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Head of R&D for LAI Games Perfects Virtual Rabbids with D-BOX

Dallas, August 19, 2019 – LAI Games VP of Research and Development, Shannon Perell, recently visited D-BOX world headquarters in Quebec, Canada to put the final touches on motion simulation for what has been named The Big Expansion Pack: the new content that will be available later this month

VENDEX Exhibition 2020, Vending Industry Expo to be held in Turkey

VENDEX Exhibition to Bring Together the players of the Vending Industry in Turkey The companies of the vending machine technologies and self-service systems sector which has become increasingly widespread all over the world in recent years is getting ready to come together at VENDEX,

How To Start A Bitcoin ATM Business

According to our bitcoin ATM industry stats, there is a growing number of bitcoin ATM installations worldwide. If someone wants to run his own bitcoin ATM or install a bitcoin machine at existing local business, what are the main points to check and decisions to make beforehand?

Virtual Rabbids: The Big Expansion Pack Launches Globally

Dallas, August 22, 2019 – Leading game manufacturer LAI Games has announced that the muchanticipated release of The Big Expansion Pack for its award-winning Virtual Rabbids VR ride. The Big Expansion Pack adds 3 brand new premium experiences to the existing line-up and includes a new game header

Delicious Beverage Trends in San Diego Break Rooms

Coffee, tea and energy drinks will never look the same. Change up your employees’ energy-boosting beverage routines with three new mashup trends. A mashup requires at least two separate ideas or, in this case, beverages and combines them in new, unusual and exciting ways.

Study Finds Cashless Readers Also Boost Cash Sales In Vending

The beneficial impact of cashless readers on vending sales has long been established, but what many operators may not know is that cashless technology does not cannibalize cash purchases. A recent study commissioned by USA Technologies Inc. actually found that cashless technology increases cash

Wholesale Coffee & Coffee Drinks for Vending and Micro Markets

Wholesale Coffee Product suppliers for vending machines, micro markets and office coffee service companies. Please contact the coffee roasters and office coffee supply companies direct for more information about their coffee products and pricing. Also see: Wholesale Beverages, Coffee, Cold Brew,

Movie Photo Booths by Face Place

EXCLUSIVE LICENSING FROM HOLLYWOOD’S TOP STUDIOS Movie lovers will be running to the new Face Place Movie Booth! With brand new films such as Spider-Man Far From Home, Men in Black International, Godzilla,  and much more. Entire families will start lining up to get their photos taken.

NAMA’s STATE ADVOCACY VALUE CONTINUES TO GROW

WES FISHER PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT  CHICAGO – August 8, 2019 – Joining 5,500 attendees focusing on topics ranging from criminal justice and heath care to taxes and transportation, NAMA’s Wes Fisher participated in the National Conference of State Legislature’s (NCSL)

New Game from ICE: Hoop it Up

‌  ‌  ‌  ‌ We are very excited about our new GAMES and we would give you a peek into the process of our research and development team—which is quite busy! From concept to production, the R&D team is involved in every step of the process.

Top Global Amusement Parks and Water Parks in 2019

TripAdvisor Reveals the Global Top Amusement Parks and Water Parks in 2019! On July 24th, TripAdvisor, the global travel planning and booking platform, released the list of the world’s best amusement parks and water parks in 2019.   The list has been made for six consecutive years.

2018 VENDING INDUSTRY CENSUS RESULTS

Business Diversification and Technology Account for Industry’s Growth to $26 Billion CHICAGO – August 5, 2019 – The NAMA Foundation announced today that the 2018 Industry Census is now available to both members and non-members on the NAMA website.    “The industry census is an …

Coffee Tea and Water Scholarship Now Open

Coffee Tea and Water Show Scholarship Available! Submit Your Application Today! The NAMA Foundation is awarding one scholarship to attend NAMA’s Coffee Tea and Water Show held on Nov. 18-20 at the Anaheim Marriott in sunny California. The scholarship includes general registration and $1,000

The Importance of Touch Screen Technology in Kiosks

Our Systems Solutions Manager, Richard Murton, has composed the below response to the importance of touch screen technology in kiosks. Everyday life Touch screen technology in kiosks / vending machines are now part of our everyday lives, whether it be from ordering a coffee, or paying for a parking

