In just two days, CRU delivers years of insights you won't get anywhere else
6:30am – 7:30am

CRU Running Club

Location: Departure from hotel lobby/porte cochere
Presented By:
Lil' Drug Store Products
7:00am – 10:15am

Registration & Information Desk

Location: Panzacola Registration
Presented By:
Altria Group Distribution Company
McLane Company, Inc.
Tyson Convenience
7:00am – 8:00am

Networking Breakfast

Location: Panzacola Ballroom Prefunction
Presented By:
GoodWest Industries, LLC
8:00am – 10:30am

General Session

Location: Panzacola Ballroom G1 & F1-2
"Is CBD the New Energy Drink?"

A recent report suggests that the cannabidiol (CBD) market will explode over the next several years, potentially hitting $22 billion in sales by 2022.

And we're just talking about hemp-based CBD - not marijuana.

Use of nonpsychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis has surged in recent years as studies tout medical benefits such as alleviating anxiety and reducing seizures. CBDs come in many forms, including pills, extracts, gummies and beverages.

Will convenience stores be a player in this seismic market?

In an exclusive session, CSP Vice President Mitch Morrison will interview Floyd Landis, Founder, Floyd's of Leadville, to explore CBD's potential in the brick-and-mortar space. During the session we'll cover the following:

• What exactly is CBD?

• What are the market opportunities?

• What is the likely regulatory landscape?

• And, how do I merchandise it? 


Vice President, Retailer Relations | Moderator
Winsight Media

Floyd's of Leadville

Partner, Chair of the Cannabis Law Practice
Greenspoon Marder LLP

Senior Category Manager - Program & Opportunity Development
Kum & Go

Managing Director
RBC Capital Markets

Presented By:
Floyd's of Leadville
Raise Your Game: What the Highest Performers Do During Unseen Hours

The key to raising leadership performance lies in the ability to actively listen, embrace change, and close Performance Gaps (the gap between knowing and doing). This can only be achieved by utilizing effective strategies for guarding your time, filling your bucket (so you can pour into others), and investing your focus in the present moment.


In this powerful session, Alan Stein, Jr., a performance coach, consultant, speaker and author, teaches participants how to master the unseen hours by utilizing the mindsets, rituals, and routines of world-class athletes and coaches. Regardless of title or tenure, this program is essential for anyone who wants to raise his or her leadership performance and personal influence.


Attendees walk away with actionable steps that can be implemented immediately to:


• Heighten self-awareness
• Improve productivity
• Create winning habits
• Inspire teamwork
• Maximize impact



Performance Coach, Consultant, Speaker and Author

Presented By:
Keurig Dr Pepper