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Yes, this year’s record-breaking event is proceeding ahead as planned. We look forward to seeing you there.
All persons cleared by the U.S. federal government to be in the country, and not in quarantine, are welcome at The NAMA Show.
NAMA has received cancellations from exhibitors and attendees from China and other parts of Asia, due to the travel bans and prevalence of the outbreak in that part of the world. To date, these cancellations have not been widespread and represent less than 2% of exhibitors and 2% of the total attendee count.
If you are from a country with an official, government-mandated travel restriction, yes, NAMA will refund your registration fee. Otherwise, NAMA’s standard Cancellation Policy remains in effect. Questions? Please contact CDS Call Center at 508.743.8552.
Yes. NAMA, the Music City Center and its hotel and event partners are working to implement several measures to enhance the health and safety of attendees while at the event. Ideas being explored: hand sanitizer stations, tips and reminders about good hygiene and food sampling best practices.
NAMA is continuing to monitor developments related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and its potential impact on global travel, and as always, the health and safety of our members, guests, exhibitors and staff is our number one priority. Like every other business and industry globally, NAMA is closely following this issue and will heed any forthcoming mandates from the WHO, CDC or other federal agencies. In the meantime, NAMA does have a plan underway to enhance attendee health & safety while at the NAMA Show, and more on that will be communicated prior to the event. For now, it’s business as usual and NAMA will be in communication if there are any updates regarding the NAMA Show.
NAMA stands for the National Automatic Merchandising Association.
NAMA is the national trade association for the entire convenience services industry, including the food and refreshment vending, coffee service and foodservice management industries, including on-site, commissary, catering and micro markets. Our membership is comprised of service companies, equipment manufacturers and suppliers of products and services to operating service companies.
The 2020 NAMA Show will take place May 6-8, 2020, in Nashville, TN, at the Music City Center.
Yes, there are different categories of membership. Learn more about NAMA membership or contact NAMA Membership at 888.337.8363 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You do not need to be a member of NAMA to attend The NAMA Show, although pricing is considerably lower for members. Anyone involved in the coffee service, micro market and vending industries are welcome to attend The NAMA Show.
There are different price levels. Click here for more information.
Yes, the pricing will be the same for spouses as it is for the member / non-member attendee.
Yes, children are welcome on the show floor. Children under the age of 18 can attend The NAMA Show free of charge. Please note: Strollers are not allowed on the show floor.
No, if you have a disability and require a personal care assistant, they will receive a complimentary visitor badge when you register together.
All of our exciting keynote speakers and many other educational programs are included, unless otherwise noted.
The recommended attire is business or business casual.
View the exhibitor list, composed of vending machine manufacturers; manufacturers of vendible, coffee-related and foodservice products; micro markets; suppliers of goods and services that aid vending, coffee service and foodservice and micro market operators in running their businesses.
Yes, exhibiting at The NAMA Show is a benefit of membership. However, this requirement is waived for new exhibitors as determined by NAMA. If a new exhibitor doesn’t join NAMA, they will pay the non-member exhibitor fee. To exhibit in subsequent years, they will need to join NAMA. All previous exhibitors at The NAMA Show must be a member in good standing to be eligible to exhibit. Please contact our membership department at email@example.com, for more information. Please also see the NAMA Business and Ethical Standards.
For all companies with exhibitor care questions contact Megan Scherman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770.432.8410 x162.
The cost of carpet (required), electrical, WiFi, etc., are not included in the above rate. These services can be ordered through the show kit which is available approximately 90 days prior to the show.
In addition to everything that comes with your booth exhibit package, as a new exhibitor you will also receive:new exhibitor ribbon to readily identify your company as “new” to The NAMA Show; the opportunity to join NAMA at a special rate for your first year; and special listing of company name and booth number in The NAMA Show Program Guide.
The exhibitor manual includes all order forms, booth furnishing and carpet options, booth cleaning information, labor rates, etc. It will be available approximately 90 days before the show. Global Experience Specialists (GES) is the general service contractor for The NAMA Show, and they will offer a discount on all services ordered before the published deadline.
Visit our exhibit page to reserve your booth, review dates and deadlines and find additional resources. Our exhibitor manual will be coming soon with NAMA’s exhibitor toolkit, your guide to marketing your presence at The NAMA Show and making the most of your exhibit investment.
NAMA Exhibit Manager, Megan Scherman at email@example.com or 815.321.9972.