NAMA Emerging Leaders Network Invites Young Professionals To Get Involved In 2015

Dec. 23, 2014

(CHICAGO) -- December 22, 2014 – “As the NAMA Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) wraps up a successful year, we invite all young industry professionals to get involved so they may take part in ELN’s events and initiatives for 2015,” said Paul Tullio, ELN Chair.

“Our mission is to cultivate young talent in the vending and refreshment services industry through implementation of education and networking.  As we’re building our group,  we are ramping up our areas of responsibility, interest and exposure to the industry – the time is right to join ELN formally.  Completing and submitting this brief form ensures that you will be among the first to know ELN-related news,” he continued.

To join the Emerging Leaders Network or to ensure your membership information is up to date, please download a membership form at and return completed forms to Kelly Doherty at [email protected].

NAMA launched the Emerging Leaders Network in the fall of 2013 to provide young executives with a forum focused on exchanging personal experiences with industry peers.  This year, the group hosted networking fund-raisers and meetings at major industry events including OneShow and CTW.  Emerging Leaders also played an important role in NAMA’s advocacy efforts, taking part in the Public Policy Conference in Washington, DC, participating in state councils and legislative days, and testifying before local governments.

ELN members, industry leaders 40 years of age or younger, are entrepreneurs actively pursuing a higher level of professionalism in the vending and refreshment services industry. Membership is available at no cost.

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.


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