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Contents • October 2018 Articles & Features Contests & Events 04 This Month’s New & Renewal Members 04 Member Benefits Spotlight 05 President’s Message 05 Director’s Voice 07 Card’s Corner 08 Association Announcements 10 NICA Business Expo and Fare Foods 2019 Food Show Information 13 Thoughts From a CCE 14 Concessionaires at Erie County Fair Come Together to Benefit the 4-H Program 16 Get Ready for the All New IAFE Convention & Trade Show! 18 From the Camera Roll... 22 A Blast From the Past 24 A “Day in the Life” 27 Outside the Fair 30 Member Classfieds

33 Coca-Cola Membership Contest 34 2018 Events Calendar

AdvertiSers 23 Allied Specialty Insurance 23 Alpha Baking Company 15 Berk Concession Supply 09 Brakebush Brothers 02 Coca-Cola 32 Corfu Foods 34 Fanestil Meats 29 Fare Foods 21 Ferrero 20 Firestone Financial 33 Haas & Wilkerson Insurance 15 Heinkel’s 17 Hummel Group 09 JKJ Workforce

32 Leon’s Texas Cuisine 20 Morty Pride 29 Mr. G’s Quality Cut Meats 32 Perfect Stix 32 Pretzel Inc. / Texas Twist 26 Rio Syrup 09 Soda Parts Express 31 Source1 Purchasing 26 Swanel Beverage 17 The Best Around Trailer Shells 28 Whirley DrinkWorks! 30 WNA Specialty Cups

Dedicated to strengthening relationships with the Fair, Festival, and Special Events Industries through effective communication, education, benefits, leadership, and solutions The National Independent Concessionaires Association, Inc. is a Florida Corporation with an Editorial and General Office located at 1043 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511 • Off ice: (813) 438-8926 • Fax: (813) 803-8460 • Online: www.nicainc.org The information contained in this Publication is based upon sources believed to be reliable. Readers should not act without professional advice. Cover to Cover © 1993-2018 NICA, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Get your coats—Fall is here! October 2018 NICA News

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This Month’s Newest Members! Doug Hively

Lynn McCallum

Harry Rosani

Mat Wells

Dee Petty

Troy Stroh

Michael Winchester

Mark Iversen

Pacific Crest Concessions, LLC Kuna, ID

Michael Link

Dee’s Concessions Spartanburg, SC

DH Concessions LLC Tucson, AZ Starlight Ent N.W. Vancouver, WA Sunshine Girls Lemonade Swansboro, NC

Harry’s Fresh Squeezed Juices Jefferson, AZ Destroy Productions Valley Center, CA

Pacific Crest Concessions, LLC Kuna, ID Diversified Amusements Phoenix, AZ

We wish a very warm welcome to all 9 of our New Members! “Together We Can!”

This Month’s Member Renewals Teddy Archer

Michael Davis

John Henninger

Tracey Parker

Bob Batista

Donald Delahoyde, CCE

James Judkins

Bruce Short

Tracy Becker, CFEE

Jackie DeRamus

Norman Keene

Paulette’s Food Service Pinckneyville, IL (2003)

St. Joseph County 4-H Fair, Inc. South Bend, IN (1995)

Perry Bianco

Chuck Dugan

Melanie Linnear

Martin Svrcek

Ronald Burback

Irene Dugan

Bryan McGowen

Bryan’s Concessions Argos, IN (2017)

Utah State Fair Salt Lake City, UT (2008)

Jan Cates

Bob Fricke

Connie McKinney, CCE

Tim Weiss

Connie’s Concessions Mallard, IA (1993)

Giggles Campfire Grill St. Paul, MN (2012)

Tommy Davis

Matt Gallapoo

Barry Murante

Gary Willson

Dynamite Kettle Corn Ukiah, CA (2017) Western Idaho Fair Boise, ID (2016) The Autumn Leaf Festival Clarion, PA (2003) Bianco’s Quality Food Saint Cloud, FL (2010) Fun Enterprises, Inc. Portland, OR (1997) The Cates Company Perrysville, OH (2009) Tommy D’s Enterprises Cave Creek, AZ (2011)

