Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

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    Small Business Day 2019 Recap

    ​May 1, 2019

    On April 25, 2019 GACS co-sponsored Small Business Day with the National Federation of Independent Business and Georgia Craft Brewers Guild at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. We were proud to welcome Senator David Perdue and Governor Brian Kemp, along with state legislators and members of the Georgia’s First Commission. It was a great opportunity for members to discuss industry issues with elected officials.

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    GACSPAC 2019 Golf Tournament Rewind

    ​April 29, 2019

    Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual golf tournament, April 16 at Jekyll Island Golf Club! We appreciate your support with the tournament and our first “booze toss” benefiting the Education Foundation!

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    Special thank you to The H.T. Hackney Co for donating food, Scott Greene, Meco of Augusta and his team for grilling, and Terry Murray, Coca-Cola for donating his grill!

    Thank You to Our Sponsors

    Aden’s Minit Market * Altria Group Distribution Company * Anheuser-Busch * Atlanta Petroleum Equipment Company * Bagwell & Spears, Inc. * BIC Consumer Product * Blue Bell * Central Industries Equipment * Circle K * Clipper Petroleum, Inc. * Coca-Cola Bottling Company United * Core Mark International * Eagle Rock Distributing Company * Eby-Brown Company * Enmark Stations, Inc. * Florida Rock & Tank Lines * Fresh Start Convenience * Friendly Express, Inc. * Friendly Gus * Frito-Lay, Inc. * General Mills * Golden Pantry Food Stores * Guardian Fueling Technologies * HFW Distributors * Hunt Brothers Pizza * Jet Food Stores of Georgia, Inc. * Jones Petroleum Company * McLane Company * MECO of Atlanta, Inc. * Moore Colson * Mrs. Freshley’s Snacks * National Tobacco Company * North American Money Order Company, Inc. * Old Clinton Gas * Parker Companies * Partners Risk Services South * Pepsi Beverages Company * PetroSouth, Inc. * Phoenix Research Industries * Pit Stop Convenience Centers * Point to Point Environmental * R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company * Royal Cup Coffee & Tea * S & D Coffee & Tea * Savannah Distributing * South Ga. Beverage * Spalding Amusement Company * SPATCO Energy Solutions * Sprint Foods, Inc. * SRP Companies * Susie Q’s Foods * Swedish Match North America * Swisher International, Inc. * Tash Communications * The H.T. Hackney Co. * Utz/Golden Flake Snack Foods * Variety Amusement Services, LLC

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    Thank You to Our 2019 Golf Sponsors

    ​April 4, 2019

    On April 16 we will hold our annual golf tournament in Jekyll Island. Special thank you to our tournament sponsors!

    Aden’s Minit Market * Altria Group Distribution Company * Atlanta Petroleum Equipment Company * Bagwell & Spears, Inc. * BIC Consumer Product * Central Industries Equipment * Clipper Petroleum, Inc. * Coca-Cola Bottling Company United * Core Mark International * Eagle Rock Distributing Company * Eby-Brown Company * Enmark Stations, Inc. * Friendly Express, Inc. * Frito-Lay, Inc. * Golden Pantry Food Stores * Guardian Fueling Technologies * HFW Distributors * Jet Food Stores of Georgia, Inc. * Jones Petroleum Company * McLane Company * MECO of Atlanta, Inc. * Moore Colson * Mrs. Freshley’s Snacks * National Tobacco Company * North American Money Order Company, Inc. * Pepsi Beverages Company * PetroSouth, Inc. * Point to Point Environmental * R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company * Royal Cup Coffee & Tea * S & D Coffee & Tea * Savannah Distributing * South Ga. Beverage * Spalding Amusement Company * SPATCO Energy Solutions * Sprint Foods, Inc. * SRP Companies * Swedish Match North America * Swisher International, Inc. * The H.T. Hackney Co. * Variety Amusement Services, LLC

    We’d also like to thank The H.T. Hackney Co. for donating food, Meco of Augusta for grilling, and Terry Murphy, Coca-Cola for providing a grill.

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    Exhibitor Early Bird Registration Ends March 31

    ​March 25, 2019

    Calling all vendor partners!

    Join us September 12 for the Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Show to meet with key decision makers and showcase your products and services to over 500 retailers from across the state. Register by March 31 to receive discounted early bird rate!

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    New This Year: Exhibitors can gain additional exposure through our new sponsorship opportunities. Download sponsorship form..

     

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    GACS Announces New Lunch & Learn Series

    ​March 7, 2019

    GACS is excited to launch a new Lunch & Learn educational series, taking place across the state throughout the year. This series is designed to give convenience store retailers education in a short, localized format.

    All luncheons will take place 11:30am-1:30pm. There is no cost to GACS retail members.

    Our series will kick off April 9 in Jackson and will feature representative from the Department of Revenue. Register now.

    The schedule for the remaining Lunch & Learns is as follows:

    May 14 - Columbus - GA Department of Revenue - Registration Open

    July 9 - Dalton - USDA SNAP

    August 13 - Waycross - GA Dept of Agriculture, Food Division

    October 15 - Jackson - USDA SNAP

    November 12 - Columbus - GA Dept of Agriculture, Food Division

    Interested in sponsoring this event? Each meeting is available to a limited number of sponsors. Download sponsor form for additional information

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