Industry Calendar

Industry Events and Conferences

October 2014

10/28/2014 to 10/30/2014

Chicago, IL

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, TN

11/16/2014 to 11/19/2014

Scottsdale, AZ

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 12/03/2014

Phoenix, AZ

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, AZ

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.

February 2015

02/04/2015 to 02/06/2015

Dallas, TX

Every business must find ways to drive revenue and growth. Whether via team development, optimizing business practices or building shopper loyalty, growth must be achieved year over year. Dependent upon the lifecycle of a business, focused efforts will fall within different arenas, from positioning to people to products and promotion. Conveninence Retailing University delivers, in one location, a learning environment fostering insights and answers.

February 08 2015 to February 11 2015
Snowmass, CO

March 2015

03/01/2015 to 03/03/2015

Memphis, TN

All non-commercial foodservice operators are invited to this exclusive CSP Foodservice Group event. Take a culinary journey to Memphis, as we examine the world's influence on our own cuisine along with a focus on healthy cooking. It's an opportunity to discover the tools that will make your operations more successful and profitable.

03/17/2015 to 03/19/2015

Chicago, IL

The highly profitable Hot Dispensed Beverage category remains one of the most visible foodservice categories in the convenience store. At CSP's seventh coffee bar summit, participants assemble to network with best-in-class retailers and manufacturers, gather shopper insights and learn what key economic or other external indicators are likely to affect the marketplace.

03/22/2015 to 03/25/2015

Phoenix, AZ

RLC is the top-to-top, invitation only event where the most progressive and influential individuals in the restaurant industry gather each year. RLC continues to be the restaurant industry’s leading, one-of-a-kind forum that deliberately and positively impacts business.