Vision, excellence, innovation and motivation will be the key themes of the ACS annual conference in March. Speakers and chairmen include United Co-op chief executive Martin Beaumont, Aberness Foods md Stanley Morrice, T&S chief executive Jim McCarthy, ACS chairman Mike Greene and new ACS chief executive David Rae. The conference is being held alongside the Convenience Retailing Show and Food & Drink Expo 2002. The venue is the Hilton Metropole at the NEC, enabling delegates to combine the conference with the trade shows. Conference kicks off with a reception on Monday March 18 and the business sessions follow on Tuesday March 19. {{NEWS }}