NAMA OneShow 2014 To Help Attendees Leverage Industry Changes

In the face of emerging technology, looming legislation and new competition in the vending and refreshment services industry, NAMA urges its members to register now for the 2014 NAMA OneShow, April 9, 10 and 11 in Chicago, Ill. This unique event is the single spot where operators and suppliers can come together to tackle today’s complex industry challenges.

“There has never been a more crucial time to attend the OneShow,” said Pete Tullio, NAMA chair, in a prepared statement. “There is an unprecedented mix of challenges operators are facing in today’s market. We all need the comprehensive education and vital connections that only the OneShow can deliver. You really can’t afford not to attend this year’s NAMA OneShow.”

In addition to connecting with a record-breaking more than 250 exhibitors, attendees will enjoy an array of business-critical, hands-on educational and unparalleled networking opportunities designed to provide the competitive edge businesses need right now. OneShow attendees will remain current and competitive on all the industry’s developments, including:

Game-changing legislation. Be informed and proactive about coin and currency changes, new calorie disclosure requirements, redefined local and state health regulations, pending national standards for micro markets, revised Energy Star Standards for coffee brewers and other potentially expensive mandates.

Shifting consumer preferences. Merchandising is a whole new ball game. Micro market operations are rushing in to fill the void at a projected 3,000 new locations per year during the next decade.* Learn how to launch and profit from micro markets through several devoted sessions.

 Emerging technologies. Investing in and implementing new technologies is daunting. Build confidence in cloud-based computing, alternate payment platforms, mobile transactions, consumer analytics, loyalty programming, telemetry software and more.

 New Competition. Industry growth and change is attracting new players. Stay in the game to win with the OneShow’s superior education offerings and second-to-none networking opportunities. Your competitors will be there, you should too.

*2012 Micro Market Channel Consensus

Register now for the 2014 NAMA OneShow, April 9, 10 and 11. Learn more about the Chicago, educational offerings and lodging at