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NACS Convenience Summit Asia

Date: March 12-14, 2018
Location: Hong Kong​

Early Bird rate extended until Feb. 28 (up to $700 in savings)




NACS Convenience Summit Asia takes place in Hong Kong, featuring thought leadership, store tours and opportunities to build strategic relationships in the Asian market.

What You’ll Experience
The 2018 NACS Convenience Summit Asia will be held in the vibrant city of Hong Kong. There, attendees will experience a robust conference agenda featuring inspiring speakers and case studies, thought-provoking discussions on critical topics such as business and technology disruption from Amazon, Alibaba, Alipay, Tencent TenPay, and much more…and interactive store tours!

Attendees will benefit from:

  • Powerful networking and collaboration with global retail leaders and C-Suite executives from Asia and around the world.
  • Thought-provoking education including presentations from inspiring speakers, roundtable conversations with industry leaders and engaging group discussions on vital industry topics.
  • Unique retail perspectives through case studies that give attendees an inside look at how some of the strongest retailers compete and succeed in the Hong Kong markets
  • Local store tours at diverse retail formats that allow retailers to see what’s working in different markets so they can apply new concepts to their stores at home.



Monday, March 12

9:00 am – 9:30 am​

General Session

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Attendee Introductions

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Store Tour Briefing

10:30 am – 2:15 pm

Walking Store Tour - Hong Kong Downtown (Sponsored by Coca-Cola)

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Interactive Store Tour Debrief

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

General Session

  • Welcome Back/Session Kickoff
  • Asian Consumer Overview
  • 2018 Retail & Technology Trends

​7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

NACS Convenience Summit Asia Welcome Reception & Dinner (Co-hosted by Shell)

Tuesday, March 13

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

General Session

  • Morning Welcome
  • Global Issue Life Cycles
  • Networking Break
  • Asian Millennials: How Do They Shop?

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

General Session

  • Peregrine Case Study
  • Bingo Box Case Study
  • Networking Break
  • Philippine Seven Case Study
  • Taking the Friction Out - Ideas 2 Go

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm ​

Networking Reception

​7:00 pm

Hosted Group Dinners

Wednesday, March 14

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

General Session

  • Morning Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Asian Industry Leader of the Year Award, Sponsored by Pepsico, Inc.
  • Alipay
  • Networking Break
  • Future of Payments Retailer Roundtable
  • Circle K Hong Kong Case Study

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

General Session

  • 2017 Finalists for the International Convenience Store of the Year Award
  • The Future of Electronic Vehicles with a Special Focus on China
  • Networking Break
  • Doing Business with We Chat
  • What We Saw & What We Learned

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

NACS Convenience Summit Asia Closing Reception & Dinner

Thursday, March 15

​8:00 am – 12:00 pm

NACS International Committee Meeting (committee members only)





Registration is now open!



(starting March 1, 2018)​

(through February 28, 2018)

​Retailer - Member

​$2,695 USD

​$1,995 USD

​Retailer - Non-Member

​$2,995 USD

$2,295 USD

Supplier - Member​

​$2,995 USD

​$2,295 USD

​Supplier - Non-Member

​$3,695 USD

​$2,995 USD


​$695 USD

​$695 USD


For any questions, or help with registration, please contact:
Regina Sheehan
Director, Convention Operations
+1 703.518.4245




The NACS Convenience Summit Asia will take place in Hong Kong at the following hotel:
The Langham Hong Kong
8 Peking Road
Tsim Sha Tsui
Kowloon, Hong Kong
+852 2375 1133

Hotel Reservations
Participants are responsible for their own hotel accommodations and travel. NACS has reserved a block of rooms at The Langham Hong Kong at a special rate for NACS Convenience Summit Asia attendees.  The rate includes daily breakfast at the hotel buffet restaurant per occupancy. Reservations must be made by February 19, 2018 to take advantage of this rate and best availability.

Deluxe City View Room (single occupancy) HKD $2,150 per night
Deluxe City View Room (double occupancy) HKD $2,300 per night
(* room rates are subject to a 10% service charge per night.)

To make a reservation, click here: English | Chinese

Or call: +1 817 567 9688 Reference group code: NAC031018

* Visit www.xe.com for the latest exchange rate information.

Know Before You Go
We’ve created a comprehensive know before you go sheet containing all of the helpful travel information you need for your 2018 NACS Convenience Summit Asia trip.

For other practical information and travel tips when visiting Hong Kong, check out the following sites.

Hong Kong Tourism Commission