Nation’s Largest Show Dedicated to the Refreshments We Love at Work

CHICAGO, IL – November 12— Refreshment industry leaders from around the world are arriving in New Orleans to attend the nation’s largest education and networking event for coffee, tea and water service operators, CoffeeTea&Water 2012 (CT&W) slated for November 13-15 in New Orleans, NAMA Director Coffee and Water Service Roger Stewart NCE5, CCS announced today.  CT&W is the absolutely essential event for operators, suppliers, brokers, manufacturers, and distributors in the coffee, tea and water service industry, and features the latest and greatest products from more than 100 suppliers, 16 free interactive and dynamic education sessions, and two memorable keynote speakers.  

When asked about the event Stewart said, “This is the place for leaders in coffee, tea and water to gather to see everything that’s new in the industry.  There will be new coffee equipment, new brewing supplies and products and education sessions designed to help attendees learn how to brew the best coffee and tea possible.  Attendees will also hear the results of a new survey indicating what consumers want from their coffee, tea and water service at work.  All of it is designed to ensure that providers understand how to provide consumers with the very best experience possible.”

Stewart continued, “Our coffee and tea specialists recognize that they serve a wide community – all kinds of workplaces, including office breakrooms, hospitals, and beyond.  They understand that in order to meet the ever increasing demands of consumers, they have to create the best coffee and tea possible, and here, they will learn just that.”

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NAMA, founded in 1936, is the National Automatic Merchandising Association representing the $42 billion vending, coffee service and foodservice management industries.  With more than 1,800 member companies – including many of the world’s most recognized brands – NAMA provides advocacy, education and research for its membership.