Betson Enterprises Holds Summer Spotlight Show in San Antonio 

July 23, 2019 – Betson Enterprises held another successful Spotlight Show at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX on July 18th. The well attended show featured the latest product from top manufacturers. The Texas Spotlight Show also coincided with the two-day Betson

NAMA: More Products in Vending Machines Will Meet Public Health Standards 

New Public Health Commitment is Underway: More Products in Vending Machines Will Meet Public Health Standards  CHICAGO – July 16, 2019 – NAMA announced today that its members have completed the initial phase of a process to develop a public health commitment with the goal

Embed Grows Its Presence In Tradeshows & Events

Singapore, 15 July 2019 – Leading the transformation of the business of fun since 2001, Embed, the worldwide leader of the cashless business management systems and solutions for the amusement, entertainment and leisure industries, grows its presence in various trade shows and events across

NAMA Chair Emeritus Richard Atnip’s Wife Passed on June 27th

FULLERTON, CA – Joan Ann Atnip went to heaven to be with our Lord Jesus on Thursday evening June 27th, 2019 after a long hard battle with Alzheimer’s. The spirit and grace with which she fought this disease is a reflection of her tenacity and good heart.  Joan began her adventure

AMOA-NY’S GALA SOUVENIR VIDEO

AMOA-NY’S GALA SOUVENIR VIDEO The Souvenir Video from the May 7th event: https://youtu.be/QEWfyZmfWeM This video is “hot off the press” or “just popped out of the video camera”! DANNY FRANK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AMOA-NY

NAYAX PARTNERS WITH FIRST DATA

GLOBAL FINTECH COMPANY EXPANDS ITS CARD PRESENT CASHLESS SERVICES IN ASIA Nayax, the leading cashless solution provider for the unattended market, has joined forces with First Data Singapore, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions. Following the successful partnership

Vending Machine Charity Sponsorships, Vending Charities Outreach Programs

CHARITIES FOR VENDING that offer Vending Charity Sponsorship Programs and Vending Outreach Programs! Please contact these Charity Organizations direct for more information about their Vending Machine Charity Programs and Sponsorships.

365 Retail Markets Launches Redesigned 365Pay App

TROY, MI – 365 Retail Markets, the global leader in MicroMarket technology— offering a best-in-class point-of-sale platform for the vending, foodservice and hospitality industries, responds to industry trends and operator needs for new ways to connect with consumers by launching

Need Vending Machine Locations? Try VENDLOCO

VendLoco©, a vending location list generator.   What is a vending location list generator? VendLoco, a strategically designed software program that data mines the most relevant information to create lists of business locations that “most likely” want vending services.

Omnivore Teams With Coca-Cola Co. To Manage Digital Menu Content For Operators

Omnivore, a point-of-sale connectivity platform enabling hundreds of third-party technologies to integrate seamlessly with the diverse POS landscape, has launched its Menu Management System (MMS). Developed with The Coca-Cola Co., MMS helps foodservice brands and technology providers to smooth

Betti Industries Hires Ken Traina as Chief Operating Officer 

June 25, 2019 (Carlstadt, NJ) – H. Betti Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent hire of Ken Traina, who joins the H. Betti team as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Traina brings more than 20 years of professional experience in Operations Management to the company.

500th Virtual Rabbids Unit Sold to Pizza Ranch

Dallas, June 21, 2019 – Leading game manufacturer LAI Games has achieved a milestone 500 sales of its top-earning virtual reality ride, Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride. The unit was sold to Pizza Ranch in Casper, Wyoming, the second Virtual Rabbids to be installed in a Fun Zone Arcade

NAYAX CONTINUES EXPANSION WITH THE HIRE OF TAKANE NAKAMURA

PAYMENT INDUSTRY EXPERT TO BE MANAGING DIRECTOR IN NAYAX JAPAN K.K. Nayax, a leading fintech company providing payment solutions and services to unattended retail and self-service businesses, is thrilled to announce that Mr. Takane Nakamura has joined the Nayax family as Managing Director, Nayax K.K.

