Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

GACS 2015 Annual Convention

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June 28, 2015 - June 30, 2015
Ritz Carlton
Amelia Island, FL

Exhibitors - 2015 Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Show

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November 11, 2015 - November 12, 2015
Macon Centreplex
Macon, GA

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    Georgia Denies Kinder Morgan’s Palmetto Pipe Line Application

    ​May 20, 2015

    Courtesy of Oil Express / Oil Price Information Service

    The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) declined to issue a “certificateof public convenience and necessity” to Kinder Morgan Energy Partners for the company’s proposed Palmetto Pipe Line today.

    The pipeline, which would carry gasoline, diesel and ethanol, would pass through about 210 miles of Georgia, for which it needs a series of regulatory approvals, starting with the Georgia DOT’s.

    “After careful consideration of information in the application submitted by Kinder Morgan on behalf of Palmetto; numerous public comments submitted at seven public meetings held by Palmetto; two public hearings hosted by the Georgia DOT; and approximately 3,000 public comments submitted online and by mail to myself and the Utilities staff, the Department has determined that it will not issue a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity,” McMurry said in prepared statement.

    Without stating directly that it would appeal the decision to a Georgia Superior Court, which is its next option, Kinder Morgan indicated that it is far from giving up on the project.

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    Convention Spotlight: Create Your Marketing Story

    May 7, 2015

    The Monday educational session at Annual Convention will feature Ernie Harker, Executive Director of Adventure Image at Maverik. Maverik, known for its adventure themed stores and community involvement, recently secured naming rights to Utah State’s football stadium. This out of the box marketing continues to elevate the Maverik brand and will provide the company with prominent signage, advertising rights, and concession stands at the stadium.

    What can you do to improve your own brand? Attend the Monday session to learn steps you can implement to create your own marketing story.

    Register for convention now.

    Read the full article on Maverik and Utah State.

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    2015 GACSPAC Golf Tournament Rewind

    May 6, 2015

    ​GACS held its annual GSCAPAC Golf Tournament on April 28 at Canongate 1. Thank you to everyone who participated! Proceeds benefit GACSPAC, which supports legislative leaders who understand and support our industry.

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    Thank you to our Sponsors!

    Aden’s Minit Market, Altria Group Distribution Company,

    AmeriGas, Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Associated Distributors, BIC Consumer Product, Central Industries Equipment, Clipper Petroleum, Inc., Clyde’s Market, Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Colonial Coffee Roasters, Inc., Core Mark International, CSP, Inc/Slush Puppie of Chattanooga, Eagle Rock Distributing Company, Easy CO2, Eby-Brown Company, Enmark Stations, Inc., Flash Foods, Inc., Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc., Friendly Express, Inc., Frito-Lay, Inc., Gate Marketing, Golden Pantry Food Stores, H. T. Hackney Company, HFW Distributors, Home City Ice, Hunt Brothers Pizza, Ideal Amusements, Inc, Information on Demand, Inc., Jarett Heath, Inc., Jet Food Stores of Georgia, Inc., Johnsonville, Jones & Frank, Justin Davis Enterprises, Inc., Kellogg’s Company, Mayfield Dairy Farms, Inc., McLane Company, Meco, MillerCoors, Mrs. Freshley’s Snacks, Parker Companies, PepsiCo Beverages Company, PetroSouth, Inc., Phoenix Research Industries, Inc., Point to Point Environmental, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Royal Cup Coffee, Ruiz Foods, S & D Coffee, Savannah Distributing, Snyders-Lance, Inc., Solaray LLC, SPATCO Energy Solutions, Swedish Match North America, Swisher International, Inc., World Pay

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