Events

NACS events are designed to help strengthen the convenience and fuel retailing industry with relevant and timely topics that include leadership, legislative advocacy, global markets, the newest products and services and targeted educational programs for participants of every business size. NACS events bring together the industry's retailers and suppliers to establish and build connections, exchange ideas and promising practices and thrive.

Upcoming Events

Add to Calendar March 09 March 11 America/New_York NACS Human Resources Forum HR Forum is the premier program designed to educate and connect HR professionals working in the convenience and fuel retailing industry.

*experience the forum in real-time with live interactive video sessions and breakout rooms with other attendees, as well as online opportunities to connect with the HR community

Live Virtual*

NACS Human Resources Forum
March 09-11, 2021
Live Virtual*

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

*experience the forum in real-time with live interactive video sessions and breakout rooms with other attendees, as well as online opportunities to connect with the HR community

Add to Calendar March 23 March 24 America/New_York NACS Day on the Hill Day on the Hill gives retailers the opportunity to discuss their business and how policies directly affect their bottom line with lawmakers.

*experience the event live with real-time video meetings with legislators and your peers.

Live Virtual*

NACS Day on the Hill
March 23-24, 2021
Live Virtual*

Day on the Hill gives retailers the opportunity to discuss their business and how policies directly affect their bottom line with lawmakers.

*experience the event live with real-time video meetings with legislators and your peers.

Add to Calendar April 14 April 14 America/New_York NACS State of the Industry Summit Powered by 50 years of convenience data, this one-day virtual event includes access to benchmarking data, analysis, emerging trends and executive imperatives you need to win in the game of convenience. In addition, most participants will receive one complimentary copy of the NACS State of the Industry Digital Report (once released). Live Virtual*

NACS State of the Industry Summit
April 14, 2021
Live Virtual*

Powered by 50 years of convenience data, this one-day virtual event includes access to benchmarking data, analysis, emerging trends and executive imperatives you need to win in the game of convenience. In addition, most participants will receive one complimentary copy of the NACS State of the Industry Digital Report (once released).

Add to Calendar May 02 May 07 America/New_York NACS Leadership for Success Developed for district managers, supervisors and other convenience retailers who want to improve their work performance, NACS Leadership for Success provides rising leaders in the convenience and fuel retailing industry an opportunity to discover personal strengths they can use to grow their career while creating a more positive, profitable and performance-oriented environment within their company. Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center, Glen Allen (Richmond), VA

NACS Leadership for Success
May 02-07, 2021
Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
Glen Allen (Richmond), VA

Developed for district managers, supervisors and other convenience retailers who want to improve their work performance, NACS Leadership for Success provides rising leaders in the convenience and fuel retailing industry an opportunity to discover personal strengths they can use to grow their career while creating a more positive, profitable and performance-oriented environment within their company.

Add to Calendar May 12 May 14 America/New_York 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. Loews Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

NACS Leadership Forum
May 12-14, 2021
Loews Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

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.

Add to Calendar June 01 June 03 America/New_York NACS Convenience Summit Europe Discover smart thinking on the trends, technologies and best practices shaping the future of convenience retail in Europe and around the globe. Dublin, Ireland

NACS Convenience Summit Europe
June 01-03, 2021
Dublin, Ireland

Discover smart thinking on the trends, technologies and best practices shaping the future of convenience retail in Europe and around the globe.

Add to Calendar July 25 July 29 America/New_York NACS Executive Leadership Program at Cornell Endowed by: Reynolds
The NACS Executive Leadership Program at Cornell is designed for mid- to senior-level retail management preparing to take on key leadership roles in retail companies. This program gives participants the leadership skills needed to successfully respond to the challenges of a competitive marketplace.
Dyson School, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

NACS Executive Leadership Program at Cornell
July 25-29, 2021
Dyson School, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Endowed by: Reynolds
The NACS Executive Leadership Program at Cornell is designed for mid- to senior-level retail management preparing to take on key leadership roles in retail companies. This program gives participants the leadership skills needed to successfully respond to the challenges of a competitive marketplace.

Add to Calendar August 01 August 06 America/New_York NACS Financial Leadership Program at Wharton Endowed by: Cash Depot
The NACS Financial Leadership Program at Wharton is designed for high-potential convenience leaders who have been challenged by their companies to expand their financial insights and, in turn, provide greater value to their organizations.
The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

NACS Financial Leadership Program at Wharton
August 01-06, 2021
The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Endowed by: Cash Depot
The NACS Financial Leadership Program at Wharton is designed for high-potential convenience leaders who have been challenged by their companies to expand their financial insights and, in turn, provide greater value to their organizations.

Add to Calendar August 16 August 20 America/New_York 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. Gather from the comfort of your home or place of work with senior-level convenience and fuel executives for the latest thinking and knowledge exploration on evolving digital retail technology, and interactive store tours of some of Asia’s most iconic brands. Virtual

NACS Convenience Summit Asia
August 16-20, 2021
Virtual

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. Gather from the comfort of your home or place of work with senior-level convenience and fuel executives for the latest thinking and knowledge exploration on evolving digital retail technology, and interactive store tours of some of Asia’s most iconic brands.

Add to Calendar October 05 October 08 America/New_York 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. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

NACS Show
October 05-08, 2021
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL

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.

Add to Calendar October 24 October 29 America/New_York NACS Women’s Leadership Program at Yale Endowed by: Altria
Women face unique challenges in the workplace, and they also add unique value and perspective. Participants from retailer and supplier companies are invited to exchange ideas with a peer group of experienced and emerging women leaders who face similar challenges in their professional lives.
Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT

NACS Women’s Leadership Program at Yale
October 24-29, 2021
Yale School of Management
New Haven, CT

Endowed by: Altria
Women face unique challenges in the workplace, and they also add unique value and perspective. Participants from retailer and supplier companies are invited to exchange ideas with a peer group of experienced and emerging women leaders who face similar challenges in their professional lives.

Add to Calendar October 31 November 05 America/New_York NACS Innovation Leadership Program at MIT Supported by: Gilbarco, Mondelez, PDI, Shell
Building on MIT’s prestigious reputation and innovative culture, this program combines research-based management frameworks with practical hands-on experiences, and offers networking opportunities for top-tier convenience industry leaders.
MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA

NACS Innovation Leadership Program at MIT
October 31-November 05, 2021
MIT Sloan School of Management
Cambridge, MA

Supported by: Gilbarco, Mondelez, PDI, Shell
Building on MIT’s prestigious reputation and innovative culture, this program combines research-based management frameworks with practical hands-on experiences, and offers networking opportunities for top-tier convenience industry leaders.

Add to Calendar November 14 November 19 America/New_York NACS Marketing Leadership Program at Kellogg Endowed by: Frito Lay, Keurig, Nielsen
Organizations that focus on their brand and how their customers experience it consistently outperform the competition. This program is designed to enhance understanding of customers and how to engage them across marketing disciplines.
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

NACS Marketing Leadership Program at Kellogg
November 14-19, 2021
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Endowed by: Frito Lay, Keurig, Nielsen
Organizations that focus on their brand and how their customers experience it consistently outperform the competition. This program is designed to enhance understanding of customers and how to engage them across marketing disciplines.

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