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Registration Now Open for The NAMA Show 2023

Theme to Focus on Client, Consumer, Convenience Experience

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) today announced the opening of registration for The NAMA Show 2023, the most influential event for the convenience services industry. The three-day showcase, to be held May 10-12, 2023, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, is the ultimate venue for exploring breakthrough ideas, concepts and solutions in client and consumer convenience experiences.

“Over the last few years, our industry has been presented with unique opportunities to take consumer convenience to extraordinary heights,” said Carla Balakgie, FASAE, CAE, president & CEO of NAMA. "The NAMA Show 2023 will put those opportunities front and center, creating the prescription for convenience services companies to achieve soaring client satisfaction, deliver rewarding experiences and become the go-to provider for solutions where people live, work and play.”

Returning for the second year, Imagination Way will once again be the ultimate self-service experience for attendees. See the edgiest technologies, equipment and products from participating companies who are pushing the boundaries of customer convenience. From interactive self-service kiosks to the latest merchandising strategies in action, Imagination Way demonstrates how the most modern innovations can be leveraged in unique consumer environments.

The event draws several hundred exhibitors offering products and services tailored to the convenience service industry and their service channels.  In the Expo Hall, attendees can explore the latest advances in equipment for coffee, tea and water, transformational technologies, payment solutions, advanced machinery and an extensive range of professional services to help convenience services businesses operate more efficiently and effectively.

The NAMA Show 2023 brings together the industry’s top minds on current trends and critical topics changing the future of the industry.

Registration is now open for NAMA members and non-members. Attendees can register by February 1 to receive the Super Early Bird rate. To register, visit

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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