Linda Davis

Toucan Enterprises Apple Valley, CA (2012)

Toucan Enterprises Apple Valley, CA (2012) Five Star Catering Ukiah, CA (1997)

Lakeside Concession Shawnee, OK (2006) Chuckwagon Alta Loma, CA (2007) Chuckwagon Alta Loma, CA (2007) Allen County Fair Lima, OH (2000) American Family Concessions Wooster, OH (2017)

Boone County Fair Belvidere, IL (2017) JKJ Workforce Agency, Inc. Harlingen, TX (2017)

State Fair of Texas Dallas, TX (1995)

In the News Tampa, FL (2017)

Parker Family Concessions Lordstown, OH (2011) Short’s Hardware Archbold, OH (2007)

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Gaithersburg, MD (2010)

Midstate-Cookers Wilson, KS (2015)

Thank you to our 29 renewing members for your continued support. “Together We Can!”

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This discount is only available at Sherwin-Williams stores. To receive your discounts when purchasing your items, provide the store attendant the program account number on the back of your NICA Membership Card.


President’s Message Dan Lusenhop, President

Wow, where has this year gone! I’ve had a busy season between working events and hitting the road on behalf of NICA; our exposure to the Industry has never been so great! I am supported by a leadership team that are the shoulders of this organization, lead by our Executive Director Michelle Card who joined me at the Minnesota State Fair to network with our members, and meet Fair Management and staffers to discuss important Industry topics. She will also be heading out to Perry, GA and Raleigh, NC this month among other Fairs. Our Executive Manager of Councils Rey O’Day has been traveling to promote the NICA message and spirit to those she has crossed paths with this Summer! She has been to Salt Lake City, Boise, Puyallup, Costa Mesa, Minnesota, Bakersfield, San Diego, and Pomona. Rounding out her tour for the season will be Dallas and Phoenix. Jessica Gottsche, who is our Coordinator for both the

Northeast and Southeast Councils, has also been out in contact with our members at Erie County Fair, Delaware State Fair, Dutchess County Fair, and The Big E! She will soon be meeting with our newly formed Southeast Council to help tabulate the votes from our upcoming election. Ladies, “Thank You!” for your tireless efforts and the many miles you travel to support our members and strengthen our motto: “Together We Can!” One of my personal goals was to continue to reach out to my fellow Concessionaires and listen to their needs and concerns. Whether we’ve visited a small County Fair with a handful of Vendors or a State Fair with hundreds of Operators, we have listened to your Voice and documented issues of concern to help educate and develop working solutions. My plan is to bring these items to the working Board Committees, as well as the Management Advisory Committee that will meet at the IAFE Convention in San Antonio in November. I am honored to have met so many new faces, reconnected with others, and heard the family stories of how this Industry has touched so many lives. ▲

Director’s Voice

Don Delahoyde, CCE, 2nd Vice President

edge of our Industry, knowing what changes are happening in regards to government, Fairs As our season wraps up themselves, and your peers in the business. At in the West, we reflect on some conventions, you will have opportunities to the happenings of the year. socialize with Fair executives and staff; this is a We have had serious fires in time when locations, new menu items, etc. can be California and the West causing discussed in a more relaxed atmosphere. All the lots of people to stay in. This conventions feature Trade Shows with the latest has affected sales at many and greatest. Both of the NICA events have Food Fairs, as well as contributing to Shows as well as food and trade education. lots of very warm days. I am responsible for the NICA team putting on We are now thinking of our Convention next year’s Business Expo, which offers topics Season; if you haven’t been to a meeting of our that are relevant to our members. Here are some trade, I would encourage you to do so. There is of the topics we are looking at for 2019: some expense involved, but most trips can have 1. What is the Right Mix of Food at the Fair? pleasure mixed with a few days of business and education. As independent business people, ►► “Voice” continued on page 6 sometimes it is difficult to stay on the leading October 2018 NICA News

