3 days of expertise knowledge and networking .
7:15am – 10:30am

Registration & Information Desk

Location: Vanderbilt Wing Registration Desk
Presented By:
Juul Labs
McLane Company, Inc.
7:15am – 8:15am

Networking Breakfast

Location: Grand Ballroom A
8:30am – 10:30am

Closing General Session

Location: Grand Ballroom BC
Growing in the Midst of Economic Turbulence

$5-a-gallon gasoline, rising interest rates, labor challenges, political gridlock. How are retailers to grow amidst all this chaos?

This panel brings four distinct business models, all primed on growth and premiumization while recalibrating to address increasing consumer concerns and a likely recession.


President and Director of Real Estate Acquisitions

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Brand Officer

Chief Executive Officer
TravelCenters of America

Chief Executive Officer
Stuckey's Corporation

Vice President, Retailer Relations & Event Content Director | Moderator

How the World Has Changed and What it Means for Business

Since emerging from the Covid-induced recession in the Spring of 2020, the U.S. economy has enjoyed robust growth.  With this growth has come supply shortages, labor shortages, and rising inflation and interest rates.  In this presentation we look at how convenience store operators have navigated these challenges and what their resulting performance has been.  


Founder and President
Study Groups

10:30am – 12:00pm

Networking Lounge Tear Down

Location: Grand Ballroom Prefunction