Offsite Inspiration Tours
Sponsored by KNOCK Inc.
Wednesday, Oct. 25
2:30-5:30 p.m.


Always a fan favorite, leave behind the conference room setting for an outdoor adventure during IRDC’s Offsite Retail Inspiration Tours! This year, attendees can choose from three unique retail tours. Learn more below and be sure to sign up for a retail tour today. Note, space is limited on some of the tours:

Just a few skywalks away from the host hotel, attendees will be invited on a guided tour to explore Target’s downtown Nicollet Street location to get some much-needed inspiration. Following the store tour, attendees will be guided to Target’s headquarters buildings just blocks from the hotel. Space is limited.

MALL OF AMERICA – Hosted by Chandler
This event is open to retailers, visual merchandisers and designers ONLY. Featuring a behind-the-scenes look at how Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe amusement park work – plus countless details that only insiders know, exciting previews of what’s to come, and anecdotes from over the decades. Please wear comfortable shoes and be ready to move! Tour time is approximately 90 minutes. Space is extremely limited.

NORTH LOOP – Hosted by the Retail Design Institute – Twin Cities Chapter
This self-guided excursion will allow attendees to walk around the North Loop neighborhood at their own pace and explore the plethora of independent retailers, restaurants and breweries in the area. Specific retailer names to be announced prior to the event. A handy on-site guide will provide insight to the various things to see in the area.