The NACS Show provides the most comprehensive representation of products and services for the convenience and fuel retailing industry. Retailers come to the NACS Show to discover proven ideas and strategies that enable them to increase sales, attract new customers, build their brand and improve their bottom line. Suppliers exhibit at the Show to establish a presence in the convenience channel, obtain sales leads, increase product exposure and introduce new products. Historically, 23,000+ people attend the NACS Show from over 70 countries and more than 1,200 companies exhibit. For more information, visit About the NACS Show.
The 2021 NACS Show will be held October 5-8, 2021 at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Education/General Sessions | October 5-8, 2021
NACS Show Expo | October 6-8, 2021
2301 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60616
The schedule of events is a comprehensive list of all activities taking place onsite. It will be updated with additional information on speakers in the coming months and is subject to change without notice. All events will take place at McCormick Place unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, October 6, 11:30 am – 5:30 pm CDT
Thursday, October 7, 11:30 am – 5:30 pm CDT
Friday, October 8, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT
The NACS Show Kick-Off Party will take place on Tuesday, October 5 from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm CDT at Lakeside Center in McCormick Place. Access to the Kick-Off Party is included for all full conference/Wednesday One Day attendees. Attendees may purchase tickets for guests that are not attending the NACS Show during the registration process or at the door. Booth personnel can purchase a ticket for $90 per person through the exhibitor registration portal (by contacting their trade show contact) or at the door.
You must be 21 years of age or older to attend the NACS Show Kick-Off Party. ID (with proof of age) is required to access this event. For additional questions regarding the Kick-Off Party, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
While our Convention Content Committee aims to recruit retailers for peer-learning within the Education Sessions, we do accept proposals to speak, which are reviewed on a rolling basis for relevance to the topics identified for this year by the committee.
Yes, shuttle service will be provided to and from McCormick Place to most hotels in the NACS Show housing block, except for hotels near McCormick Place that are considered “walk hotels”. View the schedule of shuttle dates and times.
An online attendee directory is available for you to search by last name, company, title and region. A mailing list of 2021 NACS Show attendees is only available to current exhibitors. Exhibitors should refer to their Exhibitor Portal (login required) for attendee list details.
Smoking of tobacco products and vaping (use of electronic cigarettes or personal vaporizers) will not be permitted in the NACS Show exhibit hall. Designated outdoor smoking areas will be available to sample products.
Absolutely! For wheelchairs, mobility scooters, power chairs and oxygen equipment rentals, contact our preferred service partner, Scootaround Mobility Solutions at 888-441-7575 or visit scootaround.com/en/nacs-show-2021.
Any public space where other people are present holds an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other communicable diseases. By attending this event, I agree to voluntarily assume all risk related to exposure and agree to not hold NACS or any of their affiliates including partners and sponsors, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, volunteers, or sponsored venues liable for illness. I will take necessary precautions while at the event as recommended at that time by federal, state and local health authorities. I agree to not attend any NACS event if I feel ill or had recent exposure to a COVID-19 case.