Cool New Products Preview Room

The Cool New Products Preview Room is a must for anyone launching a new product into the convenience channel. It includes areas to help buyers easily locate new products in the following categories:

  • Facility Operations
  • Foodservice
  • Fuel Equipment & Services
  • Merchandise, Candy & Snacks
  • Technology

Attendee Engagement with Cool New Products

Handheld Scanning
Attendees use handheld scanners to capture product details, exhibitor booth numbers and contact information. Upon leaving the Preview Room, attendees turn in the scanners and receive a customized print out of each item scanned within minutes.

Exclusive Previewing Hours
The Preview Room is open to all retailers, wholesalers and convenience distributors prior to the official NACS Show opening. Once the Show is open all attendees are welcome to visit the Preview Room.

Cool New Products Preview Room Hours

Sunday, October 7

   10:00 am - 5:30 pm
   Retailers and convenience distributors only

Monday, October 8

   8:00am - 11:30 am
   Retailers and convenience distributors only
   11:30 am - 5:30 pm
   Open to all

Tuesday, October 9

   8:00 am - 5:30 pm
   Open to all

Wednesday, October 10

   8:00 am - 1:30 pm
   Open to all

It Pays to Display!
Displaying new products in the Preview Room generates booth traffic and interest among convenience industry stakeholders. In fact, NACS Show exhibitors that featured new products in 2018 enjoyed on average 122 leads per product.

In addition, the "Top Ten Scans" in the Preview Room are featured each day in the NACS Show Daily, the exclusive onsite event publication produced by NACS.

Cool New Products Marketing Opportunities
In addition to the Preview Room, exclusive marketing and advertising opportunities for Preview Room participants are available onsite at the NACS Show, in NACS publications and online. Learn more.