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The 2016 Concession & Hospitality Expo

The 2016 Concession & Hospitality Expo

Join the top food and beverage leaders at THE International Concessions and Hospitality Marketplace. The 2016 Concession & Hospitality Expo will take place on July 19-22 at the Depot Renaissance in Minneapolis. The information below is an example of the business, education and networking activities that have become a trademark of our annual event. The […]

| March 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
NAC Concession Data Initiative Survey 2016

NAC Concession Data Initiative Survey 2016

Two years ago, NAC conducted a survey of Concessions Operators in order to gain a deeper understanding of operational practices, benchmarks and economic impact of our business. We are doing a refresh of this Survey in 2016 to record and report any changes or new observations and are asking for Concession Operator participants in the […]

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Government Relations Update: NAC Joins No Philly Grocery Tax Coalition

Government Relations Update: NAC Joins No Philly Grocery Tax Coalition

There is a grocery tax being discussed in the City of Philadelphia that would place a three cent per ounce tax on sodas and beverages. NAC has joined a coalition to stop this tax. This coalition is being formed by the American Beverage Association, also a member of Philadelphians Against the Grocery Tax. NAC and […]

| March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Regional Seminar Series 2016-17 Off and Running

Regional Seminar Series 2016-17 Off and Running

The first installment of the 2016-17 Regional Seminar Series “Leadership Counts” got off to a flying start on February 18th at Royal Corporation Headquarters in Santa Fe Springs, California. Over 50 industry professionals were in attendance. Thanks again to Marianne Abiaad and Royal Corporation for hosting. Next up is March 9 in Elmhurst, Illinois at […]

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Member News

Tristone Cinema Group Acquires Cinemas Palme d’Or

Tristone Cinema Group Acquires Cinemas Palme d’Or

Tristone Cinemas is proud to announce the Re-Opening of the Cinemas Palme d’Or, under the name Tristone Cinemas Palm Desert 10, as a first-run arthouse movie theater on July 1, 2016. Under Tristone, Palm Desert 10 will be playing new release films at affordable prices. In addition, the theater will feature classic films, advanced screenings […]

| April 29, 2016
Carsnack Reports on Ecuador Earthquake

Carsnack Reports on Ecuador Earthquake

Carlos A. Ribadeneira, CCM, Corporate Director, Carsnack Group sent the following letter to friends from the industry today to report on the Ecuador earthquake and country situation. The letter outlines ways that NAC members can help. “First, I want to thank for all messages, emails and calls we have received since yesterday when Ecuador got […]

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sweet Bottom® Cookies earns WBENC & WOSB Certification(s)

Sweet Bottom® Cookies earns WBENC & WOSB Certification(s)

National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) Member, Sweet Bottom® Cookies, announced today the company received Certification(s) as both a Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and WOSB (Women Owned Small Business). WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by regional partner (Atlanta, GA) is a meticulous process including an in-­depth review of the business and site inspection. […]

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
AMC Entertainment to Buy Carmike Cinemas

AMC Entertainment to Buy Carmike Cinemas

AMC Entertainment Holdings will acquire Carmike Cinemas Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.1 billion, including debt, making the combined company the largest U.S. theater chain. AMC will pay $30 per share in cash to buy all of Carmike’s outstanding shares, which represents a premium of about 19.5 percent to Carmike’s Thursday’s close. Chinese […]

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Association News

Outreach Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

Outreach Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

The newly formed NAC Outreach Committee held its first meeting in Las Vegas on April 10, 2016 just prior to the start of CinemaCon. The committee was formed in January with the goal of expanding the reach and influence of the NAC Community and to involve all Operators and Vendors to improve the work of […]

| April 29, 2016
NAC Appoints LeClair to Board of Directors

NAC Appoints LeClair to Board of Directors

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced the appointment of Bill LeClair to the Board of Directors. As Vice President – Food and Beverage for National Amusements Inc., LeClair oversees the operations of all food and beverage operations in four countries representing more than 950 screens. Bill LeClair’s nearly 30-year history with National Amusements […]

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Neary Named 2016 Mickey Warner Recipient

Neary Named 2016 Mickey Warner Recipient

NAC announced during CinemaCon 2016 that Charlie Neary, CCM, Executive Vice-President, Spectra Food Services & Hospitality has been named the 2016 Mickey Warner Award Recipient. The Mickey Warner Award is bestowed upon an individual each year by NAC to recognize leadership and significant accomplishments in the non-theatre concession industry. The award honors the late Mickey […]

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Helton Named Associate Director of Education

Helton Named Associate Director of Education

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced that Wally Helton, ECM, Vice President-Food and Beverage, Merchandising and Promotions with Cinemark USA, Inc. has been named the Associate Director of Education for NAC. In this new role, Helton will be supporting the ongoing educational programs of NAC along with Larry Etter, CCM, NAC’s Director of […]

| April 5, 2016 | 2 Comments

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