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ShowEast and NAC Honor Exhibition Industry with Special ICON Award

ShowEast and NAC Honor Exhibition Industry with Special ICON Award

ShowEast and the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) are pleased to announce the 2022 ShowEast ICON Award will be presented to the entire Motion Picture Exhibition Industry, represented by three unique companies and people. Marcus Theatres represented by Rob Novak, Santikos Theatres represented by Rob Lehman and Cranford Theatres represented by Doreen Sayegh are each […]

| September 6, 2022
National Cinema Day on September 3

National Cinema Day on September 3

Every movie, across all formats, at any showtime will be available for $3 at participating theaters on September 3, during the first-ever National Cinema Day in the United States. The one-day event will bring discounted admissions to over 3,000 participating movie theaters, representing more than 30,000 screens across the nation. Details, special offers, and showtimes […]

| August 29, 2022
The 2022 NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo

The 2022 NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2023! – Join the top food and beverage leaders at THE International Concessions and Hospitality Marketplace The 2023 NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO is scheduled for Memphis, Tennessee and the historic Peabody Hotel. The dates for the event are Tuesday, July 18 through Friday, July 21, 2023. Check in frequently for […]

| May 9, 2022
NAC @ CinemaCon 2022

NAC @ CinemaCon 2022

NAC at CinemaCon, the official convention of NATO April 25-28, 2022 Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV NAC Members receive $500 off non-NATO member booth rate! Contact Matt Shapiro to reserve a booth at CinemaCon 2022. matt.shapiro@natodc.com NAC will have a full slate of activities at CinemaCon 2022: Sunday, April 24 NAC Board and Committee Meetings: […]

| February 21, 2022
NAC Charity Golf Outing – 2022

NAC Charity Golf Outing – 2022

The NAC Charity Golf Outing – CinemaCon- April 25, 2022. 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 Snow Mountain Course of the Paiute Golf Resort in Las Vegas on the first day of CinemaCon. Snow […]

| January 17, 2022

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Member News

Guepfer to Lead Oktoberfest Parade

Guepfer to Lead Oktoberfest Parade

Dave Guepfer, who served on the festival’s board of directors for 16 years and recently retired as food and beverage manager for the La Crosse Center, has been named the 2022 Maple Leaf Parade Marshal. The Maple Leaf Parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Guepfer’s years of service on the board of directors […]

| September 20, 2022
The Family that Built a Ballpark Nachos Monopoly

The Family that Built a Ballpark Nachos Monopoly

Anytime you order nachos at a sporting event, there’s a good chance they came from a molten-cheese empire in San Antonio, Texas. Ballpark nachos are a concession stand staple. At Rangers games alone, 600k orders were sold last year, or 1 for every 3.5 fans. For all of Major League Baseball, that statistic would translate […]

| September 20, 2022
Gold Medal Launches Cotton Candy LED Light Kit

Gold Medal Launches Cotton Candy LED Light Kit

Making cotton candy just became even more entertaining thanks to Gold Medal’s newest cotton candy machine accessory, The Show LED Light Kit (#2887). Now, cotton candy machines can attract attention with a bright, colorful display. The Show offers an eye-catching, multi-colored light show experience that can be enjoyed either indoors or outdoors in low lighting. […]

| September 8, 2022
Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park Goes to Auction…

Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park Goes to Auction…

…after 41 years of serving the Chicagoland Area. The Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, Illinois, has been celebrating their Farewell Season during 2022, which will culminate on May 31, 2022. Since its beginning in 1981, owned and operated by the Elmhurst-based Greco family, the Odeum Expo Center has hosted a variety of special events […]

| May 6, 2022
Terminator in the Kitchen? – Food Service Automation from an Industrial Perspective

Terminator in the Kitchen? – Food Service Automation from an Industrial Perspective

Have you seen the movie The Founder? It’s an in-depth account of how McDonalds pioneered their market by focusing on efficient processes. From kitchen layout to flow of workers, each step was dissected for optimal efficiency. Even though I have a career long background in manufacturing, I can’t help but draw similarities between F&B operations […]

| February 15, 2022

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Association News

National Cinema Day on September 3

National Cinema Day on September 3

Every movie, across all formats, at any showtime will be available for $3 at participating theaters on September 3, during the first-ever National Cinema Day in the United States. The one-day event will bring discounted admissions to over 3,000 participating movie theaters, representing more than 30,000 screens across the nation. Details, special offers, and showtimes […]

| August 29, 2022
NAC Names Dave Guepfer as 2022 Mickey Warner Recipient

NAC Names Dave Guepfer as 2022 Mickey Warner Recipient

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) announced that Dave Guepfer, the former Food and Beverage Manager of the La Crosse Center in Wisconsin, has been named the 2022 Mickey Warner Award Recipient. The Mickey Warner Award is bestowed upon an individual each year by NAC to recognize leadership and significant accomplishments in the non-theatre concession […]

| June 24, 2022
Mickey Warner Award 2022 Nominations Open

Mickey Warner Award 2022 Nominations Open

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is now seeking nominations for the 2022 Mickey Warner Award. Submissions are due by June 17, 2022. 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 […]

| June 6, 2022
Rob Novak Named 2022 Bert Nathan Award Honoree

Rob Novak Named 2022 Bert Nathan Award Honoree

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced that Rob Novak, Vice President of Concessions and Food and Beverage, Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern by Marcus, has been selected as the 2022 Bert Nathan Memorial Award Honoree. Presented by NAC each year to recognize leadership and significant accomplishment in the Theatre Concessions Industry, the award […]

| April 22, 2022
NAC Bert Nathan Award Nominations Open for 2022

NAC Bert Nathan Award Nominations Open for 2022

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT, TUESDAY, APRIL 12! The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is calling upon the NAC membership to submit candidates for the 2022 NAC Bert Nathan Memorial Award by Tuesday, April 12 2022. The presentation will take place on July 27, 2022 at the Awards Luncheon during the 2022 Concession & Hospitality Expo […]

| March 16, 2022

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