SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 9-10, 2024 | KANSAS CITY MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN HOTEL | KANSAS CITY, MO

BE PART OF RETAIL’S HOTTEST EVENT NEXT FALL IN KANSAS CITY!

VMSD magazine is excited to announce that the 24rd annual International Retail Design Conference (IRDC) will be coming to Kansas City, MO next October 2024! Stay tuned for updates on our official event dates and host hotel.

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 on your ticket.

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 23rd annual International Retail Design Conference. The deadline to apply is February 21, 2024.

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 Senior Market Strategist, Linda D’Adamo at linda.dadamo@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 24rd annual International Retail Design Conference in Kansas City, MO. Please check back for an official announcement on the 2024 event dates and host hotel.

2024 Conference Venue

Hotel: Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Address: 200 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: (816) 421-6800

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