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  Free Retailer Workshops

Thursday, May 11, 2023
9:00 - 10:15 am
The Oncenter

“Workplace Conflict Management”
John McCullough, Executive Director, New Justice Conflict Resolution Services Inc.

John will share take-away tips and tools on how to minimize and manage conflict in your workplaces.
“Electric Vehicles: C-Store Impact and Opportunity”
Jon Shaer, Director of Retail, Fueling & Convenience, Chargepoint
Jon, the former Executive Director of NECSEMA, will provide workshop attendees with insight into the electric vehicle & charger markets, and how c-stores will be impacted going forward.

"Update: Oversight Rules & Regulations"
Dan McCarthy, Director, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, Division of Food Safety and Inspection
Dan will provide an update on food safety and oversight rules & regulations.

Tom Briant 2017 1TOBACCO
“Top-Down Tobacco Update: From FDA to Local Actions”
Tom Briant, Executive Director, National Association of Tobacco Outlets

One of the nation’s foremost experts gives an up-to-the-minute report on FDA tobacco regulations and tobacco-related legislation on the federal, state, and local levels. Learn how these regulations and legislative efforts can impact your store(s). Since it worked so well in 2022, this will be a remote presentation.

Kyle.Thomas760THINK LOCAL
“Innovative Supply: Provide Fresh Produce at Your Store without the Headaches”
Kyle Thomas, Crop2Shop

Crop2Shop is an internet platform that connects convenience stores with smaller farms that usually sell through farm stands and farmers' markets, alleviating some of the challenges stores face when selling produce through conventional supply chains. Kyle will discuss how the Crop2Shop platform facilitates connections and transactions between retailers and local producers allowing c-stores to conveniently provide local and fresh food options to customers.