Educational Sessions at the Show

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Saturday, Oct. 12

  • 2-2:50 p.m.

Data-Driven Product Positioning

Good Financing: Keep From Going Broke

Getting Started: Define Your Direction (Foodservice)

Fuels Powered by OPIS: Protecting Retail

Margins in Volatile Times

How Old School Is Still Cool (Marketing)

Bright Ideas From Around the World

Category Management (2:15-5 p.m.)

Cyber Espionage: Don’t Get Breached

  • 3-3:50 p.m

Buy Me! A Promotional Analysis

Getting Started: Growing Grab and Go (Foodservice)

Gas Prices: Consumer Perspectives

The Digital Media Age

Legislative Alphabet Soup

The 411 on PCI, EMV, etc.

  • 4-4:50 p.m.

’Tis the Season for Seasonal Sales

Staying Two Steps Ahead of Disaster

Getting Started: Flying Solo (Foodservice)

A Little Legal Goes a Long Way

Tracking the Path of the Convenience Shopper

Raising the Management Bar

You’ve Got Game(ification)

Sunday, Oct. 13

  • 8-8:50 a.m.

Developing Profits Through Untapped


Destination Refresh and Recharge

Assessing ESOP Fables

Getting Started: Focus on Franchising


The Future of Fuels

How Much Is Your Human Capital Worth?

Taking on the Leadership Challenge

Incentives, Promotions and Team Building (7:30-

9:50 a.m.)

Suppliers: Enhance Your APPtitude With Retailers

Payment Digitization

  • 9-9:50 a.m.

Getting Crafty With Beer Sales

Keeping It All in the Family

Real Estate Fundamentals

Future of Foodservice: Today’s Specials or Tomorrow’s


Creating a Culture for a Great Workplace

Profiting From Customer Engagement

Drive-Thru Convenience

Big Data Is Huge

Monday, Oct. 14

  • 8-8:50 a.m.

Tobacco: Vapor, Smoke and Mirrors

A Primer in Strategy Generation

What Are Your Financials Telling You?

Engraining a Company Foodservice Culture

Biofuels: A Look Ahead

Redefining Reward and Recognition Programs

Dependable Loyalty

Social Media “Friends” Store Management

Financial Management (7:30-9:50 a.m.)

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

  • 9-9:50 a.m.

Monetizing Shopper Behavior

CEOs: Own Your Brand

Serving Up New Foodservice Ideas

Bubbling Up: CNG Room

Developing Your Field Management Team for


Get Your Playbook for Success

“Ideas 2 Go”: Where are They Now?

Diving Into Beer Caves

General Sessions

  • Sunday, Oct. 13, 10-11:15 a.m.

Opening general session featuring Dave Carpenter and keynote speaker Chip Conley

  • Monday, Oct. 14, 10-11:15 a.m.

Ideas 2 Go General Session

  • Tuesday, Oct. 15, 8:45-10 a.m.

Closing general session featuring Brad Call and

keynote speaker Hillary Clinton


  • Sunday, Oct. 13, and Monday, Oct. 14: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 15: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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