Every year, the NACS Show brings together convenience and fuel retailing industry professionals for four days of learning, buying and selling, networking and fun - all designed to help participants grow and run successful operations. For industry retailers who are serious about the success of their business, the NACS Show is a can't miss event.
As convenience and fuel retailing’s premier industry event, the NACS Show offers unmatched opportunities for buyers and sellers to come together, conduct business and learn from one another - all in an environment rich with new ideas and new partnerships.
The NACS Show provides the most comprehensive representation of products and services for the convenience and fuel retailing industry.Year after year, this bustling showcase, including the Cool New Products Preview Room, is a launch pad for the future, with new innovations, products, services and other growth opportunities. Each October, retailers from around the world come to the NACS Show expo to find new ideas, products and services that help grow and strengthen their business.
Retailers rely on the NACS Show for strategies that increase sales, attract new customers, build their brand and improve their bottom line. Importantly, they also come to the NACS Show to network and connect with industry peers and experts. Some of the best solutions to business challenges and ideas for growth come from colleagues, peers and other industry leaders. With literally tens of thousands attendees, be prepared to engage with familiar faces and make plenty of new connections.
The NACS Show is much more than the latest in cutting-edge products and services. Participants can choose from more than 65 educational sessions - from foodservice and operations to fuels and category management - and interactive discussions led by respected industry experts. These sessions are developed by industry leaders and categorized into specific tracks, making it easy to identify the sessions most relevant to an attendee’s interests and professional development. NACS Show educational sessions address the top-of-mind topics of the highly competitive, multi-billion dollar convenience store industry.
Join us for the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier event this October. The NACS Show brings you the products, people and programs that can help you achieve success.
NACS was founded August 14, 1961, as the National Association of Convenience Stores. It is an international trade association representing more than 2,200 retail and 1,600 supplier company members. NACS member companies do business in nearly 50 countries worldwide, with the majority of members based in the United States. The U.S. convenience store industry, with 151,282 stores (as of December 31, 2013) across the country, posted $696 billion in total sales in 2013, of which $491 billion were motor fuels sales. The convenience retailing industry continues to be dominated by single-store operators, which account for 62.8% of all convenience stores (95,056 stores total).
NACS serves the convenience and fuel retailing industry by providing industry knowledge, connections and advocacy to ensure the competitive viability of its members' businesses. In 2007, the association shortened its name to NACS and added a tagline that better defines its presence both internationally and at the retail fueling level: The Association for Convenience and Petroleum Retailing. In 2010, this statement was further enhanced to The Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing.
The Petroleum Equipment Institute is a trade association whose members manufacture, distribute and service petroleum marketing and liquid handling equipment.
Founded in 1951, PEI represents more than 1,600 member companies located in all 50 states and more than 80 countries. Members include manufacturers, sellers and installers of equipment used in service stations, terminals, bulk plants, fuel, oil and gasoline delivery, and similar petroleum marketing operations.