Evening – Randall’s Retail Store Visit

Transportation to and from Marriott St. Louis Grand is provided for all attendees.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

Start the first full day of BARC with a complimentary continental breakfast and a chance to connect with fellow attendees.

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Keynote: Q&A with Jon Halper of Top Ten Liquors


We’re launching our first day of sessions with special guest Jon Halper, owner of Top Ten Liquors in Minnesota. Join us for this interactive Q&A session hosted by Beverage Dynamics VP, Jeremy Nedelka.

You’ll hear Halper’s take on business best practices, customer/employee relations, and industry trends – along with his personal ownership philosophy and plans for expansion.

Have a specific topic you’d like to discuss? Retailer questions are welcomed and encouraged – so don’t miss your opportunity to join the conversation.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Breakout Sessions
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Networking Lunch

Complimentary lunch included for all attendees

1:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Breakout Sessions
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Innovation Spotlight Presentations
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Distributor Panel
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Networking Reception
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Women’s Leadership Breakfast


Beverage Dynamics supports Women in Beverage and is proud to announce our second-annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast. The best part? Everyone is invited. Yes – that means YOU!

Featured panelists will share their unique views on the industry including the challenges they’ve faced and what they’re doing to empower future leaders in their organizations. Moderator Maggie Barchine, Communications Director for NABCA, will guide the discussion through a wide range of topics like hiring and training decisions, mentorship opportunities, equality in the workplace and more.

All BARC attendees are encouraged to attend this special event with huge significance to our industry.

Limited availability - advanced registration required. 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote: Lead with Everyday Excellence


Master the Four E's of EXCELLENCE - Emotion, Education, Experience, and Energy – in this interactive keynote with Dustin James. Using creative content, music integration and audience engagement, Dustin will share valuable takeaways on driving greater success in your life and business. Walk away having identified critical areas of your life that can be better controlled and a reinvigorated commitment to excellence in leadership.

The tools provided through this session will help you: gain control during emotional situations, learn how to see your daily growth, utilize connections through experiences, and gain a clear understanding of the impact your energy has upon your daily life. In a busy world, we must participate and perform. Learn how to lead yourself and team members at a higher level to deliver greater success.

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
General Session: Creating Unity and Purpose for Family Business Success


What are the essential ingredients of a successful family business? Join Tom Hubler as he shares best practices for mapping your goals, leadership development, managing conflict, and overcoming obstacles on your way to success. Plus, hear crucial insights on succession planning and The Last Challenge of Entrepreneurship.

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Networking Lunch

Complimentary lunch included for all attendees

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Retailer Panel
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Keynote: Best Practices for DEI: Hire, Listen, and Cultivate


Creating inclusive business practices provides benefits to your company far beyond costs. The truth is representation goes far beyond increasing your market share, it improves business solutions. So, what's your DEI plan?

In this keynote presentation by Dr. Renay Scales, learn how to establish a foundation of equality and develop a toolkit to keep your business ahead of the curve. Dr. Scales will share proven strategies to achieving Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion success and how those principles can be applied in your stores.

DEI is empowering. Unlock that power and gain positive perspective through this timely conversation. You’re sure to leave with winnable actions that help your business continue to grow.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Beverage Dynamics Top 100 Retailer Celebration (invitation only)

Please note agenda is subject to change