Convenience U and CARWACS

February 23, 2005 13:04 ET

ADVISORY: CONVENIENCE U & CARWACS – TIMELY ISSUES TO BE DISCUSSED

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, Food/Beverage Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 23, 2005) - Industry leaders will be speaking on key issues and solutions facing convenience, gas and car wash store owners and operators at Convenience U (www.convenienceu.ca) and CARWACS (www.carwacs.com) convention and conference, March 1, 2 and 3, 2005.

Key speakers include:

· Howard McIntyre, President, Ontario Convenience Store Association and Ron Funk, Vice President, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. will discuss the affect of Ontario Tobacco legislation.

· John Wisternoff, Vice-President, Marketing and Dave Myers, Vice-President of Sales and Service for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLGC) will discuss lottery marketing and sales solutions.

· David Tucker, Senior Vice-President, National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) will present the Ideas 2 Go session and share innovative ideas and technology used by leading companies who are redefining convenience.

· Dr. Ken Cooper, founder of aerobics, will speak on how to lead a healthy lifestyle and will motivate attendees to take a more balanced approach to their lives.

· Brian Williams, veteran Canadian sports commentator will be the guest speaker during the Gala dinner.

Location: Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto
650 Dixon Road
Toronto, Ontario
IN: ECONOMY, FOOD, POLITICS, RETAIL, SOCIAL

Contact Information

  • Margaret Antkowski, Senior Consultant, Sacke & Associates Inc.
    Primary Phone: 416-493-5723 ext. 204
    E-mail: margareta@sackepr.com