2024 SPEAKERS

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Get to know the speakers at this year's The Convenience U CARWACS Show.

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DAY 1

President and Co-Owner
Little Short Stop Stores
Jamie Arnold is president and co-owner of Little Short Stop Stores. He and his brother, Mike, operat...(read more)
Vice President, Research
EnsembleIQ
Beth Brickel is Vice-president, research at EnsembleIQ. Beth brings 20 years of market and customer ...(read more)
CEO
Localcoin
Tristan Fong is a pioneer in the cryptocurrency industry, with a decade of experience since his init...(read more)
Managing Partner,
J.C. Williams Group
Lisa Hutcheson is a seasoned retail expert with nearly 30 years experience starting her career on th...(read more)
President & CEO
Convenience Industry Council of Canada
Anne Kothawala is president and CEO of the Convenience Industry Council of Canada. Founded in 2019, ...(read more)
c-store owner and President of the OKBA and OCSA
Kenny Shim wears many hats–in addition to being an independent owner of the Busy Bee King Mart in do...(read more)
Lecturer
University of Toronto
Daniel Tsai is a retail and marketing expert, founder and editor of ConsumerRights.Ca, and the autho...(read more)
CEO and Co-Founder
Broadhead Brewery
Jamie White is CEO and co-founder of Broadhead Brewery in Ottawa. Founded in 2011, Broadhead opera...(read more)

DAY 2

Senior Vice President
Leger
With over 20 years of marketing research experience, Lisa started at Leger in 2003 and is a highly r...(read more)
General Manager
Field Agent
Jeff Doucette is the Founder and General Manager of Field Agent Canada. Powered by over 275,000 Cana...(read more)
President & CEO
Convenience Industry Council of Canada
Anne Kothawala is president and CEO of the Convenience Industry Council of Canada. Founded in 2019, ...(read more)
Director, Business Insights, Strategy, Category Management
Red Bull Canada
Oscar Nyemb, currently serving as Director of Category Management and Commercial Data at Red Bull Ca...(read more)
CEO and Co-Founder
Granularity
Tali Remennik is a seasoned professional at the intersection of artificial intelligence and forecast...(read more)
Director, Canada Convenience Retail
Parkland
James has been part of the Canadian retail landscape for over 25 year with three iconic Canadian com...(read more)
Assistant Professor
Ted Rogers School of Retail Management
Janice is an Assistant Professor in the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management at Toronto Metropolit...(read more)
Senior Director of Merchandising
7-Eleven Canada Inc.
Mel Tiruneh is Senior Director of 7-Eleven Canada, Inc. He is responsible for 7- Eleven’s 600+ compa...(read more)
Professional Speaker
Named one of Canada’s Top 10 Notable Speakers by Ignite Magazine, Tina cleverly tackles hot button t...(read more)
Sr. Manager, Corporate Affairs & Business Development
7-Eleven Canada
An award-winning government affairs strategist, Victor Vrsnik joined 7-Eleven Canada in 2013, and ha...(read more)
Director of HR
NielsenIQ
Cheryl Wells, is a Director of Human Resources at NielsenIQ, a global consumer intelligence company....(read more)
Sr Director Strategy & Business Development
Suncor Energy

CANADIAN CARWASH ASSOCIATION

CCA President
Valet Car Wash
Karen began her career in the industry in 1993 as a retailer, operating gas bars, convenience and ca...(read more)

International Carwash Association
Claire is the Chief Learning officer of International Carwash Association. Claire joined the associ...(read more)

Aqua Detox
Robert Widler is the North American Business Development Director for aquadetox International, Germa...(read more)

Canadian Federation of Independent Business
Ryan Mallough is the Director of Provincial Affairs, Ontario with the Canadian Federation of Indepen...(read more)
Operations Manager
Transchem Group and Turtle Wax Pro
Dave Hill brings over 20 years of practical experience in the car wash industry to the panel. With a...(read more)

Bicorp Design Group Ltd.
Duro is responsible for providing clients with a complete package which include site and building de...(read more)
President/Founding Partner
Soapy Brushy
Always creative and innovative, Tim has spent 20 years in the car wash industry advising and support...(read more)

Trade Show Floor Open 12-5 p.m.

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