Appointment Planner

Connect with exhibitors and schedule appointments to maximize your show experience.


My Meet the Market

For retail participants enrolled in the Meet the Market program, this is your access point to see your registered categories and first-time companies in those categories; as well as where you mark your exclusions and see your Meet the Market Schedule once it has been produced by NACDS.

My Meet the Market
Meet the Market Floor Plan

Collaborative Meeting Agenda

Developing your meeting agenda with your trading partner will ensure you are addressing the most compelling topics with the right decision-makers and influencers in the meeting. NACDS has created the Collaborative Agenda template for companies to use with their trading partners to co-create the agenda.


In order to assist you with your preparation for Total Store Expo, NACDS will conduct webinars in 2018. Webinar invitations, with participation details, will be emailed out directly.   For questions about these webinars, please contact Andrew Klapmust at 703-837-4628 or


Review all of the online resources including the Retailer Resources, Participants, Appointment Planner, Online Press Room and Social Media coverage. Invite sent to all registered retail attendees.

Webinar Dates:

Thursday, May 24 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Wednesday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Monday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m. EST  - Meet the Market Webinar to follow

Retailer Resources Presentation


Once you have your Meet the Market schedule, what do you do? We’ll review your next steps including how to access your schedule online, how to make edits, reviewing the profiles of companies matched to you and onsite logistics. Invitation will be emailed to all retail participants in the program with their own schedules.

Webinar Date:   Monday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m. EST  - following the Retailer Resources Webinar

Meet the Market – Retailers Presentation

Made in USA

Supplier companies who have indicated that they have one or more products that qualify under FTC regulations as "Made in USA."

Made in USA

Looking for new merchandising ideas?

Preview products in advance of Total Store Expo and then again in the showcases on the exhibit hall floor.

View The Product Showcase


Companies indicating they have a Supplier Diversity Program working to incorporate minority-owned and/or women-owned and operated businesses into their network.

Supplier Diversity Companies