Where People, Products
& Possibilities Meet

MICRO MARKETS, VENDING, COFFEE SERVICES & MORE

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May 6-8, 2020  |  Music City Center, Nashville TN

The NAMA Show delivers opportunity and education in convenience services for operators and professionals in vending, coffee services, foodservice, micro markets and pantry. Discover powerful technology, explore new products, react to emerging trends and build a powerful network of industry allies to grow your business and service your customers. Stay tuned for more details – registration opens in October!

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People

Networking with more than 4,500 convenience services professionals at The NAMA Show is one of the best ways to grow your business. Connect with industry innovators. Connections made here make all the difference — you won’t find a better place to talk shop with the industry’s best and the brightest. MORE »

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Products

You’ll find convenience services’ biggest names are at The NAMA Show—featuring the latest technology, products and services from Hershey, Pepsico Foodservice, 365 Retail Markets, Cantaloupe Systems, Crane, Kellogg’s, Smuckers Foodservice and Vistar. The discoveries you’ll find at the NAMA Show are game changing! MORE »

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Possibilities

Education at The NAMA Show gives you what you need to expand your bottom line. By exploring the latest trends, The NAMA Show puts expert-driven business solutions and career growth strategies at your fingertips. The possibilities are endless.
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The NAMA Show 2019 Highlights

Each year The NAMA Show brings the convenience services industry together for a week of innovative new features, cutting-edge products and services, customized education and invaluable networking experiences. 2019 in Las Vegas did not disappoint!

NEW PRODUCT ZONE

The New Product Zone featured 125 innovative products and equipment that are just coming onto the scene. Attendees scanned items of greatest interest to gather more information and to vote for their favorites in each of the eight categories. The most popular products received the People’s Choice Award designation for 2019. LEARN MORE

KEYNOTE FROM FUTURIST MIKE WALSH

Sponsored by PepsiCo, the General Session featured futurist and author, Mike Walsh who presented a vivid portrait of a brave new world orchestrated by machines that think. He shared his ideas about how tomorrow’s leaders can upgrade their capabilities to survive and thrive in an age of accelerating technology.

NAMA JAM

A large and enthusiastic crowd attended the first-ever NAMA Jam which kicked off the first evening of the show with cocktails, conversation and a live performance from Clif Bar’s own Grove Valve Orchestra – voted best corporate band by FORTUNE magazine! NAMA Jam was sponsored by 365 Retail Markets, Premier Broker Partners & Clif Bar Co.

CAPTIVATION STATION

This inviting geodesic dome on the trade show floor hosted nine exhibitor presentations with nearly 200 attendees. Customer engagement, connectivity, networking and a session focused on increasing sales, targeted specifically for small operators, were featured topics.

DEEPER LEARNING

A comprehensive and robust educational lineup kicked off with pre-conference sessions on getting started with artificial intelligence and an introduction to pantry. Five customized tracks of education provided actionable insights that were immediately applicable to business back in the office: Sales/Business Development; Technology; Business Operations, Consumer & Industry Trends; and Public Health & Nutrition.

AWARD WINNERS

NAMA was happy to present the NAMA Industry Awards to these amazIng individuals: Industry Person of the Year went to Heidi Chico of U-Select-It; Allied Member of the Year was given to Larry Atnip of Atnip Co., Inc.; Operator of the Year went to Peter Fetherston from Canteen Compass Group North America.

About NAMA - Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $25 billion U.S. convenience services industry. With more than 1,000 member companies – including many of the world’s most recognized brands – NAMA provides advocacy, education and research for its membership. Visit www.namanow.org.

Contact - 312.346.0370 | members@namanow.org


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