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Video: Wattie Accepts Warner Award

Video: Wattie Accepts Warner Award

Gary Wattie, Senior Vice President of New Business Development at Centerplate, accepts the 2014 NAC Mickey Warner Award at the 2014 NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo in Denver. The video is 7:39. The Mickey Warner Award is bestowed upon an individual each year to recognize leadership and significant accomplishments in the non-theatre concession industry by […]

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Government Relations Update: City Loses Final Appeal on Limiting Sales of Large Sodas

Government Relations Update: City Loses Final Appeal on Limiting Sales of Large Sodas

June 26, 2014 Source: The New York Times The Bloomberg big-soda ban is officially dead. The state’s highest court on Thursday refused to reinstate New York City’s controversial limits on sales of jumbo sugary drinks, exhausting the city’s final appeal and handing a major victory to the American soft-drink industry, which bitterly opposed the plan. […]

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
NATO Leader Gets Retailer Help with Candy Smuggling

NATO Leader Gets Retailer Help with Candy Smuggling

In a letter addressed to top executives at Walgreen Co., National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) President & CEO, John Fithian, requested that the retailer stop using any marketing campaigns or in-store signage that encourage customers to purchase candy in their stores with the purpose of sneaking it in to the movie theatre. The request […]

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Wattie Named 2014 Mickey Warner Recipient

Wattie Named 2014 Mickey Warner Recipient

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced that Gary Wattie, Senior Vice President of New Business Development at Centerplate and current member of the NAC Board of Directors, has been named the 2014 Mickey Warner Award recipient. Wattie will be honored on Thursday, July 17 at the NAC Membership Luncheon during The Concession & […]

| April 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

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Member News

Buzzbar Flies into Circuit of The Americas

Buzzbar Flies into Circuit of The Americas

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 5, 2014): BuzzBar, a new luxurious alcohol‐infused ice cream bar for adults, has just been chosen as a concession partner of Circuit of The Americas, launching this weekend, June 6‐8,2014, with the X Games in Austin, Texas. X Games goers looking for the perfect sweet treat with just the right amount […]

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Let’s Go to the Movies

Let’s Go to the Movies

With box-office sales struggling, movie theaters find a way to keep business fresh: foodservice. “When the cinema industry first was conceived, everyone saw it as a place to go and watch movie stars on the big screen, but then realized there was a need for snacks and food and beverage during the event,” says Larry […]

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Van Holten’s Is Bottling Pickle Juice

Van Holten’s Is Bottling Pickle Juice

Waterloo, WI – June 2nd, 2014. Known for unique products Van Holten’s is doing it again. Pickleback – Real Pickle Brine is a 32 oz. bottle of dill pickle brine for use as a shot chaser or cocktail mixer. “We are using real honest pickle brine” stated Van Holten’s President, Steve Byrnes. “This is the […]

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Gateway Center Selects Ovations

Gateway Center Selects Ovations

May 28, 2014 (Collinsville, IL) – Gateway Center selected Ovations Food Services, a nationally ranked catering and concessions provider, as the Center’s exclusive partner for all food and beverage operations. Ovations Food Services, a subsidiary of the sports and entertainment firm Comcast-Spectacor, operates at over 140 public assembly facilities throughout the United States and Canada […]

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Association News

President’s Convention Scholarship Awarded to Lew

President’s Convention Scholarship Awarded to Lew

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced that Steven Lew has been awarded the 2014 President’s Expo Scholarship. The Concession & Hospitality Expo is being held from July 15-18, 2014 at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, Colorado. Lew is the Concessions Manager for New Orleans City Park. He holds two B.S. degrees […]

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
NAC Announces New Member Welcome Program

NAC Announces New Member Welcome Program

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced an exciting new program to help welcome new members into the Association. NAC has seen a large increase in new members in 2014 and overall membership numbers now stand at a new high for recent history. In order to start members off on the right foot, we […]

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Concession & Hospitality Expo Rate Extended

Concession & Hospitality Expo Rate Extended

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced that it will extend the special early discounted rates to attend The Concession & Hospitality Expo until June 30. The Expo will be held on July 15-18, 2014 at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, Colorado. Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of this early rate […]

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Expo Program Ads on Sale Now

Expo Program Ads on Sale Now

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) will be placing advertisements in the 2014 program distributed to all attendees of the Concession & Hospitality Expo in Denver. Ads may be general in nature, or congratulatory ads to Gary Wattie, Senior Vice President of New Business Development at Centerplate; the 2014 NAC Mickey Warner Award honoree. Gary […]

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

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