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Concession Profession Debuts in E-mag Format

Concession Profession Debuts in E-mag Format

Concession Profession, the annual magazine of NAC, has been released for the first time in an e-magazine format. In past years, the printed version would debut at the NAC Booth on the CinemaCon trade show floor in print only. With the cancellation of that event due to the Caronavirus outbreak, NAC has decided to distribute […]

| March 31, 2020
CinemaCon and Related NAC Activities Cancelled

CinemaCon and Related NAC Activities Cancelled

Due to the cancellation of the 2020 CinemaCon, CLICK HERE FOR THE CINEMACON STATEMENT, The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) regrets to announce that all NAC activities at CinemaCon have also been cancelled or altered. The decision by NATO and CinemaCon could not have been easy, but we congratulate and support the CinemaCon Team and […]

| March 13, 2020
Laboring with a Multi-Generational Workforce Seminar/Podcasts to Debut in March – Postponed

Laboring with a Multi-Generational Workforce Seminar/Podcasts to Debut in March – Postponed

(Due to a State of California Mandate, the live session on March 12 is postponed until further notice) “Laboring with a Multi-Generational Workforce,” will highlight the various generations of workers and how they perceive the work environment. It will provide perspective on how to integrate diverse age groups and priorities from the employer. You can […]

| March 10, 2020
The 2020 NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo

The 2020 NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo

Join the top food and beverage leaders at THE International Concessions and Hospitality Marketplace. The 2020 Concession & Hospitality Expo will be at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista on July 28-31, 2020. Visit often for information on an evolving Agenda, Sponsorships and Trade Show. Registration is now open! You may register for the Expo […]

| January 16, 2020
Key Considerations for the 2020 FedEx and UPS Rate Increases

Key Considerations for the 2020 FedEx and UPS Rate Increases

Rates are going to increase in 2020 with carriers FedEx and UPS. NAC members need to stay informed of the changes in order to keep costs low. Here are the top takeaways you need to know: · FedEx and UPS small package rates are increasing an average of 4.9% – effective January 6, 2020 and […]

| December 18, 2019

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Member News

Theater Owners Create $2.4 Million Fund for Cinema Workers

Theater Owners Create $2.4 Million Fund for Cinema Workers

The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) and the Pioneers Assistance Fund have created an initial $2.4 million fund to provide financial assistance to movie theater employees who need help due to the coronavirus pandemic. The organizations said Monday that the first part of the initiative is a grant program that will provide a stipend […]

| March 30, 2020
New Dates on CineEurope 2020

New Dates on CineEurope 2020

Out of concern for the safety and welfare of everyone involved, CineEurope 2020 Convention will be postponed. CineEurope will now run four days at the CCIB in Barcelona from August 3-6, 2020. Please stay tuned for further updates and stay safe during these unprecedented times. Source: CineEurope

| March 24, 2020
NATO Memo: Phase III Stimulus Legislation + Action Alert

NATO Memo: Phase III Stimulus Legislation + Action Alert

Yesterday, Senate Republicans introduced phase III of the COVID-19 stimulus effort. In addition to provisions on assistance to individuals and families, the legislation includes many of the key priorities NATO has been fighting for: loan guarantees for severely distressed sectors; small business loans that can be used for a variety of costs, including mortgage and […]

| March 20, 2020
NATO Asking for Federal Relief

NATO Asking for Federal Relief

As the coronavirus outbreak forces theater chains to shutter in order to help stem the spread of the virus, the National Association of Theater Owners is asking Congress to provide relief measures for its 150,000 employees. “The business model of the movie theater industry is uniquely vulnerable in the present crisis,” NATO wrote in a […]

| March 19, 2020
North American Theater Chains Respond to Coronavirus with Reduced Seating Capacity, Closures

North American Theater Chains Respond to Coronavirus with Reduced Seating Capacity, Closures

Several North American theater chains announced closures or reduced seating capacity in response to Covid-19.CLICK HERE FOR ENTIRE STORY

| March 16, 2020

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Association News

Bill LeClair Named 2020 Bert Nathan Award Honoree

Bill LeClair Named 2020 Bert Nathan Award Honoree

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced that Bill LeClair, Senior Vice President of Global Food and Beverage for National Amusements, Inc., has been selected as the 2020 Bert Nathan Memorial Award Honoree. Given by NAC each year to recognize leadership and significant accomplishment in the Theatre Concessions Industry, the award honors the late […]

| March 30, 2020
Unsolicited Orlando Expo Room Scam

Unsolicited Orlando Expo Room Scam

The 2020 NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO is scheduled for July 28 – 31 at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista in Orlando. The hotel is adjacent to Disney Springs (Downtown Disney) and all the amenities and varied entertainment Walt Disney World provides. NAC members and exhibitors may receive unsolicited phone calls from companies stating that […]

| March 20, 2020
NAC Statement on Coronavirus Health and Safety

NAC Statement on Coronavirus Health and Safety

With the Coronavirus pandemic affecting the lives and daily routines of people all over the world, The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) remains committed to supporting the Concessions and Hospitality Industry as it complies with government mandates and self-imposed closures to help control the spread of Covid-19. As an industry and an association, we are […]

| March 17, 2020
NAC Statement on Coronavirus Impact on the Concessions Marketplace

NAC Statement on Coronavirus Impact on the Concessions Marketplace

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC), as the trade association for the Recreation and Leisure-time Food and Beverage Concessions Industry, continues to monitor the situation concerning the global COVID-19 outbreak. This unprecedented situation is very fluid and we simply don’t have all the facts on Industry impacts at this time. We are in communication with […]

| March 12, 2020
Certification Classes Aligned with NAC Expo

Certification Classes Aligned with NAC Expo

Is it a job or is it a career? Invest in your professional future NOW! It’s been said that education is at the core of NAC’s mission. With this in mind, NAC is offering two opportunities to earn industry recognized certifications for both operator and supplier members. Both of these classes are aligned with the […]

| February 24, 2020

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