- KEN SHEA NAMED 2017 NAMA COFFEE LEGEND
- DAN MATHEWS CTW SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED
- NAMA FOUNDATION 2017 NAMA SCHOLARS ANNOUNCED
- FUTURIST AND INNOVATION EXPERT JIM CARROLL TO KEYNOTE CTW 2017
- 10th ANNUAL CTW TO TAKE PLACE IN GRAPEVINE, TEXAS REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
- NAMA’s Emerging Leaders Network Announces New Steering Committee
- NAMA’S THIRD ANNUAL FLY-IN SOARS TO NEW HEIGHTS
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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 . . .
10th ANNUAL CTW TO TAKE PLACE IN GRAPEVINE, TEXAS REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
August 17, 2017 – Innovation, disruption and sustainability are just a few of the hot topics brewing at NAMA’s 2017 Coffee Tea & Water (CTW), taking place November 6-8 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, TX. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA’s Emerging Leaders Network Announces New Steering Committee
August 15, 2017 – NAMA’s Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) recently announced its 2017-2018 Steering Committee. ELN is comprised of NAMA’s young professionals looking to learn and grow in the convenience services industry. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA’S THIRD ANNUAL FLY-IN SOARS TO NEW HEIGHTS
August 14, 2017— Nearly 300 NAMA members and guests gathered in Washington D.C. July 25 and 26 for NAMA Takes the Hill, the association’s third annual Fly-In, according to Eric Dell, NAMA’s SVP of External Affairs. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA ANNOUNCES ROB ENGSTROM, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FEATURED DINNER SPEAKER AT FLY-IN
July 5, 2017 – NAMA announced today that Rob Engstrom, senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will be the featured speaker Tuesday, July 25 at the association’s Fly-In. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
MINNESOTA GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL PROVIDING TAX PARITY FOR VENDING OPERATORS
May 31, 2017 – Tuesday night, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed a budget bill that included tax parity for vending operators in the state. Members of the Minnesota Automatic Merchandising Council (MAMC) and NAMA have worked diligently over the last two years on this legislation. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
U.S. REP. PETER ROSKAM (R-IL) AND U.S. REP. ROB WOODALL (R-GA) VISIT NAMA MEMBER COMPANY OPERATIONS
May 24, 2017 – Building on NAMA’s expanded legislative and advocacy efforts, two NAMA member companies, A. H. Management, Inc. and Flowers Foods, recently hosted U.S. Congressional Members. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES DAN MATHEWS SCHOLARSHIP Industry Participation Welcomed
May 18, 2017 -- To honor Dan Mathews and his longstanding commitment to the industry, NAMA officially announces the Dan Mathews Scholarship. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
NAMA MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN GIVES NEW OPERATORS CHANCE TO WIN AIRFARE TO DC FLY-IN
May 16, 2017 – NAMA launched a membership recruitment campaign today, giving new member operators the opportunity to win airfare to the D.C. Fly-In, July 25-26. READ PRESS RELEASE . . .
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 . . .
Blind student developing plan for accessible vending machines
University of Waikato law student Jayne Sankey-O'Dwyer is blind, and that experience gave her the idea of creating machines that were easy for people with disabilities to use. READ ARTICLE . . .
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