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Officers

President: Dan Lusenhop 1st Vice President: Kathy Ross 2nd Vice President: Don Delahoyde, CCE Secretary: Sandy Class Treasurer : Jennifer Giordano Asst. Treasurer: Jay “Rocko” Russell

Directors

Andrew “Bruno“ Broomfield Carmel Dyer-Pittroff Richie George Kevin McGrath, CCE Vincent Nelson Tim O’Brien, CCE Mike Pence, CCE Daryl Whicheloe, CCE

Immediate Past President Dominic Palmieri, CCE

Past Presidents’ Council Paulette Keene, CCE Joe Potillo, Jr. Greg Miller, CCE Tom Sattler, CCE Russ Harrison, CCE Richard Busse, CCE

Tom Hodson, CCE Jim Hodson, CCE (Deceased) Tim O’Brien, CCE Ron Smith Adam McKinney, CCE Mike Pence, CCE Jack Woods, II, CCE Bob Hallifax, CCE Frank Parnell, CCE Larry Orme (Deceased) Larry Sivori Rich Wright Bill McKinney, CCE Arthur Pokorny, Jr. Gene O’Brien, CCE (Deceased)

OFFICE STAFF Executive Director : Michelle Card michelle@nicainc.org

Communications & Marketing Manager : Jesse Willard communications@nicainc.org Office & Membership Manager : Linda Frisco nica@nicainc.org

“Voice” continued from page 5 ►► 2. What is the Solution to Double and Triple Booking of Menu Items? 3. Promotions That Work and Help Increase Attendance and Length of Stay. 4. What Does Your Rent Really Pay for? 5. Do You Have H-2B Workers? What Questions and Documentation are the Auditors Looking for? 6. Exclusive Beverage Contracts: Pros and Cons for Fairs and Concessionaires. 7. DOT Update from a DOT Officer, Rep, etc. 8. ELDs: Do You Comply? 9. How Do You Start a Social Media Strategy? 10. Food Demos—Making Better Profits. This is a current list for our consideration; if you have a topic you think would be good, or would like to present a topic yourself, let me, the NICA Office, or any Board Member know soon. The NICA Business Expo and Fare Foods 2019 Food Show (Fare Foods’ 25th Anniversary), takes place February 4-6 and is held in conjunction with Florida Week in Tampa, FL. There are lots of things 6

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Executive Manager of Councils: Rey O’Day rey@nicainc.org

Social Media Coordinator : Jessica Gottsche jessica@nicainc.org

Northeast Council Coordinator : Jessica Gottsche

Members: Lindsey Constantine Kelly Grout Henry Mitchell Cameron Murray Vincent Nelson Eddie Porcelli, III Tonio Viscusi

SOUtheast Council Coordinator : Jessica Gottsche Members: Jody Conklin Samantha Fairlie

Thomas Hodson, CCE Gentry Miller

West Council Coordinator : Rey O’Day

Members: Jeff Ames Kim Barr, CCE Ryan Long Erica Quintero Steve Vartanian Jay Wells Daryl Whicheloe, CCE April Wood

National Reps Duane Fischer John Harkey David Higginbottom Charles Ivory, CCE Mike McGrath Kevin McGrath, II Etta Pence, CCE David Spann R. Josh Stremmel George Wandrey, Jr. Ted Wentz Nick White

to see and do: stay a few extra days to enjoy the Florida State Fair, the Gibtown Trade Show (featuring rides, trailers, games, and equipment), the Showmen’s Museum, the Fair Partners’ Shootout, OABA’s Topgolf event, and more! If you are in the West, the WFA Convention is held January 20-23 in Reno, NV. WFA presents some great speakers as well as good meetings. This organization includes Fairs, Concessionaires, Commercial Exhibitors, Entertainment, Carnivals, and Services. NICA will be presenting meetings relevant to the Industry as well as our NICA/Sysco Marketplace, held during the Trade Show. If you haven’t been, I strongly recommend this show. The IAFE Convention runs from November 25-28 in San Antonio, TX. Your NICA Board of Directors will be there, presenting a meeting as well as a Trade Show booth to answer any questions you might have. If you aren’t aware, NICA now has three Councils representing different parts of the country. Many areas of the country have regional organizations with meetings. On the next page is a partial list of other upcoming conventions. Join in to make our Industry better; join in and make a difference—“Together We Can!” ▲


