Register for the NACS SOI Summit
Above: Lisa Dell'Alba, Square One Markets, presented at the 2022 NACS SOI Summit.
Registration for the 2023 NACS State of the Industry Summit is now open. The event will be held April 18-20 in Dallas, Texas—a new location for the summit.
The NACS SOI Summit is the only industry event that delivers actionable insights behind the data on the latest financial, operational, categorical, regional market and consumer trends in convenience. Attendees receive early access to 2022 convenience industry data, which drives the NACS State of the Industry Report, offering exclusive industry information not available anywhere else.
Retailers and suppliers rely on this proprietary data from the summit to benchmark their performance by region and top-performing quartiles, see what’s working and not working for others across key categories, learn what drives the consumer to enter their store (or not) and purchase what they do, and to gain ideas on how to take their business to the next level. NACS is uniquely positioned to provide data and insights laser-focused on the needs of the convenience industry and is backed by its 50+ years of strategic analysis in the space.
The conference is held over two jam-packed days, and those who attend include fuel and convenience retailers and industry partners who want to make data-driven decisions and know the value of using insights and benchmarking to improve their businesses. The event not only builds new connections and opportunities but also is the premier opportunity to upskill future leaders who can impact performance as they grow and develop their convenience and fuel industry knowledge.
NACS will again host a pre-summit session that takes insights and collaboration to a new level. Held on Tuesday, April 18, the SOI Summit Retailer/Stakeholder Strategy Session will offer suppliers a unique opportunity to hear directly from five of the industry’s leading retailers in a closed, supplier-only format. Presenting successively, leadership from invited retailers will share top strategic initiatives and priorities—and address supplier-generated topics—in an intimate session.
The SOI Summit Retailer/Stakeholder Strategy Session will be closed to external media and other retailers, assuring the insights and transparent dialogue are clear and actionable. Separate registration is required for the event at $499 per person. It’s open to supplier members only, with a limit of two seats per member company. Hunter Club Gold members can register up to four attendees, and Hunter Club Silver and Bronze members can register up to three attendees. Attendees must be registered for the NACS SOI Summit to participate in this pre-event add-on opportunity.
Whether you are a convenience retailer, a manufacturer or supplier, the NACS SOI Summit and the NACS SOI Report position you to use data-driven benchmarking to improve your business strategies and outcomes. Register today at www.convenience.org/events/SOI.
CONNECT OVER LUNCH
NACS Industry Update Luncheons bring together regional convenience and fuel retail and supplier leaders for a unique experience where they connect, exchange ideas and hear industry performance trends and metrics in a casual setting.
Each year, NACS President and CEO Henry Armour travels around the U.S. to discuss insights, issues and opportunities that are relevant to the convenience and fuel industry. This year, NACS leadership also will present at these luncheons.
Retailers and fuel jobbers regardless of their NACS membership status are invited to attend.
NACS Hunter Club member companies can send up to two individuals per event as space allows.
At each Industry Update Luncheon, guests will enjoy casual networking time, followed by a seated lunch including a 60–75-minute interactive presentation and discussion delivered by NACS leadership.
The 2023 dates and locations are:
- February 2: Pleasanton, California
- February 17: Richmond, Virginia
- February 23: Honolulu, Hawaii
- May 1: Bloomington, Minnesota
If you have questions regarding the scheduled luncheons or are interested in having an Industry Update Luncheon in your city, please contact Eboni Russell, NACS state association manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.