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  • Westin Denver International Airport

Fast Forward Focus 2023

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Fast Forward Focus: Executive intel for leaders driving the future of highway retail.

  • Fast. Fly in for executive briefings and networking and get back to business fast.
  • Forward. Get up to speed on breaking trends shaping highway businesses’ future.
  • Focus. Zoom in on trends’ implications for highway fuel retailers and create new insights with the industry power players we specifically invited to fill the room.

Get in. Get the intel and contacts you need. Get back to shaping your highway business’ future.

Invitation only. Closed to press. Request an invitation by emailing Christine Schoessler at

Preliminary Schedule

Tues., Oct. 24 

12pm Sustainability Campaign Hospitality Room and Registration


2 pm NATSO Foundation Board of Directors Business Meeting

Pine Room

4 pm Kick-Off: Macro Trends Driving Travel Center Dynamics

Alder II Room

6 pm Opening Night Social Event

Maple Room

Wed., Oct. 25

8 am Sustainability Campaign Hospitality Room and Registration


8 am Breakfast Panel: Alternative Fuel and Clean Energy Policy: 

Threats and Opportunities for State Engagement

Alder II

9 am Trucking, OEMs, EV-as-a-Service, and AV are Building “Fueling” Stations: New Partners and Competitors

Alder II

10:30 am Hear from the Bankers: What is the Availability of Finance for Acquisitions, Capex, and Remodels?

Alder II

12pm Networking Lunch


1:30 pm The Petroleum Market Outlook Now and into the Future

Alder II

3:30 pm NATSO Board of Directors Business Meeting


6 pm Dinner for Late Departures (Optional)



What should I expect?
This is an executive-level event designed to help highway fuel retailers gain insight into how trends are likely to affect their operating environment. Expert speakers kick things off by presenting information - but it is the interaction among the power players in the audience that turns information into actionable insights. We keep the attendee list small, design robust group discussions, and build in ample time for discussion among the entire group.

Who’s Invited?
We invite top-tier highway fuel retail industry executives and suppliers. These include NATSO’s board of directors, the NATSO foundation board of directors, and leaders from other NATSO members and top suppliers.

What’s the dress code?
Casual attire is appropriate for all events.

Where is the event? What airport is nearby?
The meetings take place at the Westin Denver International Airport, located at 8300 Peña Blvd, Denver, CO 80249.

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How do I enroll?
The event is by invitation only. Request an invitation by emailing Christine Schoessler at