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Associate Invoice
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Operator Invoice
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Contact Us!
PO Box 4407
Cary, NC 27519-4407
Ph: 919-387-1221

It’s time to Celebrate the VAMA Family - 
Nominate our special Vendors or Suppliers!

The VAMA 2017 Nominees should be individuals who have contributed over and beyond to promote, serve and proudly represent VAMA and the vending industry during this past year.  The recipient of each award must service the Virginia market and should be an individual who has excelled in promoting the industry in our state. 
Nominations are due Friday, Sept 15th

Click here for Nomination Form

Click here for Past Award Winners

NCVA Invites VAMA Members
Membership Meeting 2017
Back to the Mountains!

July 14-15, 2017

Jefferson Landing Resort
148 East Landing Dr.,
West Jefferson, NC 28694

NCVA invites ALL vending industry professionals from NCVA, VAMA, and SCVA to the Annual Membership Meeting July 14-15, 2017 at the Jefferson Landing Resort in our BEAUTIFUL North Carolina Mountains! As you know we get some work done and enjoy ourselves along the way.  There is so much to do!

NCVA Board has put together a great weekend - No cost for OPERATORS to register! This made possible by our generous sponsors! Operators and Vendors must submit a registration form to reserve your place.


Suppliers: Suppliers may register and pay $400 per company to include all functions. Or, suppliers may choose to sponsor an NCVA meeting event which includes your registration fee!  We look forward to having everyone there!

Jefferson Landing Resort
148 East Landing Dr.,
West Jefferson, NC 28694
*Please let reservations know you are with the NC Vending Association (NCVA) to receive discounted rate. Lodging is the responsibility of the attendee.

50/50 Raffle Tickets will be sold at the game night to support the NCVA PAC Fund. One ticket @$20, Six tickets for $100 (CASH or personal checks only to NCVA PAC).

Click here for  Printable Registration form and Meeting Agenda

Friday, July 14th
1pm - 2pm NCVA open meeting
2pm Dr. Pepper Tour
2pm - 3:30pm ACE Planning Meeting
4pm - 5:30pm Education Session - Nicole Greer, Vibrant Coaching
6pm - 8:30pm Riverside Cookout Buffet with Special Event

8:30pm - 19th Grille Lounge open - Networking

Saturday, July 23rd
7:30am - 10am Breakfast Buffet - (19th Hole Grille)
9:00 am Golf Outing - Tee times begin
Sponsor: Brokers Unlimit., CCBCC
9:30 am Canoe trip (2.5 hours)
(box lunch included for canoe or golf event)
6pm - 8pm Dinner Shatley Springs Restaurant
8pm - until After hours networking Event - (Jefferson Landing Upstairs Lounge)

Education Sessions:
Nicole Greer, Vibrant Coaching

Overnight Lodging Information:
All rates are per night and plus tax

Jefferson Landing:
148 East Landing Rd, West Jefferson, NC 28694
Ph: 800-292-6274
Lodge Rooms: $119
Fireside Suite: $129
Presidential Suite: $179, 2 bedroom condos $279
3 bed townhomes $379, 4 bed townhomes $479
5 bed townhomes $579, Manor House $955
Carolina House, call for pricing

Days Inn:
829 E. Main St, Jefferson, NC 28640
Ph: 336-246-8845
2 miles from Jefferson Landing

Holiday Inn Express:
1333 S Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694
Ph: 336-846-4000
6 miles from Jefferson Landing

Represent VAMA at the NAMA Fly-In July 26-27th

Join fellow business and industry leaders to bring the Voice of the Convenience Services Industry to Members of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Make a difference on issues impacting the vending and refreshment services industry

Help establish or strengthen relationships between NAMA members and Members of Congress

Gain a unique perspective on how federal policies are developed in Washington, D.C.

Have an opportunity to help shape policies that affect your business
Develop relationships with influential Congressional lawmakers and staff

Gain invaluable experience as an advocate for the vending and refreshment services industry
The NAMA Fly-In is open to all NAMA company member representatives, industry leaders, and customers who want to be an advocate for the industry.  The NAMA team will facilitate face-to-face meetings with your representatives, giving you the opportunity to tell them more about issues affecting your business. Attendees will meet in small groups with the Congressional Members or Congressional senior staff. Each group will be accompanied by a NAMA staff representative.
There is no registration fee for attending the NAMA Fly-In.  However, your inform
ation is required to correctly schedule your congressional visits.  Please visit the registration tab or click here to register and attend!


VAMA Conference/PAC Reception
and Technician Training - Register Now!

