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  • GEORGIA AUTOMATIC MERCHANDISING COUNCIL HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE EVENT AT GEORGIA STATE CAPITOL

    February 13, 2017 – The Georgia Automatic Merchandising Council (GAMC) hosted its third annual Legislative Day on January 31 at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • MARYLAND/DC VENDING COUNCIL REINSTITUTES LEGISLATIVE DAY AT MARYLAND CAPTIOL

    February 7, 2017 – The Maryland/DC Vending Council hosted its newly-revived legislative day Thursday, February 2nd at the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Maryland. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • REGISTER FOR ONESHOW BEFORE RATES GO UP EARLY BIRD PRICING THROUGH FEBRUARY 3

    January 26, 2017— The February 3 early bird registration deadline is quickly approaching for NAMA’s OneShow in Las Vegas, April 18-21. Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of registration savings for the convenience service industry’s premier event. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • Sweetened Beverage Tax Fight Continues In Chicago, IL

    January 23, 2017— In response to Cook County's recent passage of the "Penny per Ounce" Sweetened Beverage Tax, NAMA has reached out to the County officials to request consideration for flexibility in the implementation and administration of the tax when it is scheduled to take effect on July 1. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • FORMER FIRST LADY LAURA BUSH TO KEYNOTE NAMA’S ONESHOW 2017

    January 19, 2017— Announcing an industry first: NAMA will welcome former First Lady Laura Bush as the keynote speaker for the OneShow held April 19-21 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Resort. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • NAMA CHAIR EMERITUS CRAIG HESCH, LINDA FURLANO, DONNIE ANDERSON and ALEX MUNOZ REPRESENT THE INDUSTRY AT COOK COUNTY HEARING ON SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX

    January 12, 2017 – Craig Hesch, NAMA Chair Emeritus and President of AH Management; Linda Furlano, Treasurer/Vice President of Illinois Automatic Merchandising Council and Vice President of READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • NOMINATE THE BEST OF THE BEST: NAMA 2017 INDUSTRY AWARDS

    January 10, 2017 – NAMA announced the opening of the nomination period for the 2017 Industry Awards, to be presented live at OneShow in Las Vegas on April 19th. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • MARYLAND STATE DELEGATE ANTONIO HAYES VISITS NAMA MEMBER BLACK-TIE SERVICES

    January 9, 2017 – Scott Meskin, Black Tie Services President and NAMA Board Member, hosted Maryland State Delegate Antonio Hayes (D-Baltimore) for a site visit at the company’s headquarters Friday, January 6. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • Tri-State President Jeff West, Jr. To Appear On Food Network Show 'Worst Cooks In America'

    January 3, 2017 - Jeff West, Jr., the current Tri-State president and president of his family’s vending business, West Dairy in Berks County, PA, is a contestant on this season’s Food Network show, ‘Worst Cooks in America’ READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • NAMA Opens Registration for OneShow 2017 Early Bird Savings through February 3rd

    December 15, 2016 - Registration is now open for the 2017 NAMA OneShow, the convenience service industry’s premier event. The annual trade show will take place April 19-21 at the Venetian in Las Vegas. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • Lucille Beseler, President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Named to NAMA Nutrition Advisory Council

    CHICAGO – December 15, 2016 – Lucille Beseler, president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is formally announced as a member of NAMA’s Nutrition Advisory Council (NAC). READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • ERIC DELL RECOGNIZED AS TOP ASSOCATION LOBBYIST

    December 12, 2016 –– NAMA announced that Eric Dell, NAMA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, has been recognized as one of Association TRENDS’ 2016 Leading Association Lobbyists. Dell will be honored at the group’s Salute to Association Excellence event, February 23, 2017 in Washington, D.C. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • FORMER NAMA CHAIR KENNETH NOWAK PASSES AWAY

    December 8, 2016 –– NAMA announced the December 3, 2016 passing of NAMA Chair Emeritus Kenneth J. Nowak. Nowak, who was president of Variety Food Services in Warren, Michigan, served as NAMA chair in 1984 and was a longtime member of the association. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • NAMA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2016 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

    December 6, 2016 – The NAMA Foundation announced the recipients for its 2016 undergraduate scholarship program. The program awards post-high school, non-renewable scholarships of $2,500 to three recipients chosen at random. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     

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January 23, 2017— In response to Cook County's recent passage of the "Penny per Ounce" Sweetened Beverage Tax, NAMA has reached out to the County officials to request consideration for flexibility in the implementation and administration of the tax when it is scheduled to take effect on July 1. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

 
 
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