Conexxus Opens Conference to Non-Members

The virtual technology education and strategy conference runs August 11–13. 

August 03, 2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—For the first time, the Conexxus Annual Education and Strategy Conference is open to both Conexxus members and non-members, and this year it will be an interactive virtual event, taking place on August 11–13. Conexxus has gathered some of the most sought-after industry experts to bring attendees three days of cutting-edge technology presentations, interactive discussions, and networking events and activities.

Now in its 16th year, the conference was created for those in the convenience and fuel retail industry who are responsible for IT, marketing, customer experiences, security and technical programming. 

Speakers from IBM, Intel, Sheetz, NACS and tech business owners will speak to technology strategies and where businesses should go from here. They will discuss how API, IoT and age verification projects have impacted their business processes and customer experiences. Retailers will discuss what’s top of mind when it come to new initiatives, such as operational execution for integration of foodservice and packaged goods and how to evaluate self-checkout, delivery and curbside pickup options.

The keynote session, by renowned business strategist Gene Marks, will kick off the conference: Beyond the Pandemic and After the Elections: Issues, Challenges and Strategies to Grow Your Business Over the Next Two Years.

Other sessions include:

  • Where We Are Headed: The Convenience Industry Outlook
  • Bridging the Chasm: IT Requirements for Operational Execution Needs
  • Faster, Cheaper, Better: Motivation and Strategies for Conexxus APIs
  • B2C Digital Marketing Tactics: Driving Engagement
  • Digital Identity and Age Verification and the Future of Retail
  • IoT Data-Driven Experiences for Retail
  • The Store of the Future
  • Kevin Smartt, CEO of Kwik Chek and Conexxus chairman, will discuss the future of convenience retail in the age of the pandemic and the coming “new normal"

The full conference pass, only $314.16, will grant attendees access to the virtual venue platform where they can attend the education sessions with Q&As, participate in networking conversations and activities with peers, and visit our 2020 Diamond Sponsors in the interactive Expo area. Go to to register today!

About Conexxus: Conexxus is a non-profit, member-driven technology organization dedicated to the development and implementation of standards, technologies innovation and advocacy for the convenience store and retail fueling market. Conexxus membership collaborates on key present and future industry challenges and innovations.