The Future Of Our Industry Is NextGEN
If you’re a rising star of the retail technology industry, you belong in the NextGEN community. We were founded on the belief that today’s up and coming innovators are tomorrow’s industry leaders. Joining our community allows you to meet others who share the same passion for retail technology and provides a forum for you to share your ideas as to how the industry, and the RSPA, should move forward into the future. It doesn’t matter what your title is, and you don’t have to be an RSPA member to join. Everyone is welcome!


Goals and Accomplishments in 2017:

  1. Initiated the creation of a vibrant community of next generation RSPA leaders.
  2. Brought the community together for the first ever NextGEN Event at RetailNow 2017 with over 200 Next GEN’ers in attendance!
  3. Provided an environment for the next generation to help the RSPA evolve as our industry evolves.

How Can You Get Involved In The Community?

  1. Sign Up! If you could be a future leader in the POS ecosystem get on our email list by clicking here.
  2. Spread the Word – Invite your friends and coworkers to join the community.
  3. Join Us – Attend our RetailNOW 2018 Event in Nashville to learn more.

NextGEN Rising Star Grant
To recognize and reward individuals who display the qualities you’d like see in our industry’s next leaders, we’re proud to announce the NextGEN Rising Stars Grant. Awarded yearly to five of our industry’s brightest new stars, grant winners will be given an all-expense paid trip to INSPIRE 2019 where they can experience the show’s exceptional networking opportunities and top-notch education courses. Click to learn More about NextGEN’s Rising Star Grant.


Sponsor The Future Of Our Industry
We are looking for companies who share our common goal of supporting the industry’s next leaders to sponsor the NextGEN community. Our flexible sponsorship program allows your organization to choose the right level of support that meets your marketing & media needs. Becoming a sponsor gives you direct access to one of the RSPA’s fastest-growing communities and provides the opportunity to gain awareness amongst the association’s next leaders. Don’t wait, slots are filling up quickly!

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A special thanks to our 2018 NextGEN Community partners:

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