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Feb 08, 2013, 07:30 ET

No Time to Shop for Your Valentine? NAMA Says From Flowers to Caviar, A Vending Machine Can Save the Day!

If you're one of the millions of Americans pressed for time this Valentine's Day, at the touch of a button, a vending machine might be the best...

Nov 14, 2012, 17:26 ET

Statement From NAMA, Chicago-based National Vending Association, Regarding Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Healthy Vending Initiative

"As the national association representing the vending and refreshment services industry, we applaud Mayor Emanuel and the City of Chicago in...

Sep 12, 2012, 09:00 ET
Office refreshment service providers across the country are celebrating the American workforce's passion for coffee during the first annual National Coffee Service Month. NAMA -- the trade group for workplace refreshment service providers -- created "Joe on the Job" to personify coffee in the workplace. Exciting customer events -- including sweepstakes, unique contests and coffee trivia quizzes -- are being held in cities nationwide during the entire month, leading up to National Coffee Day, September 29.  (PRNewsFoto/NAMA)

Office Coffee Service Providers Coast-to-Coast Celebrate First Annual National Coffee Service Month With "Joe on the Job"

Service providers across the country are celebrating the first annual National Coffee Service Month while also recognizing the significant and...

Aug 01, 2012, 10:45 ET

Vending Industry Report Indicates Turnaround May Be in Store

 New technology, investments in innovation and a focus on a younger demographic – Gen Y (ages 18-29) – are key factors for success...

Dec 05, 2011, 12:44 ET

Vending Industry Continues to Thank Gen Y with The Gratitude Tracks

Following its successful seven-city Gratitude Tour, the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) announced that it is giving...

Dec 13, 2010, 11:37 ET

Vending Spokespersons Available to Discuss Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

WHAT: Members of the vending industry are available to discuss the vending section of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act that President Obama is...

Jun 04, 2005, 01:00 ET

Soccer Legend Brandi Chastain Joins 300 Chicago Elementary Students for Balanced for Life Chicago SCORES Soccer Jamboree!

CHICAGO, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's World Cup Soccer Champion Brandi Chastain today joined hundreds of urban-area elementary school children...

Jun 04, 2005, 01:00 ET

700 District of Columbia Elementary Students Turn Out for Balanced for Life/DC SCORES Soccer Jamboree!

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of urban-area children from 22 Washington, DC Public Schools turned out today at Trinity University...

Jan 13, 2005, 00:00 ET

Vending Industry Launches National Campaign to Fight Childhood Obesity

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional football legend Lynn Swann today helped the vending and coffee service industry unveil its...

Jan 13, 2005, 00:00 ET

Monumental Vending Hosts National Campaign Launch: Beltsville Vending Company Works with Pro-Football Legend Lynn Swann to Unveil National Campaign to Fight Childhood Obesity

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Beltsville, Maryland-based Monumental Vending today hosted Professional football legend Lynn Swann and the...