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Attend Convenience Retailing University and
win the convenience game.

Success in convenience retailing used to depend on location, location, location. But with new competition from innovative retailers as well as e-commerce and delivery services, location alone is losing its significance. In today’s environment, just how convenient are you?

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Who Attends CRU?

400+ Attendees in 2017
180+ C-Store Retailers
7+ of the Top 10 Chains
30+ of the Top 101 Chains
160+ Supplier Partners
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1:00 pm–6:30 pm

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Solana Ballroom Foyer

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1:00 pm–6:30 pm

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Solana Ballroom Foyer

Grand prize drawing tickets are available, benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, whose goal is to help as many children as possible by raising funds for children’s hospitals, and to keep the funds in the community which they were raised. Choose to CARRE and donate today!

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1:00 pm–5:00 pm

C-Store Product Gallery Sponsor Setup

5:00 pm–6:30 pm

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Lobby Courtyard

Join us and other early arrivals for food and drinks at this relaxing preconference networking reception. Connect with old industry friends and make new ones while you prepare yourself to enjoy the next few days of learning, business building and inspiration.

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Convenience Retailing University’s unprecedented format fosters the information exchange between category managers, regional executives and their supplier partners in order to help build better, smarter convenience stores. These three days of insights, ideas and peer-to-peer networking are unmatched by any other industry event.

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