WHO

Convenience Technology Leaders

An invitation-only group comprising of technology leaders in the convenience and mobility industry.

WHAT

Strategic Forum

CTVG holds quarterly virtual meetings with leaders to discuss retail technology. This group addresses the latest issues, trends and subjects facing the convenience and mobility industry.

WHY

Knowledge Sharing

CTVG is committed to sharing global learnings and key technology initiatives that advance the convenience retailing and mobility industries. Each meeting’s transcript – the collective voice of retailers and Ally Supporters – is made accessible to everyone through free CTVG Vision Reports.

Convenience TechnologyVision Group

Harnessing the power of retail technology

Established in 2023, the Convenience Technology Vision Group (CTVG) brings together invited technology and operations retailers and Ally Supporters for quarterly virtual meetings.

These gatherings aim to discuss views and perspectives that advance the convenience retailing and mobility industries. Subsequently, the transcripts are shared with the public through free CTVG Vision Reports.

What we are passionate about

These are just some of the topics CTVG has explored:

  • Generative AI
  • State of POS
  • EV Charging
  • Digital integration
  • The influence of major oil companies

Meet Convenience Technology Vision Group

ctvg-Roy-Austin
    Director, IT Solution Delivery (Global Retail)
    Parkland Corporation
    Scott-Burchfield
      Chief Operations Officer
      Impact 21
      Jason Collins
        Director of IT
        Englefield Oil Company
        Christopher-Egan
          CIO
          United Dairy Farmers
          ctvg-Steve-Evans
            Chief Technology Officer
            Haffner's Energy North Group
              VP North America Technology
              Circle K
              Nick Franco
                SVP Sales and Customer Success
                ThinkSys Inc.
                ctvg-Erin-Graziosi
                  President
                  Robinson Oil Corp
                  ctvg-Robert-Hampton
                    VP Technology Services & Innovation
                    Jackson’s Food Stores
                    ctvg-Jeffry-Harrison
                      Co-Founder & President
                      Rovertown
                      Raymond-Huff
                        President
                        HJB Convenience Corp.
                        paul-kern
                          Product Leader
                          Invenco by GVR
                          Myra-Kressner
                            Founder
                            Kressner Strategy Group
                            Bill-Miller
                              Vice President, Head of Sales
                              GK Americas
                              ctvg-Steve-Morris
                                President
                                Retail Management, Inc
                                ctvg-Nick-Peters
                                  VP - IT
                                  Campbell Oil Company
                                  ctvg-Skip-Potter
                                    Director of IT
                                    R.L. Vallee, Inc.
                                    Donnie-Rhoads
                                      Director of Business Development
                                      The Convenience Group, LLC
                                      Bill-Ridge
                                        Vice President of Technology
                                        Eastern Petroleum Corporation
                                        Rick Sales
                                          President
                                          Abierto
                                          Scott-Smith
                                            Sr Director of IT
                                            Parker’s
                                            eva-strasburger
                                              President and CEO
                                              StrasGlobal and Compliance Safe
                                              Roy Strasburger
                                                CEO and President
                                                StrasGlobal and Compliance Safe
                                                  EVP Human Resources
                                                  The Spinx Company
                                                  ctvg-Rance-Wells
                                                    VP of IT
                                                    Toot’n Totum

                                                    CTVG Advisor and Facilitator

                                                    Ed-Collupy
                                                      Principal
                                                      Collupy System Solutions LLC

                                                      CTVG Ally Supporters

                                                      What CTVG members say:

                                                      Robert Hampton

                                                      Jackson’s Food StoresVP Technology Services & Innovation

                                                      Latest Vision Reports from VGN

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                                                      This Vision Report features a presentation by Michael Sansolo, research director with the Coca‑Cola Retailing Research, Convenience, and Supermarket Councils who shares insights from a recent CCRRC study on attracting and retaining workers in the convenience retailing sector.

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                                                      CTVG Fighting for Tomorrow’s Customers

                                                      CTVG's 6th virtual meeting featured a presentation by Tim Tang, director of business technologists at Hughes. This Vision Report provides a thoughtful look into the future of technology in retail and the convenience sector. The CTVG group also explored the future and current state of convenience retail and how that will impact tomorrow's fight for customers.

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                                                      TVG Loosening the Tight Labor Market

                                                      This TVG Vision Report features a presentation by Michael Sansolo, research director with the Coca‑Cola Retailing Research, Convenience, and Supermarket Councils, sharing insights from a recent CCRRC study shedding light on attracting and retaining workers in the convenience retailing sector.

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