Industry events

Explore industry related events tailored the needs of your business

AUG. 1-3, 2023

Outlook Leadership

Terranea Resort | Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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 have captured and capitalized on our diversified industry landscape.

AUG. 23-25, 2023

Tobacco+ Forum

JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa |Orlando, FL

Tobacco+ Forum brings together retailers and suppliers for networking and education over the course of two days. From exclusive research and thought-provoking trends to discussions on industry projections, product development and compliance, the Tobacco+ Forum delivers all of this and more to decision makers across convenience.

SEPT. 11–13, 2023


Hilton Anatole | Dallas, TX

Debuting in September 2023, RetailTEC is a new conference designed for retail technology decision makers.

OCT. 4, 2023

Retail Leader of the Year

Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Atlanta, GA

On Oct. 4 in Atlanta, CSP will honor this years Retail Leader of the Year, RaceTrac’s Natalie Morhous. In Natalie's 10 years with RaceTrac, she has served as director of strategy and development, executive director of strategy and solutions, executive director of energy dispatch and most recently vice president of energy dispatch before assuming her role as president of the company in February of 2019. CSP invites you to attend this celebration of one of the convenience industry's most influential individuals.

NOV. 8-10, 2023

C-Store Women

The Meritage Resort & Spa | Napa, CA

C-Store Women’s Event (CSW) is a brand new, thoughtfully crafted conference designed with the intent to empower and develop women in the c-store industry.

FEB. 28–March 1, 2024

Convenience Retailing University

JW Marriott Nashville | Nashville, TN

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.

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Risk Management Forum

Location TBA

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.

APRIL 2024

Dispensed Beverages Forum

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel | Chicago, IL

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.

MAY 2024

Cold Vault Forum

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel | Chicago, IL

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 2024

C-Store Foodservice Forum

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel | Chicago, IL

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.