NAMA chair of the board of directors and native of Hershey, Penn., Mark Dieffenbach has a featured role in the upcoming NAMA OneShow, the industry’s largest trade event. With more than 4,500 attendees, the event will take place April 24 to 26 at the Venetian-Sands Resort in Las Vegas, Nev.
During the first general session on Wednesday, April 24, Dieffenbach will deliver the official welcome and will provide his personal perspective on the state of the vending and refreshment services industry. He will introduce NAMA’s CEO Carla Balakgie who will be followed by Magic Johnson, entrepreneur, entertainer and former NBA star.
On Thursday, April 25, Dieffenbach will lead a discussion focused on the business of the association with an annual meeting, recognizing new members of the board of directors. He will conclude his participation in the general session by introducing Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House of Representatives.
“I look forward to the OneShow, which brings together the leaders in our industry to share best practices, to learn about industry innovations and to network,” said Dieffenbach in a prepared statement. “I also look forward to welcoming a fellow former Hummelstown resident, Newt Gingrich. Like many local residents, I take pride in the fact Mr. Gingrich was born in Harrisburg Hospital and lived in Hummelstown from ages 3 to 11.”