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The 2014 conference delivers enhanced leadership-focused sessions specifically targeted to help increase your profits and enrich your life. With programming such as the Thayer Leadership Boot Camp, a robust Capital Markets Symposium and compelling General Sessions, it's clear to see why Outlook Leadership is the premier executive-level event.









Rebecca Halstead
Brigadier General (Ret.)

TOPIC: Lead Yourself, Then Others
General Halstead is a 1981 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and achieved an historic milestone by being the first female graduate of West Point to be promoted to General Officer. She was the senior Commanding General for logistics in Iraq and was the first female in U.S. history to command in combat at the strategic level.

Jeff Fromm
Executive Vice President, Barkley

TOPIC: Connecting with the Enigma Generation
Jeff holds a marketing degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has more than 25 years of brand marketing and innovation experience for Hallmark, KC Masterpiece BBQ Sauce, Build-A-Bear Workshop and other brands.

Richard Karlgaard
Publisher, Forbes Magazine

TOPIC: Political and Economic Environment
Rich Karlgaard is the publisher of Forbes the world's most popular business and financial magazine, read by 5.5 million people per issue. He also is the author of the book, Life 2.0, a Wall Street Journal business best seller.

Bernie Marcus
Co-Founder, The Home Depot and Founder, Job Creators Network

TOPIC: Paradigm Shift & Business Creation
Bernie Marcus is chairman of the board of The Marcus Foundation, which focuses on Jewish causes, children, medical research, free enterprise and the community. Marcus co-founded The Home Depot Inc., the world's largest home improvement retailer, and served as chairman of the board until his retirement in 2002. His company revolutionized the home improvement business with its warehouse concept.





Outlook has augmented its general programming with targeted Leadership Workshops and programs. These concurrent, specialized sessions will surely provide foundational and thought provoking insight for both seasoned and emerging leaders.
Learn more about our Leadership Workshops.

We also proudly welcome Thayer Leadership Development Group, whose mission is to help build leaders of character by offering leadership and ethics education grounded in the US Army philosophy and West Point’s values. Learn more about Thayer Leadership
The Outlook Leadership Capital Markets Symposium provides a location for growth initiatives and access to financial opportunities along with an in-depth analysis of the financing marketplace. Senior executives can get an inside look at the current lending and investment environment for the convenience and petroleum retailing industry. Participants will be introduced to a variety of successful financing strategies and acquire the necessary tools to confidently access capital.

For the 2nd consecutive year, CSP is offering meeting space to select petroleum wholesalers to host their branded wholesaler meeting immediately following the Outlook Leadership Conference.

The 2nd annual Legal Share Group is the only program designed exclusively for in-house counsel of the convenience & retail petroleum industry. The forum provides an exceptional relationship building opportunity with discussions designed specifically around high value topics such as department structure, contract management, indemnifications, class action lawsuits & case management amid others the group brings forth. Discussions will be fostered with outside experts as well as with the various expertise of different members of our group.

Outlook Leadership is an unparalleled gathering of global leaders and promises to be the "must attend" event for top executives in the convenience & petroleum retailing industry.
The importance of face-to-face meetings and networking cannot be overstated. Outlook Leadership provides a platform for the most progressive and influential individuals in the convenience and retail petroleum industry. Join us to network and learn from executive-level retailers and suppliers and to accelerate the process of building long-term, meaningful business relationships.
"The CSP team and Outlook Leadership always provide a combination of great content, superb networking and an outstanding overall experience."
--Pat Cordle, BIC Corp.

"Outlook Leadership provides a perfect combination of senior management networking with excellent speakers and educational content. I am invited to a lot of meetings and conferences and Outlook is on my 'must attend' list."
--Scott Hartman, Rutter’s

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