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NACS Convenience Summit Europe postponed

Given the escalation of travel restrictions, guidance on social distancing, and the lock-down of many communities and borders, NACS has decided to postpone this year’s NACS Convenience Summit Europe.



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For NACS, taking care of the global convenience community is of highest priority. As coronavirus (COVID-19) rapidly spreads across the globe and continues to impact communities, NACS has been vigilantly monitoring and adopting recommendations from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and local and national health authorities.

Given the escalation of travel restrictions, guidance on social distancing, and the lock-down of many communities and borders, NACS has decided to postpone this year’s NACS Convenience Summit Europe scheduled for 2-4 June, Berlin, Germany.

Henry O. Armour, Ph.D., president and CEO of NACS, shared the decision in a letter to attendees, stating, “Every year, I look forward to the high-quality networking and provocative thought-leadership content this event provides to the European convenience retailing community. There are few events of this caliber that allow us to share our vision for the future that we’re building together.” He added, “And while I was particularly excited about hosting this year’s Summit in Berlin, it is simply not possible to deliver the value we all expect at NACS Convenience Summit Europe in a responsible way under the current public health circumstances.”

The NACS team is working quickly with partners to finalize dates and a venue for a rescheduled event in June 2021. An announcement will be made as soon as details are finalized. Registrants who already paid can have fees automatically transferred to the 2021 event or receive a full refund, if preferred. Contact Allison Dean, Meetings & Events Manager, at +1 703.518.4250, to coordinate the transfer of fees or submit refund requests.

Standing By You

As a trusted partner, NACS is committed to providing the global convenience and fuel retailing industry with the information needed to protect the communities we serve against the spread of COVID-19 and plan for business continuity or recovery. The NACS COVID-19 Online Resource Hub helps convenience retailers stay informed as this situation evolves. NACS regularly updates this webpage as new data becomes available so that the industry can focus on what matters—keeping their staff, customers and communities safe.

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