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VAMA Conference/PAC Reception & Technician School

3/10/2017 to 3/11/2017
When: 03/10/2017
11:30 AM
Where: Hilton Richmond Downtown
501 East Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia  23219
United States
Contact: Beth Bowen

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VAMA Legislative Conference/PAC Reception
& Technician School
March 10-11, 2017

VAMA invites YOU to our Conference/PAC Reception & Technician Training on March 10-11, 2017 at the Hilton Richmond Downtown. Good speakers planned with in-depth training available for your technicians.

The VAMA board will meet at 11:30am prior to the training session’s Day 1 and membership is invited - as always, all association board meetings are open to the membership.

Operators: No cost to attend - Thank you to our Supplier Sponsors!
Suppliers: $400 per company (4 attendees per company).
Sponsoring Suppliers: Your registration is included with sponsorship ($500 minimum sponsorship).

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Friday – March 10, 2017
11:30 am - VAMA Board Meeting - open to membership
Board Meeting AGENDA: General Business Meeting & Reports

  • Jeff Smith (VAMA Lobbyist): Sales Tax Issue & Legislative Update
  • Eric Dell (NAMA Lobbyist): Micro Market Defined & NAMA Update
  • VAMA Member Get Active to CHANGE CODE & Other Business

2:30 pm - Technician Training School (Day 1 – Part 1)
5:30 pm - VAMA PAC Reception

Special Guest Speaker: Senator Ryan T. McDougle

Sen. McDougle, first elected to the Virginia State House in 2002, then to the Senate in 2006. He sits on several committees including Rules, Courts of Justice, Transportation, Agriculture & Natural Resources. A Hanover native, he lives in Mechanicsville and practices law.

VAMA PAC Contributions are essential to the success of our industry in Virginia! VAMA PAC works hard for you & produces GREAT results to VA operators & suppliers. VAMA PAC - IS THERE A COST TO ATTEND? Of course!  We are raising VAMA PAC funds to help your business! $20.00 minimum donation helps our PAC grow for YOU! (Corporate or personal funds ARE accepted but NO Credit Cards can be accepted.  Check or cash donations only and are not tax deductible) Please RSVP for yourself and your employees. Your support is greatly appreciated and needed.

Saturday - March 11, 2017
8:00 am - Light Breakfast & Social - SPONSORED BY VISTAR
8:30 am - Technician Training School (Day 2 – Part 1)
11:30 am - LUNCH 12:15 pm - Technician Training School (Day 2 – Part 2)
2:15 pm - Adjourn

Technician School Topics :

How to Use a Meter
Definition of DMB & Dex
Electronic Trouble Shooting for Refrigeration
Payment Systems
Principles of Electricity

About the Technician School Speakers:

Bud Burke, VP, Operations, The Coffeematt Corporation. Bud has over 40 years experience in the vending industry as a mechanic, troubleshooter, maintenance supervisor, operations and branch manager, in sales and as a operating partner.

Davis J. Haines, Jr. - Midlantic Vending. Davis has experience in vending machine repair, remote monitoring, computers, networking, fabrication, troubleshooting & problem solving skills to teach this vending program that will enable attendees with industry standards for vending machine technicians.


Thank You to the following sponsors:
Burdette Beckmann, Betson Baltimore, Demitri-Chesapeake,
Quality Brokerage, Southeastern Vending Services, USI, Vistar, Vendor Supply
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Thank You to the following sponsors:

Burdette Beckmann, Betson Baltimore, Demitri-Chesapeake
, Southeastern Vending Services, USI, Vistar, Vendor Supply