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ShowEast to Induct Etter into Hall of Fame

ShowEast to Induct Etter into Hall of Fame

ShowEast will induct Larry Etter, CCM, NAC’s Director of Education and Senior Vice President of Malco Theatres into the 2018 ShowEast Hall of Fame. ShowEast established its “Hall of Fame” in 1999 to pay tribute to a select group of industry veterans who had served the motion picture industry with great distinction. An all-industry executive […]

| September 11, 2018
Regional Seminar Series to Visit Atlanta on Sept. 5

Regional Seminar Series to Visit Atlanta on Sept. 5

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) and Regional Sponsors Great Western and Delaware North present “Building and Energizing Results Oriented Relationships” featuring Mark Hunter at SunTrust Field in Atlanta, Georgia on September 5, 2018. His message of results oriented relationships will be attractive to both Operators and Suppliers. Mark is the author of two books, […]

| July 11, 2018
Government Relations Update: California Lawmakers Ban Soda Taxes For 12 Years

Government Relations Update: California Lawmakers Ban Soda Taxes For 12 Years

California’s cities and counties will be barred from adopting soda taxes for the next 12 years under a legislative deal that marks a big victory for the influential beverage industry — one that state lawmakers said holds Californians “hostage.” On Thursday, the state legislature rushed to approve the last-minute, quid pro quo deal between one […]

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Video – Brian Biehn Accepts 2018 Bert Nathan Award

Video – Brian Biehn Accepts 2018 Bert Nathan Award

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) awarded Brian Biehn, Executive Vice President for FUNacho/Pretzel Haus Bakery, as the 2018 Bert Nathan Memorial Award Honoree. The Bert Nathan Memorial Award is given by NAC each year to an individual to recognize leadership and significant accomplishment in the Theatre Concessions Industry. The award honors the late Bert […]

| May 22, 2018
FDA Finalizes Guidance to Help Food Establishments Meet Menu Labeling Requirements

FDA Finalizes Guidance to Help Food Establishments Meet Menu Labeling Requirements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized an existing draft guidance document to further assist restaurants and similar retail food establishments to implement the requirements of the menu labeling final rule. Completing work on menu labeling is an important part of a comprehensive, multi-year Nutrition Innovation Strategy announced in March by FDA Commissioner Scott […]

| May 7, 2018

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Ben’s Soft Pretzels Expands Presence in Collegiate and Professional Sporting Venues

Ben’s Soft Pretzels Expands Presence in Collegiate and Professional Sporting Venues

With the goal of enhancing the fan experience by delivering fresh, made on-site pretzels, sports fans at select University and NFL arenas are cheering for more than just their favorite teams as Ben’s Soft Pretzels rolled into new venues this season. Today, Ben’s Soft Pretzels, one of the fastest growing pretzel franchises in the US, […]

| September 17, 2018
Tasty Alternatives: NAC show unveils snack innovations

Tasty Alternatives: NAC show unveils snack innovations

The National Association of Concessionaires’ annual Convention and Expo in New Orleans in August once again presented multiple educational forums, social events and a forward-looking tradeshow. The latest showcase of new products continued to represent the four pillar components of ingenuity, technology, innovation and delectable presentation. Among the new offerings was Dible Dough, a frozen […]

| September 10, 2018
Minnesota United FC announces partnership with Delaware North Sportservice

Minnesota United FC announces partnership with Delaware North Sportservice

Minnesota United today announced a partnership with Delaware North Sportservice – a division of global hospitality company Delaware North – making the company the club’s food and beverage partner at Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota. Currently under construction in the Midway neighborhood, Allianz Field is scheduled to open for the 2019 MLS season and […]

| September 10, 2018
A Seasoned Professional: Theresa Boysen savors her role at Kernel Season’s

A Seasoned Professional: Theresa Boysen savors her role at Kernel Season’s

Film Journal International enjoys saluting professionals in the cinema channel. This month, we hail a truly “seasoned” professional, Theresa Boysen, sales director, theatre/concessions at Kernel Season’s. Born and raised in the outskirts of Chicago, Boysen still lives only a couple of miles from her original home in Hanover Park, Illinois. Building on her business and […]

| July 13, 2018
Rupp Arena, Lexington Center Renovation

Rupp Arena, Lexington Center Renovation

The Lexington Center Board voted unanimously Thursday to hire Messer Construction to do a $241 million renovation of Rupp Arena and the Lexington Center convention facility to be completed by November 2021. No major changes were made to previously unveiled designs created by NBBJ, an international architecture firm, and EOP Architects of Lexington. The renovation […]

| July 3, 2018

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Association News

NAC Names 2018 Expo CCM and ACS Graduates

NAC Names 2018 Expo CCM and ACS Graduates

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC), has announced the graduating class of the most recent Concession Manager Certification (CCM) and Accredited Concession Supplier (ACS) courses. The classes were held in conjunction with The 2018 Concession & Hospitality Expo that took place on August 7-10, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. The instructor for both […]

| August 29, 2018
Ozanam Inn Thanks NAC Members

Ozanam Inn Thanks NAC Members

In a letter dated August 15, 2018, The Directors of Ozanam Inn in New Orleans, LA, thanked the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) for a donation of products from the recently held Concession and Hospitality Expo Trade Show. Over 90 companies participated in this year’s Expo Trade Show. Each year, NAC members donate extra product […]

| August 22, 2018
NAC Expo Attendees to Build Bikes for NOLA Teens

NAC Expo Attendees to Build Bikes for NOLA Teens

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) announced that its members will build 20 bikes during the upcoming Concession and Hospitality Expo held on August 7-10, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The bikes and accessories will be donated to Grow Dat Youth Farm, a local New Orleans nonprofit. NAC will […]

| July 17, 2018
Hecht Awarded the 2018 Joe Chabot Memorial Expo Scholarship

Hecht Awarded the 2018 Joe Chabot Memorial Expo Scholarship

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is pleased to announce that Ryan Hecht; Owner, Hecht Cinemas LLC in Cloverdale, CA; has been awarded the 2018 Joe Chabot Memorial Expo Scholarship. The 2018 Concession & Hospitality Expo will be held on August 7-10, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Hecht and his wife reopened the […]

| July 17, 2018
Scott Awarded the 2018 President’s Expo Scholarship

Scott Awarded the 2018 President’s Expo Scholarship

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is pleased to announce that Terrical Scott; Concessions Manager, SMG Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge, LA; has been awarded the 2018 President’s Expo Scholarship. The 2018 Concession & Hospitality Expo will be held on August 7-10, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Scott is excited for […]

| July 17, 2018

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