Industry Calendar

Industry Events and Conferences

April 2015

04/21/2015 to 04/23/2015

Las Vegas, NV

As long as tobacco continues to remain a key contributor to profitability, convenience stores will continue to look to NATO for up-to-date and actionable information. For 14 years the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) has been helping retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers comprehend changes in legislation and regulations affecting tobacco.

May 2015

May 05 2015 to May 08 2015
Amelia Island, FL

05/07/2015 to 05/08/2015

Fort Worth, TX

The Southwest Fuel & Convenience Expo is the most comprehensive fuel, food, and convenience retailing event in the Southwest United States offering an all-access environment that connects owners/operators, top-level executives, buyers, and merchandisers under one roof --

Tobacco Update - Featuring Nik Modi and Joe Teller 051415

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Are you still trying to figure how best to manage your tobacco category?  

You're not alone. The Rise and subsequent deceleration of the vapor/e-cig segment has prompted many retailers to explore growth opportunities in cigarettes, cigars and smokeless, while still investing in the nascent electronic segment.

But where are the opportunities? And what are the regulatory clouds starting to surface across local and state legislatures?

05/20/2015 to 05/22/2015

Denver, CO

Increasingly, our industry is dealing with threats to our business, with the potential liability falling back on the retailer. This is the ONLY industry program at which attendees tackle the increasingly critical tenets of preparedness, response and recovery that will protect a company’s core assets: its people, reputation, brand and finances.

How to Boost A.M. Sales with Grab & Go

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Today’s on-the-go lifestyle means that convenience, portability and saving time are all top of mind for consumers during the morning daypart. For operators, meeting these consumer needs is crucial for success in today’s competitive market. But with quick-service restaurants leading the breakfast charge, how can non-commercial operators and retailers effectively compete for a bigger share of consumers’ morning dollars?

June 2015

06/22/2015 to 06/24/2015

Nashville, TN

Foodservice everywhere is evolving! Consumers today demand high-quality fresh, fast and portable food. And they're finding it everywhere food is sold—traditional restaurants and within non-traditional venues, via both commercial and non-commercial operations. Just as consumers don't segment their foodservice decisions by channel, the industry must benchmark, learn and network outside the proverbial box of their own channel. Everyone is competing for the same foodservice dollar, and everyone can gain insight from across the aisle.

August 2015

08/04/2015 to 08/06/2015

Philadelphia, PA

Continuing legislative and FDA ruling interpretation, analysis of key business indicators and insights into changes in product usage are necessities for today’s tobacco and OTP category managers. Current analysis, as well as access to industry expertise with ideas on what to expect in the future, is available to all who attend CSP’s Total Nicotine Forum. The event, previously called Tobacco Category Review, has been renovated to reflect changes by the consumer and innovation by tobacco and OTP manufacturers.

08/25/2015 to 08/27/2015

Atlanta, GA

Prepaid and financial services represent a vigorous business in c-stores, but the products are updated continually. It seems a revolutionary new mobile solution is introduced every day! Separating the rhetoric from reality can be daunting for operators. What is the future of payment, loyalty, financial services and prepaid products? CSP’s 10th annual Prepaid and Financial Services Forum is an event dedicated to financial services, bill payment, prepaid wireless & bring your own device, as well as e-commerce and emerging partnering opportunities.

September 2015

09/27/2015 to 09/29/2015

Washington, DC, DC

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.