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NSRA hosts conferences that focus on changing aspects of independent footwear retailing to help shape your business future. Designed to refresh and revitalize enthusiasm for retailing success, attending our events is a rewarding experience for retailers committed to effective business leadership.
NSRA Education Conferences are held the day before FN PLATFORM Shoe Show at MAGIC Market Week, twice a year at the Las Vegas Convention Center. NSRA has partnered with FN PLATFORM, the largest shoe show in the United States, to provide educational programming for independent footwear retailers. These half-day programs, allow retailers to travel in the morning, network and sharpen their business skills during the afternoon, and be ready for FN PLATFORM  the next day.
Registration for this event is complimentary for anyone attending the show.
Next Education Conference - August 14, 2016
Complimentary Event! View Detailed Agenda & Register Online

Exclusive NSRA Member Event!
2016 Registration Packets Now Available
for Retail Members & Sponsors
NSRA Annual Leadership Conference is a two-day event (held in a different city each year) featuring nationally recognized speakers, business education, peer-to-peer networking, vendor exhibits and social events. Registration packages typically include all sessions and events, food & beverage, and hotel accommodations! As a benefit of membership, cost is minimal through special benefit pricing (quotes available when registration is open).


"NSRA Gives Back"
Community Service Event

A traditional part of the annual conference, NSRA and Soles4Souls join together for a community service event that provides hundreds of pairs of shoes to homeless men and women in the destination city's surrounding area. With generous participation from attending retailers and vendors, we are honored to be able provide such a rewarding shoe distribution experience.

Networking & Social Dinner Event
Each year, the conference includes a social dinner and networking event at a special location that is selected to provide a memorable experience for our guests while they network.

Networking Reception & Awards Dinner Banquet
Each year, NSRA dedicates one evening to recognize its Retailer of the Year, Vendor of the Year, and Hall of Fame Inductees. This event includes a networking reception party and formal dining experience that guests can enjoy dressing up for.

Want to take a closer look?
Watch videos and view program guides from past conferences.

2015 Program Guidebook

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"NSRA Gives Back" w/ Soles4Souls

2014 Program Guidebook

2014 Highlights Video

"NSRA Gives Back" w/ Soles4Souls

2013: BOSTON, MA
2013 Program Guidebook

2013 Highlights Video

"NSRA Gives Back" w/ Soles4Souls

A Special Night at JFK Library

2012 Program Guidebook

2012 Highlights Video

"NSRA Gives Back w/ Soles4Souls

2011 Program Guidebook

"NSRA Gives Back w/ Soles4Souls


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