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Awards & Events

Coverage of major industry award programs and events, including CSNews' Best New Products Awards, Category Captains, Top Women in Convenience, Foodservice Innovators, and Hall of Fame.

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C-store Industry Leaders Rise to the Challenge of the COVID-19 Crisis    

A Convenience Store News webinar fosters discussion about the increased need for communication and the ability to pivot quickly.

Convenience Store News’ 2020 Convenience Foodservice Exchange event will look at pandemic-inspired trends.

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Retailers can visit a portal to view items, watch manufacturer videos and place orders throughout August.

The Sweets & Snacks On Demand experience offers a manufacturer search, product spotlights and education series.

Top women leaders in the convenience store industry to share insights on facing disruptive times.

Buyers are experiencing heightened price sensitivity, while desiring moments of comfort and escapism.

Best New Products 2020

Entries are being accepted across 47 product categories through July 10.

Convenience Store News’ 2020 Convenience Foodservice Exchange event will focus on the new post-COVID-19 reality.

Fifty-three honorees will be celebrated at an industry awards gala in October.

Learning from big food chains among the topics to be tackled at Convenience Store News’ 2020 Convenience Foodservice Exchange event.

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The online event will feature virtual meetings with key trading partners.

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C-store retailers need to consider the long-term implications of their short-term adjustments.

Industry leaders from Parker’s and The Hershey Co. will be honored this fall.


Any changes to the event will be shared immediately as public health guidance is updated.

COVID-19 safety measures

A Convenience Store News webinar outlines best practices and actionable plans for retailers as the crisis stretches on.

2019 FLIC winners

The third-annual program will celebrate the next generation of c-store leaders.

The annual industry gathering transformed into a virtual event due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Thirteen suppliers are recognized for leading category sales-building efforts in the convenience channel.


Younger consumers are interested in buying more prepared food from c-stores, but on their terms.

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