NAC Congratulates New CCMs/ECMs

| October 14, 2013


For Immediate Release

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC), has announced the graduating class of its most recent Concession Manager Certification (CCM) and Executive Concession Manager Certification (ECM) courses. The courses were held in conjunction with 2013 NAC Convention and Trade Show that took place early August in New Orleans.

Congratulations to these industry professionals who have earned the CCM designation:

Adam Barry – Barry Cinemas, Inc.
Brandon Girts – Bryce Jordan Center
Jeff Hanauer – Ovations Food Services
Kenneth Happel – Sandbar Concessions, Inc.
Chad Harper – New Orleans City Park
Don LaFlam – Rochester Institute of Technology
Kory Samuels – Rochester Institute of Technology
Ronald Svasek – Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
Megan Thunder – Kernel Season’s
Charles Whitehead IV – Ovations Food Services
Maria Zambrano – Charlotte Convention Center

Congratulations to these industry professionals who have earned the ECM designation:

James Treadwell – Charlotte Convention Center
Brent Paradis – Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.

The 4-day CCM course includes 25 hours of instruction in a participative classroom environment. Each class is different, with students not only learning from the instructor, but from the experience and knowledge of the other students in the class. At the end of the course an exam is given. The 2-day ECM course, which is highly interactive, builds upon the basic CCM course while providing specific tools and concepts that are needed at the executive level. There is no exam for the ECM course.

About NAC: The National Association of Concessionaires, founded in 1944, is the trade association for the recreation and leisure-time food and beverage concessions industry. Members are comprised of the owners and operators of facilities such as: Movie Theatres, Stadiums & Arenas, Zoos & Aquariums, Colleges & Universities, Foodservice Contractors, Park & Recreation Departments, Amusement Parks & Family Entertainment Centers, Ice and Roller Skating Rinks, Racetracks, Bowling Centers, Outdoor facilities, Convention centers and Performing Arts Centers. Our members also are the companies that provide products and services to these facilities, including: Suppliers, Equipment Manufacturers, Popcorn Processors, Jobber Distributors, Consultants and Brokers.

For more information:
Chris Dammann
Director of Communications

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