Early Bird Registration Open for the 2010 PCATS Annual Conference

Discount Rate Available Through October 31, 2009

ALEXANDRIA, VA The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) today announced the opening of early bird registration for the 2010 PCATS Annual Conference, January 18-21, in Louisiana. Key decision makers will meet at the Loews New Orleans Hotel to collaborate on technology standards efforts enabling efficient and effective solutions for business process improvement.  

Convenience store industry representatives are able to take advantage of early bird conference registration rates through October 31, regardless of their PCATS membership status. To register for the 2010 PCATS Annual Conference, visit https://www.regonline.com/PCATS2010.

“The PCATS Annual Conference offers an excellent combination of sessions, speakers, and networking events to provide retailers with a competitive advantage and help prepare for new technologies or requirements that are on the horizon,” said Vice President of IT/Petroleum Gabe Olives of Turkey Hill Minit Markets who also serves as Chairman of the PCATS Board of Directors. “PCATS standards are helping companies do more with significantly less time, energy, resources and money which is extremely important these days.” 

The four-day gathering of industry leaders features valuable information exchange, informative sessions addressing the latest best practices, insightful luncheon speakers and quality interaction with fellow industry professionals through networking opportunities. 

The PCATS Annual Conference is designed to create unique business opportunities for each individual attendee. Registration includes access to PCATS committee and working group meetings, Continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch, and networking receptions (Monday and Wednesday). There is also a special group outing on Tuesday evening at The Crescent City Brewhouse in the French Quarter. 

PCATS has negotiated a special room rate of $129/night plus tax at the Loews New Orleans Hotel. To make your hotel reservation, please visit http://www.loewshotels.com/en/Hotels/New-Orleans-Hotel/GroupOffers/PCATS.aspx to obtain the discount offered through January 6, 2010. 

For the latest news and information about the 2010 PCATS Annual Conference, visit http://www.pcats.org/node/2767.