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 . . .
- UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2018 ALLIED MEMBER OF THE YEAR MIKE LAWLOR
- The NAMA Show Announces Badge Share Opportunity with The International Pizza Expo
- Calling All NAMA Show Attendees… MEET THE NUTRITION ADVISORY COUNCIL AT THE NAMA SHOW: Industry’s Leading Wellness Experts Discuss Nutrition Trends and Science
- DAN MATHEWS SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS FOR THE NAMA SHOW ANNOUNCED
- UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2018 OPERATOR OF THE YEAR JEFF SMITH
- NAMA Announces 2018 Washington, DC Fly-In July 24-25
- UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2018 INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR JOE HESSLING
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UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2018 ALLIED MEMBER OF THE YEAR MIKE LAWLOR
March 16, 2018 – Mike Lawlor, Chief Services Office of USA Technologies, was recently announced as NAMA’s Allied Member of the Year as part of the association’s 2018 Industry Awards. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
The NAMA Show Announces Badge Share Opportunity with The International Pizza Expo
March 15, 2018 – NAMA announced today a badge share opportunity with the International Pizza Expo, allowing registered attendees of The NAMA Show an opportunity to visit The International Pizza Expo from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March, 21. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
Calling All NAMA Show Attendees… MEET THE NUTRITION ADVISORY COUNCIL AT THE NAMA SHOW: Industry’s Leading Wellness Experts Discuss Nutrition Trends and Science
March 9, 2018 – Nutrition news you need to know is the focus of the Nutrition Advisory Council’s Round Table discussion at The NAMA Show. Join in this important discussion Thursday, March 22 at 9 a.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S224-225. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
DAN MATHEWS SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS FOR THE NAMA SHOW ANNOUNCED
March 12, 2018 – The NAMA Foundation announced today the two inaugural recipients of the Dan Mathews Scholarships to attend The NAMA Show in Las Vegas, March 21-23. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2018 OPERATOR OF THE YEAR JEFF SMITH
March 7, 2018 – Jeff Smith, Chairman and CEO of All Star Services, was recently announced as NAMA’s Operator of the Year as part of the association’s 2018 Industry Awards. Smith will be presented with his award on March 21 at The NAMA Show in Las Vegas. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA Announces 2018 Washington, DC Fly-In July 24-25
NAMA is excited to announce the fourth annual industry-wide Washington, DC advocacy event, NAMA Takes the Hill 2018, to take place July 24-25. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2018 INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR JOE HESSLING
February 27, 2018 – Joe Hessling, Founder and CEO of 365 Retail Markets, was recently announced as NAMA’s Industry Person of the Year as part of the association’s 2018 Industry Awards. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
MARYLAND-DC STATE COUNCIL LEADERS TESTIFY AT HEARING ON MICRO MARKET BILL BEFORE MARYLAND LEGISLATURE
February 21, 2018 – On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, leaders from the Maryland/DC Vending Association testified before the Maryland Legislature’s House Economic Matters Committee in support of H.B. 1087... READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
MARYLAND-DC VENDING ASSOCIATION HOSTS “CONVENIENCE SERVICES DAY” AT STATE CAPITOL AND PROMOTES SUPPORT FOR PENDING MICRO MARKET LEGISLATION
February 13, 2018 – The Maryland-DC Vending Association hosted its “Convenience Services Day” at the state capitol in Annapolis on Thursday, February 8th. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA ANNOUNCES 2018 INDUSTRY AWARD HONOREES: Industry Person, Operator and Allied Member of the Year
February 8, 2018— The 2018 winners of the NAMA Industry Awards were announced today by the association. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
FUTURIST BRIAN SOLIS AND POLITICAL ANALYST MATTHEW DOWD TO DELIVER NAMA SHOW KEYNOTE ADDRESS
January 24, 2018 — NAMA will welcome futurist Brian Solis and political analyst Matthew Dowd to share the general session stage, delivering two impactful keynote talks at The NAMA Show 2018, taking place March 21-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA’s FITPICK IS COMING TO BATON ROUGE
January 11, 2018 – Blind Vendors and members of the Vending Machine Operators of Louisiana (VMOL), working together with NAMA, will debut the association’s FitPick program at the Claiborne Building in Baton Rouge during the first quarter of 2018. 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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