Industry Calendar

Industry Events and Conferences

February 2015

02/04/2015 to 02/06/2015

Dallas, Texas

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, Colorado

March 2015

03/01/2015 to 03/03/2015

Memphis, Tennessee

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.

03/10/2015 to 03/12/2015

Chicago, Illinois

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, Arizona

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.

April 2015

04/14/2015 to 04/16/2015

Chicago, Illinois

The NACS State of the Industry Summit is the leading financial, operational and consumer view of the convenience store industry from a metrics and strategic review. The summit offers a first look at the numbers from a retailer's perspective coupled with expert commentary on what all the numbers mean. All aspects of the economy, from the energy markets to the banking industry, as well as overall economic health will be evaluated from the perspective of the convenience store industry.

04/21/2015 to 04/23/2015

Las Vegas, Nevada

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, Florida

June 2015

06/22/2015 to 06/24/2015

Nashville, Tennessee

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

Chicago, Illinois

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.