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The 2019 Concession & Hospitality Expo

The 2019 Concession & Hospitality Expo

| April 29, 2019

Join the top food and beverage leaders at THE International Concessions and Hospitality Marketplace. Sponsorships, Trade Show Booths and Registration are Available Now!

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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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One Large Popcorn and One Pillow Pet Please!

One Large Popcorn and One Pillow Pet Please!

| May 22, 2019

It’s summer and that means time for blockbuster family movies. CJ Products Inc., the manufacturer of Pillow Pets is pleased to introduce Simba and Nala in time for Disney’s Lion King premiere July 19, 2019. (note: CJ Products Inc./Pillow Pets will be on Display at the NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo in Booth 415) Pillow […]

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NAC Offers CCM Class in Florence, Italy June 10-14

NAC Offers CCM Class in Florence, Italy June 10-14

| May 15, 2019

In partnership with The Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management at the University of Memphis, NAC is proud to announce the availability of a CCM Class now being offered in Florence, Italy. Whether you are on your way to CineEurope in Barcelona or headquartered in Europe, this is a wonderful opportunity to experience […]

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2019 Expo Scholarships Available Now

2019 Expo Scholarships Available Now

| April 29, 2019

There are two great scholarships available for qualifying first year attendees of The 2019 Concession and Hospitality Expo, July 30- August 2 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park Hotel during our 75th Anniversary year! NAC is pleased to present the President’s Expo Scholarship and the Joe Chabot Memorial Expo Scholarship. Each Scholarship Package includes one […]

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Movie Theatre Preference Research Book On-Sale

Movie Theatre Preference Research Book On-Sale

| April 29, 2019

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) and The University of Memphis Kemmons Wilson School (KWS) of Hospitality and Resort Management have released a report on the findings of research first unveiled at Show East 2018 and updated at CinemaCon 2019. The report has been published into a book and is available for purchase now. Movie […]

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NAC Phone Outage

NAC Phone Outage

| April 24, 2019

Due to circumstances beyond our control, The headquarters building of NAC is currently experiencing a telephone outage. It is not clear when the problem will be resolved. In the meantime, if you are having trouble reaching us, please email us at info@naconline.org and we will respond as quickly as possible. We thank you for your […]

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Van Holten’s and Tapatío Team Up to Bring the Heat

Van Holten’s and Tapatío Team Up to Bring the Heat

| April 24, 2019

Van Holten’s and Tapatío have teamed up to develop a bold new Pickle-In-a-Pouch Flavor by combining Van Holten’s pickles with Tapatío hot sauce. Tapatío is the #1 hot sauce brand in the West and well-known across the U.S. “We are thrilled to work with a brand as iconic as Tapatío”, said Eric Girard, Van Holten’s […]

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NAC to Celebrate 75th Anniversary by Helping the Greater Chicago Food Depository End Hunger

NAC to Celebrate 75th Anniversary by Helping the Greater Chicago Food Depository End Hunger

| April 17, 2019

To help celebrate its 75th Anniversary year, The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is bringing increased attention to ending hunger through the work of the Greater Chicago Food Depository in 2019. There will be various opportunities for the members of NAC to support this worthy cause in commemoration of our home city of Chicago during […]

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Government Relations Update: The Bottom Line – Soda Taxes Don’t Work

Government Relations Update: The Bottom Line – Soda Taxes Don’t Work

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Beverage taxes are unpopular because they raise prices dramatically on common grocery items, with the largest share of the tax burden falling on families least capable of paying it. Not only do they disproportionately hurt working families and small businesses, they simply do not make anyone healthier. In a recent Washington Examiner opinion piece, author […]

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“Building and Energizing Results Oriented Relationships” Coming to New England on May 9

“Building and Energizing Results Oriented Relationships” Coming to New England on May 9

| April 16, 2019

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) presents “Building and Energizing Results Oriented Relationships” featuring Mark Hunter coming to Foxboro, MA on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Showcase live at Patriot Place (at Gillette Stadium) in conjunction with the Theatre Owners of New England (TONE) show. His message of results oriented relationships will be attractive to […]

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