Virtual Rabbids Featured on Vive Blog

Dallas, June 21, 2019 – Vive headset manufacturer HTC has featured LAI Games and their hit Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride in a recent article on the Vive Blog, highlighting how it revolutionized the industry with the first unattended VR attraction and made unattended VR possible for entertainment

New Virtual Rabbids Experiences to Debut at Bowl Expo

Dallas, June 19, 2019 – Leading game manufacturer LAI Games will introduce three much-anticipated new experiences for their hit VR attraction, Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride at Bowl Expo next week in Las Vegas. BEC, FEC and arcade owners and operators will be able to try the new experiences

Speedy’s One Stop Repair Service

WOOD DALE, IL: Speedy’s One Stop Repair Service, the leading depot repair facility for the amusement industry, has partnered with Wells-Gardner Technologies, Inc. to act as an authorized service center for their line of world class LCD monitors. Speedy’s One Stop Repair Service aims to

CTW Adds NEW PRODUCT ZONE

NAMA’s Coffee, Tea and Water Show is adding a NEW PRODUCT ZONE. SNEAK PEEK AT INNOVATION Get the scoop on the latest creations in the New Product Zone, a designated area in the exhibit hall that features a collection of cutting-edge OCS products organized into five convenient categories:

EVOCA GROUP Acquires Quality Espresso S.A.

Valbrembo (Bergamo, Italy), – EVOCA S.p.A. (“EVOCA”), a world-leading manufacturer of professional coffee machines, announces the acquisition of the entire share capital of Quality Espresso S.A. (“QE”). Based in Barcelona, QE is one of the largest manufacturer of professional manual

LAI Games Heads to Shanghai

Dallas, June 7, 2019 – Leading game manufacturer LAI Games is exhibiting at the IAAPA Expo Asia in Shanghai, China next week to promote their award-winning catalog of games. The event is the largest trade show for the attractions industry in Asia, attended by General managers, owners, and CEOs

California Exempts Coffee from Prop 65

California Exempts Coffee from Prop 65 Yesterday, California state regulators gave final approval to a proposed regulation stating that coffee does not pose a significant cancer risk,officially exempting coffee from Prop 65 warning requirements. The approval of this regulation is a major victory

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR EVA’S 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The EVA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our 25th Year Anniversary Celebration that will take place on 16th & 17th of October in Baveno, Italy.   Brussels, 5 June 2019  The charming town of Baveno, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, will play host to a two-day

Tyson Foods Names Noelle O’Mara Chief Marketing Officer

SPRINGDALE, Ark., May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)- Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) has appointed Noelle O’Mara to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer. O’Mara, who has more than 17 years of food marketing experience, joined Tyson Foods in April 2016 as vice president, new business model

365 Expands Partnership Program with C&S Vending Company

Troy, Mich., June 3rd, 2019 — 365 Retail Markets, the global leader in MicroMarket technology—offering a best-in-class point-of-sale platform for the vending, foodservice and hospitality industries—is pleased to announce that it has signed a new 5-year exclusive contract with the Corporate

EVA WITHDRAWS EMP FOR REFRIGERATED VENDING MACHINES 

Brussels 29 May 2019 – The Energy Measurement Protocol, developed by EVA technical experts, has provided a reliable method for over 10 years for vending manufacturers to test the energy consumption of their machines, and to present their results to both customers as well as procurement

ACE Has Exciting Announcements

Atlantic Coast Exposition, Exhibit Space 100% Sold Out, Operator Registration Open While New Website Debuts. Cary, NC – The 65th ACE Show Planning Committee is proud announce exciting newsworthy happenings! For the second year in a row, the exhibit space is completely sold out!

