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NAC @ CinemaCon 2021

NAC @ CinemaCon 2021

| June 22, 2021

NAC at CinemaCon, the official convention of NATO August 23-26 Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV NAC Members receive $500 off non-NATO member booth rate! Contact Matt Shapiro to reserve a booth at CinemaCon 2020. matt.shapiro@natodc.com NAC will have a slate of activities at CinemaCon 2021 that will look slightly different than in years past. We […]

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Dippin’ Dots Now Available at Typhoon Texas Waterparks

Dippin’ Dots Now Available at Typhoon Texas Waterparks

| June 2, 2021

Iconic Ice Cream Brand Has Debuted at Waterpark Locations in Houston and Austin America’s favorite flash-frozen beaded ice cream treat Dippin’ Dots is now available at both Typhoon Texas Waterpark locations this season. Typhoon Texas is one of the top waterpark brands in the Lone Star State with locations in Katy and Pflugerville, Texas. Dippin’ […]

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Register Now! Summer Session 2021 On-Line CCM Course

Register Now! Summer Session 2021 On-Line CCM Course

| May 19, 2021

Is it a job or is it a career? Invest in your professional future NOW! The 2021 Summer Semester On-Line Certified Concessions Management Course (CCM) is calling YOU to enroll! The next semester to participate in the NAC On-Line Concession Certification Management (CCM) Program will begin July 6, 2021. Registration is open now! The course […]

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Gold Medal Expands Self-Serve Popcorn Machine Line

Gold Medal Expands Self-Serve Popcorn Machine Line

| May 12, 2021

Throughout its 90-year history, Gold Medal Products Co. has pioneered many innovations in the concession industry. Now, the company is paving the way for contactless concessions by introducing its latest addition to the self-serve popcorn machine line, the ReadyPop® Jr. ReadyPop Jr. combines the power of an 8-oz popper with the convenience of a self-serve […]

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SBA Opens Restaurant Revitalization Fund, IRS Tax Credits for COVID-19 Vaccination Paid Leave

SBA Opens Restaurant Revitalization Fund, IRS Tax Credits for COVID-19 Vaccination Paid Leave

| April 27, 2021

The NAC Government Relations Committee has shared two important updates: Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has opened the website for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). This is the grant program set up by the American Rescue Plan for various types of food establishments including, “food stands, food trucks, food carts, […]

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Save the Date – NAC Reschedules 2021 Expo for October 27-28 at Hyatt Regency, Dallas

Save the Date – NAC Reschedules 2021 Expo for October 27-28 at Hyatt Regency, Dallas

| April 6, 2021

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced that the 2021 NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo, originally slated for July, is being moved to October 27-28 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. The move is being made in response to the many members who communicated a desire to shift the event to the fourth quarter. The […]

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CinemaCon Registration Open!

CinemaCon Registration Open!

| March 29, 2021

Having been sidelined by the pandemic in 2020, CinemaCon is gearing up for its most important outing to date. Plans to celebrate our 10th edition last year may have been scuttled, but now it’s time to get back to business. We are excited to be ramping up our efforts so the industry can gather, allowing […]

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In Memory – David R. Scoco

In Memory – David R. Scoco

| March 25, 2021

The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) regrets to report the passing of former President David R. Scoco. He was 62 years of age. Scoco joined NAC in 1981 as a member of Service America. He would later form his own consultancy called Creative Concession Concepts. He served as NAC President from 1994-97. Sentiments on the […]

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Gold Medal’s Reinvention of Corn Treats Brand Leads to Mass Market Appeal

Gold Medal’s Reinvention of Corn Treats Brand Leads to Mass Market Appeal

| March 3, 2021

For decades, Gold Medal has established itself as a leader for gourmet popcorn seasonings under its flagship brand Corn Treats. Encompassing concentrates, shake-on seasonings, and blends/glazes, the name represented a wide scope of products. However, the name was somewhat limiting in that Corn Treats went far beyond popcorn. To represent the broad ways these products […]

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Coronavirus Relief Options

Coronavirus Relief Options

| March 2, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides a Relief Options reference tool to help you overcome the challenges created by the COVID-19 health crisis. There are multiple funding options for those seeking relief: Paycheck Protection Program The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides loans to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. […]

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