The NAMA Show Preview – 2022 – U-Select-It

The NAMA Show 2022


About the show

The NAMA Show 2022 is bigger, better, and busier than ever. For those who have missed rubbing shoulders with the who’s who of the convenience service industry, its largest show is back at McCormick Place, Chicago. Hundreds of exhibitors are coming together to give enthusiasts a peek into the future of vending, self-service kiosks, micro-markets, and unmanned retail technologies. If you are still wary of travel or cannot attend the event at the exhibition, all is not lost. You can still register for the virtual event.

U-Select-It is showcasing a comprehensive portfolio at this year’s event, but it is not all about product demo and technical specifications. This year, visitors can enjoy exclusive offers like never before at the U-Select-It booth #1210.

USI @ The NAMA Show 2022

USI will be at booth 1210, with a specialized team of experts to answer any questions you may have about our offerings. These machines and their capabilities will keep you interested throughout your attendance at McCormick Place.

  • Ambient Snack Vending Machines: These are the silent heroes. These vending machines keep the cash registers ringing with exceptionally low overhead expenses at high traffic locations. We also ensure the machines can give your retail brand more visibility or act as an additional ad revenue source with custom graphic wraps. 
  • Cold Beverage Vending Machine
    • Evoke 5 Elevator – This is worth the investment, thanks to the FIFO loading and soft delivery elevator.
    • Evoke 10 Cold Drink – Our proprietary product delivery technology ensures guaranteed vending, and no angry customers! This is just one of the reasons why this cold drink vending machine should be on your radar.
  • Frozen Food/ Food & Beverage Combo
    • Alpine Combi Multi-Zone – A single machine for fresh food, frozen meals, and desserts. If this does not catch your attention, nothing will. 
  • Delivery Lockers
    • Contactless Retail Applications – Unattended retail is growing. Sample the multiple applications of our smart lockers, highly customizable to the specific needs of your business.
  • Hot Beverage & Pod Merchandisers
    • Geneva Hot Drink Merchandiser – These European-designed state-of-the-art machines alone are worth the price of admission. Check out the Geneva coffee merchandiser range in action at the NAMA Show 2022.
  • Micro Market
    • Evoke Market – Compact but exhaustive is the new buzz phrase in convenience services. Sample our micro-market solution that is a testament to innovative engineering that combines products types with different storage and vending requirements, albeit with all the technology features. The Evoke Market will be a crowd-puller at the event.

What to expect

NAMA Show 2022 has got one for every need of a world waking up from the effects of a global lockdown. This year’s event offers “Imagination Way” – an opportunity to sample the next generation of products and technologies inconvenience service. Visitors can experience the latest products that have just been launched. More than 300 exhibitors spanning machines, equipment, components, software, and services shaping the future of vending, dispensing, and self-service. A pre-conference event features a four-floor extravaganza from Starbucks and its partners in downtown Chicago. Tech leaders and entrepreneurs will guide the audience through the nuances of a fast-changing market. The event also provides the platform for striking partnerships, understanding market dynamics, and doing business through its networking opportunities.

Solution Zone

At this year’s show, visit the different solution zones that concentrate relevant exhibitors together, allowing visitors to learn, compare and identify the right solution that addresses their needs. The self-service solutions will demonstrate emerging opportunities in the field of unattended retail. The wellness pavilion gathers companies that offer healthier alternatives in snacks and beverages. Kiosks solutions will show what tomorrow looks like in food ordering, contactless, sanitization, and security. And lastly, NAMA Central discusses policy positions and advocacy for the convenience service industry.

Knowledge Zone

NAMA 2022 brings together panels of expert speakers in education sessions to discuss best practices of the convenience service industry. Pre-conference sessions satisfy the thirst for knowledge and much more. You can enjoy the tasting sessions at Starbucks Roastery Tour while decoding the strategies of the victors in the self-service industry. The 30-Minute supplier presentations aim to throw light on the industry tectonics and the ability to harness state-of-the-art self-service technology. The icing on the cake is the general session that discusses ways to navigate the emerging challenges and opportunities of the convenience industry.

ELN Networking Event

NAMA Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) is a membership of the young and the daring in the convenience service industry. It brings together the cream of the performers who desire to shape the sector’s landscape. ELN Networking event is a unique opportunity for these like-minded trendsetters to come together, discuss, innovate, and celebrate.

WIN Networking Event

NAMA Women in the Industry (WIN) is a unique networking opportunity for the women who are the movers and shakers of the convenience and self-service markets. This is an invitation-only event that brings women leaders together to cooperate and explore novel opportunities in the industry. Suppose you are a NAMA member and are a women leader in any of the convenience services markets. In that case, this is the networking event to be at.

U-Select-It at NAMA 2022

U-Select-It is a proud bronze sponsor of the NAMA Show 2022. We are showcasing our Evoke family of products for vending a wide variety of merchandise. Our UVend Technology sub-system will harness the power of safe Ultraviolet light for disinfecting touchpoints on any vending machine. This, combined with contactless payment solutions from Greenlite and interactive touchscreen panels, will deliver tomorrow’s vending experience today.

Visit our booth number 1210 to enjoy exclusive NAMA Show offers to carry home free machine upgrades or even free machines. To know more, register here. You can also call us at 1-800-247-8709 for help with the registration.