Card’s Corner

An Educational Message to Fairs with Beverage Sponsorships”

Fair and the bottler, it is the end-user that In my position, I have the is paying for the overpriced bottle of water. privilege of listening to lots When Concessionaires are required to purchase of people’s concerns. In this specialty bottles from the bottler or the Fair, case, conversations with Fairgoers and Concessionaires the price per water bottle just increased to have raised a question for me: the Fairgoer. Fairgoers are forced to pay unreasonable prices for water—a life necessity. “How could we work together Concessionaires lose substantial revenue due to improve the Fairgoer to the cost of inventory, storage needs, ice, and experience?” Stories of increasingly high water case pricing theft. Concessionaires’ sales are reduced and come to my attention on a regular basis. Often many are forced to not offer water at all. This when a Fair negotiates a sponsorship with major action has proven a large decline in overall beverage providers such as Coke and Pepsi, water concession sales. That is a lose-lose for everyone, is where the mark-up margin is for the bottler including the Fair, the Concessionaire, and the to recapture sponsorship dollars. Fairs may Attendee. When a Concessionaire is forced to purchase the water and require Concessionaires purchase their inventory at non-negotiated prices, to purchase cases directly from them, the bottler it is the Attendee that pays first, playing directly may sell directly to Concessionaires, Fairs into customer service. may require a 20 ounce bottle that can only be Concessionaires are receptive to purchased from the bottler or the Fair, and in conversations regarding these partnerships some cases, the Fair allows the Concessionaire and offering alternatives that would mutually to purchase the water independently at the benefit all. I encourage Concessionaires and best price possible. When Fairs enter into these Fair Management to launch a Communications arrangements, the benefits are often large for the Committee to openly discuss the pros and cons of venue as the Fair receives increased revenue by beverage sponsorships and explore solutions that sponsorship as well was water sales. ultimately benefit the Fairgoer. Though this scenario is a win-win for the “Together We Can Afford to Drink Water!” ▲

Michelle Card, Executive Director

Upcoming Conventions • October 13: Kentucky Association of Fairs (Louisville, KY) • October 18-20: British Columbia Association of Agricultural Fairs & Exhibitions (Victoria, BC) • October 18-20: Washington State Fairs Association (Vancouver, WA) • November 2-4: Maryland Association of Agricultural Fairs & Shows (Ocean City, MD) • November 7-10: Rocky Mountain Association of Fairs (Billings, MT) • November 9-10: Tri-State—Connecticut, Massachusetts & Rhode Island (Cromwell, CT)

• November 15-17: Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows (Colorado Springs, CO) • November 15-17: Dakota Fairs (Bismarck, ND) • November 19-21: Arizona Fairs Association (Laughlin, NV) • November 21-23: Canadian Association of Fairs & Exhibitions (Banff, AB) • December 7-9: Iowa Fairs (Des Moines, IA) • January 9-11: Oregon Fairs Association (Salem, OR) • January 18-21: New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs (Rochester, NY) October 2018 NICA News

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Announcements Do you have any news that you would you like to share? Contact us at (813) 438-8926 or nica@nicainc.org

Voting Results Being Tabulated Thank you to all who voted in this year’s Board of Directors Election. Our 2018 Voting Committee is tabulating the results this month. As soon as the results have been tabulated, finalized, and made official, the NICA Office will send out an announcement of the election winners on NICA’s website, by email to the Membership, and in the next issue of NICA News. ▲

