|Home About Contact Join Conference Member List New Products Member Login|
Would you like to login?
2014 NACC Annual Conference
113 Days left to register at the reduced rate.
HOTEL AND CONFERENCE HEADQUARTERS
The Marriott Hotel, in Provo UT, is located in downtown Provo just blocks from the BYU campus, and within easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, and shopping. The Marriott Hotel surrounds travelers with the conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. Relax and get ready for the day in our spacious guest rooms featuring a large, well-lit work desk, free high-speed Internet, 42” LCD Televisions with HD, in-room coffee, and luxurious bedding. The hotel offers both indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpool, and fitness room.
If you wish to spend a little more time in Utah, the Hotel room block will have rooms available starting Saturday June 14th through Sunday June 22nd.
AIRPORT & TRANSPORTATION DIRECTIONS
Arrival by air
Nearest Airport: Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) - The airport is 49 miles North of Provo on I-15.
On Tuesday morning June 17th, Our tour begins as you discover the sights and sounds of the beautiful Temple Square in Salt Lake City. The group will then head up to the Utah Olympic Park. With your golden pass you will be able to try out the Drop Tower, Free style and extreme ziplines, try the Alpine slide, enjoy the view from the chairlift ride, explore Olympic and Skiing history in Utah museum.
The cost is $100 per person and includes lunch and a snack.
For those that are ready for the extreme Olympic experience - The summer Comet Bobsled Ride is for you. A professional pilot takes 3 passengers on a thrilling ride down the entire length of the Olympic track. In less than one mile you’ll rip through 15 turns and reach speeds about 80 mph and experience up to 5 G’s of force. As this experience is not for everyone, this is an additional fee that you will pay at the park in person. The summer rate is $65.
We will not be returning to the hotel but will go directly to the opening reception at Sundance and dinner at Temp Lodge from this activity.
EVENING ACTIVITIES (for both members and vendors)
Let the opening reception begin. The member/vendor welcome reception will start with a ski lift ride to the top of Sundance. It is a great view, great time to meet new fiends and catch-up with others before heading down the hill for dinner.
OPENING DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT
Dinner at the Timp Lodge will be an amazing dinner experience catered by BYU. After dinner be ready for some concession Olympics fun activities, western story telling, camp fire and more.
MEMBER/VENDOR RECEPTION WEDNESDAY
After a day of education sessions and our annual Tradeshow we will have a reception back at the hotel hospitality room. Relax for an hour before heading back to the BYU campus for dinner.
MEMBER/VENDOR DINNER WEDNESDAY
Dinner will be served in the spectacular Sky Room. Vendors and University Members will be treated to a 5 star dinner and a view to match. After dinner we can head over to the Event Center to let off a little steam and have some fun.
MEMBER/VENDOR RECEPTION THURSDAY
A day of education and tours of the BYU campus. We will unwind with a reception at the hotel hospitality room.
MEMBER/VENDOR DINNER THURSDAY
Our Thursday night dinner will be held at the Springhaven complex. A unique BYU property that the group will enjoy for the evening. Start with hors d’oeuvres followed by a relaxing dinner.
After dinner we can hangout relax and have some fun.
UNIVERSITY MEMBER PRIZES
Members will have to answer questions about conference sponsors during the trade show. Those members that get all of the questions answered will be entered into a drawing by exchanging their completed answer sheet for a numbered ticket at the end of the trade show.
New Member Orientation - Hosted by Hope Kaser, Past President of the NACC, and Theresa Traulsen, Executive Director of the NACC as well as other NACC Board members. This will be an open forum for all members. We encourage all new members to participate and ask any questions they have regarding the NACC organization or about concessions food service in general. The orientation will be held in the hospitality room at the host hotel.
Keynote Speakers: Will focus on the theme of the conference “Toot Your Horn”! The NACC will have marketing and PR keynote speakers that will help our members hit a home run at their concession operation.
Presentation and Discussion: Philosophy of how to promote yourself to the Athletic Department and keep your concession operation number one, with Shawn LaPean of CAL-Berkeley.
Presentation and Discussion: How do you stay in front of the competition and bring in new cutting edge equipment or products.
Presentation and Discussion: A panel consisting of Terry Conlon of University of Illinois, Aaron Black of BYU, Mike Jacob of Churchill Containers and Jim Schwandt of Partners by Design will lead the discussion on the State of the Concession Industry in 2014.
Open Forum - This session will be facilitated by the NACC board - If there is a topic that you would like to discuss with your concession peers, forward the topic to the NACC office via email, fax or phone and we will add it to the open forum session. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Concession Management Menu Survey - Fill out the entire 2014 online survey. You can fill in the information throughout the year online at the NACC members web site. The online system enables you to begin entering information into the system, save what you have and then continue entering or update information at a later date. The deadline to have a completed survey entered is MAY 10th. Late information will not be included in the discussion at the conference but will be available online. Access to online survey results will only be provided to members who have entered a complete survey and are in good standing with their membership.
Round Table Discussions: Two separate round table discussions focusing on some of the following subjects:
TRADE SHOW - SCAVENGER HUNT
Back for a second year, the University members will have to locate their number at a Vendors booth. Good luck and good hunting.
The trade show will be held on the Concourse of Marriott Center Wednesday June 18, 2014 from 11:00AM to 3:00 PM. Because we don’t schedule any other events at this time, vendors will have the undivided attention of the University members. We will be drawing University member names after the trade show, for great prizes!
NACC vendor members can advertise your new products on the NACC’s web site’s new products page. This service is included in your membership. Go to www.NACC-Online.com/NACC-newproducts.php to see what other vendor members are promoting.
90 days prior to conference: 75% refund
For more information, contact:
Future Conference Host locations:
Last Updated: July, 2013