Event Sponsorship

Event sponsorship offers you opportunities to connect face-to-face with industry professionals who attend Shop! events annually. Target the audience that’s right for your company: Shop! members at our annual industry conference, industry professionals attending regional locations, or retailers and brands at GlobalShop!@RetailX.

Shop!X Annual Conference

At the association’s annual conference for members and industry professionals, expanded in 2019 to include retailer and brand participation as well as independent programs such as The Exchange speed-networking event, the 12-hour Retail Challenge and much more. Networking results in shared best practices, collaborative problem-solving and mutually beneficial business bonds.

Audience: Fixture & Display Manufacturers, Retailers, Brand Designers, Material & Service Providers
Impressions: More than 800,000 impressions from print ads, e-blasts, website, invitations, social media, on-site recognition, and pre- and post-editorial coverage on Member Connect
Exposure: Five months (July-November)
Website: 8,528 annual page views
Email: 15 emails reaching more than 300,000 potential customers annually

West Coast POP Show

For more than 70 years, West Coast agencies and display companies have been coming together to share their most creative retail marketing work in San Francisco. The annual in-store marketing and display event includes an onsite awards competition, educational presentation, and a reception for optimum networking.

Audience: West Coast retailers, brands, creative agencies, POP producers
Impressions: More than 500,000 impressions from print ads, e-blasts, website, social media, on-site recognition, editorial coverage in Retail Environments magazine.
Exposure: Six months
Website: 3,093 annual page views
Email: 8 email blasts, total 69,772 emails sent


New format coming for 2020.

Audience: Attendance varies by city but averages 50-75 retailers, brands, designers, and a limited number of sponsoring Shop! member suppliers.
Impressions: An estimated 100,000 including aggressive local grass-roots marketing campaigns and numerous social media platforms, print ads and e-blasts.
Exposure: Three months per city
Website: 5,718 annual page views
Email: 19 email blasts, reaching more than 70,000 potential customers annually

Shop! Awards

Known as the Academy Awards of the retail environments and experiences industry, the annual Shop! Awards celebrate the best store designs and in-store marketing displays in the industry. Shop! honors winners from four competitions during one night of celebration at GlobalShop@RetailX.

Website: 12,256 page views with 6,367 unique visitors
Email: 38 email blasts, reaching more than 270,000 potential customers annually

To learn more about reaching your audience via Shop! marketing opportunities, contact:

Andrew VanWasshnova, Program Director / avanwasshnova@staff.shopassociation.org