 when you register below for a ticket!

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APPLY TO SPEAK AT IRDC 2024

Have a great topic that just might inspire a few hundred of your retail design peers? We’d love to hear it! VMSD invites retail and design experts to submit speaker proposals for the 24th annual International Retail Design Conference.

2024 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

IRDC is offers a unique opportunity to build your brand and make new business connections. Join us in Kansas City, MO where powerful content and influential leaders will come together in an inspirational city and in an intimate setting.

Interested in sponsoring IRDC 2024? Contact Market Strategist, Emily Kasmenn at emily.kasmenn@smartworkmedia.com to learn more!

VMSD and ZenGenius Inc. Present:

Iron Merchant Challenge

The annual Iron Merchant Challenge is a mashup of improvisation, creativity and design science – plus one secret ingredient guaranteed to shake things up!

Together, six teams will dive in blindly to conceive and create a winning display focused around a theme, a hodgepodge of materials and one secret ingredient. Are you ready for the challenge? Sign up to participate when registration opens.

LOCAL CULTURE, RETAIL, AND ARCHITECTURE HIGHLIGHTS

Retail Inspiration Walking Tours

Leave behind the conference room setting for some fresh air and outdoor adventure during IRDC's Retail Inspiration Walking Tour. This past year, attendees choose from three different tour options all featuring the city's vibrant retail scene. Participants had an opportunity to discover the coolest cultural spots, engaging local stores and eateries, and breathtaking murals. Stay tuned for updates on our 2024 Retail Walking Tour Options.

Join us for IRDC 2024 in Kansas City, MO

We’re excited to present the 24th annual International Retail Design Conference in Kansas City, MO.

2024 Conference Venue

Hotel: Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Address: 200 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: 1-888-236-2427 (toll free)

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