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NAMA Announces Call for NAMA Show 2024 Speakers

ARLINGTON, Va. — October 25, 2023 — The National Automatic Merchandising Association today announced the opening of its call for speakers to present at The NAMA Show 2024. The event will be held May 7 to 9, 2024, in Dallas.

NAMA will accept speaking proposals through Nov. 16 for sessions tied to business operations, business development, leadership, consumer trends, technology innovation, networking, and business essentials. In addition to experts from the convenience services industry, NAMA encourages experts from adjacent industries to share their knowledge and experience. Relevant fields include hospitality, health care, universities, transportation centers, community living, and so forth. Proposals can be for a standard 45-minute session or 90-minute deep-dive session.

“The NAMA Show is the premier education event for the convenience services industry,” says NAMA Vice President, Programs and Services, Kristen Griffith. “As the industry looks to fill new roles and serve new customers – from being part of the food desert solution to delivering a more engaging experience in the workplace – The NAMA Show is the place for operators to come for practical insight.”

The NAMA Show 2024 will feature a full slate of education sessions, an expansive trade show and the return of popular features, such as Imagination Way™. The event draws several thousand attendees, including convenience services operators and exhibitors offering products and services tailored exclusively to the convenience services channel.

To submit a proposal or suggest a topic, complete the Call for Speakers form on The NAMA Show 2024 website.

NAMA represents the $34.9 billion U.S. Convenience Services Industry. By providing advocacy, education, and research, NAMA works to promote and protect the industry’s over 160,000 hardworking employees. Through traditional vending and micro markets, office coffee and pantry services, product manufacturing, and small-drop distribution, convenience services meets the needs of over 40 million American consumers daily at work, home, school, and play.

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