SPECS 2024 starts March 10 — show dedicated to physical retail

Gene Simmons
Gene Simmons is one of the keynoters at SPECS 2024.

Register now for Chain Store Age’s 60th annual  SPECS Show, March 10-12, at the Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, Texas.  

With a program created by retailers for retailers, SPECS is the industry's leading event for design, construction and facilities maintenance professionals. This year's program will feature 30 targeted educational sessions on the industry's hottest topics, with insights from retailers and industry experts. (Click here to see the full education program.)

The program will also include CSA’s annual Breakout Retailer Awards, which honor retail and restaurant brands investing in innovation and growth in brick-and-mortar. 


On Monday, March 11, innovative entrepreneur and rock legend Gene Simmons, co-founder of the iconic rock band KISS, will deliver the opening keynote, sharing his incredible, unique journey as a rock legend and innovative entrepreneur — and his work expanding KISS’ business empire.

Simmons is the co-founder of Rock and Brews restaurants which has more than 15 locations . He has written six New York Times bestselling books under his Simmons Books imprint and Simmons comic book companies.

On Tuesday, March 12, the keynote will be delivered by pioneering financial journalist Ron Insana, senior analyst and commentator at CNBC, and host of the nationally syndicated radio program, "The Market Score Board Report." Insana will translate market signals and the ever-changing economic climate into actionable information for SPECS attendees.

And back by popular demand is security expert Robert Siciliano, who will discuss how businesses can best protect their stores from retail theft and organized crime.

With everything on site and included in the program SPECS also offers attendees plenty of opportunities for networking, at meal functions, receptions, between sessions and on the exhibit floor. 

To register for SPECS, click here.


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