Seminars

Thursday, May 20, 2021

8:30 am

(Second Floor)

Meeting Room

209

Protecting Your Business:
You Hold the Keys

Presented by: Federated Insurance Co.

The impact of an auto crash can be life-changing and business-altering.  This discussion will focus on key risk management strategies to best protect both your business and employees.

Length: 45 minutes

Presenter:

TBD
8:30 am

(Second Floor)

Meeting Room

207

Partnerships that Influence Talent Acquisition and Consumer Loyalty

Presented by:
United Service Organizations (USO, Inc.)

In this seminar attendees will learn the research behind partnerships driving consumer choice and loyalty, discover how to use purposeful partnerships to drive business, align your brand with your consumers’ passions, recruit and hire employees.  We will look at some successful campaigns in the industry and consider the types of partnerships that work with little effort or cost and leverage what you already do without coming out of pocket.

Length: 45 mins

Presenter:

Kathy Bull,

Regional Director for Campaigns and Strategic Partnerships for USO Southeast Region and previous  VP for Government Affairs and Strategy for USO of NC

8:30 am

(Second Floor)

Meeting Room

203

Tobacco Legislation Update

Presented by:  RAI TMS (R.J. Reynolds)

Federal, state, local legislation updates; FDA, PMTA and COVID-19 impact on the legislative process

Length: 1 Hour

Presenter:

Matt Domingo

Senior Director External Relations

Kyle May

Senior Manager External Relations

8:30 am

(Second Floor)

Meeting Room

208

Today’s Fuel and the Importance of Developing a Fuel Maintenance Program

Presented by:  Semler Industries

Introduction into fuel market regulatory changes, the impact on engine and the basics on how to avoid downtime in mission critical, retail and commercial applications.

Length: 1 Hour

Presenter:

Sal Rowe

Director of Business Development,
Engine Fluid Equipment

8:00 am

(Second Floor)

Meeting Room

204

Benefits of Healthy Food Options

Presented by:  Smoodi, Inc.

Leveraging case studies from past Smoodi deployments, I would like to share some real-life data and insights into the impact of healthy food options on revenue and gross profit growth for convenience stores as well as highlight additional benefits such as getting a new demographic into the store, etc.

Length: 30 minutes

Presenter:

Pascal Kriesche

Entrepreneur and CEO

8:00 am

(Second Floor)

Meeting Room

205

Virtual Store Management Takes on a Whole New Meaning!

Presented by:  Success Systems

Discuss how to effectively manage your store(s) when you cannot physically be at them.  COVID-19 pandemic has spot lighted the need for even retail stores to virtually run certain operations. But what does that mean?  We will review store infrastructure, network security, POS requirements, employee and vendor expectations.  Many stores have much of what they need, but do not necessarily know it

Length: 55-75 minutes

Presenter:

TBD
8:30 am

(Second Floor)

Meeting Room

206

How COVID Permanently Shifted the Need for eCommerce

Presented by:  Vroom Delivery Inc.

Covid accelerated the adoption curve for eCommerce by years. Learn about what happened and how the landscape has changed.

Length: 1 hour

Presenter:

John Nelson
9:00 am

(Second Floor)

Meeting Room

204

National Council on Weights & Measures Premium Diesel Fuel Standards & Diesel Fuel Issues

Presented by:  Power Service Products

There are currently several issues with Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel Fuel that cause operational issues for end-users and diesel fuel marketers.  These issues create a need for premium diesel fuel and the National Council on Weights and Measures recently published a set of standards which define Premium Diesel Fuel.

Length: 30-45 minutes

Presenter:

Richard Winstead

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