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Operator 2015 Membership Reduced by 50%!

Operator Membership dues for 2015 have been reduced by 50% - we need you! See the benefits of membership below:

  • Representation and visibility against legislative issues – stay informed on key issues
     
  • Networking opportunities with industry leaders & VAMA social and educational events
     
  • Links to Atlantic Coast Exposition for a large, regional vending show – Professional Development growth
     
  • Strength and bonding relationships with suppliers
     
  • Cutting edge educational opportunities
     
  • Reliable and trustworthy industry business information (especially for new owners)
     
  • Equal voice no matter of business size
     
  • Customer credibility as a legitimate operating business
     
  • Learning & collaboration of a changing industry
     
  • Working relationships with surrounding state associations
     
  • Public Relations - Enjoy the benefits news and feature material, media response

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VAMA VOY/SOY Winners Announced at ACE


 VAMA Supplier of the Year, Wayne Salmon
 

VAMA Vendor of the Year, Shane Spikes

 

The Saturday All-Star breakfast (sponsored by Vistar) gave us a Keynote by Tommy John who spoke to the packed house about how competitiveness and commitment can lead to the top. Beforehand, awards were given to the following: NCVA Vendor of the Year: Rick Parker, Northwest Food Service; NCVA Supplier of the Year: Karen Foster, Vistar; VAMA Vendor of the Year: Shane Spikes, DeliMatic; and VAMA Supplier of the Year: Wayne Salmon of Vendors Supply. A plaque presented to Carl Moser of Cardinal Canteen was given to honor his year-long commitment and valued leadership as the 2014 ACE Planning Committee Chair. The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Alvin Huffman of Northwest Food Service. First Place Booth awards were given to companies in three different categories that embraced the baseball diamond show theme. Prizes went to: Single Booth – The Hershey Company; Multi-Booth – Coca-Cola Consolidated; Mega-Booth – Pepsi Bottling Ventures and PepsiCo Food Service. In addition, the committee presented plaques to the highest corporate sponsor level, “Grand Slam” whose generous contributions helped ACE 2014 “hit the ball out of the park!” Thank you to Grand Slams sponsors: Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, PepsiCo Food Service, VendScreen, and Vistar.

 

VAMA Legislative Report

The 2014 Session of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned March 8th having acted on better than 2,888 pieces of legislation during its sixty day regular session, with one exception-----the 2014-2016 biennial budget.
 
As the legislature approached adjournment weekend budget conferees had reached a compromise on most of the spending plan issues with the exception of Medicaid expansion as has been reported.  Governor McAuliffe, Senate and House Democrats contend that expansion would help those uninsured Virginians and create jobs.  House Republicans doubt that Washington can afford to keep that promise to pick up most of the cost, which in Virginia would amount to about $2 billion a year—an impasse not to be resolved during this Session...

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Regards,
Jeff, III  &  Jeff, IV
The Smith Group, Inc.
4907 Augusta Ave. Richmond, Virginia 23230
Ph: 804-353-2322
Fx: 804-355-8986
Email: jeff@smithgroupva.com
Website: www.smithgroupva.com