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NAMA names Industry Award winners

June 25, 2020

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The National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) announced the winners of the 2020 Industry Awards.

The winners will be celebrated on July 9, and will recognize widely respected leaders in the vending and OCS industries. Each year the nomination and selection process for the NAMA Industry Awards is  peer driven, with submissions encouraged by all NAMA members and selections determined by a panel of their peers.

The 2020 NAMA Industry Award winners (in alphabetical order)

• Craig Kushner, President, Monumental Markets– Operator of the Year

• Nicky Gacos, Owner, Colorado Café Associates – Industry Person of the Year


• Greg Garson, Vice President of Sales, Vendors Exchange International – Allied Member of the Year

Canadian Vending and Office Coffee Service magazine would like to congratulate this year’s winners.

About the Awards

The NAMA Industry Awards are presented to individuals that best exemplify support of the convenience services industry through a history of service and leadership throughout the industry and in their own communities. They must be innovative, possess a willingness to expand conventional practices and follow ethical business standards in accordance with the NAMA code of ethics.

Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $26 billion U.S. convenience services industry.  With nearly 1,000-member companies – including many of the world’s most recognized brands – NAMA provides advocacy, education and research for its membership.