Congratulations to Our Newest CCE Recipients! Two NICA Members have earned the designations of Certified Concessionaire Executives: West Council Member Kim Barr, CCE of Pacific Crest Concessions and Vince Agnifili, CCE, Oasis Aqua Massage. Their Statements of Communications & Management Philosophy will be in future NICA News issues. ▲

Refer One Member and Get a $25 Credit In addition to qualifying for our Coca-Cola Membership Contest (leaderboard on page 33 and prizes on the back cover), referring a new member this year after May 1st, 2018 gets you a $25 credit, up to a total of $125 for a limit of five new members—paying for a whole year of regular membership! Are you up for the challenge? Although there is a limit of five to earn credit, we encourage you to recruit as many new members as possible. To learn more about this contest, stay tuned to upcoming issues. ▲

Calling All Concessionaires! We Want to Hear From You! Were you here since the very beginning? Were you part of NICA’s leadership during these years? Did you join recently but want to share your story too? Has the Industry changed in 25 years? We want to hear from you! Send your stories, photos, etc. to communications@nicainc.org for consideration. ▲

Our Condolences to the Stevens Family It is with heavy hearts that we report on the passing of Joe Stevens, Joe’s Fun Foods, on September 9, 2018. He was an original NICA Member from 1993 and started a Communications Committee at the Volusia County Fair among other achievements. He was a loving husband, father, and uncle. For more information, visit the following link: www.slonecares.com/obituary/jospeh-stevens. ▲

Deadline for Pepsi Rebates Approaching Next Month Are you planning to submit for your Pepsi rebate this year? We have changed our protocol when it comes to tracking your Pepsi purchases so you can make sure to get your full rebate. Whenever you make a purchase, send a picture of your receipt/ticket/invoice to pepsi@nicainc.org—we will assist you in case your receipts have degraded by the November 30th due date. The forms are available in the “resources” area of your Online Member Account or at www.nicainc.org/pepsi. Need help? Contact us at (813) 438-8926 today. ▲ 8

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NICA Business Expo & Fare Foods 2019 Food Show February 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Join us at the

Sheraton Tampa East Hotel 10221 Princess Palm Ave. Tampa, FL

The NICA Business Expo will provide Workshops and Discussion Groups which will cover the issues and the daily challenges our industry is faced with today. The Workshops will be facilitated by experts in their fields. The

Fare Foods 2018 Food Show will feature exhibitors showcasing

the latest food trends and technology that will define the 2019 Fair Season. This year also marks Fare Foods 25th Anniversary, join us in celebrating this remarkable milestone.

February 4 thth & 5 thth, 2019 NICA Workshops and Discussion Groups Fare Foods Food Show: 5 pm - 9 pm (Vendor Setup: Feb. 4th, Noon - 4 pm)

February 6 thth, 2019 NICA Membership Meeting and Evening Entertainment

We look forward to seeing you in Tampa


NICA Business Expo & Fare Foods 2019 Food Show February 4th, 5th & 6th 2019 To reserve hotel accommodations at the

Sheraton Tampa East Hotel you must visit the online reservation site at

https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/FAREFOODSandOABA

Special Reduced Rates for 2019 King Single / Double Bed Room.................$139.00 (plus tax) Breakfast vouchers available for $13.50 per person, per day (inclusive of tax & gratuity) for each guest in room. You will only be charged when voucher is redeemed. Vouchers provided at check-in. (Redeemable at Panfilo’s Restaurant) *Junior Suites have limited availability, please contact Audrey Poole at Fare Foods prior to reserving your room.

If you have questions/issue with the reservation process for 2019 please call or email Audrey (618) 542-2155 • apoole@farefoods.com *Limited number of rooms available! ReseRvATIons musT be mAde no LATeR ThAn JAnuARy 5, 2019 to receive these special reduced rates. Credit card required to reserve room.


