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NAC to Celebrate 75th Anniversary by Helping the Greater Chicago Food Depository End Hunger

NAC to Celebrate 75th Anniversary by Helping the Greater Chicago Food Depository End Hunger

To help celebrate its 75th Anniversary year, The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is bringing increased attention to ending hunger through the work of the Greater Chicago Food Depository in 2019. There will be various opportunities for the members of NAC to support this worthy cause in commemoration of our home city of Chicago during […]

| November 8, 2018
NAC Charity Golf Outing-2019

NAC Charity Golf Outing-2019

The NAC Charity Golf Outing – CinemaCon- April 1, 2019. Support Variety, the Children’s Charity, The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation, The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Los Angeles and NAC Educational Programs on April 1, 2019 at the beautiful Bali Hai Golf Club. The course is just minutes from Caesars Palace RIGHT […]

| October 10, 2018
CinemaCon 2019 Registration Now Open!

CinemaCon 2019 Registration Now Open!

Since taking its first step in 2011, CinemaCon has evolved and grown to become the largest and most important gathering for the worldwide motion picture theater industry. CinemaCon is truly a global event attracting attendees from more than 80 countries. Online registration closes at 12:00 noon pacific, 27 March 2019. Rates are in US Dollars […]

| October 2, 2018
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

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Member News

IAAPA Names Whiting as Second Vice Chairman

IAAPA Names Whiting as Second Vice Chairman

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has named Ken Whiting, president, Whiting’s Foods at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk as its Second Vice Chairman on the 2019 IAAPA Board of Directors. Whiting is a current member of NAC and a frequent contributor and speaker at the annual NAC Expo. He was on the […]

| November 13, 2018
Marcus Theatres to Acquire Movie Tavern Circuit from VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC

Marcus Theatres to Acquire Movie Tavern Circuit from VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC

Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Movie Tavern from VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC (“Southern Theatres”), a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson (“VSS”), a private equity firm. Based upon yesterday’s closing share price of The Marcus Corporation’s common stock, the […]

| November 2, 2018
Regal Unveils New Logo as Part of Rebrand

Regal Unveils New Logo as Part of Rebrand

Regal, a leading motion picture exhibitor operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, and since March of this year part of Cineworld Group, the 2nd biggest exhibitor in the world, today announces the launch of its new logo. The rebranding is part of a larger strategy to commit $1.0 billion over […]

| November 2, 2018
Carsnack Group Opens New Branch in Colombia

Carsnack Group Opens New Branch in Colombia

Ecuador based Carsnack Group, a leader in concession equipment and supplies in Latin America, has announced the opening of a new branch in Colombia. In a related move, the Company has named Javier Diaz as Managing Partner for Carsnack, Colombia. Diaz joins Carsnack after more than 15 years serving Latin American markets as a leader […]

| October 8, 2018
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

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Association News

Wrigley Field Tour & Lunch to be Featured at NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo

Wrigley Field Tour & Lunch to be Featured at NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo

A trip to Chicago during our 75th Anniversary wouldn’t be complete without a tour of Wrigley Field – the home of the Chicago Cubs. The tour will take place on Wednesday, July 31 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM during the 2019 NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo. Lunch will also be served at this once […]

| November 8, 2018
Delaware North’s Jerry Jacobs, Jr. to Address NAC Expo

Delaware North’s Jerry Jacobs, Jr. to Address NAC Expo

Jerry Jacobs, Jr., Co-Chief Executive Officer of Delaware North will address the attendees of the 2019 NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo on Wednesday, July 31 at 1:30 PM during a general session at the Fairmont Chicago. The Expo is scheduled for July 30 through August 2, 2019. Jacobs, a graduate of Georgetown and The Wharton […]

| October 30, 2018
Roeper & Rodriguez to Keynote NAC Expo

Roeper & Rodriguez to Keynote NAC Expo

Movie critic Richard Roeper and Marcus Theatre CEO Rolando Rodriguez will address the 2019 NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:00 AM at The Fairmont Chicago. Roeper; Chicago Sun-Times movie critic and author of 7 books on culture, theatre and even his love of baseball; will discuss his lengthy career […]

| October 26, 2018
AMC BLOCK 37 Dine-In Theatre on 2019 NAC Expo Venue Tour

AMC BLOCK 37 Dine-In Theatre on 2019 NAC Expo Venue Tour

Immediately following a visit to the nearly century old Chicago Theatre on Friday, August 2, the NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo attendees will walk two blocks to tour the sleek and modern AMC Block 37 Dine In Theatres on State Street in downtown Chicago. Experience all the latest cinema technology and spectacular food and beverage […]

| October 23, 2018
Chicago Theatre on 2019 NAC Expo Venue Tour

Chicago Theatre on 2019 NAC Expo Venue Tour

The historic and iconic Chicago Theatre will be the initial stop on the NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO Venue Tour scheduled for Friday, August 2 when the NAC EXPO celebrates the organization’s 75th anniversary in Chicago. The tour is limited to the first 50 attendees. Friday, August 2, 2019 NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO 8:00 […]

| October 22, 2018

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