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Become a Shop! Member

Shop!, the global trade association focused on enhancing retail environments and experiences, is the industry’s only end-to-end retail experience organization. Our members have access to a variety of benefits including education, numerous marketing opportunities, extensive research reports, advocacy, and networking events.

Questions? Email or call 212-981-0245.

See details below on benefits of membership. You can learn more about our member categories and annual dues investment here.

Membership Benefits

Connections & Relationships

Shop! offers the ability to expand your professional network through groups and committees, including Shop! Central, our online members-only community hub.

  • Shop! Central – Members-only interactive hub. Add to the discussions or start your own. Easily find contact information for people or companies.
  • Women’s League
  • Partnerships & Opportunities
  • Committees & Working Groups
  • International Connections

Insights & Development

Take advantage of our bulletins, exclusive reports, white papers, webinars, and access to SmartWork Media retail publications.

  • Shop! Master Class
  • Let’s Talk Shop! Roundtables
  • News & Product Bulletins
  • Seasonal Reports
  • Case Studies
  • White Papers
  • Online Events
  • Extensive Retail Publications


Support & Resources

A Shop! membership offers your team plenty of opportunities to promote your business, as well as access to various discounted business services.

  • Complimentary Crittenden Retail Tenant Reports (view sample here)
  • APPI Energy Consulting – Provides comprehensive ways to reduce energy expenses and minimize budgetary risks.
  • Chain Store Guide (20% Member Discount) – The leading provider of accurate retail and restaurant leads directories and databases.
  • ProPurchaser FREE Trial and Discount – A trusted negotiating resource for thousands of procurement professionals.
  • Plus numerous promotional opportunities!

Events & Networking

Our renowned conferences are must-attend events for education, insights, and networking.

  • Shop! Ideation
  • The Retail Design Challenge
  • IRDC
  • Shop! Marketplace
  • International Events


Awards & Recognition

The Shop! Awards are considered to be the most prestigious awards programs in the retail design and brand marketing industries.

  • OMA (Outstanding Merchandising Achievement) Awards
  • Design Awards
  • Global Awards
  • Access to all Shop! Association/POPAI Awards Worldwide


Savings and ROI

Opportunity Savings
Shop! Thought Leadership Master Class $195 per
Shop! Ideation $400
Shop! Marketplace up to $1,800
Shop! Event/Award Sponsorship Opportunities up to $2000 off
Shop! Global Entry Events, Awards & Conferences Up to $ 1000
Shop! OMA Awards (savings per entry) up to $700
Shop! Design Awards Entry $150
SmartWork Media Advertising up to 35% off
IRDC Attendance/Sponsorship up to$750 off
Crittenden Retail Tenant Report $995
Chain Store Guide 20%
ProPurchaser $200