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  • MEMBERS OF CONGRESS SUPPORT PROTECTION OF VENDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM AT A. PHILIP RANDOLPH CAREER ACADEMY

    April 12, 2017 – Last week, Members of Congress Robert A. Brady and Dwight Evans wrote a letter in support of the preservation of the Vending Technologies Program (VTP) at A. Philip Randolph Career Academy. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2017 OPERATOR OF THE YEAR LANCE WHORTON

    April 6, 2017 – Lance Whorton, President and CEO of Imperial, was recently announced as NAMA’s Operator of the Year as part of the association’s 2017 Industry Awards. Whorton will be presented with his award on April 19 at the 2017 NAMA OneShow in Las Vegas. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2017 ALLIED MEMBER OF THE YEAR MANDEEP ARORA

    March 31, 2017 – Mandeep Arora, Co-Founder and CEO of Cantaloupe Systems, was recently announced as NAMA’s Allied Member of the Year as part of the association’s 2017 Industry Awards. Arora will be presented with his award on April 19 at the 2017 NAMA OneShow in Las Vegas. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • SUCCESSFUL LOBBY DAY FOR TEXAS MERCHANDISE VENDING ASSOCIATION

    March 30, 2017 – The Texas Merchandise Vending Association (TMVA) hosted its fourth biennial Lobby Day recently at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2017 INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR RANDY SMITH

    March 28, 2017 – Randy Smith, President and CEO of LightSpeed Automation, was recently announced as NAMA’s Industry Person of the Year as part of the association’s 2017 Industry Awards. Smith will be presented with his award on April 19 at the 2017 NAMA OneShow in Las Vegas. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • IOWA AUTOMATIC MERCHANDISING ASSOCIATION HOSTS LEGISLATIVE DAY

    March 22, 2017 – The Iowa Automatic Merchandising Association (IAMA) recently hosted a legislative day at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. The event was held in conjunction with the IAMA annual meeting. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • NAMA’s EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER DAN MATHEWS ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT

    March 23, 2017 -- Today, NAMA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dan Mathews officially announced his retirement, effective July 1, following 18 years of service. Dan’s experience at NAMA was the capstone of a 50-year career in the industry with leading corporations including Aramark and earlier, Chrysler. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • NAMA ANNOUNCES 2017 INDUSTRY AWARD HONOREES: Industry Person, Operator and Allied Member of the Year

    March 6, 2017— The 2017 winners of the NAMA Industry Awards were announced today by the association. The awards, presented live at the NAMA OneShow in Chicago, Wednesday, April 19, will recognize the most widely respected leaders in the industry, as nominated by their peers. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • NAMA Announces 2017 Washington, DC Fly-In July 25-26, 2017

    February 24, 2017 – NAMA's Government Affairs Division is excited to announce the third annual industry-wide Washington, DC advocacy event, NAMA Takes the Hill 2017, to take place July 25-26, 2017. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • 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 . . .

     

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