Education

To fuel the growth and success of the industry, NACS offers world-class educational opportunities via year-round leadership and tactical training opportunities for our members. The programs are designed for convenience retail leaders and employees who want to advance subject matter expertise and leadership skills to successfully thrive and grow their business.

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  • Fuels (6)
  • Human Resources (4)
  • IT (3)
  • Leadership (10)
  • How Do You Want to Learn?

  • In Person NACS Event (7)
  • Online Learning (4)
  • On-Site at Your Location (1)
  • Additional Resources (1)
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    NACS Leadership Forum
    The NACS Leadership Forum is a world-class event that brings together a broad base group of retailers and suppliers to provide thought leadership relevant to our industry, strengthen existing relationships and build new business relationships.

    NACS Show
    The NACS Show brings together convenience and fuel retailing industry professionals for four days of learning, buying and selling, networking and fun — all designed to help participants grow their bottom line.

    NACS State of the Industry Summit
    With over 50 years of convenience industry data, analysis and strategic insights behind it, the NACS State of the Industry (SOI) Summit provides the data-powered answers you need to help set the course forward for your business.

    NACS Executive Education

    NACS Executive Education helps forge the well-rounded leaders our industry needs. Each of our five programs acts as a puzzle piece in creating nimble, adaptive strategists and thinkers that help forward-thinking organizations grow and evolve. 

     CEU Credits or Certification Available

    NACS Convenience Summit Europe
    Gather with acclaimed retailers and suppliers from around the globe to hear what experts see for the future of convenience retailing in Europe. Grow relationships, learn and visit area stores in this multi-day conference.

    NACS Convenience Summit Asia
    This year, you’ll be transported into the epicenter of retail disruption and innovation—Asia—for an immersive look at future disruptions in convenience retailing that are taking place today.

    Webinars

    NACS webinars offer complimentary, online education and training hosted by industry experts to keep you up-t​o-date on legislative issues, category management, human resources, technology and other pivotal convenience industry topics.

     CEU Credits or Certification Available

    Category Management Certification Pre-Conference Workshop
    Become Advanced Category Management Certified through this hands-on intensive one day course offered as an add-on to the annual NACS Show.

     CEU Credits or Certification Available

    Certified Convenience Foodservice Management Online Training Series

    Retail operators can now earn a Certified Convenience Foodservice Management designation by completing a 10-course online training series which tackles the key aspects of developing and growing a successful foodservice offer.

     CEU Credits or Certification Available

    Conexxus
    Conexxus addresses technology standards to improve business processes, reduce costs and increase productivity for the convenience and fuel retailing industry. ​

    Cool New Products Webinars
    Be the first to identify new products and get them on your store shelves. The newest category trends and hottest items to hit c-store shelves are available at your fingertips! In just 20 minutes, catch up on all the latest industry trends in our easy-to-digest on-demand webinars. ​

    Customized Onsite Training
    Receive focused instruction from expert faculty on topics that are relevant to our industry and of importance to you and your staff, including: Inventory loss prevention, robbery and violence deterrence, and customer service. ​

    e-Learning
    NACS partners with Ready Training Online (RTO) for learning management and web-based training. Retailers can access comprehensive solutions for a variety of training needs, including serving and preparing food safely. ​

    Fuels Institute
    The Fuels Institute is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to evaluating issues affecting the vehicles and fuels markets. The organization commissions comprehensive, fact-based research projects that are designed to answer questions, not advocate a specific outcome. ​

    Fuels Market News
    Fuels Market News, published by NACS, is the downstream petroleum industry’s trusted source for fuels-related news and information. Encompassing a content-rich news website, weekly e-newsletters and an event-focused print magazine, FMN covers all things related to the fuels industry.​ ​

    NACS | Impact 21 Certified Convenience Advanced Category Management Curriculum

    Retail operators can earn a Certified Convenience Advanced Category Management (CCACM) designation by completing a  4-module online training series.

     CEU Credits or Certification Available

    NACS Convenience Summit Asia
    This year, you’ll be transported into the epicenter of retail disruption and innovation—Asia—for an immersive look at future disruptions in convenience retailing that are taking place today. ​

    NACS Convenience Summit Europe
    Gather with acclaimed retailers and suppliers from around the globe to hear what experts see for the future of convenience retailing in Europe. Grow relationships, learn and visit area stores in this multi-day conference. ​

    NACS Daily
    Subscribe to NACS Daily and get the same news you see here - an indispensable "quick read" of daily industry headlines, legislative and regulatory news from Washington, and knowledge and resources from NACS delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. ​

    NACS Executive Education

    NACS Executive Education helps forge the well-rounded leaders our industry needs. Each of our five programs acts as a puzzle piece in creating nimble, adaptive strategists and thinkers that help forward-thinking organizations grow and evolve. 

     CEU Credits or Certification Available

    NACS Executive Leadership Program at Cornell
    The Leadership Executive Program is designed for mid- to senior-level retail management preparing to take on key leadership roles in retail companies. ​

    NACS Foundations of Personal Leadership
    Provided by a Certified NACS Trainer, participants will learn how personal leadership and interpersonal skills form the basis for customer-service excellence, team engagement and a positive company environment. ​

    NACS Human Resources Forum
    The NACS Human Resources Forum is the premier program designed to educate and connect HR professionals working in the convenience and fuel retailing industry.

     CEU Credits or Certification Available

    NACS I Impact 21 Certified Convenience Basic Category Management Curriculum

    In a time when many retail channels are targeting the convenience-oriented shopper, it is more critical than ever for the convenience operators to have the right product mix to meet the consumer needs.

     CEU Credits or Certification Available

    NACS Leadership for Success
    The NACS Leadership for Success program provides rising leaders in the industry an invaluable opportunity to discover personal strengths that they can use to grow their career while creating a more profitable performance-oriented environment within their company. ​

    NACS Leadership Forum
    The NACS Leadership Forum is a world-class event that brings together a broad base group of retailers and suppliers to provide thought leadership relevant to our industry, strengthen existing relationships and build new business relationships. ​

    NACS Show
    The NACS Show brings together convenience and fuel retailing industry professionals for four days of learning, buying and selling, networking and fun — all designed to help participants grow their bottom line. ​

    NACS Show Small Operator Workshops
    Four hands-on training workshops at the NACS Show each year help solve the challenges unique to smaller operators. Attendance is limited to the first 45 retailers that arrive for each session. ​

    NACS State of the Industry Summit
    With over 50 years of convenience industry data, analysis and strategic insights behind it, the NACS State of the Industry (SOI) Summit provides the data-powered answers you need to help set the course forward for your business. ​

    Webinars

    NACS webinars offer complimentary, online education and training hosted by industry experts to keep you up-t​o-date on legislative issues, category management, human resources, technology and other pivotal convenience industry topics.

     CEU Credits or Certification Available