This is the meeting where vendors and suppliers in office coffee service, micro-marts, and vending come together to build relationships and grow their hospitality business. The lingo is somewhat different in this segment, where operators act as distributors and consumers are everyone who populates workplaces nationwide. NAMA is the association representing the $25 billion U.S. vending and refreshment service industry, with more than 1,250 companies.
Refreshment services range from small businesses providing packaged snacks and drip coffee, to large corporations offering sophisticated specialty coffee brewing systems and catering service to keep employees engaged and in the workplace.
Micro-marts are gaining momentum in lieu of traditional vending, allowing for more consumer choice, fresh foods, and flexibility of payment and product selection.… More