What does "NAMA" stand for?
National Automatic Merchandising Association
What does NAMA do?
We are a trade association that handles issues involving the food and beverage vending industry.
Is there a membership to your association?
Our membership is divided into several categories. If you are in the Vending, Coffee Service, Micro Market or Foodservice industry, or you provide products and/or support services to these industries, NAMA has a membership category for you.
What is your phone/fax number?
What is your address?
20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
When is your next trade show (expo)? Where can I locate information about your trade show?
Click here for all the most up-to-date information for the NAMA OneShow, and click here for information on the CoffeeTea&Water show.
How can I purchase a publication?
Our complete listing of our publications is available here.
Where can I see your staff directory?
Where can I locate your board of directors list?
How can I locate your education programs?
What is the NCE?
The NAMA Certified Executive, or NCE designation is awarded by the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) to those industry executives who demonstrate the commitment, knowledge, integrity and leadership characteristics to distinguish themselves in their field. It is earned through credits for experience, education and leadership and a multiple-choice exam. For more information, please click here.
What is CCS?
The Certified Coffee Specialist (CCS) designation is to establish new and higher benchmarks for the National Automatic Merchandising Association’s Coffee Service program. It gives those professionals who are actively involved in providing coffee, water and beverage service the opportunity to take their skills and knowledge to the next level.
Who do I contact for questions on a statement or an invoice?
Please contact the Accounting Department at 312-346-0370 ext. 223.