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Some of the best business discussions are sparked from unique activities

Special events taking place throughout CRU act as jumping-off points for relationship building. Within the 2018 program, there are several valuable ways for you to expand your network, test new products, learn from the success of others, attain new clients and tell others about your business. Check out the list!

CATEGORY MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The only awards ceremony where suppliers decide the winner! CSP magazine invites the industry’s supplier partners to nominate category managers for its third annual Category Manager of the Year Awards. Once CSP narrows down the finalists, suppliers vote to identify the for best-in-class for each category. Winners will be revealed during a special ceremony at CRU 2018.

For more information, visit CSPDailyNews.com.

UNDERSTANDING THE SHOPPER

What drives tomorrow’s multigenerational customers to your places of business? Cool new gadgets or old-fashioned service? Shopper Insights evoke in-depth discussion related to attracting, engaging and retaining key customer targets while still satisfying an already loyal core shopper.

Access CRU’s agenda for more details and descriptions.

STORE TOURS

What better way to see the latest innovations in c-store design and merchandising than to visit the stores themselves? CRU’s Store Tours Program takes attendees along on a curated agenda of store visits to see what the area’s top operators are doing. The consumer and retail space is evolving rapidly, and you can’t afford to miss out on this competitive learning opportunity.

K1 SPEED INDOOR RACING EXPERIENCE

Test your racing skills at K1 Speed and zoom in your very own speed kart. Will you have the fastest time on the track? Enjoy some friendly competition and get to know your fellow racers.

C-STORE PRODUCT GALLERY

This is the focal point of our sponsor and retailer interface, set within a real life functioning convenience store environment. There is no better way to engage with people and products then to network and discuss building business. Use this opportunity to schedule time to meet with fellow attendees! Open up the CRU App, select “Set a Meeting” with someone new, and get networking!

Search Winsight Events in the App Store to download.

ALL ATTENDEE MIXER

Grab lunch from the buffet and enjoy mixing with new and old friends in the C-Store Product Gallery. With special recognition and a toast to first-time attendees, the announcements officially kick off this year’s CRU!

KEY CATEGORY FORUMS

The essence of CRU is the educational curriculum available to all attendees, providing insight, key trends and data, and valuable ideas to implement in your stores. Regardless of your sphere of responsibility within the convenience industry, you will find any of the workshops informative, enlightening and engaging.

CRU AFTER DARK

After two full days of exceptional speakers and cutting-edge insights, we invite you to enjoy our final evening program and kick back with your friends, colleagues or customers. This is your last opportunity to catch up with both old and new business associates, so don’t miss this great night of fun, networking and entertainment!

Contact Us

Special event spots fill up quickly. Contact us to understand availability…

Amanda Davis

Manager, Meetings and Events

(480) 337-3402
adavis@winsightmedia.com

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