Each week until Election Day, NACS will update this page with information on the state of play in the battle for the majorities in the House and the Senate and spotlight certain races that may be of increased importance to the convenience industry. Those races may involve industry champions or be key to determining which party will control the House or Senate.
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These topics include hot button issues NACS is watching closely, as well as topics that are important to convenience retailers and their businesses.
Dates: Dates will be announced soon.
Location: Savannah, GA
The Industry’s HR Community Connects and Grows at the NACS HR 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. At the three-day Forum, attendees benefit from interactive presentations on topics vital to their job, case studies that can generate new ideas and valuable opportunities to build relationships with industry peers.
Content Specific to Your Needs
Unlike generic HR-related events, the NACS HR Forum provides attendees with actionable information on topics specific to their job – in their industry. National-caliber speakers and industry peers provide in-depth insight and knowledge about:
Plus, attendees are updated on all the legal trends and issues that affect their job, so they can understand their implications and ensure compliance requirements are met and business risks are avoided.
Lasting Relationships that Can Move Careers Forward
Since the NACS HR Forum is designed for our industry, attendees can network with others who have the same career opportunities as they do – peers that participants can share ideas with and learn new strategies from. This valuable experience helps attendees build industry relationships that last well beyond the three days at the Forum. Attendees have the opportunity to build a strong peer network that can function as a personal board of advisors to help with work issues and opportunities throughout the year and in years to come.
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2020 HR Forum Attendees in Dallas, TX
What Participants Are Saying
"As an HR leader in our industry, I attend the NACS HR Forum because it is a great place to network and meet new people who are facing and dealing with the same issues as I am—plus, all the legal updates keep me out of trouble and in compliance! Lastly, it is great to hear from peers I have known for a long time, sharing insights near and dear to their hearts and the companies they represent."
– Kurt Weigel - Weigel's Stores, Inc.
"As a business leader, you should send your HR professionals to the NACS HR Forum because the NACS team does a great job gathering subject matter experts on the most important and timely HR topics. The NACS HR Forum is the best collection of advice and inspiration you can find for our industry."
– Tanner Krause, President, Kum & Go
For any questions regarding program content or to request more information, please contact:
Education Program Manager
For any questions regarding registration or hotel inquiries, please contact:
Meetings & Registration Coordinator
The 2021 NACS HR Forum agenda will be posted once available. Check back periodically for updates.
Check back periodically to meet the 2021 NACS HR Forum speakers. Previous speakers have included HR professionals from Kum & Go, Maverik, RaceTrac, and QuickChek.
Joanne M. Loce
Fortify Leadership Group
Joanne M. Loce, Managing Partner of Fortify Leadership Group and President of Loce Consulting LLC, is an executive coach, consultant and speaker on topics related to strategic human resources, organization and leadership development, culture, change management, and talent management. She brings over 25 years of experience partnering with business leaders to create Human Resources strategy and delivering people related processes that contribute to the bottom line in a variety of industries, including financial services, automotive, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, insurance, chemicals, non-profit, and public agencies and education. Her current coaching and consulting clients include Fortune 500 companies in various industries, state government, and leaders in small to mid-sized firms.
Ms. Loce served as a Program Director for The Conference Board, leading ten industry conferences on talent management, performance management, and the development of emerging leaders. Her most recent corporate role was the Vice President of Talent Management and Organizational Development for Genworth Financial. Ms. Loce was responsible for leading talent management strategies and processes, recruiting, succession planning, and leadership development across global Genworth. Prior to joining Genworth Financial, Ms. Loce worked for Capital One Financial, General Motors, and the Federal Reserve System where she held a variety of roles in which she coached and consulted with senior executive leadership, provided Human Resources strategy and support for her clients, and led enterprise-wide talent management, leadership development, and cross-functional change efforts.
Ms. Loce holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Providence College, a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, and a Leadership Coaching Certificate from Georgetown University. She resides with her husband and four children in Mechanicsville, Virginia.
The 2020 NACS HR Forum has ended. Sign up below to be notified when registration opens for the 2021 NACS HR Forum.
*This event is also open to HR representatives from Hunter Club supplier member companies. Please contact Brandi Mauro for supplier registration instructions.
Powerful Insights, Powerful Connections: Check out the list of companies who are registered for the 2020 forum.
Participants are responsible for their own hotel accommodations and travel. NACS will provide hotel details once confirmed.