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NACS Convenience Summit Europe

3-8 June 2018
Warsaw and London

 

 About

 

2018 NACS Convenience Summit Europe
Convenience and fuel retailing industry professionals from around the world will gather in Warsaw, Poland and London, England for new knowledge, new commercial connections and networking, and the opportunity to discover and discuss new ideas from retail store tours. And, the event will feature the popular International Convenience Retail Awards—now in their 10th year, which recognize and promote convenience retailing excellence.

The Warsaw segment of the programme will be held 3-5 June at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel and features high level European retail thought leadership, strategy, trends and economics. Supplier hosted dinners, sightseeing and store visits will connect you with attendees from around the globe and show you what is new in convenience retailing.

Our main conference days will take place in London at the Hilton London Bankside (6-8 June). This is the main ‘must attend event’ for the European and international industry with retailer roundtables, international best practice presentations on key trends/developments in the global industry, retailer case studies and our famous awards night programme. Conference highlights in London include:

  • Exploring retail excellence
  • The future of mobility, payments and transportation
  • Retailer case studies and best practices
  • Top product and retail technology trends

Past Attendees
2017 Retail Attendee List

Contact Us
For general event inquiries, please contact
Allison Dean, CMP
Meetings Manager, NACS
adean@convenience.org

 

 Registration

 

Amounts are displayed in euros and are for information purposes only. Your payment card will be charged in the event currency of USD $. Conversion rates may be applied by your financial institution. Registration fees do not include accommodations or travel expenses. 

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PRIMARY ATTENDEE OPTIONS​ ​ ​ ​ ​

​NACS Member ​

​Non-Member ​

CONVENIENCE SUMMIT EXPERIENCE PACKAGES​

​Early Bird
Through March 31st

​Standard
Begin April 1st

​Early Bird
Through March 31st

​Standard
Begin April 1st

NACS Convenience Summit Europe Experience | 3-8 June  
Includes all conference sessions, study tours, receptions, and dinners for the primary attendee in both Warsaw & London.
 
​€ 2350 ​€ 3025 ​€ 2900 ​€ 3575
The Warsaw Experience | 3-5 June  
Includes all conference sessions, store tours, receptions, and group dinner for the primary attendee in Warsaw Only.  ​
 
​€ 1400 ​€ 1675 ​€ 1950 ​€ 2225
The London Experience | 6-8 June
Includes all conference sessions, store tours, receptions, and Awards Dinner for the primary attendee in London Only.  ​
 
​€ 1675 ​€ 1950 ​€ 2225 ​€ 2500

NACS Member

Non-Member

CONFERENCE CONNECTIONS PACKAGES
Does Not Include Store Tours ​

Early Bird
Through March 31st

Standard
Begin April 1st

Early Bird
Through March 31st

Standard
Begin April 1st

Warsaw Conference Connections | 3-5 June
Includes all conference sessions, receptions and group dinner for the primary attendee in Warsaw. 
Does not include store tours. ​
 
​€ 1125 ​€ 1400 ​€ 1675 ​€ 1950
London Conference Connections | 6-7 June
Includes all conference sessions, reception and Awards Dinner for the primary attendee in London.  
Does not include store tours.  ​
 
​€ 1400 ​€ 1674 ​€ 1950 ​€ 2225

​ ​NACS Member

​ ​Non-Member

​ A LA CARTE OPTIONS

Early Bird
Through March 31st

Standard
Begin April 1st

Early Bird
Through March 31st

Standard
Begin April 1st

Optional Warsaw Retail / Fueling Store Visits | Sunday 3 June
Includes store tours of key fuel retailing locations on the motorways outside of Warsaw. These sites are not included on the Monday or Tuesday store tours and are focused on fuel retail locations. ​
 
​€ 99 ​​€ 99 ​​€ 99 ​​€ 99
London Conference Only | Wednesday 6 June
Includes Wednesday Conference Sessions in London
Does not include store tours, reception, or Awards Dinner  ​
 
​€ 500 ​€ 775 ​€ 1050 ​€ 1325
London Conference Only | Thursday 7 June
Includes Thursday Conference Sessions in London
Does not include store tours, reception, or Awards Dinner  ​
 
​€ 500 ​€ 775 ​€ 1050 ​€ 1325
European Convenience Retail Awards Reception & Dinner  | Wednesday 6 June
Does not include store tours or any conference sessions.​
 
​€ 175 ​€ 175 ​€ 300 ​€ 300

​ ​NACS Member

​ ​Non-Member

SPOUSE/GUEST OPTIONS ​

Early Bird
Through March 31st

Standard
Begin April 1st

Early Bird
Through March 31st

Standard
Begin April 1st

Warsaw
Includes Sunday Welcome Reception & Monday Group Dinner ​
 
​€ 175 ​€ 175 ​€ 300 ​€ 300
London
Includes Awards Dinner Only​
​€ 175 ​€ 175 ​€ 300 ​€ 300
 

 PROGRAMME / EVENTS

 

The NACS Convenience Summit Europe programme is a modular experience, meaning you can participate in the portions of the event that fit your business needs—in two European markets. In addition to day-by-day event pricing, registration packages combine events, world-class content, networking and activities (e.g., store tours) for optimized pricing. Visit our “registration” tab to take advantage of early bird pricing until Saturday, 31 March 2018.

