2016 Conexxus Annual Conference


May 1– May 5, 2016
Loews Ventana Canyon
Tucson, Arizona


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Annual Conference Agenda 

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At the Conexxus Annual Conference, Technology Professionals Create Solutions for the Convenience and Fuel Industry

The Conexxus Annual Conference is the only event that focuses on new technologies and technology standards to improve business processes reduce costs and increase productivity in the convenience and fuel retailing industry.

Be a Part of the Process That Sets the Industry Technology Standards

Over four days, attendees will join Conexxus business and technical committees to discuss critical technology issues that are changing the way companies in our industry do business. From the latest on data security to advances in point of sale technology, attendees will be a part of the process that creates and sets technology standards.

Keynote Speaker Announced

Michael Rogers, Practical Futurist, 2016 Conexxus Annual Conference Opening Keynote Speaker
Michael studied physics and creative writing at Stanford University with additional training in finance and management at the Stanford Business School Executive Program. He has worked with companies ranging from NACS, FedEx, Boeing and GE to Microsoft, Pfizer and American Express, as well as both NASA and the Department of Defense.  He addresses groups ranging from venture capitalists and corporate executives to educators, students and the general public and is also a regular guest on radio and television, including Good Morning America, the Today Show, PBS, CNN and the History Channel. A dynamic speaker who delivers an entertaining and common-sense vision of change for business and individuals, Michael blends technology, economics, demographics, culture and human nature.



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Hotel Information

Participants are responsible for their own hotel accommodations.  Conexxus has arranged for a special conference rate of $169 plus tax per room per night at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.  This rate will be honored from April 25 - May 8, 2016. 

We are pleased to be able to offer Conference attendees the following:

  • The $25 per room per day resort fee has been waived for those who book in the group room block  
  • Complimentary valet and self-parking  
  • Complimentary yoga and fitness classes  
  • Complimentary shuttle to Sabino Canyon  
  • Complimentary one hour tennis court rental  
  • Complimentary in-room internet    
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center    
  • 10% discount on all regularly priced spa services

Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly (520-299-2020), by calling the Loews Reservations Center (800-234-5117) or by following http://www.loewshotels.com/ventana-canyon/conexxus

Be sure to mention you are attending the 2015 Conexxus Annual Conference and reference group code CNX429.  The special conference rate will only be available for reservations made and guaranteed prior to April 8, 2015.
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
7000 N. Resort Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85750
Website: http://www.loewshotels.com

Airport Transportation/Shuttle

Conexxus has contracted with Arizona Stagecoach for discounted travel to Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. To book your reservation online, please click this link to Arizona Stagecoach Reservations.For information about travel costs and Arizona Stagecoach location at the Tuscon Airport, please click Arizona Stagecoach Brochure.

Evening Shuttle to Restaurants

Conexxus will provide shuttle transportation from the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort’s main lobby to La Encantada on May 2nd and May 4th.

Shuttle will depart Loews at:                       7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm

Shuttle will depart at La Encantada at:      7:30pm, 8:30pm, 9:30pm

Seats on the bus are first come, first served, and restaurant reservations must be made on own or through the hotel concierge.


Blanco Tacos and Tequila  (520) 232-1007  http://www.foxrc.com/restaurants/blanco-tacos-tequila/  Cuisine: Mexican

Firebird’s Wood Fired Grill  (520) 577-0747 http://tucson.firebirdsrestaurants.com/  Cuisine: American

Humble Pie  (520) 395-1280  http://www.humblepieusa.com/  Cuisine: Pizzas, Salads & Sandwiches

North Italia  (520) 299-1600  www.northitaliarestaurant.com  Cuisine: Northern Italian, Pizza

RA Sushi  (520) 615-3970  http://www.rasushi.com/tucson  Cuisine: Japanese

The Living Room Wine Café & Lounge  (520) 308-5591  http://www.livingroomwinebar.com/locations/#tucson  Cuisine: Modern International


Acacia Real Food and Cocktails  (520) 232-0101  www.acaciatucson.com  (Distance from Loews: 6.3 miles, 13 minutes)  Cuisine: American

Flemings (520) 529-5017  www.flemingssteakhouse.com  (Distance from Loews: 6.7 Miles, 14 minutes)  Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Tavolino (520) 531-1913  www.tavolinoristorante.com  (Distance from Loews: 6.8 Miles, 15 minutes)  Cuisine: Italian

Vivace (520) 795-7221  http://www.vivacetucson.com  (Distance from Loews: 6.3 Miles, 13 minutes)  Cuisine: Northern Italian

About Conexxus

Conexxus is a non-profit, member-driven technology  organization dedicated to the development and  implementation of standards, technologies innovation and  advocacy for the convenience store and fuel market. Conexxus  membership collaborates on key present and future industry  challenges and innovations. Our work efforts improve profitability by reducing the cost of IT ownership and  improve the competitiveness of our members.