CHICAGO – July 29, 2015 – With results being finalized following the Fly-In held last week in Washington, D.C., NAMA announced today participants met with a record 62 percent of the U.S. Senate and 29 percent of the U.S. House of Representatives, reaching a total of 35 percent of congressional offices overall.
Nearly 200 Fly-in attendees participated in 186 meetings with elected officials and their staffs on Capitol Hill, building awareness on key refreshment service industry issues and further expanding the association’s footprint in Washington.
The Fly-In, the first and most comprehensive NAMA advocacy effort to date, drew participants from 35 states and the District of Columbia. Meeting discussions focused on three main issues: Calorie Disclosure/Health and Wellness, the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act and Coin and Currency.
Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $25 billion U.S. vending and refreshment service industry. With more than 1250 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.