365 Retail Markets CEO To Speak AT NAMA’s Tech Talks

Sept. 18, 2014

Troy, MI— September 17, 2014—365 Retail Markets has signed on to be a sponsor of NAMA’s Tech Talks: Leveraging Vending Technology to Increase Revenue, on October 6-7 in Las Vegas, Nev. This new two-part technology seminar is specially designed to help vending and MicroMarket operators stay current with industry-specific technology and learn what innovative applications may best enhance their customer experience and integrate seamlessly into their business plan.

“I am honored to have been asked to participate in NAMA’s Tech Talks,” says 365 CEO, Joe Hessling, “There is so much to share and to learn at these events, I am looking forward to it..”

Hessling will also give a presentation on the importance of collecting and using data to have a successful MicroMarket. 365 Retail Markets prides itself on having the most scalable data solution in the industry.

“There is so much hype in the technology world, it is easy to get lost in it.  Big data is at the core of MicroMarkets and 365 knows what to do with it, I plan on sharing details on the what, why and how at the NAMA Tech Talk," says Hessling.

The seminar will kick off with a number of supplier-sponsored meetings and a networking reception. Day two has a full schedule that will include six presentations on a variety of topics including:

  • Innovative/Advanced Design: Emerging trends in consumer-machine interactivity
  • Self-Service Technologies: Micro market software, kiosks and accounts
  • Emerging Payment/Loyalty Programs: Cashless, contactless, mobile payment and loyalty systems
  • Digital Content Management: Transactions, interactions and interconnectedness
  • Dynamic System Operations: Evolving vending management software and synergies
  • Secure Payments/Network Connections: Components of cash and cashless transactions; remote machine monitoring and data processing

“This is a one-stop shop for all things tech, and includes many of the key thought leaders in the industry as well as an exclusive look at new products,” Dr. Michael Kasavana, NAMA Endowed Professor in Hospitality Business at Michigan State University and Tech Talks facilitator says, “Do not miss this opportunity!”

Part two of the seminar will take place December 8-9 at The Westin Peachtree in Downtown Atlanta, Ga. The cost for member operators is $399 and those interested can get more details and register at www.vending.org/techtalks.

About NAMA

Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $42 billion U.S. vending and refreshment service industry. With more than 1800 member companies – including many of the world’s most recognized brands – NAMA provides advocacy, education and research for its membership. Visit NAMA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About 365 Retail Markets

365 Retail Markets is a fast growing vending, foodservice and MicroMarket technology provider based in Troy, Michigan. Their best-in-class self-checkout and vending payment systems have been adopted by many of the leaders in the industry. Its proprietary, 365 MicroMarket, is a turnkey unmanned market that allows customers to increase sales, improve the customer experience, and increase profits, while decreasing operating costs. 365 Retail Markets has been pioneering innovation in the vending industry for over 5 years and continues to revolutionize the market with superior technology and ultimate flexibility in customization and branding.

For more information about 365 Retail Markets, visit www.365retailmarkets.com.  You can also join 365 Retail Markets on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn.


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