Ross Colbert from Rabobank International presents coffee market trends during the opening session of the National Automatic Merchandising Association CoffeeTea&Water Show in Las Vegas.
Steve Smith of Steven Smith Teamaker tells attendees at the CoffeeTea&Water Show in Las Vegas the outlook for specialty tea is very strong.
Cliff Fisher of MEI explains the benefits of online ordering for coffee service operators during the OCS technology panel.
Rob Masri of Cardagin Networks Inc. describes a mobile loyalty and rewards program his company offers to merchants during the OCS technology panel.
Brian Voigt of Bank of America Merchant Services describes the benefits of allowing customers to pay for OCS orders electronically during the OCS technology panel.
Prof. Mike Kasavana, left, of Michigan State University, introduces the OCS technology panel. At his left are Brian Voigt of Bank of America Merchant Services, Rob Masri of Cardagin Networks Inc. and Cliff Fisher of MEI. Andrew Kuneth of Prism Visual Software was also on the panel.
Gary Schacter of Bay Valley Foods, right, welcomes Tom and ZRene Ridenour of Pine Mountain Springs, Wilmington, Del., to the tabletop exhibits at the National Automatic Merchandising Association CoffeeTea&Water Show in Las Vegas.
Ken Redding, left, of Coinstar Coffee Ventures chats with David Robertson of Kraft Vending & OCS.
Kevin Horstman, left, and Joel Ruthie of Seaga/Saeco welcome Jeff Winter, Matt Burr and Jim Talstra of Percasso Coffee & Bottled Water in Portland, Ore.
Chrissy Borowicz, center, of the Atnip Co. in Fullerton, Calif., welcomes Pete Tullio, left, and Larry Deagan of Gourmet Coffee Service in Van Nuys, Calif.
Neil Swindale, left, of Vend Central chats with Singh Arora of Vendmart in San Leandro, Calif.
Bill Duprey, right, of de Jonk Duke in Taylor, Mich. welcomes Diane and Mike Chappelle of Personal Coffee Servcie in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
Stu Case of Burdette Beckmann Inc., center, welcomes Mick and Maria Bailey of ExpressOh in Henderson, Nevada.
Victor Kung, left, of Classic Coffee Concepts presents single cup solutions to Alfonso Nava of Cristal Tef S.A. de C.V. in Juarez, Mexico.
Jim Brinton, left, of Avanti Markets presents a self checkout solution to Russ Willsher of Rocket Coffee & Vending in San Carlos, Calif. and Shawn Finnerty of Vistar Corp.
Zachary Palmer, left, or Amore Espresso in Parker, Colo. learns about single cup solutions from Guillaume Borione of VE Global Solutions.
Jessica Rogers, left, Jon Downing and Sarah Carithers present the Multi Max LLC solution to attendees.
Wendell Simonson of Eco Products explains the benefits of sustainable products.
Carla Balakgie, incoming NAMA president and CEO, speaks to the NAMA membership during a special reception.
Jane Triola presents the Java Flow cooler solution to Charlie Norris of Fiesta Vending In Elma, Wash.
NAMA board member Howard Chapman, right, presents a plaque of appreciation to Stu Case for his role as chairman of the CoffeeTea&Water Show.
Hal Steuber, left, co-founder of Associated Coffee Services Inc. in San Leandro, Calif., accepts the NAMA Legends award from his son, Tom Steuber.
Becky and Joe Palazzola, left, of A Matter of Taste in Northridge, Calif., congratulate Hal and Diane Steuber, co-founders of Associated Coffee Services Inc. in San Leandro, Calif. Hal Steuber holds the 2011 NAMA Coffee Legends Award.
Jeb Blount, a business development consultant, discusses closing secrets in the new economy.
The National Automatic Merchandising Association 2011 CoffeeTea&Water Show at Bally's in Las Vegas drew a record turnout of operators and suppliers. Attendees spent two and a half days hearing from industry experts about a variety of marketing and management topics while the tabletop exhibit hosted a variety of new products and equipment.