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NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show at the Javits Center


For big and small retailers alike, the NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show at the Jacob Javits Center (655 W. 34th St, New York, NY) offers indispensable opportunities to network and gain knowledge from retail luminaries and panel events. Running January 14 - 16, 2018, Retail’s Big Show features a plethora or retailers and a chance to gain a look into the inner workings of the retail world.

NRF’s Mission statement:

“NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show is the world's most important retail conference, bringing together the largest gathering of industry executives from across the globe.  Attendees learn the latest retail trends and get an unparalleled view into how retail brands of all sizes are transforming themselves for the digital age. The event offers unique networking opportunities and a glimpse of the latest technologies and solutions for retailers.

For more than a century, NRF's annual convention and EXPO has been the annual gathering for industry luminaries and leaders, and it remains the place where big things happen in retail.”

To learn more, go to:

NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show
January 14 - 16, 2018

Jacob Javits Center
655 W. 34th St.
New York, NY 10001

TEDxTeen New York 2017: How the Youth of the World Forges New Ideas


The TED Talks are known for exploring inventive new ideas from people the world over, but what about new ideas from the youth of the world?

According to their press release, the TEDxTeen New York 2017 Conference at the Playstation Theater (1515 Broadway, New York, NY) puts on stage a powerful global community of youth changing the world to make a positive statement for humanity.

​​In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations).

To learn more, go to:

November 11th, 2017

Playstation Theater
1515 Broadway
New York, NY

2017 Photo Plus Expo Offers A Look at New Photo Tech & How to Use It


Featuring over 200 international imaging and photo brands, educational lectures, tech demonstrations, product previews, and then some, the Photo Plus Expo has everything for seasoned pros as well as burgeoning shutterbugs. Running October 26 to 28 at the Jacob Javits Center, the Photo Plus Expo (according to their mission statement) “is the largest photography and imaging event in North America. The show features over 100 educational seminars, Photo Walks and Master Classes, special Filmmaking and Drone sessions, the Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Reviews sponsored by & FUJIFILM, the Lucie Technical Awards, and over 200 exhibitors and brands displaying thousands of the latest equipment, products, and services for you to touch, try, and compare.”

Educational conferences are offered in tracks including:

  • Advertising/Commercial
  • Business & Marketing
  • Drone
  • Editorial & Photojournalism
  • Fine-Art
  • Inspirational
  • Lighting
  • Motion/Video
  • Portrait
  • Post Production
  • Travel

And more!

To learn more, go to:

Photo Plus Expo
October 26 - 28, 2017

Jacob Javits Center
655 W. 34th St.
New York, NY 10001

New York Television Festival Looks to the Future of Broadcasting & Streaming


A chance to see the future of television and a great networking opportunity for those looking to get into the biz, the New York Television Festival (NYTVF) is the event to check out. Held throughout Manhattan from October 23 to the 28th, the NYTVF Founded in 2005, The NYTVF is a pioneer of the independent television movement, connecting its community of artists with leading networks, studios, agencies, production companies, and brands.

Events at NYTVF include:

  • Pilot Competition Screenings

  • Primetime Events such as Comedy for Change

  • Development Day Panels

  • Writers Room Panels and Breakout Sessions

  • Connect Keynotes and Panels


To learn more, go to:

New York Television Festival
October 23 - 28, 2017

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