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The 2024 Concession and Hospitality Expo

The 2024 Concession and Hospitality Expo

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2024! – Join the top food and beverage leaders at THE International Concessions and Hospitality Marketplace The 2024 NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO will be held on July 16-19 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand. The Expo Committee, Board-of Directors and Staff are excited to bring together the top food and […]

| May 29, 2024
Arena Tour and NAC Seminar Part of NC NATO!

Arena Tour and NAC Seminar Part of NC NATO!

On Monday, May 13, North Central Nato will kick off its annual convention with an event in conjunction with the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC). 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Wells Fargo Arena Tour + NAC + Lunch. Get a behind the scenes tour of Wells Fargo Arena & Convention Center in downtown Des […]

| April 26, 2024
NAC at CinemaCon, the official convention of NATO

NAC at CinemaCon, the official convention of NATO

NAC at CinemaCon, the official convention of NATO April 8-11, 2024 Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV NAC Members receive $500 off non-NATO member booth rate! Contact Matt Shapiro to reserve a booth at CinemaCon 2023. matt.shapiro@natodc.com NAC will have a full slate of activities at CinemaCon 2024: Sunday, April 7 NAC Board and Committee Meetings: […]

| January 31, 2024
2024 NAC Charity Golf Outing

2024 NAC Charity Golf Outing

The NAC Charity Golf Outing – CinemaCon- April 8, 2024. 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 at the Sun Mountain Course of the Paiute Golf Resort in Las Vegas on the first day of CinemaCon. Sun […]

| January 22, 2024
Celebrate National Popcorn Day on January 19th!

Celebrate National Popcorn Day on January 19th!

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) along with The Cinema Foundation remind you that Friday, January 19th is National Popcorn Day. Popcorn is an important and enduring staple of our business. In fact, NAC was founded as the National Association of Popcorn Manufacturers in 1944. To help you celebrate, we have developed a list of […]

| January 12, 2024

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Member News

Gold Medal Unveils Exciting New Flavor Lineup

Gold Medal Unveils Exciting New Flavor Lineup

Five new flavors are making their debut at concession equipment and supply leader, Gold Medal Products Co. These bold and innovative flavors capture the essence of current culinary trends and are designed to enhance the customer experience. Habanero Maple Bourbon: This flavor is a symphony of spicy habanero peppers, subtle sweet maple, and the rich […]

| May 1, 2024
Gold Medal Opens New Branch in Miami, FL

Gold Medal Opens New Branch in Miami, FL

Gold Medal Products Co., the leader in concession food equipment and supplies, is thrilled to announce its newest branch location: Gold Medal – Miami. This exciting expansion will allow Southern Florida to enjoy immediate access to the best in popcorn, cotton candy, Sno-Kones®, and more. Gold Medal’s vice president of branch operations and sales, Pete […]

| April 22, 2024
TendedBar to Showcase Revolutionary Beverage Technology at CinemaCon 2024

TendedBar to Showcase Revolutionary Beverage Technology at CinemaCon 2024

Las Vegas, NV – April 8, 2024 – TendedBar, the latest addition to the esteemed roster of members in the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC), proudly announces its participation in CinemaCon, the premier gathering for the global motion picture theater industry. The event will be held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas from April 8th […]

| April 4, 2024
Sultana Intros Freeze-Dried Candy

Sultana Intros Freeze-Dried Candy

NAC Members Sultana Distribution Services Inc. has introduced Primed Warrior Freeze Dried Puffs. According to Adam Gottlieb, Vice President at Sultana, “Primed Warrior Freeze Dried Puffs are the perfect addition to your menu, with high profitability and proven success in movie theaters, retail, and beyond. Thanks to tremendous exposure and popularity on social media world-wide, […]

| January 30, 2024
Freezing Point Adds Industry Vet and Launches New Platform

Freezing Point Adds Industry Vet and Launches New Platform

NAC member Freezing Point LLC (Salt Lake City, UT) has tapped food and beverage industry veteran Don Schneider to lead the fast-growing company’s new frozen beverage program offerings and strategic partnerships in food service and concessions. Over the past fourteen years with previous brands, including Fresh Blends, Tropics Mixology, and Dr. Smoothie, Schneider has launched […]

| January 4, 2024

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Association News

2024 Expo Scholarships Available Now

2024 Expo Scholarships Available Now

The 2024 NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO will be held on July 16-19 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand. NAC is pleased to present the President’s Expo Scholarship and the Joe Chabot Memorial Expo Scholarship. Each Scholarship Package includes one full registration to the Concession & Hospitality Expo, three night’s hotel accommodations at the NAC […]

| June 3, 2024
Mickey Warner Award 2024 Nominations Open

Mickey Warner Award 2024 Nominations Open

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is now seeking nominations for the 2024 Mickey Warner Award. Submissions are due by June 14, 2024. The Mickey Warner Award is bestowed upon an individual each year by NAC to recognize leadership and significant accomplishments in the non-movie concession industry. The award honors the late Mickey Warner, the […]

| May 30, 2024
NAC Names Dan Herrle as Director of Education

NAC Names Dan Herrle as Director of Education

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has appointed Dan Herrle, Assistant Vice President- Business Development- Food & Beverage at National Amusements, Inc., as its new Director of Education. Herrle steps into the role previously held by Larry Etter, who dedicated over 13 years to serving NAC and the industry in this position. In this new […]

| May 20, 2024
Charlie Gomez Named 2024 Bert Nathan Award Honoree

Charlie Gomez Named 2024 Bert Nathan Award Honoree

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced that Charlie Gomez, Vice President of Specialty Markets at Ricos Products Company, has been selected as the 2024 Bert Nathan Memorial Award Honoree. Presented by NAC each year to recognize leadership and significant accomplishment in the Theatre Concessions Industry, the award honors the late Bert Nathan, a […]

| April 2, 2024
NAC Bert Nathan Award Nominations Open for 2024

NAC Bert Nathan Award Nominations Open for 2024

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT, FRIDAY, MARCH 1! The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is calling upon the NAC membership to submit candidates for the 2024 NAC Bert Nathan Memorial Award by Friday, March 1, 2024. The presentation will take place on July 17, 2024 at the Awards Luncheon during the 2024 Concession & Hospitality Expo […]

| February 22, 2024

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