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April 28 - May 1, 2014


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Industry Pioneers Inducted to PCATS Hall of Fame

Three new inductees will be recognized at the upcoming PCATS Annual Conference on April 28.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Three industry pioneers are being inducted into the PCATS Hall of Fame: Henry Armour, president and CEO of NACS; Jenny Bullard, CIO of Waycross, Georgia-based Flash Foods; and Loring Perez, president of Columbus, Georgia-based Chattahoochee Oil Company.

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PCATS Announces Golf Outing at the PCATS Annual Conference

The outing takes place on Sunday, April 27, at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – PCATS is holding a “Golf Scramble” at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort on Sunday, April 27, prior to the opening of the Annual Conference and CIO Summit. The scramble round will take place Sunday afternoon on one of the Tom Fazio-designed courses, and is open to all event attendees – duffers and pros alike!

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IBM’s Chief Technologist for Global Retail to Keynote PCATS 2014 Annual Conference

For Immediate Release

IBM’s Chief Technologist for Global Retail to Keynote PCATS 2014 Annual Conference

Vish Ganapathy will speak on April 28 at the conference in Tucson, Arizona.

February 17, 2014

​ALEXANDRIA, Va. – PCATS, the technology association for convenience and petroleum retail, announced that Vish Ganapathy, Director and Chief Technologist for IBM Global Retail, will provide the keynote address on April 28 at this year’s annual conference.

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2014 PCATS Dues Renewals

2014 Dues Renewals Have Been Sent to All Current Members

As we start a new membership year, we want to thank you for your continued support, and ask that you reflect on the daily value that PCATS provides to your company and trading partners.  As technology increasingly impacts our lives and business, PCATS is your resource for maximizing value and profitability from your technology investments; providing a forum for the industry’s best and brightest technologists, minimizing the cost of IT integration, advocating for competition and keeping you informed of cutting edge technologies.

PCATS cannot deliver its value without the support and engagement of members like you, and our mission cannot expand without increased support of our industry.  Therefore, we also ask that you increase your support of PCATS by evangelizing our work to your industry peers, suppliers and customers. PCATS is a network that gains manifold strength with each new member, and we have much work to do! 

The 2014 PCATS Dues Renewals have been emailed to all PCATS Member billing contacts. If you have not received your dues renewal information, please contact

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Why Retailers Should Support PCATS

CSP May 2013
Greg Gilkerson, President, PDI
How would you like to invest in something that will lower your cost of doing business, and give you the freedom to more easily choose technology suppliers that are offering features that can save or make you even more money? Sounds good? Read on.

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PCATS: Investing in Industry Expertise

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NACS We Care Program

Learn how NACS can help you protect your business against skimming

The WeCare decal is a tamper-evident label that can help retailers identify potential security breaches if skimming devices are inserted at fuel dispensers or other unattended PIN-entry devices. The labels can also help retailers address some of the PCI compliance mandates that are now required.

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PCATS = Technology that Solves Problems and Delivers Solutions

PCATS offers convenience and petroleum retailers and suppliers the opportunity to gain competitive advantage through access to standards implementation.

Shaping the future of standards, PCATS members are the industry leading advocates. In addition, members network with industry professionals, exchange ideas and help promote the adoption of standardization.



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Hear What People are Saying

Drew MizeDrew Mize, VP of Product Management & Marketing
The Pinnacle Corporation
“PCATS provides the perfect platform for suppliers to ensure the solutions we bring to market will integrate with technologies utilized by other clients. Consumers of our technology drive the priorities so we have assurance that we remain focused on the right areas.”


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Standards Development Cycle

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