NAYAX GROWTH, WITH HIRE OF SAMMY YAHIAOUI AS CRO

Nayax, a leading fintech company providing payment solutions and services to unattended retail and self-service businesses, is delighted to announce the hiring of Mr. Sammy Yahiaoui as Chief Revenue Officer, reporting to Mr. Yair Nechmad, CEO & Co-founder. In his new position, Yahiaoui will be

LAI Games Hosts Recruitment Event to Support Expanding Team

Singapore, May 22, 2019 – Leading game manufacturer LAI Games recently opened their doors to the local developer community with a recruitment night at their new studio in the heart of Singapore’s tech hub. Co-hosted by Wantedly, an agency that connects talent with prospective employers,

NAYAX, FIRST CARD READER PROVIDER TO ACCEPT BLUECODE IN GERMANY, AUSTRIA

BLUECODE USERS CAN PAY FOR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AT UNATTENDED MACHINES INTEGRATED WITH NAYAX PRODUCTS Fintech company Nayax is excited to announce its newest cashless payment integration, the Bluecode payments solution. Every Bluecode enabled mobile payment app offers users to pay at unattended

CDS Adds to the Team as it Expands Operations

CDS is pleased to announce that as a part of its expansion plans Richard Murton has joined our team where he will focus on the System solutions including embedded division of the business. After working as a design engineer at Marconi Avionics, Richard moved into the world of electronic display sale

The NAMA Show 2019 Delivers an Elevated Experience 

(CHICAGO) May 8, 2019 – The NAMA Show returned to Las Vegas, bringing the convenience services industry together for a week of innovative new features, cutting-edge products and services, customized education and invaluable networking experiences.    “Attendees and exhibitors alike

CTW 2019 CALL FOR SPEAKERS OPEN

(CHICAGO) May 7, 2019 – Calling all industry thought leaders!  NAMA is now accepting proposals for education sessions for the 2019 Coffee, Tea & Water Show in Anaheim, CA, taking place November 18-20.   “We are gearing up for CTW in Anaheim in November 2019,” said Jon Snyder,

JAMIE SURA, TOMMY JAMES FETED AT AMOA-NY GALA MAY 7TH

In front of a packed 100+ room where attendees were feasting on a thirteen course family style Italian dinner, TouchTunes Senior Vice President/Sales Jamie Sura accepted the Amusement And Music Owners Association of New York’s “Man of the Year Award” for 2019.  Standing side-by-side

LAI Games Counts Down to Summer with Immediate Availability

Dallas, May 8, 2019 – Leading game manufacturer LAI Games has ramped up stock of Let’s Bounce, HYPERshoot and Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride in time for the start of the busy summer season. All three Innovator Award-winning games are available for immediate shipment in plenty of time for Memori

NuMind Now Builds Vending Routes for New Entrepreneurs

NuMind, the industry leader for building custom ATM routes in USA, is now offering to new entrepreneurs, to help build their new VENDING BUSINESS by building a custom route of vending machines in their certain city or specific areas. This benefits the novice with a company to help with support,

CRANE BUILDING NEW EXPERIENCES WITH NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS

CRANE MERCHANDISING SYSTEMS IS BUILDING EXPERIENCES FOR OPERATORS AND CONSUMERS WITH NEXT GENERATION PRODUCT OFFERINGS  WILLISTON, S.C. – May 6, 2019 – Crane Merchandising Systems, a Crane Co. company and the leading global manufacturer of innovative solutions for vending machines,

NAYAX LAUNCHES MONYX WALLET 2.0

FINTECH COMPANY INTROS CONSUMER LOYALTY APP USING NAYAX SOLUTIONS Global fintech company Nayax is excited to be launching the new version of  Monyx Wallet, its payment app with added consumer engagement capabilities. For operators of unattended, automated businesses using Nayax cashless payment

PETER FETHERSTON, 2019 OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

(CHICAGO) April 22, 2019 – Peter Fetherston, CEO of Canteen, Compass Group North America, was recently announced as NAMA’s Operator of the Year as part of the association’s 2019 Industry Awards. The Operator of the Year Award is presented to an individual that best exemplifies

NAYAX AUSTRALIA THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTION

REDUCED TRANSACTION FEES FOR UNATTENDED TRANSACTIONS MAKES NAYAX AUSTRALIA THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTION FOR RETAIL CUSTOMERS Sydney, Australia – Nayax Australia, a leading global fintech company providing cashless payment solutions for unattended retail, has partnered with First Data,

USA Technologies Celebrates 20 Years of Leadership and Innovation During NAMA Show

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The NAMA Show – Today, USA Technologies (NASDAQ:USAT) (“USAT”), a premier digital payment, consumer enga gement and logistics service provider for the self-service retail market, marked the 20th anniversary of the debut of the ePort which was first

