Here’s a Way to Break Through the Tech Clutter

NACS SOI Summit attendees can access an array of tech solutions, maximizing retailers’ time in Chicago this week.

April 11, 2022

Woman at the NACS 2022 SOI Summit

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The NACS SOI Summit kicks off tomorrow in Chicago, delivering the latest financial, operational, categorical, regional market and consumer trends in convenience retail. The SOI Summit gathers convenience retail leaders and industry experts to share insights that help the industry capitalize on trends, identify strategies to manage against business headwinds and optimize business performance.

This year, NACS is launching the technology solutions center—an exclusive opportunity for SOI attendees to meet with and explore critical customer, employee and back-office technology solutions providers that are transforming convenience retail.

With a seemingly endless array of technology products and solutions offered to retailers, NACS is cutting through the clutter and bringing these solutions to attendees, maximizing their time in Chicago. The solutions center is the perfect complement to the summit’s purpose, which is to provide critical insights and data on the convenience retailing industry, allowing retailers to benchmark and build the future of the industry.

Technology solutions vendors across labor, loyalty, self-checkout and more will be exhibiting the latest products and services that can unlock insights and efficiencies that today’s competitive landscape requires.

The technology solutions center will be available to SOI Summit attendees during all event networking breakfasts, lunch, session breaks and evening receptions. The official hours are: 

  • Tuesday, April 12
    • 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 13
    • 7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
    • 9:50 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
    • 11:30 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
    • 1:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
    • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 14
    • 7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
    • 9:40 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.

The SOI Summit gives convenience retailers early access to the 2021 convenience industry data that drive convenience retail’s premier benchmarking tool, NACS State of the Industry Report®, which offers exclusive data and insights not available anywhere else.

There’s still time to register for the summit. Whether you are a convenience retailer, a manufacturer or supplier, the NACS SOI Summit and the NACS SOI Report position you to use data-driven benchmarking to improve your business strategies and outcomes.