Industry Calendar

Industry Events and Conferences

February 2016

02/23/2016 to 02/25/2016

Dallas, TX

Convenience retailing is evolving rapidly, prompted by changing consumer demands, product innovation and competitive intensity not only from within the channel, but from other retailers and foodservice providers. Retailers and suppliers come to CRU2016 to strategize together on the future of convenience retailing.

02/28/2016 to 03/02/2016

Jacksonville, FL

All non-commercial foodservice operators are invited to this exclusive CSP Foodservice Group event. Take a culinary journey to Jacksonville, 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.

April 2016

04/03/2016 to 04/06/2016

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.

April 10 2016 to April 13 2016
San Diego, CA

04/11/2016 to 04/13/2016

Chicago, IL

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.

04/19/2016 to 04/21/2016

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.

April 27 2016 to April 29 2016
Las Vegas, NV

May 2016

May 09 2016 to May 11 2016
Austin, TX
May 24 2016 to May 26 2016
Chicago, IL

Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the Expo is the candy & snacks industry's most successful, world class event and the only show that represents all of the major U.S. distribution channels of confectionery and snack products in one location.

Discover more than three and a half acres of candy and snack items in one place!

June 2016

06/20/2016 to 06/22/2016

Dallas, TX

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.