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  • 260 PARTICIPANTS AT NAMA FLY-IN 2018 New Networking, Education and Industry Involvement

    June 26, 2018 – Today, NAMA announced enhanced networking opportunities and education, as participation for the Fly-In reaches 260 people. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • NAMA COFFEE, TEA AND WATER SHOW REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN It’s Much More Than What’s in Your Cup Nov. 12-14 in New Orleans

    June 21, 2018 – Registration for NAMA’s Coffee, Tea and Water Show (CTW) has officially opened. Don’t miss your chance to participate in the nation’s largest coffee services industry event. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

     
  • 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

    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 . . .

     

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May 18, 2017 -- To honor Dan Mathews and his longstanding commitment to the industry, NAMA officially announces the Dan Mathews Scholarship. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .

 
 
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