If you attended the 2015 NAMA OneShow in Las Vegas you are no doubt back at work and putting the valuable education you gleaned and the connections you made to work to build your business. If you were not with us, you missed an incredible experience that, by all accounts, was a huge success. Here are just a few highlights:
More than 4600 of your peers came together to connect, learn and grow.
263 exhibitors shared the latest technologies and hottest products on the largest show floor in the history of the OneShow.
The education sessions were packed with attendees and packed full of valuable, business-building insights.
Early arrivals took advantage of our Triple Play Session that featured NAMA-exclusive industry research.
The combined Women of the Industry (WIN) and Emerging Leadership Network (ELN) networking event was a smash.
Headliner Jay Leno brought the house down.
Whether you joined us onsite or missed this year, it's not too soon to look forward to the next OneShow! The 2016 NAMA OneShow hits McCormick Place in Chicago next April 13 - 15. Many of the exhibitors from this year are already planning to make the show floor amazing.
You can expect a lot when you attend the NAMA OneShow. But what you should expect most is to leave with actionable, proven ideas to boost your business. Only at the OneShow can you:
CONNECT WITH YOUR PEERS
The OneShow is a one-stop event for the best networking of the year, with thousands of your peers all in one place. These are men and women who are finding ways to successfully tackle business challenges similar to the ones you face. You won’t have an opportunity like this anywhere else in 2016.
LEARN FROM YOUR PEERS
The OneShow education program features speakers who are your peers. They share insider insights you can take back and apply to your own business.
GROW WITH YOUR PEERS
Ultimately, the OneShow is all about you and your peers doing more business, more profitably. Whether you operate within vending, coffee service, foodservice, micro markets or any combination of these, the expeerience of the year will soon be here.
It’s not hard to understand why the who’s who of suppliers to the vending and refreshment services industry plan to be in Chicago in April. The NAMA OneShow will be the largest gathering of vending, coffee service, foodservice and micro market operators of the year. These are mid- to senior-level executives who make the call to buy your products or services. They’ll be onsite to look for new ideas and explore what you have to offer to help them build their businesses.
NAMA is the national trade association for refreshment services, supporting the vending, coffee service, micro market and foodservice management industries including on-site, commissary, catering and mobile. Its membership is comprised of service companies, equipment manufacturers and suppliers of products and services to operating service companies. The basic mission of the association, to collectively advance and promote the automatic merchandising and coffee service industries, still guides NAMA today as it did in 1936, the year of the organization's founding.
NAMA supports, with administrative, logistical and financial assistance, a network of 30+ affiliated State Councils encompassing 36 states, where the vending, coffee service and micro market industries focus on local issues and concerns as well as gathering frequently for networking opportunities.