ALEXANDRIA, Va. — For the first time, the Conexxus Annual Education and Strategy Conference is open to both Conexxus members and non-members; and this year it will be an interactive virtual event.
Now in its 16th year, the conference was created for those in the convenience and fuel retail industry who are responsible for IT, marketing, customer experiences, security and technical programming. Conexxus has gathered industry experts to bring attendees three days of technology presentations, interactive discussions and networking events and activities.
Speakers from IBM, Intel, Sheetz, NACS and tech business owners will speak to technology strategies and where businesses should go from here. They will discuss how application programming interface (API), internet of things (IoT) and age verification projects have affected their business processes and customer experiences. Retailers will discuss what’s top of mind when it come to new initiatives such as operational execution for integration of foodservice and packaged goods and how to evaluate self-checkout, delivery and curbside pickup options.
The keynote session, by business strategist Gene Marks, will kick off the conference by exploring what happens after the pandemic and the November election.
Other sessions include:
- Where We Are Headed: The Convenience Industry Outlook
- Bridging the Chasm: IT Requirements for Operational Execution Needs
- Faster, Cheaper, Better: Motivation and Strategies for Conexxus APIs
- B2C Digital Marketing Tactics: Driving Engagement
- Digital Identity and Age Verification and the Future of Retail
- IoT Data-Driven Experiences for Retail
- What High-Performing IT Organizations are Focusing on from Lessons Learned During the Pandemic
The full conference pass, for $314.16, will grant attendees access to the virtual venue platform where they can attend the education sessions with Q&As, participate in networking conversations and games with peers and visit the 2020 Diamond Sponsors in the interactive Expo area. Visit Conexxus.org/strategy2020 to register.
Conexxus is a non-profit, member-driven technology organization for the development and implementation of standards, technologies innovation and advocacy for the convenience-store and retail fueling market. Conexxus membership collaborates on key industry challenges and innovations.