Technological advancements are rapidly changing the convenience store and fuel retail industry, and will continue to do so at a pace none of us can predict. Although this may be seem impossible to keep up with, these innovations must be implemented throughout the supply chain in a smart and strategic manner in order to grow with the current expectations of your consumers.
Conexxus provides you with the intellectual property needed to simplify the process and assist you in adapting to the requirements and the current expectations of the industry.
With this mentality, Conexxus membership enables all industry stakeholders (retailers, suppliers, and industry non-profits) to improve their profitability by providing data and operations standards, technology innovation and advocacy.
Our involvement with broad-market vendors, standards bodies, regulatory entities, and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) ensures the technology landscape comprehends our industry’s interests. (see our list of industry partners)
To learn more about what we have recently accomplished for our members, View our current Standards Work
How those who are Passionate About C-store Technology Benefit from a Conexxus Membership:
As a member of Conexxus, the only technology-focused trade association for the convenience and fuel retail industry, we will ensure that your company remains competitive, relevant and viable in today’s fast changing world. You will have access to intellectual resources created by peers who share the passion of the Conexxus mission.
Retailers have long benefitted from the improved connectivity offered by vendors who implement Conexxus standards in their protocol.Vendors utilize the Conexxus standards and therefor have the capacity to divert resources from development to instead focus on value-added enhancements that foster further innovation.
Conexxus, as a non-profit organization, relies on membership engagement and investment to pursue our Mission and create value across the industry with technological advancements. It takes single organizations significant resources (time, money, and knowledge) to understand and control the technological future - to join the Conexxus community is an investment in the awareness and joint influence of technology.
Transform your organization from one that is running at full-speed ahead and yet still behind on new tech trends. With your Conexxus membership you are granted access to industry standards, and industry tech leaders, that will empower you to provide innovation across your customer experiences and company operations.
How Conexxus Benefits our Current Members!
Conexxus Membership Levels & Benefits
- Silver, Gold, and Silicon Membership is for retail and supplier organizations. Silver and Gold have rights to participate in developing standards. All three member types have rights to access and implement standards.
- Technical Association Membership - non-profit organizations interested in the Conexxus product offerings for their organization.
- Retail Association Membership - regional member associations interested in Conexxus educational offferings for their members.
- Emeritus Membership - individuals who have retired from an organization with interest in Conexxus and who are recommended for membership.
Conexxus Member Benefits
|Representation to standards groups, government & regulators||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Providing an industry voice to payment card brands & mandates||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Identifying key technologies that will affect your company||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Reduced Annual Conexxus Conference registration fees||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Build a network of subject matter experts||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Improved profitability through automating manual tasks using electronic data exchange standards||✓||✓|
|Increased innovation by standarizing core features, allowing organizations to focus on competitive and distinguishing technology||✓||✓||✓|
|Access and rights to use standards||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Working with industry experts to create solutions & standards through work groups and committees||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Determining industry technology priorities & work agenda||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Approve releases of final version of Conexxus standards & guides||✓|
|Ability for one organizational member to Chair a Business or Technical Committee||✓|
|Ability for one organizational member to hold a Board of Advisors seat upon successful nomination and election||✓|
|Vote on nominees for Board of Advisors seats||✓|
|Priority access for events (Technology Trips, Conexxus Annual Strategy Conference)||✓|
|Conexxus Staff Member annual onsite or virtual business review||✓|
|Conexxus Staff Member presentation at member's annual users conference||✓|
|Conexxus presentation at Association's annual event or co-branded annual webinar||✓|
|Opportunities for Annual Conexxus Sponsorships||✓||✓||✓|
Thank you to our Annual Sponsors