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A Closer Look at the 2018 FedEx and UPS Rate Increases

A Closer Look at the 2018 FedEx and UPS Rate Increases

With the New Year approaching, it’s time to look at the UPS and FedEx rate increases for 2018 and how they will affect your costs. In September, FedEx announced an average increase of 4.9% on Express and Ground services. UPS joined the party in October, announcing that they will also be increasing their rates by […]

| November 29, 2017
Register Now! Spring Semester On-Line CCM Course

Register Now! Spring Semester On-Line CCM Course

Is it a job or is it a career? Invest in your professional future NOW!? The 2018 Spring Semester On-Line Certified Concessions Management Course (CCM) is calling YOU to enroll! DOWNLOAD FLYER The next semester to participate in the NAC On-Line Concession Certification Management (CCM) Program will begin January 19th, 2018. Registration is open now! […]

| November 15, 2017
Government Relations Update: FDA Issues Menu Labeling Guidance Supplement

Government Relations Update: FDA Issues Menu Labeling Guidance Supplement

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released the draft guidance Menu Labeling: Supplemental Guidance for Industry. It addresses comments the agency received on the May 2017 interim final rule (IFR) extending the compliance date for the Menu Labeling Final Rule from May 5, 2017, to May 7, 2018. The FDA has been working hard […]

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Regional Seminar Series Returns Feb. 21, 2018 – Santa Fe Springs, California

Regional Seminar Series Returns Feb. 21, 2018 – Santa Fe Springs, California

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) presents “Building and Energizing Results Oriented Relationships” featuring Mark Hunter at Royal Corporation Headquarters on February 21st, 2018. His message of results oriented relationships will be attractive to both Operators and Suppliers. Mark is the author of two books, High-Profit Selling and High-Profit Prospecting, and brings his experiences of […]

| November 2, 2017

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Regal Entertainment Group Signs Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Cineworld Group PLC

Regal Entertainment Group Signs Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Cineworld Group PLC

Transaction Creates Leading Global Cinema Group Cineworld to Pay $23.00 in Cash for Each Regal Common Share, Representing a Premium of 43.2% Over Regal’s 30-day Weighted Average Share Price of $16.06 Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) (“Regal”) announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement (“Agreement”) with Cineworld Group PLC (LON: CINE) (“Cineworld”) for […]

| December 5, 2017
Taste of Nature Introduces Dr Pepper Cotton Candy

Taste of Nature Introduces Dr Pepper Cotton Candy

Classic Dr Pepper Flavor gives a new twist to cotton candy! NAC member Taste of Nature, Inc., the maker of Cookie Dough Bites,  Muddy Bears, Sqwigglies  and Shari Candies announced that it will be expanding its cotton candy offerings through a license agreement with NAC member Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, a leading beverage manufacturer.   Currently, Taste […]

| November 22, 2017
Sodexo Buying Centerplate

Sodexo Buying Centerplate

International food services and facilities management company Sodexo, which has its U.S. headquarters in Gaithersburg, is buying sports and entertainment venue hospitality provider Centerplate from its private equity owners for $675 million in cash. The deal, announced early Wednesday, will allow Sodexo (NYSE: SDXAY) to build its profile at American sports and entertainment venues. The […]

| November 15, 2017
Great Western Products Receives SQF Level II Certification

Great Western Products Receives SQF Level II Certification

Hollywood, AL – Great Western Products, a leading supplier of food products to the concessions industry, has taken the measures to become SQF Level II Certified. The certification of the Assumption, IL and Hollywood, AL locations was completed in late 2016 and mid-summer 2017 respectively. SQF (Safe Quality Food) is a benchmarked standard, and is […]

| November 9, 2017

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Association News

NAC Names Boysen as Great Lakes RVP

NAC Names Boysen as Great Lakes RVP

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has named Theresa Boysen, ACS, ACE, as the new Regional Vice President of the Great Lakes Region. Boysen currently serves as National Sales Director-Theatre of Kernel Season’s, LLC. The Great Lakes Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. The appointment is effective immediately. Boysen has been with Kernel […]

| December 8, 2017
NAC Creates Future Leaders Committee

NAC Creates Future Leaders Committee

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced the formation of a Future Leaders Committee. The creation of this new committee recognizes the need to identify and develop emerging leaders within the industry and the NAC Membership in upcoming years. The Future Leaders Committee is charged with investigating means to engage the next generation of […]

| December 4, 2017
NAC Selects Orlando for EXPO 2020

NAC Selects Orlando for EXPO 2020

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is pleased to announce that the 2020 NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 28 through Friday, July 31 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Hotel adjacent to Disney Springs (Downtown Disney) and Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The EXPO is now […]

| November 16, 2017
Ricos Products Founder Frank Liberto Passes Away at Age 84

Ricos Products Founder Frank Liberto Passes Away at Age 84

NAC is saddened to report that Ricos Products founder and former Liberto Specialty Company President and CEO Frank Liberto has passed away with his family by his side at the age of 84. Liberto is credited with inventing the concession nacho in 1976 — a product that is now sold in over 57 countries worldwide. […]

| November 6, 2017

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