Victory. Exchange. Promote. Development. Capture. Move. Breakthrough. Intelligence. Breakthrough. Location. Strategy. Competition. Patience. Plan. Checkmate. Action.   Development. Pawns. Exchange. Promote. Event Info. Rating. Location. Strategy. Breakthrough.

Register for the most compelling Convenience Retailing University event yet

CRU puts making connections first. Period.

Register Now »

Convenience retailing is evolving rapidly, prompted by changing consumer demands, product innovation and competitive intensity, not only from within the channel but also from other retailers and foodservice providers. In response, convenience stores need to remain flexible to accommodate new and higher demands. Convenience Retailing University is the only event where you’ll uncover the right solutions alongside 500 of your industry peers and meet the right partners who can help you conquer convenience. You’re sure to come away with new strategies to explore and different approaches to implement.


The Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa offers 320 guest rooms, including 46 suites. This hotel and conference center offers “everything under the sun,” with designs in rich colors inspired by desert sunsets and contemporary accents and furnishings. Located next to Westgate City Center, Arena and the University of Phoenix Stadium near Glendale Avenue and Loop 101, the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa is surrounded by a multitude of restaurants, shops and entertainment options.

For booking and more hotel information, CLICK HERE.


Here’s a little something to help you justify the trip! Download this predrafted letter, then customize the content in order to gain the approvals you seek.



Registration & Hotel Assistance

Jena' Pinson

Senior Manager, Meetings and Events

(480) 337-3409

Retailer Assistance

Jacob Winsor

Director, Trade Relations, Convenience

(480) 337-3428

Sponsor Assistance

Sharon Brooks

Manager, Sponsor Relations

(480) 337-3407

Download The Cru Event App