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Media Planner 2018

Our audience is part of a U.S. industry of more than 154,000 convenience stores with retailers who rely on information and insights from NACS to make them stronger and more profitable, whether through delivering new products to their customers or executing cutting-edge best practices.

Through customized and integrated marketing opportunities—including the industry’s premier buying event, the NACS Show—NACS helps you build relationships with retailers who are innovating and evolving the convenience and fuel retailing industry.

With precision targeting—we know the name and title of everyone we reach— we have personal relationships with the most influential audience of highly engaged decision makers.

NACS is the power that delivers.

​NACS Magazine’s circulation is 100% paid—the only paid circulation publication in the industry.

NACS Magazine’s circulation is 100% first-year qualified.

Cool New Products is the #1 most-read section of NACS Magazine.

The 2018 Editorial Calendar is available.

2018 Media Planner




​NACS has a solid understanding of which of our platforms will allow you to not only reach an audience, but build thought-leadership for your company. Partner with NACS to find your platform, tailor your message and hit your goals through methods like webinars and podcasts, and much more.




The award-winning NACS Magazine features thought-provoking and insightful articles that focus on trends, best practices, metrics and advocacy for the convenience and fuel retailing industry. We don’t just report on the news, we make the news.

View a digital edition of the 2017 NACS Magazine September Pre-NACS Show Issue and the October NACS Show Issue.




There’s no better place than NACS Media to debut your new product, service or technology. With multiple platforms at your fingertips—print, online, mobile, the Cool New Products Preview Room at the NACS Show—your new product will reach retail decision makers looking to stock their stores with what’s new and cool in the channel.




Make regular contact with more than 64,000 stakeholders in the convenience industry by investing in an exclusive ad opportunities in the NACS Daily e-Newsletter. The NACS Daily satisfies the highest caliber of industry thought leaders every morning, five days a week, by delivering a concisely written daily dose of up-to-the-minute industry news, weekly fuel data and legislative topics vital to the health of the industry.


 CONVENIENCE.ORG is the leading 24-hour resource for the convenience industry. Spotlight your brand where key executives come every day to find industry research, updates on pressing legislative issues and important information about NACS’s signature events, including the NACS Show.




The NACS Show is the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier buying event, drawing more than 24,940 attendees, 1,263 exhibitors and 8,502 buyers in 2017! Ranked as the #1 trade show in North America with the highest net buying influence, you’ll want to invest in official NACS Show products and take advantage of this amazing buying power.

As the convenience retiling industry’s premier event, the NACS Show offers opportunities for buyers and sellers to come together, conduct business and learn from one another—all in an environment rich with new ideas and partnerships. For retailers and suppliers interested in the growth of their business, the NACS Show is a can’tmiss event.




NACS hosts world-class global events every year, which provide multiple opportunities for our advertisers to reach our targeted audience of engaged convenience store industry leaders and decision-makers.

Opportunities for magazine, onsite guide and digital are available for the following events:

NACS Leadership Forum
February 7-9, 2018

NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Asia
March 12-15, 2018

NACS State of the Industry Summit
April 10-12, 2018

NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe
June 3-8, 2018

NACS Magazine is also distributed at these other NACS events:
NACS Government Relations Conference - March 2018
NACS Human Resources Forum - March 2018
Connexxus Annual Conference - April 2018


 Contact Us


For more information and to customize a package that fits best for you, please contact your NACS advertising representative today.

Stacey Dodge
Director, Advertising
(703) 518-4211 

Jennifer Nichols
National Advertising Manager
(703) 518-4276

Sandy Smith
National Sales Manager
Midwest & West
(703) 518-4277


 What Advertisers Are Saying


​“The NACS team collaborated with us to best achieve our brand advertising objectives using a mix of media platforms, including NACS Online and NACS Magazine, helping us target the exact audience we wanted to speak to, at the right time, to get the best results."

Jacqui Cintron, Vice President of Marketing Whirley-DrinkWorks!