Canada's largest convenience, gas and car wash industry event now includes two morning of valuable discussions and engaging session. If you are searching for a valuable opportunity to grow your business, you won't want to miss this panel discussion, Liquid Gold: Preparing for beverage alcohol in Ontario in the countdown to 2026.
The Ontario government’s announcement that convenience stores will finally be allowed to sell beer, wine, cider and ready-to-drink cocktails by 2026 is long-awaited and welcome news. Now what? Convenience Store News Canada editor + associate publisher, Michelle Warren, sits down with experts and industry insiders to talk about the opportunities and challenges ahead. From human resources to category management, regulatory issues, distribution models and more, the conversation will unpack what convenience operators and stakeholders need to think about now (and plan for the future) in the countdown to 2026.
On Day 1 - March 5 - be there for this engaging conversation with:
- Jamie Arnold, president, Little Short Stop Stores
- Lisa Hutcheson, managing partner, J.C. Williams Group
- Anne Kothawala, president and CEO, Convenience Industry Council of Canada
- Kenny Shim, c-store owner and president of the OKBA and OCSA
- Jamie White, CEO and co-founder, Broadhead Brewing Company
Join us March 5 and 6th for two action-packed days starting with the C-Store IQ Conference in the mornings and the trade show floor opening at noon. The full agenda for the two-day C-Store IQ Conference has been released, and it is sure to be our best conference yet, featuring timely, relevant, and actionable sessions that speak to the challenges and opportunities in the industry.
Unpack what convenience operators and stakeholders need to think about now (and plan for the future) in the countdown to 2026: Let The Convenience U CARWACS Show be the place to prepare your business for this long-awaited and welcome news.
Space is limited!