Industry Calendar

Industry Events and Conferences

October 2016

10/09/2016 to 10/12/2016

Dubai

International presence and growth has been termed a "necessity" for U.S. brands going forward. In 2016, Winsight will introduce the first-ever Global Restaurant Leadership Conference, an unparalleled gathering of global leaders, operators and suppliers from the foodservice industry. No other conference in the world offers an event for international foodservice giants to meet and collaborate amongst others with one goal: decoding global growth.

November 2016

11/01/2016 to 11/03/2016

Chicago, IL

Totaling 22.4% of in-store gross profits*, the cold vault is one of the most prized sections of real estate in the convenience store. Locking on a relavant assortment of products requires category managers to anticipate shifts in consumer preference and a thorough understanding of outside influences on the shopper's purchase decisions. CSP magazine's Cold Vault Summit provides opporutnity to network and build relationships, learn alongside manufacturers and gain invaluable access to subject matter experts.

11/09/2016 to 11/11/2016

Scottsdale, AZ

<p>Join the right mix of convenience and petroleum retailing industry pioneers and supplier trailblazers in the right face-to-face environment that stimulates conversation and creative thought toward increasing sales and profits. Stay tuned for speaker announcements and the unveiling of the full agenda.</p>

February 2017

02/22/2017 to 02/24/2017

Glendale, AZ

Convenience retailing is evolving rapidly, prompted by changing consumer demands, product innovation and competitive intensity not only from within the channel, but from other retailers and foodservice providers. Retailers and suppliers come to CRU to strategize together on the future of convenience retailing.

02/26/2017 to 02/28/2017

Charlotte, NC

By bringing together some of the industry’s finest chefs, foodservice directors, restaurant operators and suppliers we’ll explore the hottest flavor profiles and exchange business-building ideas you can’t get anywhere else. This is YOUR opportunity to connect with peers and build meaningful business relationships while gathering incomparable insights in the process.

April 2017

04/04/2017 to 04/06/2017

Chicago, IL

The NACS State of the Industry Summit is the leading financial, operational and consumer view of the convenience store industry from a metrics and strategic review. The summit offers a first look at the numbers from a retailer's perspective coupled with expert commentary on what all the numbers mean. All aspects of the economy, from the energy markets to the banking industry, as well as overall economic health will be evaluated from the perspective of the convenience store industry.

04/09/2017 to 04/12/2017

Scottsdale, AZ

RLC is the restaurant industry’s premier top-to-top, invitation-only event where the most progressive and influential professionals gather each year. It’s the 2,000 executives who attend in pursuit of top-level information and networking opportunities that makes RLC unlike any other in the industry. Join the many powerful players in Arizona for three days of progressive education, unlimited networking and successful innovation discovery.

June 2017

06/26/2017 to 06/28/2017

Dallas, TX

Foodservice everywhere is evolving! Consumers today demand high-quality fresh, fast and portable food. And they're finding it everywhere food is sold—traditional restaurants and within non-traditional venues, via both commercial and non-commercial operations. Just as consumers don't segment their foodservice decisions by channel, the industry must benchmark, learn and network outside the proverbial box of their own channel. Everyone is competing for the same foodservice dollar, and everyone can gain insight from across the aisle.