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NAC – Join Now!

NAC – Join Now!

| April 3, 2017

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is a trade association representing the recreational and leisure-time food and beverage concessions industry. NAC has members across the globe who are comprised of owners and operators of all types of concessions facilities, including stadiums, arenas, movie theatres, convention centers, racetracks, amusement parks, and many others, as well as […]

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Senior Manager of Concessions , Gillette Stadium

Senior Manager of Concessions , Gillette Stadium

| April 26, 2017

The Senior Manager of Concessions (req#2809) will develop and implement efficient operational procedures, new menus and menu enhancements through the year and are responsible for upholding all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to the responsible service of products and service to the facilities guests. Responsibilities & Accountabilities • Develop sound operational plans to ensure […]

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In Memory – Mark Hamilton

In Memory – Mark Hamilton

| April 25, 2017

It is with heartfelt sorrow and regret that we inform you that former National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) Board Member Mark Hamilton has passed away. Mark served as the Southeast RVP for NAC starting in 2008, Chair of the Membership Committee (2012-2016) and was a member from 1989 until his departure from Great Western Products […]

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Gold Medal Announces New Vice President of Engineering

Gold Medal Announces New Vice President of Engineering

| April 25, 2017

Gold Medal Products Co., a leading manufacturer and distributor of concession food equipment and supplies, is pleased to introduce Andy Shang as the company’s Vice President of Engineering. A dedicated engineering professional, Shang has nearly two decades of leadership roles within the manufacturing industry. Most recently, he served as Director of Quality and Engineering with […]

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Government Relations Update: Enforcement Looms of FDA’s Menu Labeling Regulations

Government Relations Update: Enforcement Looms of FDA’s Menu Labeling Regulations

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Expensive calorie count mandate set to begin on May 5. Is delay or repeal possible? FDA enforcement of its absurd rules governing mandatory calorie menu labeling, passed in 2010 as part of Obamacare, is set to begin on May 5, after years of delays. In 2015, the FDA delayed implementing the rules until December 2016, […]

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Food Ethnographer, June Jo Lee to Speak at Expo

Food Ethnographer, June Jo Lee to Speak at Expo

| April 24, 2017

June Jo Lee is a Food Ethnographer, user experience designer and future fresh forecaster. On Thursday, July 13 at 9:00 AM, attendees of the 2017 NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo will hear this food expert present, “Millennials and Generation Z Appetites within an American Food Renaissance”. The Expo is slated for July 11-14, 2017 at […]

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In Memory – Gail Wattie

In Memory – Gail Wattie

| April 18, 2017

The collective thoughts and prayers of the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) are with former Board member and 2014 Mickey Warner Honoree, Gary Wattie. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of his wife Gail on April 18. The couple, who live in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania shared 37 years of marriage together […]

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2017 Expo Scholarships Available

2017 Expo Scholarships Available

| April 18, 2017

There are now two great scholarships available for qualifying first year attendees of The Concession and Hospitality Expo. NAC is pleased to present the President’s Expo Scholarship and the Joe Chabot Memorial Expo Scholarship. CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION IN MS WORD CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION IN PDF Each Scholarship Package includes full registration to the […]

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2017 Expo Program Ads on Sale Now

2017 Expo Program Ads on Sale Now

| April 17, 2017

NAC will be placing advertisements in the 2017 Expo Program Guide distributed to all attendees of the Concession & Hospitality Expo in Scottsdale and mailed to all new members throughout the year. Your Ads may be general in nature; or congratulatory ads to Joe Joyce, CCM, Director of Food & Beverage for PlayhouseSquare who has […]

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Derreck Kayongo to Address NAC Expo

Derreck Kayongo to Address NAC Expo

| April 10, 2017

Derreck Kayongo and his family fled a civil war in Uganda and settled in the U.S. when Kayongo was just ten years old. Now a successful entrepreneur, Kayongo is a renowned expert in environmental sustainability and global health. Attendees of the 2017 NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo will hear this business visionary present, “From Homeless […]

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Life After Distribution…What’s Next?

Life After Distribution…What’s Next?

| April 3, 2017

There is a lot of discussion surrounding “What’s happened to Great Western?” Just about every type of rumor has made its way back to us about being sold, about to close our doors, even our being sold by one of our main customers, just about everything. No question there is a fundamental change continuing to […]

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