Industry Calendar

Industry Events and Conferences

September 2014

09/21/2014 to 09/23/2014

New Orleans, Louisiana

CSP Business Media presents the 18th annual FSTEC Event - the only conference of its kind bringing together foodservice operators and the leading tech suppliers our industry has to offer. Join us—September 21-23 in New Orleans—to experience true product innovation, collaborate with industry successes, and takeaway revenue driving ideas.

September 23 2014 to September 24 2014
St. Louis, Missouri
September 23 2014 to September 24 2014
St. Louis, Missouri
September 25 2014 to September 26 2014
St. Louis, Missouri
September 25 2014 to September 26 2014
St. Louis, Missouri

October 2014

10/28/2014 to 10/30/2014

Chicago, Illinois

Consumers enjoy an abundance of choices when it comes to satisfying the thirst occasion. How do c-store retailers know what to feature in the confines of the cold vault? Maintaining a relevant SKU assortment requires knowledge of consumer preference shifts, impending introduction of new items and analysis of key economic indicators that influence every purchase. CSP’s Cold Vault Summit provides critical data to help determine what the cold vault needs to look like to maximize rings and meet shoppers’ changing needs.

November 2014

November 08 2014 to November 11 2014
Nashville, Tennessee

11/16/2014 to 11/19/2014

Scottsdale, Arizona

Leading the workforce of tomorrow is different. All research today points to younger generations who yearn for leaders who give back, care about people and foster collaboration. They desire authentic leadership.

These principals are found in the management philosophy of servant leadership.

December 2014

12/02/2014 to 12/04/2014

Phoenix, Arizona

You just got comfortable with “e-cigs” and navigated through hundreds of providers, product options and conflicting results of research and scientific study. You are now confronted with a plethora of vape-related terms, hardware, juices and just as many suppliers. With the creation of an education forum for c-store retailers and suppliers, CSP clears the air and focuses on the trials and benefits of selling vapor in an unregulated environment.

12/02/2014 to 12/04/2014

Phoenix, Arizona

Still believing retailers and product manufacturers dictate what shoppers buy is old-school thinking. Throw those antiquated tapes away and enter the world of digital and social media, where customers compare price and shopping experiences with each other. Let’s face it—the customer is in control. Shopper-centric organizations will leap ahead of the competition as consumers are attracted to more relevant merchants appealing to and winning their emotions. The more we understand the changing needs of the shopper, the more likely we are to capture his or her loyalty.

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