Manufacturer Retailer Exchange (MRE)

Strategic Gathering to Build Your Business

Face-to-face interaction and networking with industry retailers 
Cutting-edge energy-efficiency, refrigeration, store design products and services 

What is the Manufacturer Retailer Exchange?

The Manufacturer Retailer Exchange consists of two evening networking receptions where suppliers can connect with retailers while having meaningful conversations about their offered products and services with visual table-top displays.

MRE Includes

  • Opening Networking Reception.
  • Second Networking Reception.  
  • 6’ table to display products and services information.
  • Limited number of 10' x 10' booths available
  • MRE tables and 10 X 10 spaces are available on first-come, first-reserved basis. 
  • All registered supplier and retailer attendees can participate in the MRE.

How Can I Participate?

1. Register for the conference.
2. Reserve an MRE table or booth during the online registration process.
3. Review MRE Guidelines.

Contact Ben Quigley with any MRE questions.

The Manufacturer Retailer Exchange (MRE) is not a typical tradeshow. Please review the MRE Guidelines for additional details and information on what is allowed and not allowed.

Register now and reserve your table!

Opportunity for suppliers to:

  • Showcase products and services to dozens of leading retailers representing store design, energy, refrigeration, sustainability and more.
  • Connect with retailers looking for products and services.
  • Network with new and existing customers.

Retailers attend to:

  • Connect with new and current suppliers.
  • Discover the latest equipment, products and services offered in energy management, HVAC, refrigeration, sustainability, design, construction, lighting and more.
  • Gather ideas for purchase decisions.

For more information contact:

Ben Quigley (Logistics)
Senior Director, Meetings & Industry Events
202-220-0716 or


Debbie Stewart (Registration & Payment)
Senior Manager, Registration Services, Meeting Services
202-220-0828 or