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NASCAR HALL OF FAMER DALE JARRETT TO SPEAK AT 2014 SEVA CONVENTION

NAMA announced today that Dale Jarrett, former NASCAR champion, will be the special guest speaker at the Southeastern Vending Association (SEVA) 2014 Convention August 5-7 in Destin, Fla. Read press release...

NAMA SIGNS LETTER TO U.S. HOUSE IN SUPPORT OF BONUS DEPRECIATION

NAMA recently joined more than 75 business associations and organizations led by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) in signing a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives to support of H.R. 4718, a piece of tax legislation that made permanent an important tax provision that expired at the end of 2013. Read press release...

FitPick® Vending Machine Featuring Single-Serve Fresh Produce Items on Display in Fresh Produce Pavilion at School Nutrition Conference

Today at the 2014 School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference, a FitPick vending machine showcasing a wide variety of single serve fresh produce items has a starring role in the United Fresh Produce Pavilion. Read press release...

Emerging Leader Jennifer Skidmore Advocates for Industry At Berkeley City Council Meeting

NAMA Emerging Leader Jennifer Skidmore, of J&J Vending, testified before the Berkeley (CA) City Council last week. She shared her views, strongly opposing the inclusion of a soda tax measure being placed on the November ballot. Read press release...

NAMA MOBILIZES STRONG GRASSROOTS EFFORT ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO METALLIC CONTENT OF COINAGE BY U.S. MINT

NAMA recently mobilized a strong grassroots effort to protect the vending and refreshment services industry, other coin-acceptance industries, and customers from potential changes in coin currency by the U.S. Mint. Read press release...

USDA’s SMART SNACKS REGULATIONS: The Industry Stands Ready

Following comprehensive preparation by the industry, operators are prepared to meet USDA’s Smart Snack regulations, with new nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold to children at school during the school day. Read press release...

NAMA EDP PROGRAM SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER – FOCUS ON DEVELOPING HIGH POTENTIAL LEADERS

Joann DeNardis, NAMA’s Director of Education/Certification, announced today that registration is open and new scholarships are available for the 2014 Executive Development Program, which will take place October 19-23 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. Read press release...

JUNE SUPERVISOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR NEW, IMPROVED SESSION

Joann DeNardis, NAMA’s Director of Education, announced today the record attendance of NAMA’S 2014 Supervisor Development Program. Returning after a two year hiatus, the 12th SDP was held in Las Vegas on June 5-6, and included new faculty, additional topics and a new two-day format. Read press release...

KANSAS CONGRESSMAN KEVIN YODER MEETS WITH MID-AMERICA VENDING ASSOCIATION

The Mid-America Automatic Merchandising Association (MAMA) hosted Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kansas) at their annual meeting in Lake Ozark, Missouri, last Saturday, June 7. Read the press release. 

 
 
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