Tuesday, February 28 7:45am – 6:30pm

Registration and Information Desk

Location: Foyer
Tuesday, February 28 8:00am – 9:30am

Networking Breakfast

Location: 6th Level Amenity Deck
Tuesday, February 28 8:00am – 4:00pm

Product Gallery Sponsor Setup

Location: Griffin Ballroom
Tuesday, February 28 9:30am – 11:30am

Opening General Session

Location: Palm Ballroom
Tuesday, February 28 11:30am – 12:30pm

Networking Lunch

Tuesday, February 28 12:45pm – 1:30pm

Innovation Forums (Choose 1 of 4)

The essence of CRU lies within the educational curriculum which will provide you with insights, key trends and data that will spark new ideas. Regardless of your sphere of responsibility within the convenience industry, you will find an Innovation Forum filled with hot topics and powerful take-aways. 

Tuesday, February 28 1:30pm – 5:30pm

Special Events (Choose 1 of 3)

More details coming soon!
Please be aware that capacity is limited and special events will be available on a first-come, first-served basis; pre-registration will be required for each activity.

You are also required to check-in for each special event at the special event desk before your selected activity to secure your spot. If you do not check-in at least 10 minutes prior to bus departure time, you forfeit your place to an attendee on the wait list.

Tuesday, February 28 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Cocktail Hour

Location: CRU Product Gallery

Explore new products and solutions while mingling with your peers as you enjoy appetizers and drinks in the CRU Product Gallery.

Tuesday, February 28 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Dinner on Your Own

Take the night to dine with peers or supplier partners at one of the many delicious restaurants options on property or nearby.

Wednesday, March 01 7:45am – 6:00pm

Registration and Information Desk

Location: Foyer
Wednesday, March 01 8:00am – 9:00am

Networking Breakfast

Location: Griffin Ballroom
Wednesday, March 01 9:00am – 11:45am

Category Breakouts

Discover the insights, key trends and innovative thinking that best-in-class operators employ to drive c-store traffic. Uncover what makes top-tier category managers tick, and find out how they grapple with everything from exciting new product introductions to pricing, out-of-stocks to promotions. Join us as our team of editorial experts and last year's CMOY award winners sit down with some of the brightest category managers in the business to discuss their strategies for elevating an entire organization—one category at a time.

Wednesday, March 01 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Networking Lunch

Wednesday, March 01 1:15pm – 2:30pm

Category Breakouts

Discover the insights, key trends and innovative thinking that best-in-class operators employ to drive c-store traffic. Uncover what makes top-tier category managers tick, and find out how they grapple with everything from exciting new product introductions to pricing, out-of-stocks to promotions. Join us as our team of editorial experts and last year's CMOY award winners sit down with some of the brightest category managers in the business to discuss their strategies for elevating an entire organization—one category at a time.

Wednesday, March 01 2:45pm – 4:00pm

Speed Networking

Location: CRU Product Gallery

Spend some quality time this morning in structured networking opportunities that will connect you and CRU's supplier partners to provide the solutions and partnerships you need! Retailers will receive of list of suppliers that outlines who and where your meetings are during this time. If you complete all your meetings, you will be placed into a drawing for several prizes.

Wednesday, March 01 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Personal Time

Wednesday, March 01 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Cocktail Reception

Location: Palm Ballroom Prefunction
Wednesday, March 01 6:15pm – 8:00pm

CMOY Awards Presentation Dinner

Location: Palm Ballroom
Wednesday, March 01 6:45pm – 10:00pm

Product Gallery Sponsor Teardown

Location: CRU Product Gallery
Wednesday, March 01 8:00pm – 10:00pm

CMOY Afterparty

Location: Palm Ballroom
Thursday, March 02 7:45am – 11:30am

Registration and Information Desk

Location: Foyer
Thursday, March 02 8:00am – 9:30am

Networking Breakfast

Location: Palm Ballroom
Thursday, March 02 8:00am – 10:00am

Product Gallery Sponsor Teardown (Continued)

Location: CRU Product Gallery (Griffin Ballroom)
Thursday, March 02 9:30am – 11:30am

Closing General Session

Location: Palm Ballroom