March 10-11th, 2017

Hilton Richmond Downtown
501 E Broad St
Richmond, VA 23219

VAMA invites YOU to our Conference/PAC Reception & Technician Training on March 10-11, 2017 at the Hilton Richmond Downtown. Good speakers planned with in-depth training available for your technicians.

The VAMA board will meet at 11:30am prior to the training session’s Day 1 and membership is invited - as always, all association board meetings are open to the membership.

Operators: No cost to attend - Thank you to our Supplier Sponsors!
Suppliers: $400 per company (4 attendees per company).
Sponsoring Suppliers: Your registration is included with sponsorship($500 minimum sponsorship).

Click here for PRINTABLE Registration


Friday – March 10, 2017
11:30 am - VAMA Board Meeting - open to membership

Board Meeting AGENDA: General Business Meeting & Reports

  • Jeff Smith (VAMA Lobbyist): Sales Tax Issue & Legislative Update
  • Eric Dell (NAMA Lobbyist): Micro Market Defined & NAMA Update
  • VAMA Member Get Active to CHANGE CODE & Other Business

2:30 pm - Technician Training School (Day 1 – Part 1)
5:30 pm - VAMA PAC Reception

Special Guest Speaker: Senator Ryan T. McDougle

Sen. McDougle, first elected to the Virginia State House in 2002, then to the Senate in 2006. He sits on several committees including Rules, Courts of Justice, Transportation, Agriculture & Natural Resources. A Hanover native, he lives in Mechanicsville and practices law.

VAMA PAC Contributions are essential to the success of our industry in Virginia! VAMA PAC works hard for you & produces GREAT results to VA operators & suppliers. VAMA PAC - IS THERE A COST TO ATTEND? Of course!  We are raising VAMA PAC funds to help your business! $20.00 minimum donation helps our PAC grow for YOU! (Corporate or personal funds ARE accepted but NO Credit Cards can be accepted.  Check or cash donations only and are not tax deductible) Please RSVP for yourself and your employees. Your support is greatly appreciated and needed.

Saturday - March 11, 2017
8:00 am - Light Breakfast & Social - SPONSORED BY VISTAR

8:30 am - Technician Training School (Day 2 – Part 1)
11:30 am - LUNCH 
12:15 pm - Technician Training School (Day 2 – Part 2)
2:15 pm - Adjourn

Technician School Topics

How to Use a Meter
Definition of DMB & Dex
Electronic Trouble Shooting for Refrigeration
Payment Systems
Principles of Electricity

About the Technician School Speakers:

Bud Burke, VP, Operations, The Coffeematt Corporation. Bud has over 40 years experience in the vending industry as a mechanic, troubleshooter, maintenance supervisor, operations and branch manager, in sales and as a operating partner.

Davis J. Haines, Jr. - Midlantic Vending. Davis has experience in vending machine repair, remote monitoring, computers, networking, fabrication, troubleshooting & problem solving skills to teach this vending program that will enable attendees with industry standards for vending machine technicians.


Thank You to the following sponsors:
Burdette Beckmann, Betson Baltimore, Demitri-Chesapeake,
Quality Brokerage, Southeastern Vending Services, USI, Vistar, Vendor Supply


ACE 2016 Tops the 1000 Attendee Mark!

ACE 2016 Press Release
October 19th, 2016

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation was the chosen venue for the 62nd edition of the Atlantic Coast Exposition (ACE) where operators and suppliers from all across the US gathered to take part in educational sessions , see and show new products and equipment.. The theme: “Let Your Star Shine at ACE 2016” was spread around across the show – with many exhibitors embracing the Hollywood theme. The exhibit hall completely SOLD OUT for the largest exhibitor showing in several years. Participants from 28 states and Canada took part in this three-day convention that is the largest show of its kind on the East Coast. For the SIXTH year in a row, ACE attendance grew! ACE attendance has grown each year since 2011 and 2016 is no exception topping the 1000 attendee mark. Click here for the full Press Release.

Join or Renew Your VAMA Membership Today

We need you -  See the benefits of membership below:

  • Representation and visibility against legislative issues – stay informed on key issues
  • Networking opportunities with industry leaders & VAMA social and educational events
  • Links to Atlantic Coast Exposition for a large, regional vending show – Professional Development growth
  • Strength and bonding relationships with suppliers
  • Cutting edge educational opportunities
  • Reliable and trustworthy industry business information (especially for new owners)
  • Equal voice no matter of business size
  • Customer credibility as a legitimate operating business
  • Learning & collaboration of a changing industry
  • Working relationships with surrounding state associations
  • Public Relations - Enjoy the benefits news and feature material, media response

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