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Leadership Events & Programs

In a constantly changing world, it is more important than ever that industry leaders have vision, strategic planning skills, and a keen focus on delivering profits. NACS Leadership programs are the platform for success through exceptional, industry-specific and long-term development solutions for all the key people in your organization.

In today's competitive market, skilled leadership is essential for survival and success. NACS offers several distinct leadership opportunities to guide the leaders of today and shape the leaders of tomorrow.

NACS Leadership Forum
The NACS Leadership Forum is a world-class event that brings together a broad base group of retailers and suppliers to provide thought leadership relevant to our industry, strengthen existing relationships and build new business relationships.

NACS Leadership Challenge
The NACS Leadership Challenge is the industry's premier leadership development program for district managers/supervisors. It is a unique six-month leadership program that is designed to develop supervisors as high performance leaders. The program features five days of intensive classroom instruction, six months of online support, coaching, and a business project to improve performance in the participants group of stores.

Executive Leadership Program
The Executive Leadership Program is designed for mid- to senior-level retail management preparing to take on key leadership roles in retail companies. This program gives participants the leadership skills needed to successfully respond to the challenges of a competitive marketplace.

NACS Scholarship Program
The NACS Scholarship Program in memory of Jim Yates and David Erickson helps developing retail leaders, particularly those at the store level, by providing them with $3,000 for costs of under-graduate career education, attendance at the NACS Show and more.