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New Experiences Added to Expand NAMA’s Coffee Tea & Water Event, Launches Registration for Nov. 14-15 Show in Las Vegas

Coffee Legend Nomination Period to Run Through Aug. 23

ARLINGTON, Va. — July 20, 2022 — The National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) today announced the opening of registration for its Coffee Tea & Water Show, an unparalleled event for the convenience services industry that focuses on coffee tea and water, pantry and amenity services. The two-day event, being held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Nov. 14-15, includes many new engaging experiences and innovations as well as a modernized expo hall, robust peer-to-peer and expert-led education and numerous opportunities to network with colleagues and collaborators from allied industries.

The new experiential additions at this year’s event will teach attendees how to put it all to work.  CTW Imagination Way, built on the success of The NAMA Show’s Imagination way, will focus on coffee tea and water, pantry and amenity services in the workplace and public-facing environments. And NAMA’s first-ever Workplace Innovation Summit is an immersive, next-level thought leadership opportunity exploring and learning from world-class amenity service organizations at an executive level.

Industry Award: Coffee Legend Nominations Open Through Aug. 23

NAMA will also award its prestigious Coffee Legend of the Year industry award at Coffee Tea & Water. The nomination process is open through Aug. 23.

The Coffee Legend of the Year is presented to a member with at least 10 years of service to the coffee industry. This individual is seen as a pioneer, an innovator, a leader, and much more! Coffee Legends are passionate about coffee and willing to share that passion and education to help others succeed. The award winner has distinguished participation in the coffee industry, including but not limited to, coffee service operators, coffee roasters, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, brokers, and educators.

Resources: For More Information
  • To register or for information about attending the event, visit the Coffee Tea & Water web page.
  • To reserve a booth, sponsor or for information about participating in Imagination Way, email [email protected].
  • Access the Coffee Legend of the Year nomination form and learn more about the award on the NAMA Awards page.
  • Access the Call for Speakers submission form on the Coffee Tea & Water 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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