Market Week featuring the Retail Design Collective and WindowsWear Tour

December 4-8, 2017

This promises to be a week full of inspiration, educational content and visual stimulation. Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the sensory stimulation of NYC in December.

The Shop! Market Week headquarters will be located at The Hilton New York Fashion District 152 W. 26th St.


Retail Design Collective December 6-8

In participating showrooms throughout NYC including …

Architectural Systems, Inc.
Bernstein Display
DK Display Corp
Genesis Mannequins USA
Goldsmith Inc
JPMA Global
Manex/France Display
Mondo Mannequins/Sellutions by Econoco
Universal Display & Design

The industry’s most spectacular showrooms reveal their latest and greatest product and material trends, many have added exclusive programs to enrich your week in the Big Apple.

Who should attend? Retailers, visual merchandisers, designers, or anyone in the retail design industry will benefit from attending.

Retail Design Institute NY Chapter & Shop! Breakfast

Join us for breakfast on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 9 a.m. and network with leaders in job placement firms. Learn about the positions they are interested in filling. Hear from head hunters on what today’s employers are looking for, and how to best position yourself for the next stage in a design career.

Please register to attend, spaces are limited. We are looking for available candidates actively seeking work in the design community. Registration charge of $15 covers the breakfast event and includes access to attend the Retail Design Collective.

Holiday Window Walking Tour

The WindowsWear Holiday Window Walking Tour is the ideal NYC experience during the holiday season.  The tour offers insights into how the most creative retailers create their window displays while exploring New York City’s most iconic fashion retailers.  Explore the latest concepts on display, while gaining unique insights from some of the world’s top designers.

WindowsWear’s holiday window walking tour has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, Time Out Magazine, and has a 5-star rating on TripAdvisor.

Register today!

The WindowsWear Workshop

The WindowsWear Workshop is the perfect experience for any successful retail professional.  The Workshop offers insights into the practices, theories and techniques in the ever-evolving role of visual merchandising, and its importance in today’s fast-paced omni-channel retail landscape.  Participants will receive working knowledge of visual merchandising philosophies and techniques, with an emphasis on basic principles of perception, the branded retail environment, and the store design process.  The seminar provides a real-world understanding of these important disciplines in today’s digital world in order to maximize sales through customer engagement, creativity and holistic design.

Eric Feigenbaum is WindowsWear’s Director of Workshops. Eric is a recognized leader in the visual merchandising and store design industry globally.  Mr. Feigenbaum is Editorial Advisor / New York Editor for VMSD Magazine, and served as Chair of Visual Merchandising at LIM College in New York City, and created the first four-year BBA degree program and the first masters degree program in visual merchandising in the United States.  He is also a founding member of PAVE (The Planning and Visual Education Partnership), and was awarded the industry’s highest honor, the coveted Markopoulos Award in 2012.

Previous participants of the WindowsWear Workshop include Under Armour, Luxottica, Fenwick, Coppel, and more.

Register today:

PAVE Gala December 6 

Don’t get left out of the industry party of the year—reserve your table or seat for the 2017 PAVE Gala early. This annual fundraiser for our educational foundation, which has sold out quickly in recent years, is set for December 6 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. You and your guests will enjoy a cocktail hour and dinner among industry friends, a lively after party with special entertainment, and a program recognizing Rising Star professionals, design:retail’s Winning Windows, VMSD’s Excellence in Visual Merchandising and Design in New York, and winners of the 2017 PAVE Student Design Competition.

More info here.

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