“Each year, the program exceeds my expectations and provides me with experiences that I can take back and apply to my own work. The value of learning and networking is unparalleled in other forums for our industry.” – L Brands
“As a retailer attending for the first time, I found the educational sessions very worthwhile and definitely left me with lots of great ideas. The opportunity to network with movers and shakers in the industry was hugely beneficial and I made some great connections.” — RBC Royal Bank
“What a well-organized and interesting conference: excellent speakers, highly relevant content and a thoroughly energetic atmosphere.” — Westfield
“IRDC was an excellent opportunity to meet with other retailers and share what we’re all working on, what challenges we’re having and where we’re having success. The large variety of seminars was excellent, as it gave everyone the option of choosing what was more pertinent to them.” — Kit & Ace
“IRDC provides me with an amazing venue to connect with industry peers, understand and relate to current retail trends and to network with current and new vendors. It’s truly one of the most valuable industry events of the year!” — Orchard Supply Hardware
“It was my first time attending IRDC and it was great! I was amazed to be there in the middle of those other hundreds of attendees from many spots around the globe, with many opportunities to learn from them, to meet new people, to visit a new city…Amazing experience and such a good energy around the event!” — be.bo Design
“Best inspiring, productive, idea-generating, problem-solving event for Visual Merchandisers.” – Shoe Carnival
“My go-to conference each year. I always leave feeling enlightened, energized and inspired. It’s become the pulse of retail design.” – Chute Gerdeman
“This conference gave me a new perspective of the impact of my designs in the community…and gave me the inspirational boost that I was needing at this time of my professional career to keep generating creative and meaningful design solutions.” – H-E-B Grocery Co.
“IRDC puts you in touch with the true leaders of retail design. The ability one has to exchange ideas, experiences and thoughts is unparalleled to many other shows. It’s a true collaborative experience.” – WD Partners
“This is the best educational conference in the retail design industry. The conference is packed with great speakers, very educational and informative seminars, and an opportunity to network and share with the best in the industry.” – Kraido
“This conference is a terrific opportunity to connect with key retailers, allowing us to build ongoing relationships and valuable rapport through brand awareness and engagement. Plus IRDC’s educational sessions and roundtable discussions provide our team with timely, on-trend industry insights and inspiration that relates to our product line.” – OPTO International, Inc.