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’s 2018 Industry Award Nominations are Open
- THE NAMA SHOW REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Meet with Convenience March 21-23 in Las Vegas
- NAMA Requests FDA Finalize Calorie Disclosure Rule, Extend Compliance Date and Provide Flexibility
- CTW 2017: Ten Years of Brewing Business Education and Networking for the Industry
- 2016 INDUSTRY CENSUS RESULTS RELEASED
- DICK ATNIP AND STU CASE TO BE INDUCTED INTO NAMA COFFEE SERVICES HALL OF FAME AT CTW
- NAMA’s EXECUTIVE FORUM: CLAIM YOUR SEAT AT THE TABLE
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NAMA’s 2018 Industry Award Nominations are Open
December 5, 2017 – The NAMA Industry Awards recognize individuals that best exemplify consistent support of the convenience services industry. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
THE NAMA SHOW REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Meet with Convenience March 21-23 in Las Vegas
December 4, 2017 – Registration for The NAMA Show has officially opened. Don’t miss your chance to make global and local connections with more than 4,500 suppliers, distributors, industry experts and business owners at The NAMA Show 2018. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA Requests FDA Finalize Calorie Disclosure Rule, Extend Compliance Date and Provide Flexibility
November 28, 2017 — This month, NAMA formally requested that the FDA extend the compliance date for front-of-pack (FOP) Calorie Disclosure on products sold in vending machines READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
CTW 2017: Ten Years of Brewing Business Education and Networking for the Industry
November 29, 2017 –– NAMA’s 10th annual Coffee Tea and Water Show in Grapevine, Texas was a success by all measures, according to LyNae Schleyer, NAMA VP of Events. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
2016 INDUSTRY CENSUS RESULTS RELEASED
November 17, 2017 – The NAMA Foundation announced today that the 2016 Industry Census Results are now available to both members and non-members on the NAMA website. The results were released at the recent Coffee Tea and Water Show in Grapevine, Texas. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
DICK ATNIP AND STU CASE TO BE INDUCTED INTO NAMA COFFEE SERVICES HALL OF FAME AT CTW
November 3, 2017 –– NAMA announced today that Dick Atnip of Atnip Co., Inc. and Stu Case of Avanti Markets will be inducted into the NAMA Coffee Services Hall of Fame at the Coffee Tea and Water show READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA’s EXECUTIVE FORUM: CLAIM YOUR SEAT AT THE TABLE
November 1, 2017 - “As a long-time member of the coffee industry, I’m personally inviting my fellow members to join us at NAMA’s Executive Forum, December 6 – 8 at the Four Seasons Orlando,” READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA’s EXECUTIVE FORUM: Register Now - Hotel Cut-Off is November 17
October 19, 2017– "It’s time. I’m encouraging my fellow members to register now to join us at NAMA’s Executive Forum, December 6 – 8 at the Four Seasons Orlando," said Vic Pemberton READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
KEN SHEA NAMED 2017 NAMA COFFEE LEGEND
October 16, 2017 – Ken Shea, President of Ken Shea & Associates and V.P. of Coffee Service for G&J Marketing and Sales, has been named the association’s 2017 Coffee Legend. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
DAN MATHEWS CTW SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED
September 26, 2017 – The NAMA Foundation announced today the two inaugural recipients of the Dan Mathews Scholarships to attend CTW in Grapevine, TX November 6-8. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA FOUNDATION 2017 NAMA SCHOLARS ANNOUNCED
September 1, 2017 – The NAMA Foundation announced today the four recipients of its annual NAMA Scholars scholarship program. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
FUTURIST AND INNOVATION EXPERT JIM CARROLL TO KEYNOTE CTW 2017
August 30, 2017 – NAMA announced today that Jim Carroll, futurist and innovation expert will kick off CTW 2017 as the keynote speaker at the Opening Session, Monday, November 6 at 12:45pm. 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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