Burdette Beckmann Inc. (BBI) held its 8th Annual Southeast C-Store Team Meeting at the Chesapeake, VA office. The four-day event, which took place from Monday, October 23rd to Thursday, October 26th, brought together a remarkable assembly of 40 manufacturers and 21 BBI associates.
The meeting kicked off with a series of engaging sessions where attendees had the opportunity to participate in collaborative discussions, share insights, and contribute to shaping the future of the convenience store sector. The primary focus of this year's gathering was unveiling the 2024 programs, setting the stage for continued growth and success in the coming year.
In addition to the business-focused agenda, the event provided a perfect blend of networking and entertainment. Tuesday night saw a thrilling Casino Night, with friendly competition among attendees. The excitement continued on Wednesday night with a Dinner Cruise, offering a scenic backdrop for valuable conversations and relationship-building with the manufacturers.
As a gathering highlight, BBI recognized outstanding individuals within its C-Store team with well-deserved awards. The recipients of this year's prestigious awards are:
Account Executive Awards:
- Account Executive of the Year: Teresa McDowell
- Account Executive Most Improved: Steve Cohan
- Account Executive Thinking Outside the Box: Julie Wallace
Customer Service Diamond Award Recipients:
- Krista Harper
- Dawn Brown
- Nikki Barden
These award winners exemplify BBI's commitment to excellence and innovation, not only elevating the company's performance but also setting new standards for excellence within the convenience store industry.
"We are immensely proud of the accomplishments of our team and the success of this year's meeting. The collaborative spirit and innovative thinking showcased during the event reaffirmed our commitment to driving positive change in the convenience store industry," said Max Weiner, BBI's C-Store Vice President.