NACS Releases 2008 Calendar of Events

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NACS Releases 2008 Calendar of Events

03/13/2008
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- NACS released its calendar of events for programs taking place from May through December 2008, including category management seminars, topic-specific seminars and the industry's tradeshow, the more than 23,000 attendee, NACS Show, the association stated.

Events taking place through 2008 include:

NACStech 2008

May 5 – 7; Grapevine, Texas
Contact: Amy Ashley-Burke (877) 684-3600
www.nacstech.com
The most comprehensive technology event for the convenience store and petroleum retailing industry, featuring more than dozen educational workshops and more than 100 exhibits.

NACS Introductory Category Management Seminar

May 21 – 22; Denver
Contact: Amy Ashley-Burke (703) 518-4239
The introductory program provides an understanding of the basics of category management and is intended for retail category managers, marketing and merchandising managers, store operations personnel as well as suppliers.

NACS Global Forum

June 14 – 17; Munich, Germany
Contact: Meredith Thomas (703) 518-4252
The Global Forum provides convenience retailers and Global Supplier Council Members with a chance to see and hear global retailing best practices through store tours, customized presentations and research on global convenience and petroleum retailing excellence.

NACS Leadership Executive Program at Cornell University

Aug. 3 – 7; Ithaca, N.Y.
Contact: Jennifer Makarsky (703) 518-4295
The weeklong MBA-level program is designed to give rising retail executives new tools and skills as they prepare to take on key leadership roles to refine their skills, open to NACS retailer members only.

NACS Advanced Category Management Seminar

Sept. 11 – 12; Austin, Texas
Contact: Amy Ashley-Burke (703) 518-4239
The advanced program focuses on promotions, shelf management and the use of third-party data and is intended for retail category managers, marketing and merchandising managers, store operations personnel as well as suppliers.

NACS Show 2008

Oct. 4 – 7; Chicago
Contact: Amy Ashley-Burke (877) 684-3600
www.nacsshow.com
The convenience and petroleum industry’s most comprehensive event and the top buying show in the country – across all industries. Approximately 23,000 people will attend to find new ideas and products in 30 workshops and from 1,500 exhibitors covering nearly 400,000 net square feet of exhibit space.

NACS Introductory Category Management Seminar

Dec. 3 - 4; Charleston, S.C.
Contact: Amy Ashley-Burke (703) 518-4239
The introductory program provides an understanding of the basics of category management and is intended for retail category managers, marketing and merchandising managers, store operations personnel as well as suppliers.