Conventions - October 2009

NACS Show

The National Association of Convenience Stores’ 2009 Show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. The event runs from Tuesday, October 20 through Friday, October 23


To further develop a strong educational offering at the NACS Show, the association has identified 10 tracks that correspond with attendee job responsibility areas. Several workshops, seminars, and/or presentations within each track are offered. For specific workshop titles and presentation times, consult www.nacsshow.com. The tracks for 2009 are:

• Foodservice
• International
• Marketing/Category Management
• Operations
• Petroleum
• Professional Development
• Senior Leadership
• Small Operator
• Supplier
• Technology

Wednesday’s Opening General Session will feature travel industry executive Roger Dow on “Customer Loyalty.” Retailers Chet Cadieux, chairman, president, and CEO of QuikTrip Corp. and Dean Durling, president and CEO of Quick Chek Corp., will be the “Tale of Two Retailers” panelists at Thursday’s General Session. At the Closing General Session on Friday, President Bill Clinton will be the featured speaker.

For the latest information, call NACS at (703) 684-3600 or visit www.nacsonline.com on the web.

Tuesday, October 20

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Cool New Products Preview Room (Retailers Only)

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
International Forum (Separate Registration Fee)

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NACS Center

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Supplier Board Meeting/Membership Meeting

Noon - 5:30 p.m.
NACSPAC Lounge

Noon - 6:00 p.m.
International Lounge

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Global Government Affairs Council Annual Meeting

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Workshops

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
NACS Board of Directors/Retail Member Meeting

5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
New Member Welcome Reception

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception

6:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Board of Directors Dinner

Wednesday, October 21

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - Noon
Cool New Products Preview Room (Retailers Only)

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NACSPAC Lounge

7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
International Lounge

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
NACS Center

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Workshops

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Workshops

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Opening General Session

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
New Member Buddy Lunch

Noon - 1:30 PM
Board Alumni Lunch

Noon - 5:30 PM
EXPO

Noon - 6:00 p.m.
Cool New Products Preview Room (Open to all attendees)

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NACS Leadership Programs Alumni Reception

7:15 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Past Presidents’ Party

Thursday, October 22

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Cool New Products Preview Room (Open to all attendees)

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NACSPAC Lounge

7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
International Lounge

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Workshops

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
NACS Center

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Exhibitor Advisory Committee Meeting

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
General Session

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ideas 2 Go General Session

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Study Group Luncheon

Noon - 5:30 p.m.
EXPO

Friday, October 23

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cool New Products Preview Room (Open to all attendees)\

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
NACSPAC Lounge

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
International Lounge

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Registration

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Workshops

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
NACS Center

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
General Session

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
EXPO

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
NACS Show Closing Party & NACSPAC Live Auction

*Schedule of events based on information available Friday, August 14, 2009.
Subject to change.

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