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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

Click here to REGISTER ONLINE

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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