Warsaw, Poland
All sessions will be held at the
Warsaw Marriott Hotel
Al. Jerozolimskie 65/79, 00-697 Warszawa, Poland

 

London, England
All sessions will be held at the
Hilton London Bankside
2-8 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0UG

 

Summit Speakers
Click to view a full list of speakers and their biographies *Coming soon

 

 Awards

 

2018 NACS European Convenience Retail Awards
Wednesday 6 June 2018 | London, England
Submission Deadline: 31 March 2018

Sponsored by    

The NACS European Convenience Retail Awards recognise  outstanding achievements in the European retail community. Now in its tenth year, the programme is a high point for retailers, industry experts and suppliers who gather each June at the NACS Convenience Summit Europe to recognise and celebrate industry success and innovation.

The awards provide one of the greatest benchmarks of global convenience retailing excellence. Over the years, entrants from multiple European countries and diverse types of convenience format and company sizes have participated. The competition is rigorous and the benefits of participation are numerous.

Demonstrate to your peers, partners and customers the innovation and creativity found within your business. Boost your team morale and reward them for their hard work and dedication. Enter the NACS European Convenience Retail Awards today and celebrate with us—and the leadership of the most innovative convenience retailers across the globe—at the awards dinner on 6 June 2018.

We wish you luck!

For full award descriptions and entry requirements, download the Awards brochure (PDF) or see the information in the tabs below:

 

Awards Ceremony – Reception & Dinner
Date: Wednesday 6 June 2018
Time: 6:30pm Reception, 7:30 – 11:00pm Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Location: Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0UG

Registration: All entrants are strongly encouraged to register to attend the Awards Reception & Dinner. Tickets a la carte cost €175 for NACS members or €300 for non-Members. Tickets are also included in many Convenience Summit Europe registration packages.

Contact
For award inquiries, submissions, and nominations, please contact:
Kym Selph
Exhibit Sales & Services Manager, NACS
kselph@convenience.org

 

 Sponsorship

 

​The NACS Convenience Summit Europe is proud to partner with industry suppliers for this global event. Opportunities range from onsite event presence and store tours, to prestigious Award sponsorships, to conference and dinner sponsorships, along with à la carte sponsorships.

Download: 2018 Media Planner, Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF) 

Contact
For sponsorship inquiries, please contact
Kym Selph
Exhibit Sales & Services Manager, NACS
kselph@convenience.org

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors

  

  

 
 

 Hotel/Travel

 

HOTELS
Attendees must book their own hotel accommodations at each event hotel. Cost of accommodations are not included in the event registration fee. A group/event discounted rate is available until 1 May 2018 as listed below.

All general sessions are held at the host hotel in each city, respectively.

Warsaw, Poland
Marriott Warsaw 
Al. Jerozolimskie 65/79, 00-697 Warszawa, Poland

Group Rate: zł 510 (approx.. €125)

Click Here to Make Your Reservations in Warsaw

London, England
Hilton London Bankside
2-8 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0UG, UK

Group Rate: £275 per night + taxes (approx.. €325)

Click Here to Make Your Reservations in London

 

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Attendees must book their own flight accommodations for each event city. Cost of flights are not included in the event registration fee. A flight between Warsaw and London has been recommended below for attendees who plan to participate in the full programme.

Airports

Warsaw Area Airports                                     Distance from Hotel
* Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)                9 Kilometers
Warsaw Modlin Airport (WMI)                      42 Kilometers

London Area Airports                                       Distance from Hotel
* London Heathrow (LHR)                                22 Miles
London City                                                              8 Miles
London Gatwick                                                     50 Miles

*Recommended airport for international travelers

Recommended Flight for Warsaw & London Attendees
Airline Flight Number: LOT 279
Route: WAW to LHR
Departure Date:  Tuesday 5 June 2018
Departure Time: 3:30pm
Estimated Arrival into LHR: 5:30pm

GROUND TRANSFERS / ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The following ground transportation is included in your registration fee. All other transfers must be arranged by the attendees.

  • Tuesday 5 June 2018 – Transfer from Store Tours to WAW airport
  • All necessary transportation for the scheduled Store Tours on Monday 4 June, Tuesday 5 June, and Friday 8 June. 

Other transportation information

Warsaw, Poland
Connection from WAW to Warsaw Marriott

  • 15 Minutes by Train
  • 30 Minutes by Taxi/Uber

London, England
Connection from LHR
Attendees are strongly encouraged to utilize the Heathrow Express train into Paddington Station if arriving to LHR

  • Via Taxi/Uber from Paddington Station
    • approximately 30-45 minutes
    • approximately £20 - 25
  • Via Underground from Paddington Station
    • Bakerloo towards Elephant and Castle
    • Transfer at Baker Street Station to Jubilee line towards Stratford
    • Exit at Southwark Station
    • Walk three blocks (approx. 5 Min)

Connection from Central London

  • Underground: Southwark Station on the Jubilee Line
  • Network Rail: Waterloo Station

Contact
For questions regarding hotel or travel accommodations, please contact
Allison Dean, CMP
Meetings Manager, NACS
adean@convenience.org