Location Set for Memphis CCM Class

| January 6, 2015


The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced the location for the next Concession Manager Certification (CCM) class. This class was added to the 2015 calendar for April 15-18 in Memphis, Tennessee just prior to CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

The class will run from 9 am to 5 pm each day and will be held at:

Wolfchase Galleria Mall
2766 N. Germantown Pkwy.
Memphis, TN

There are four hotels within walking distance of the theater:

Spring Hill Suites – New Brunswick Rd
Fairfield Suites and Inn East – New Brunswick Road
LaQuinta Inn and Suites – New Brunswick Rd
Extended Stay – Horizon Center


The next opportunity for Concession and Hospitality professionals to earn their Concession Manager Certification (CCM) designation will be held in conjunction with the NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo on July 18-21, 2015 in Cincinnati, OH.

Education is at the core of NAC’s mission, and no program more effectively meets that mission than the Concession Manager Certification Program. For 20 years this program has offered targeted, concessions-specific training that provides the tools and skills needed to manage a concessions program efficiently and profitably.

Over 900 graduates from all types of venues and facilities have been certified through this program, which presents instruction that can be traced directly to the profit margin. The course is open to both concession operators and suppliers. Suppliers who have taken the course find it helpful in determining their customers’ concerns and issues.

The 4-day 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. Those passing the exam may use the designation CCM (Certified Concession Manager) or, for suppliers, ACE (Allied Concession Executive).

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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