RMS brings together some of the most innovative and creative minds from the worlds of fashion and retail. Our members benefit from ongoing conversations that lead to insightful networking, relationships and collaboration. 

Dues are $150 for a 12-month membership.

If you would like to join the Retail Marketing Society or renew your membership, please ​


 

 

Membership Benefits include:

  • Meetings - The Retail Marketing Society is the only organization that addresses the current issues and trends affecting the retail industry. We cover topics of immediate interest to the retail community, such as merchandising trends, emerging technologies, image marketing, consumer trends, real estate development, employee recruiting and training, as well as corporate activities, policies and programs. The majority of our meetings are online events.

 

  • Member Discounts - As an RMS member, you will receive discounted rates for attendance at our webinars, meetings and conferences. 

  • Meeting Summaries - RMS members receive capsule summaries of our meetings. The focus is on the Top Takeaways from the discussion.

  • Roundtables - Offered two to three times a year, these online events with invited thought leaders are free and limited to RMS members and their guests.

  • Face to Face Fridays - Bi-monthly opportunities to network with fellow RMS members via Zoom. One or two items of immediate interest will be the focus to get the ball rolling but participants are free to bring up additional issues. For those who cannot attend, recordings of these sessions are available through the members-only area of our website.

 

  • Membership Directory - Updated quarterly and posted in the Member Portal area of this website, the Directory lists all members, their company affiliations and contact information to help you build a network of retail executives who share your professional interests and future goals.

  • Networking - Retail Marketing Society membership provides you with the opportunity to build a network of retail executives who share your professional interests and goals. In addition to Face to Face Fridays, our in-person meetings are structured so that you have a chance to meet other professionals in related fields. And our office will be glad to assist you with your networking objectives.

 

  • Participation in our Groups.io - Our Group.io allows members to communicate with each other at their convenience. This is a closed email group, available only to RMS Members. 

  • Invitations to member-sponsored events, often at a special RMS rate.

  • Table Talk - At select in-person events, RMS members have the opportunity to enjoy some one-on-one conversation with our speakers. A limited number of reserved seats at the speakers’ table are available. The seats are offered on a first come/first served basis to members who pre-pay online for the meeting.  

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Join Us

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RMS’ YP membership is tailored to young professionals looking to advance their careers in the multiple aspects of the retail industry.

 

Whether you are just starting out or looking to take your career to the next level, RMS can help you expand your knowledge and meet your professional goals through

  • Building strong professional relationships

  • Learning from peers and colleagues

  • Mentoring opportunities with experienced retail professionals

 

In addition, RMS YP members will enjoy all the other benefits of membership. For more information, click here.