The Locker Network Brings Advanced Locker System to the Ski Industry

Dallas, April 26, 2019 – The Locker Network will display its keyless electronic locker system for theme parks, waterparks, ski resorts, trampoline parks and other entertainment venues at next week’s National Ski Areas Association Convention in San Diego. Offerings will include their modular,

Five Star Announces Series of Four Acquisitions 

Expanding the company’s franchise footprint  CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five Star Food Service announced today the completion of four recent acquisitions spanning service lines of micro markets, vending, pantry, office coffee, water, and catering. Three of the four acquisitions were tucked

INTRO OF CASH ACCEPTANCE WITH NAYAX’S LATEST CASHLESS PAYMENT AND TELEMETRY DEVICE

Global fintech company Nayax is excited to launch its latest payment device at the upcoming NAMA Show in Las Vegas, the VPOS Fusion. In addition to the cashless payment capabilities for which Nayax is known, VPOS Fusion sees cash acceptance capabilities added via third party bill validators, offer

Fixturelite celebrates five-year anniversary and 2500 markets placed 

Fixturelite™, the industry leading supplier of micro market retail displays, seating, and design features is celebrating their five-year anniversary and 2500 markets placed with a newly revamped website, and their 5th, and newest Collection of retail displays at booth 1461 at the 2019 NAMA Show.

China Expo-Asia Amusement & Attractions Expo 2019 

Welcome to China Expo-Asia Amusement & Attractions Expo 2019  We would like to invite you to attend AAA expo as a visitor! Besides 600+ Chinese manufacturers, we also had received many Int’l companies booth confirmation this year!  Our expo products embrace 6 categories:  Arcade

International Vending Conference (Bangkok) 2019

International Vending Conference (Bangkok) 2019 -Co-located with Vend ASEAN 2019 Date: 19 September 2019 Venue: Hall 7, IMPACT Exhibition Centre. Bangkok Sponsored by: Asia Pacific Vending Association CONFIDA (Italian Vending Association) Supported by: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau

UP CLOSE: A LOOK AT 2019 ALLIED MEMBER OF THE YEAR, LARRY ATNIP 

(CHICAGO) April 17, 2019 – Larry Atnip, Vice President of Atnip Co., Inc. and President of Premier Broker Partners, was recently announced as NAMA’s Allied Member of the Year as part of the association’s 2019 Industry Awards. Atnip will be presented with his award on April 24

7 Secrets to Success in the Vending Machine Business

Learn the top keys to finding success as a vending machine owner so that you can set your machines apart from the competition.    From products to location, these are the secrets you need to succeed in the vending machine business.  The vending machine business appeals to many would-be entrepreneur

NAYAX LLC WELCOMES BRIAN DUNN AS EXECUTIVE VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Nayax is pleased to announce its recent hire of Brian Dunn, who will join the Nayax team as Executive Vice President of Business Development reporting to Nayax LLC CEO Carly Furman. Within the new role, Dunn will be responsible for creating and maintaining new strategic partnerships

Swiss vending machine operator Selecta prepares IPO-sources

ZURICH/FRANKFURT, April 12 (Reuters) – Selecta, Europe’s leading vending machine operator, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) on the Swiss stock exchange within months, people close to the matter said.   The company has scheduled meetings with analysts this month

Pair of Industry Veterans Join Five Star Expanding the company’s sales organization

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Canteen franchise Five Star Food Service announced today the addition of industry veterans Jeff Lyons and Herb Modesitt to their growing sales organization. Both share extensive background in the vending, coffee service, and foodservice industry.

Tri-State Holds Technician Training honoring Bill Buckholz 

The Tri-State Automatic Merchandising Council, on Saturday April 6, 2019, held a technician training session named in honor of Bill Buckholz.  Bill Buckholz (Goodman Vending, Reading, Pa) who passed away last year was an innovator who brought positive change to our industry.

Attention Operators: Industry Census Survey Extended to April 19

“The NAMA Foundation has partnered with Technomic to build the industry census, and we need your participation. Operators – help us tell your story and advocate for your business by taking this survey. This data is critical to our ability to successfully advocate on behalf of the convenience

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