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Annual NACC Conference

June 15-19, 2015
NACC Annual Conference
University of Maryland
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University of Maryland
College Park, MD
June 15-19, 2015


The Holiday Inn College Park (1-301-345-6700), in College Park, MD. When lodging with us, visitors can take advantage of our hotel's location near Washington, DC and enjoy a day trip to this glitzy city. Be sure to catch an exciting game at Nationals Park or FedEx Field, home to the MLB Washington Nationals and NFL Washington Redskins. You can also spend a fun-filled day at Six Flags or at Prince George's Sport and Learning Complex. And if you're looking for excellent shopping, check out the Baltimore Inner Harbor.

We're pleased to provide free high-speed, wireless Internet access for guests staying in College Park, MD. While lodging with us, guests can also sample the delicious selections that our on-site restaurant and lounge, Moose Creek Steak House, offers. We hope to see you soon!

Room Rate: $113 single, $125 double. Hotel room rate includes a full breakfast each morning in the hotel restaurant.


Airport and Shuttles

The Holiday Inn is located within 24 miles or 30 minutes drive from the BWI (Baltimore) Airport.

Taxi ride will cost you about $45, Super Shuttle is $32 for the first person and $12 for each additional person. The National Reagan Airport is 20 miles or 30 minutes drive. You can take the Metro Rail to the metro station close to the hotel and the Holiday Inn has a free shuttle that will pick you up from the metro station (during regular business hours). You take the Yellow line to the green line and take that to the Greenbelt Metro stop cost is $2.20. A taxi ride will be about $35 or the Super Shuttle is $28 for the first person and $10 for each additional person. Dulles Airport is about 35 miles away or 45 minute drive. A taxi will cost about $65 or the Super Shuttle is $28 for the first person and $10 for each additional person.

The hotel is located off I-95 and U.S. Route 1 (exit 25A) 10000 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD 20740.


On Tuesday morning June 16th, Our tour begins as you discover the sights of DC. The group will stop at a few popular monuments.

The cost is $100 per person and includes lunch and a cold beverage and snacks on the bus.

EVENING ACTIVITIES (All members and vendors are encouraged to attend)


Let the opening reception begin. The member/vendor welcome reception will be held on-campus at Adele’s Restaurant. Here we will experience cutting-edge culinary cuisine presented by the University of Maryland’s catering department.


Vendors and University Members will be treated to a 5-star dinner and a view to match at Pussers Caribbean Grill on their spectacular deck overlooking the Chesapeake Bay and enjoy the Wednesday night sail boat races


A day of education and tours of the Maryland campus. We will unwind with Washington Nationals baseball game and dinner at the park.

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.


  • Beer Sales Where to start setting up alcohol sales at a stadium and/or arena, what are the problems to avoid – Speaker Lauren Fitzmorris
  • Toot your horn with your client and fans– University of Maryland success story “Chessie Monster Crab Pretzel” – Speaker Chuck Aldridge
  • Event Evacuation Planning, are your NPO groups and staff ready & crowd control – Speaker Aaron Black
  • Catering Club, suites, and VIP areas at Football and Arena events – Speaker Jason Gurganus from the University of Maryland
  • Internal concession Security – Cameras, Cash room, in stand cash security, counterfeit money
  • Open forum questions – NACC board facilitating


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.



Back for a third 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 the Comcast Center Wednesday June 17, 2015 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 to see what other vendor members are promoting.

Cancellation Policy

90 days prior to conference: 75% refund
89-60 days prior to conference: 50% refund
59 days prior to conference: 0% refund

For more information, contact:

Theresa Traulsen
Executive Director
Phone: 206-440-9203 Fax: 206-440-9213

Future Conference Host locations:

Future Locations:

UNLV, 2016


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