Industry events

Explore industry related events tailored the needs of your business

FEB. 23–25, 2022

Convenience Retailing University

Rosen Centre Hotel | Orlando, FL

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. Convenience Retailing University’s category-focused format fosters the information exchange between category managers, regional executives and their supplier partners in order to help build better, smarter convenience stores. These three days of insights, ideas and peer-to-peer networking are unmatched by any other industry event.

APRIL 20–22, 2022

Dispensed Beverages Forum

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel | Chicago

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. CSP’s annual Dispensed Beverages Forum helps retailers improve their dispensed beverage sets and understand trends in product, equipment, cups and flavors that are driving consumption.

APRIL 26-28, 2022

Risk Management Forum

Pan Pacific Seattle | Seattle, WA

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. Issues such as product and premises liability, crisis prevention, and the need for outstanding leadership are taking priority in the post-pandemic world. As the cost of insurance rises, and consumer behaviors change, how do you prepare? Is the future contactless stores? What are the associated costs? The annual Risk Management Forum discusses all of these crucial topics and more with best-in-class leaders of c-store companies.

MAY 24-26, 2022

Cold Vault Forum

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel | Chicago

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. Whether you manage alcohol, nonalcohol or both, CSP’s annual Cold Vault Forum is where retailers and suppliers can collaborate and share ideas for boosting cold vault sales and profits. This event brings retailers and suppliers together to provide data and insights on consumer behaviors to help operators create the best assortment for their customers, from waters and soft drinks to energy, beer and wine.

JUNE 13-15, 2022

C-Store Foodservice Forum

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel | Chicago

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. C-Store Foodservice Forum brings together retailers and suppliers for networking and education over the course of two days. From exclusive research to thought-provoking trends, C-Store Foodservice Forum delivers all of this and more to foodservice decision-makers across convenience.

AUG. 8-10, 2022

Outlook Leadership

Omni Grove Park Inn | Asheville, NC

The Outlook Leadership conference is the convenience industry's premier, invitation-only event assembling key decision makers and financial partners in an environment designed for and dedicated to networking. Hear from unique industry thought leaders and experts who've captured and capitalized on our diversified industry landscape.

OCT. 2, 2022

Retail Leader of the Year

Bellagio Hotel & Casino | Las Vegas

CSP will honor this year’s Retail Leader of the Year, Pilot Company’s Ken Parent. Ken has a long history at Pilot, having joined in 1996 as a region manager. Since then, he has held various leadership positions in the company, such as SVP of operations, marketing and human resources, chief operating officer, president, and now senior advisor.

NOV. 2-4, 2022

Tobacco/OTP + CBD Forum

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes | Orlando, FL

Discussing the total economic and environmental state of the Tobacco/OTP and CBD industries to help retailers understand what these categories mean for future sales and profits. Expert speakers will provide insights on industry projections, product development, regulations, compliance, supply chain logistics and consumer acceptance. Along with the educational sessions, our 1:1 speed networking meetings enable retailers and suppliers to connect and figure out how to grow together.

NOV. 8-9, 2022

Technology and Loyalty Share Group

Virtual | 11am CST - 2pm CST

C-stores are managing customer relationships with digital loyalty programs, encouraging and rewarding shoppers with discounts and rewards in a frictionless app that often also encompasses payment options. As new tools help retailers learn more about their guests, they also provide a means of giving each shopper individual attention. Share and learn how these advances help reach customers wherever they are and offer a marketing lift to your stores.