Tuesday, February 18 6:30am – 7:00am

Product Gallery Sponsor Set-up

Tuesday, February 18 7:00am – 7:00pm

Registration & Information Desk

Tuesday, February 18 7:30am – 9:00am

Continental Breakfast

Tuesday, February 18 8:00am – 12:00pm

Special Events (choose 1 of 4)

Option 1: Store Tours (Retailers Only)
Option 2: Foodservice Store Tours (Retailers Only)
Option 3: Shopper Insights & Engagement (Open to All Attendees)
Option 4: Cultural Tour (Retailers Only)
Tuesday, February 18 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Networking Lunch

Tuesday, February 18 1:00pm – 2:45pm

Opening General Session

State of the Industry
Tuesday, February 18 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Key Category Forums (Choose 1 of 7)

Option 1: Foodservice

3:15pm - 3:45pm Trends & Data:

3:45pm - 4pm Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm Connection Session

Option 2: Packaged Beverages

3:15pm - 3:45pm Trends & Data:

3:45pm - 4pm Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm Connection Session

Option 3: Behind the Counter Tobacco/OTP

3:15pm - 3:45pm Trends & Data:

3:45pm - 4pm Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm Connection Session

Option 4: Operations/HR

3:15pm - 3:45pm Trends & Data:

3:45pm - 4pm Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm Connection Session

Option 5: Technology

3:15pm - 3:45pm Trends & Data:

3:45pm - 4pm Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm Connection Session

Option 6: Center Store (GM/HBC/Snack/Candy)

3:15pm - 3:45pm Trends & Data:

3:45pm - 4pm Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm Connection Session

Option 7: Shopper Insights

3:15pm - 3:45pm Trends & Data:

3:45pm - 4pm Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm Connection Session

Tuesday, February 18 5:45pm – 7:30pm

Networking Activity

Tuesday, February 18 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Dinner on Own

Wednesday, February 19 6:30am – 7:00am

CRU Running Club or CRU Fitness Club

Wednesday, February 19 8:00am – 7:00pm

Registration & Information Desk

Wednesday, February 19 8:00am – 9:00am

Networking Breakfast

Wednesday, February 19 9:00am – 11:00am

CRU Key Category Forums (choose 1 of 7)

Option 1: Foodservice

9:00am- 9:30am Retailer POV

 

9:30 am - 11:00amModerated Roundtable

Option 2: Packaged Beverages

9:00am- 9:30amRetailer POV

 

9:30 am - 11:00amModerated Roundtable

Option 3: Behind the Counter Tobacco/OTP

9:00am- 9:30am Retailer POV

 

9:30 am - 11:00am Moderated Roundtable

Option 4: Operations/HR

9:00am- 9:30am Retailer POV

 

9:30 am - 11:00am Moderated Roundtable

Option 5: Technology

9:00am- 9:30am Retailer POV

 

9:30 am - 11:00am Moderated Roundtable

Option 6: Center Store (GM/HBC/Snack/Candy)

9:00am- 9:30amRetailer POV

 

9:30 am - 11:00amModerated Roundtable

Option 7: Shopper Insights

9:00am- 9:30amRetailer POV

 

9:30 am - 11:00amModerated Roundtable

Wednesday, February 19 11:00am – 11:15am

Networking Break

Wednesday, February 19 11:15am – 12:15pm

Concurrent Innovation Forums (Choose 1 of 5)

Option 1:
Option 3:
Option 2:
Option 4:
Option 5:
Wednesday, February 19 12:15pm – 1:15pm

Networking Lunch

Wednesday, February 19 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Key Category Forums (Choose 1 of 7 Options)

Option 1: Foodservice

Retailer/Supplier Panel

Option 2: Packaged Beverages

Retailer/Supplier Panel

Option 3: Behind the Counter (Tobacco/OTP)

Retailer/Supplier Panel

Option 4: Operations/HR

Retailer/Supplier Panel

Option 5: Technology

Retailer/Supplier Panel

Option 6: Center Store (GM/HBC/Snack/Candy)

Retailer/Supplier Panel

Option 7: Shopper Insights

Retailer/Supplier Panel

Wednesday, February 19 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Refresh, Relax and Rejuvenate:

Wednesday, February 19 5:00pm – 8:00pm

CMOY Awards Presentation and Dinner (Sponsored Tables)