March 15, 2018
This year, GACS will award $26,000 to GACS members and their families. We are excited to announce the addition of 2 piggyback scholarships this year, sponsored by Circle K.
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for any scholarship:
*Must be a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior
*You must be an employee of a GACS member company or a dependent son or daughter of a GACS member company employee.
*The eligible employee must have at least one year of continuous service as of January 1 of the year in which the scholarships are awarded.
*You must be employed or have a parent/guardian that is employed at a GACS member company at the time awards are announced.
Additional requirements may be applicable, depending on the scholarship. Eligibility details for all scholarships can be found here.
Applications are accepted online until April 1, 2018. We encourage members to start their applications early to ensure all necessary documents are received before the deadline.
March 13, 2018
Early bird registration for the Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Show ends March 31!
The Show, held November 15 in Macon, GA, allows industry suppliers to showcase their products and services to retail customers. Exhibitors who reserve their booth by March 31 will receive early bird discounted pricing. View online floorplan
February 15, 2018
NACS annually produces the NACS State of the Industry® Survey, which is the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier benchmarking tool—delivering insightful, useful information about the industry that helps businesses maximize their effectiveness and profitability.
This year, we are excited to welcome NACS to our Annual Convention, where they will present a State of the State Report specific to Georgia.
Your input is necessary to make the GACS State of the State Industry Report a success. Please take a moment to participate here: NACS SOI Data Form
If you have questions about the survey, please contact Chris Rapanick at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703)518-4253.
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