Tuesday, October 3
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM EDT

The Case for Inspiration

Kevin Paul Scott, co-founder of leadership consultancy ADDO Worldwide, will deliver the opening keynote and introduce the case of inspiration, a theme that will carry throughout the week.


Wednesday, October 4
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Inspiration: Customer Experience

Don Rhoads
President/CEO, The Convenience Group LLC
2022-23 NACS Chairman

Panel: The Power of Road Trips

Stephanie Stuckey
Chair, Stuckey’s Corp.

Al Hebert
Reporter/News Producer & Founder of “Gas Station Gourmet”

Stafford Shurden
Farmer, Restauranteur & Creator of “Gas Station Tailgate Review”

Taking Inspiration to Market

Henry Armour
President & CEO, NACS


Thursday, October 5
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM EDT 

Inspiration: Operational Excellence

Jose Victor Pardo Paterno
President & CEO, Philippine Seven Corp.
2023-24 NACS Chairman

Panel: Redefining Your Workforce

Henry Armour
President & CEO, NACS

Zeynep Ton
Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
President, The Good Jobs Institute

Varish Goyal
CEO, Loop Neighborhood Markets

Joe Hamza
Chief Operating Officer, Nouria Energy Corp.

Panel: Inspiring Innovation

Gray Taylor
Executive Director, Conexxus

Emily Sheetz
VP, Innovation and IT, Sheetz Inc.

Vish Ganapathy
Director, Customer Engineering Retail, Google


Friday, October 6
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM EDT

Inspired Every Day

Actor, author, philanthropist and WWE Superstar John Cena will talk about how inspiration can lead to remarkable achievements and make a difference in everyday life.