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The 2019 Concession & Hospitality Expo

The 2019 Concession & Hospitality Expo

| July 2, 2019

Join the top food and beverage leaders at THE International Concessions and Hospitality Marketplace.

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The 2018 Concession & Hospitality Expo

The 2018 Concession & Hospitality Expo

| July 11, 2018

Join the top food and beverage leaders at THE International Concessions and Hospitality Marketplace.

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NAC – Join Now!

NAC – Join Now!

| May 1, 2018

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is a trade association representing the recreational and leisure-time 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 […]

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DiSanto to Receive Geneva Convention Larry D. Hanson Award of Excellence

DiSanto to Receive Geneva Convention Larry D. Hanson Award of Excellence

| September 17, 2019

National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) long-time member and industry advocate Gina Di Santo, CCM, has been named the Geneva Convention 2019 Larry D. Hanson Award of Excellence recipient. DiSanto will also participate on the Convention’s Women in Exhibition panel. The 2019 NATO WI/UP Geneva Convention will be held on September 17-19 at Grand Geneva Resort […]

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Ben Marcus Humanitarian Award Goes to George and Marianne Abiaad

Ben Marcus Humanitarian Award Goes to George and Marianne Abiaad

| September 16, 2019

The 2019 Geneva Convention is proud to honor George and Marianne Abiaad with the Ben Marcus Humanitarian Award. This award represents an individual who is a successful leader within their industry, devoted to their family, and always committed to their community. With a guiding principal to simply do what is right, they selflessly contribute their […]

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NAC Announces Red Deer, Alberta CCM Class Graduates

NAC Announces Red Deer, Alberta CCM Class Graduates

| September 13, 2019

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) announced that 15 new industry professionals have earned their Concession Manager Certification (CCM) credentials. The class was held on August 23 – 26 at the Red Deer Centrium, in Alberta, Canada. The course was coordinated and organized by Sheila Parisien, ECM, an NAC member and tremendous ambassador for the […]

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ShowEast to Honor NAC Members

ShowEast to Honor NAC Members

| September 12, 2019

ShowEast today announced the individuals and companies that will be honored during their event on Thursday, October 17th. Three of these honorees are also current members of the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC). Dan Fellman Show “E” Award: Bill LeClair, National Amusements. ShowEast Legacy Award: Michael Rosenberg, Promotion in Motion CLICK HERE FOR PREVIOUS STORY. […]

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Gold Medal honors the memory of J.C. Evans

Gold Medal honors the memory of J.C. Evans

| September 10, 2019

It is with heavy hearts that Gold Medal announces the passing of J.C. Evans. On Friday, September 6, 2019, he passed away at the age of 88. The entire Gold Medal family mourns his loss. And our deepest sympathies are extended to the Evans family. A pillar in the concession industry, J.C. Evans was known […]

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Geneva Convention to Honor RCM Media

Geneva Convention to Honor RCM Media

| September 9, 2019

The Geneva Convention is proud to honor Kansas City-based and NAC member RCM Media with their 2019 Vendor of the Year Award. Accepting the award on behalf of RCM Media is co-founder and CEO Jim McGinness, who founded the concessions merchandising company in 2008 with Mark Osborn. Since that time, RCM Media has completed custom […]

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Gold Medal launches two advanced control panel options for poppers

Gold Medal launches two advanced control panel options for poppers

| September 5, 2019

The way you pop popcorn is about to change. Concession industry leader, Gold Medal Products Co. has just announced the launch of two major developments in popper technology: the Advanced Membrane Control Panel and the Touch Screen Control Panel. As part of the PopClean® Elite Series Poppers, these technology advancements will bring significant benefit to […]

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USO of Illinois Thanks NAC

USO of Illinois Thanks NAC

| September 4, 2019

In a letter dated August 26, 2019, The President and CEO of USO of Illinois thanked the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) for a donation of products from the recently completed Concession and Hospitality Expo Trade Show. Over 90 companies participated in this year’s Expo Trade Show. Each year, NAC members donate extra product from […]

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Video: Brian McMillin Accepts 2019 Mickey Warner Award

Video: Brian McMillin Accepts 2019 Mickey Warner Award

| August 30, 2019

The National Association of Concessionaires presented Brian E. McMillin, ECM, Concessions Manager at The Lexington Center Corporation in Lexington, Kentucky with the 2019 Mickey Warner Award. The presentation took place at the NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo on Thursday, August 1 during the NAC Luncheon and Annual Membership Meeting at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park […]

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Video: Marianne Abiaad Accepts Krystal La Reese-Gaule Membership Award

Video: Marianne Abiaad Accepts Krystal La Reese-Gaule Membership Award

| August 29, 2019

Marianne Abiaad, Executive Vice President at Royal Corporation, accepted the Krystal La Reese-Gaule Membership Award for the fiscal year 2018. The annual award is presented to the member who sponsors the most new NAC full memberships during the most recent fiscal year (2018). The presentation was made at the Annual Membership Luncheon on Thursday, August […]

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