NAMA promotes and protects the advancement of the convenience services industry.
National Automatic Merchandising Association
We are a trade association that handles issues involving the food and beverage vending industry.
Our membership is divided into several categories. If you are in the Vending, Coffee Service, Micro Market or Foodservice industry, or you provide products and / or support services to these industries, NAMA has a membership category for you.
Companies providing Vending, Coffee Service, Micro Market or Foodservice Management services and support to business, industry educational, healthcare and public locations.
Manufacturers of merchandise vending machines that are coin-operated or accept cashless payments.
Suppliers / Manufacturers
- Vendible products, such as food, candy, beverages, merchandise etc.
- Coffee brewers and brewing equipment
- Rebuilders, remanufacturers or renovators of vending machines serving operators
- Conversion kits, components, parts and other supplies
- Unattended / self checkout and kiosk systems
- Supplies used by Vending, Coffee Service, Micro Market and Foodservice operators
Companies that are independent manufacturers’ representatives appointed to act as their exclusive sales agent in an assigned geographic area.
Companies that maintain inventory on their premises as they represent makers of product and equipment for the Vending, Coffee Service, Micro Market and Foodservice industries.
Companies or individuals providing services to the Vending, Coffee Service, Micro Market and Foodservice industries, such as:
- Advertising agencies
- Purchasing cooperative organizations
- Financial institutions
Research and development
- Management consultants
International non-voting member firms subscribing to NAMA services. These companies include operators, suppliers, machine manufacturers, distributors and brokers located outside the United States and have no vending, coffee service, micro market or foodservice business in the United States.
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The NAMA Certified Executive (NCE) designation is awarded by NAMA to industry professionals who demonstrate the commitment, knowledge, integrity and leadership characteristics that distinguish them in their field. Eligibility requirements include NAMA membership, credits for industry-related work experience, continuing education and leadership activities.
Once deemed eligible, you may then sit for the exam. Upon successful completion of the NCE examination, you will be awarded the NCE designation, and will be recognized by associates, competitors and customers as an outstanding professional in the convenience services industry.
The Certified Coffee Specialist (CCS) designation is the coffee service industry's Mark of Distinction awarded by NAMA. It provides those professionals who are actively involved in refreshment services the opportunity to take their skills and knowledge to the next level. Be recognized as an industry leader and prove your expertise.
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