- NAMA ANNOUNCES NEW HOTEL OPTION FOR FLY-IN
- NAMA ANNOUNCES FLY-IN KEYNOTE: NATIONAL JOURNAL EDITOR KYLE TRYGSTAD Participation tops 250, with more industry attendees expected
- NAMA Foundation Now Accepting Scholarships for 2018 Executive Development Program
- NAMA Takes a Leading Role on Request Regarding Front of Pack Labeling
- USHMA J. SUVARNAKAR, MTA, CMP JOINS NAMA AS New Director of Meetings and Events Brings Wide-Ranging Experience and Expertise to the Role
- FDA’s Dr. ROBIN McKINNON TO LEAD DISCUSSION AT NAMA FLY-IN Exclusive Opportunity for NAMA Members to ‘Ask the Expert’ About FDA Plans for the Future
- MICRO MARKET LEGISLATION BECOMES LAW IN MARYLAND
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NAMA ANNOUNCES NEW HOTEL OPTION FOR FLY-IN
June 11, 2018 – Today, NAMA announced a new hotel available for Fly-In participants: Le Meridien. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA ANNOUNCES FLY-IN KEYNOTE: NATIONAL JOURNAL EDITOR KYLE TRYGSTAD Participation tops 250, with more industry attendees expected
June 5, 2018 – NAMA announced today that Kyle Trygstad, National Journal Hotline editor, will be the featured speaker Tuesday, July 24 beginning at 6 p.m. at the association’s Fly-In. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA Foundation Now Accepting Scholarships for 2018 Executive Development Program
May 30, 2018 – The NAMA Foundation announced that applications are being accepted for scholarships to attend NAMA’s Executive Development Program (EDP) October 21-25, 2018 at Michigan State University. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA Takes a Leading Role on Request Regarding Front of Pack Labeling
May 29, 2018 – This past week, NAMA joined forces with Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA); American Beverage Association (ABA); National Confectioners Association (NCA); and SNAC International to submit a request to Scott Gottlieb, FDA’s Commissioner of Food and Drugs regarding a ruling, specifically on font size for Front of Pack Labeling, as well as enforcement discretion until the ruling is made. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
USHMA J. SUVARNAKAR, MTA, CMP JOINS NAMA AS New Director of Meetings and Events Brings Wide-Ranging Experience and Expertise to the Role
May 16, 2018 -- Today NAMA announced that Ushma J. Suvarnakar, MTA, CMP has been named Director, Meetings and Events. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
FDA’s Dr. ROBIN McKINNON TO LEAD DISCUSSION AT NAMA FLY-IN Exclusive Opportunity for NAMA Members to ‘Ask the Expert’ About FDA Plans for the Future
(Chicago) May 11, 2018 -- NAMA announced today that Dr. Robin McKinnon, Senior Advisor for Nutrition Policy at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), will lead a discussion at the Fly-In. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
MICRO MARKET LEGISLATION BECOMES LAW IN MARYLAND
May 7, 2018 – Led by Steve Boucher, president of MD DC Vending Association and Regional Director of Canteen and Craig Kushner, president of Monumental Markets, in partnership with NAMA, micro market legislation has become law in the state of Maryland. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
“This is Convenience Services” Industry Roll Out of Video Precedes Public Launch at Fly-In
April 19, 2018 – “This is Convenience Services,” NAMA’s signature video that debuted at the General Session in Las Vegas, is undergoing a roll out to the industry, preceding a public launch at the Fly-In, targeted at elected officials. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
EPA Delays Refrigeration Transition Additional Time, Flexibility Benefits Industry Including Manufacturers and Operators
April 17, 2018 – Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued guidance delaying the refrigerant transition for vending machines, a big win for the entire convenience services industry. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
TASTE OF FITPICK HELD IN BATON ROUGE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES
April 16, 2018 – On Friday, April 6, a Taste of FitPick event was held at the Louisiana Division of Administration Claiborne Building in Baton Rouge. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
THE NAMA SHOW 2018: BRINGING PEOPLE, PRODUCTS AND POSSIBILITIES TOGETHER IN LAS VEGAS
April 12, 2018 – The newly-branded NAMA Show returned to Las Vegas, bringing the industry together for a show delivering innovative new features, expanded educational programming and valuable business growth opportunities. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA Fly-In 2018 Registration Tops 100 Register Now and Join the Industry July 24-25 in Washington, D.C.
April 4, 2018 – With registration topping 100, the NAMA Fly-In 2018 is already up and running. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
The 9 best vending machines in the United States
Unusually stocked vending machines are showing up more and more frequently in the United States these days, particularly in airports and other areas heavily trafficked by travelers. READ ARTICLE . . .
Re-purposed vending machine dispenses insta-artArt collecting is an expansive hobby to get into but the Downriver Council for the Arts and a worldwide collective of artists is making it a little more accessible for broke ass art lovers such as ourselves. READ ARTICLE . . .
Paris gets first meat vending machineSteaks, sausages and ham are now available 24 hours a day from a dispenser installed outside a butcher’s shop. Parisians seized with a sudden hunger for red meat READ ARTICLE . . .
How a City in France Got the World’s First Short-Story Vending Machines
The city of Grenoble, France, is testing the first models of a local startup’s short-story vending machine. READ ARTICLE . . .
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