Industry Calendar

Industry Events and Conferences

April 2017

Boost Visits and Sales with Optimized Rewards Programs

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It’s true, reward program members really do spend more than non-members—as long as you are effectively managing member engagement. So how can c-stores optimize reward programs to drive increased traffic and sales?

Join us on March 30 for a free webinar, sponsored by CSP and Paytronix, where you will receive the tools and knowledge you need to ensure reward program members are consistently visiting and spending more. In this presentation, attendees will:

May 2017

05/03/2017 to 05/05/2017

Chicago, IL

An intimate gathering of leaders concentrating on the foodservice needs of the convenience retailing industry where attendees can participate in discussion on product development and operational best practices.

Tobacco Update

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Despite the upbeat signals that the Trump administration is sending the business community in general, state and local taxation and regulation continue to dog retailers into 2017.

Everything from raising the purchasing age of tobacco to 21 to new rules on zoning and digital coupons are emerging in the form of proposed legislation. In addition to those concerns, the relative uncertainty surrounding the FDA under President Trump is anything but settled.

05/23/2017 to 05/25/2017

Austin, TX

Retailers and liability experts are brought together to understand how to better prepare, respond and recover when challenges arise. 

June 2017

Confessions of a Tech Giant: How One C-Store Made the Entire World Its Box

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How did one tech giant with millions of customers around the world manage personalized, one-to-one marketing with its customers? In this webinar, you will learn how one of the biggest retailers uses data and digital technology to know who their customers are and engage them with relevant offers and information.

06/26/2017 to 06/28/2017

Dallas, TX

FARE Conference brings together operators from across foodservice to connect and share ideas. It’s the one venue where you’ll see a college foodservice director discussing menu opportunities with a c-store operator, or a restaurateur connecting with a hospital operator.

August 2017

08/01/2017 to 08/03/2017

Chicago, IL

Tobacco and OTP category managers meet for the latest analysis of key business indicators, insights into regulations and thoughtful discussion around the ongoing changes in nicotine use.

September 2017

09/25/2017 to 09/27/2017

Chicago, IL

Whether you manage alcohol beverages, nonalcohol or both, this meeting gives managers an opportunity to network, build relationships and learn the latest in beverage trends.

November 2017

11/13/2017 to 11/15/2017

Scottsdale, AZ

<p>Outlook is the convenience retailing industry’s premier, invitation-only event where you’ll find the right decision makers in the room. You’ll have the opportunity to establish key partnerships with executives that can ultimately increase your market share.</p>

February 2018

02/21/2018 to 02/23/2018

Glendale, AZ

CRU’s unprecedented format fosters the information exchange between key creative leaders and their supplier partners in order to strategize together on the future of convenience retailing and help build superior c-stores.