What is NAC?
The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is a trade association representing the recreational and leisuretime 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 companies that supply their products and services.
Founded in 1944, NAC’s focus is on education, working to provide our members with information, education and training that can help them grow their business. Our membership is diverse, but in that diversity lies a wealth of knowledge that is available to all our members. Many members feel the opportunity to learn from and with their peers is one of the best benefits of membership.
Our members fall into these categories:
An individual or company representative engaged in owning and/or operating permanent leisure-time foodservice facilities:
Ice/Roller Skating Rinks
Race Tracks/Pari-Mutuel Facilities
Family Entertainment Centers
Equipment Manufacturer –
An individual or company representative engaged in manufacturing any and all types of equipment for use in the recreation and leisure-time foodserviceindustry.
An individual or company representative engaged in the manufacture and/or sale of any and all foods, beverages, or supplies for use in the leisure-time foodservice industry.
An individual or company representative engaged in the growing or processing of popcorn for sale to the wholesale or retail channels of distribution.
An individual or company representative engaged in the manufacture and/or purchase, warehouse and resale of food items, equipment and supplies for the leisure-time foodservice industry.
An individual or company representative engaged in the popping or packaging of popcorn for distribution through retail outlets.
An individual or company representative engagedin the brokered sale of recreation and leisure-time foodservice equipment, products or supplies.
An individual or company representative engaged in providing design services or industry expertise to other companies or facilities in the recreation and leisure-time foodservice market.
An individual employed by an NAC member company but not necessarily based out of the member’s office. There must be a full dues paying member of NAC to qualify for an associate membership.