Free Workshops for Retailers
at the NYACS Trade Show
Thursday, May 17, 2018
8:45 am to 10:15 am, SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse NY
(Choose one of these five)


NOTE: Every retailer who attends one of these workshops and completes a short
evaluation form afterward will automatically be entered in a drawing for 2 tickets
to country music star Kenny Chesney's performance on Thursday, June 7, 2018,
at the Lakeview Ampitheater in Syracuse NY. No purchase necessary.
McKennapic“Motivating Across the Generational Divide”
Linda McKenna, Principal, Convenience Store Coaches
Understanding the different attitudes, behaviors and preferences of the four generations in today’s workforce (Matures, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials), and how to adapt your management style to drive each segment to achieve peak performance.
Denton Cinquegrana pic croppedMarketplace Trends in Motor Fuel: Consumption, Pricing, and Competition"
Denton Cinquegrana, Chief Oil Analyst, OPIS
One of the nation's leading experts provides a five-year forecast of supply, demand, and pricing factors that will impact motor fuel retailers and distributors. Plus perspectives on the electric vehicle phenomenon and the dramatic role octane will play in achieving vehicle fuel efficiency standards.

GrimmPicFood Delivery: Growth Opportunity at the Doorstep"
Ieva Grimm, Principal, SYNERGE
Across America, “dining in” is fast becoming the new “eating out,” driving demand for mobile ordering and delivery. This has created an opportunity for growth for those who develop a smart strategy and manage costs. One of the nation’s top foodservice experts provides hard data and analysis from an in-depth study of food delivery trends.
Kurt Holtschlag pic croppedDo’s and Don’ts of Best-in-Class Customer Loyalty Programs
Kurt Holtschlag, National Sales Director-Convenience, Paytronix Systems
Brands industry-wide are increasingly looking to loyalty programs to grow incremental sales, fend off competition, capitalize on CPG rebates and improve profitability. Reaching these goals requires a well-designed program. Whether you are looking to launch loyalty for the first time or improve a current program, learn the proven techniques for successful program design and potential pitfalls to avoid.
Chuck White pic croppedAttracting Diesel Drivers and Converting Them to Inside Sales Opportunities
Chuck White, Vice President, Brands and Marketing, DAS Inc.
From professional drivers to local contractors, what attracts diesel fuel users to a convenience retailer, and how do they convert to inside sales? Discover market research, industry benchmarks, and sales insights that will help travel center and convenience store operators cater to this valuable customer segment.