NGN Immersion Program

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2018 Immersion Program Opportunities

The Leadership Immersion Experience is an exclusive opportunity for young professionals to participate in a mentoring program with the industry’s best in class retailers. In our unwavering commitment to providing unique and value-driven programs to our next generation retailers, HFA has created a two and one-half day program of intense observation and exclusive access to executives and key staff members of some of the most successful retailers in the country. With visits to distribution centers, corporate headquarters and local retail storefronts attendees will gain insight into operational familiarization, management training, and leadership networking.




  • Learn firsthand why Best-in-Class retail operations work so successfully.
  • Gain insights into efficiencies and apply them to your operation.
  • Network with other young professionals to build your circle of influence.
  • Get on the fast track to your next level of success.
  • Applications chosen to participate must work in a home furnishings retail store and must be a member of HFA
  • Applicants must have a minimum of two years management experience.
  • A registration fee of $199 must be submitted with your application.
  • Participants are expected to pay their travel and accommodation expenses.