Two General Session Speakers Announced

Best-selling author Jennifer Powers and entrepreneur Kendal Netmaker will inspire you to seize opportunities.

July 19, 2021

NACS Show General Session

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Two dynamic speakers will take the stage at McCormick Place in Chicago October 5–8 to keynote the general sessions on days one and two of the 2021 NACS Show.

Jennifer Powers headlines the Tuesday, October 5 general session. As a coach, speaker and best-selling author, Powers has spent the last 15 years helping people remove the mask, crack open their outer shell and reveal the power that lies beneath. She’s coached hundreds of professionals and mentored and trained more than 2,000 coaches.

Based on the teachings and strategies found in her best-selling book Oh, shift! and her recent book, Good shift!, Powers uses wit, humor and audience interaction to help participants access tools to better handle change and discover ways to can help themselves (and others) be better. Powers will share easy-to remember, simple, yet life-changing tools to react to change better and to view it in a much more positive light.

Kendal Netmaker headlines the Wednesday, October 6 general session. Netmaker is an award-winning entrepreneur, author and keynote speaker who is on a mission to empower and motivate people worldwide by sharing his message: Regardless of where you come from and what challenges you face, you have the power to enact change. From Sweetgrass First Nation, Netmaker and his siblings were raised by their single mother. Life wasn’t easy growing up on the reserve surrounded by poverty and few chances for opportunities.

Netmaker is a master storyteller and a leading entrepreneur whose passion to succeed is contagious. One of Netmaker’s companies is Neechie Gear—a lifestyle apparel brand that gives back a percentage of its profits to fund underprivileged youth to empower them to take part in sports. He is the author of the book Driven to Succeed.

Don’t miss thought-provoking sessions from visionary leaders both inside and outside the convenience and fuel industry who share their expertise on unlocking opportunity.

The conference takes place October 5–8, and the expo is October 6–8 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

Over four action-packed days, the NACS Show has a full schedule of activities for every kind of convenience and fuel retailer and everyone on your team. Convenience store distributors, retailers, wholesalers and exhibitors/vendors will all uncover the most innovative products and technologies, tap into impactful education sessions and access engaging networking opportunities.

The NACS Show provides the most comprehensive representation of products and services for the convenience and fuel retailing industry, and you don’t want to miss it. Save your spot and get the pre-show rate ($150 savings!). Register today. And don’t forget to book your hotel with the NACS Show Housing office.