Scott is excited for the opportunity, “Receiving this scholarship will give me the opportunity to connect with vendors, colleagues and other professionals in order to gain insight to create a foundation to benefit my company and community. Attending the NAC Expo allows us the opportunity to see new trends, update out concessions’ appliances and increase the quality of sales and service.”
Founded by then-NAC President Maria Angles, ECM, with an initial donation in 2009, the President’s Expo Scholarship Fund was created to provide a scholarship package each year to the NAC Expo. The Fund will continue through donations and proceeds from the NAC Joe Chabot Memorial Silent Auction and the NAC Run/Walk.
Past recipients of the scholarship include Tara Buck of Classic Cinemas; Mike Scarpino, CCM, of the Calgary Flames; Gary Butske Jr. of Emagine Entertainment; Denise Ferro, CCM, of Phoenix Big Cinemas; Jeff Hanauer, CCM, of Ovations Food Service; Steven Lew, CCM, of New Orleans City Park; Jean Sheerin of Cook County in Illinois; Rod A. Bush of Exposerve/Partyserve Management and Mike Koski of Sodexo, University of Michigan. The scholarship package includes full registration to the NAC Expo, three nights’ hotel accommodations and a travel stipend.
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.
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