About

ESTABLISHED 1978

The Dallas/Fort Worth Retail Executives Association (DFW-REA) is the leading professional development and networking organization in North Texas for executives in the retail, restaurant and hospitality industries, and for those providing services to such industries.

Our season runs September through April, and our monthly meetings feature a speaker or expert panel addressing critical and timely retailing issue. Our speakers are usually C-level executives and founders of major retail organizations in North Texas and throughout the country.

Past speakers have included CEOs and other C-level executives from 7-Eleven, AAFES (The Exchange), Brinker, The Container Store, GameStop, JCPenney, Michaels, Neiman Marcus, Pier 1, Rent-A-Center, Top Golf, Tuesday Morning, Whole Foods and Signet, who have discussed a myriad of relevant topics, such as corporate strategy, re-branding and data privacy.