NICA Business Expo & Fare Foods 2019 Food Show Exhibit Space Application February 4 th, 5 th & 6 th, 2018 Food Show: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Vendor Setup: Feb. 4th, Noon - 4:00 pm

Please Select a Sponsorship Level  Platinum .............. $7,500  Gold ....................... $5,000

 Silver ...................... $3,000  Bronze ................... $2,000

Return completed form by November 16, 2018 to: Fare Foods, P.O. Box 407, Du Quoin, IL 62832 Phone: (618) 542-2155 • Fax: (618) 542-4798 E-mail: apoole@farefoods.com All payments must be made in full by December 28, 2018 or booth space will be forfeited.

Company Name ____________________________________

List products/services to be exhibited:

Contact Person _____________________________________

__________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________

Phone ___________________ Cell ____________________ Address ___________________________________________ __________________________ City _____________________State ______ Zip __________ E-mail: _____________________________________________ ☐ Master Card

☐ visa

Credit Card no. _____________________________________ Expiration Date: _____________________________________ Signature __________________________________________

Name badges: Please print first and last name of individuals working your booth

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Credit card payments accepted, *3% Processing Fee Applies


Thoughts from a This month’s Statements of Communications & Management Philosophy are from Heather Sattler, CCE & Past President Tom Sattler, CCE, Sattler’s Leather & Hats, who earned their CCE designations in 2011:

Heather Sattler, CCE “I feel that communications and good management is key to success in our Industry. By communicating, we are able to keep up with the change and concerns of our events. By communicating, we learn what our events are looking for. Things are constantly changing (minimum wage, labor laws, background checks, etc.) and it is important to stay up to date. By using tools such as the NICA magazine, websites, sessions, and roundtables, a Concessionaire is able to do so. Communicating is so important to everyday management of our own concessions and employees. Good management can make or break a business. The image you and your employees set forth can be a major part of a successful business. We unfortunately are prejudged with a negative image. By being friendly and professional, we can change that image. When my husband and I started dating, I was shy and didn’t know what to do. By talking to others, I learned so much about this business. I also started observing the people I viewed as successful managers/owners. From my observations, I developed my own ideas of good management. I have found that presenting a The Certified Concessionaire Executive Program was developed to recognize the professionalism of Concessionaires. The title of CCE represents a deep understanding and respect for the Fair and Festival business. This designation is awarded only after a detailed application process has been successfully met. Visit www.nicainc.org/CCE for requirements and instructions on how to apply. ▲

good clean image is always the number one rule. I also feel that everyone deserves a fair chance. However, it is important to set ground rules and clear ideas of what is expected. I have found that many times our employees feel like family. We have an understanding and try to make the most fun of a work day. I encourage my staff to treat the public as they like to treated in a store. By working together (as vendors, owners, employees, etc.), we can change our image and make the customers experience one to remember!” ▲

Tom Sattler, CCE “I feel that with proper communication, we can continue to advance the relationship with all in this Industry. By taking the time to address the concerns of vendors, the events can show that they are concerned about the quality of their event. The same can be said for the vendor by correcting any problems that arise. This can only be achieved by working closely with each other, which is where NICA has made the largest difference in our Industry. I feel that NICA has been the leader in communiation between events, carnivals, and vendors. As a NICA Member, I have attended many events and participated in

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Concessionaires at Erie County Fair Come Together to Benefit the 4-H Program Jessica Gottsche, Northeast Council Coordinator The 178th Erie County Fair ran from August 8 through August 19, in Hamburg, New York. Like many Fairs, agriculture is at the heart of the summer tradition, and NICA Members have found an impactful way of supporting the 4-H students who are so dedicated to the Fair. On the last Saturday of the Erie County Fair, they hold the 4-H Market Steer Auction, when 4-H exhibitors who have worked all year, raising the best steer they can, auction their livestock, hopefully to be sold for big money during the auction. That money often goes toward the exhibitors’ education, or reinvesting in their 4-H efforts. In 2017, the Grand Champion Steer was auctioned for $6.50 per pound, and for a steer that may way over 1,300 pounds, pocket change won’t cover the win. The Auction is often one of the most popular events at the Fair, attracting community leaders, and at the Erie County Fair, the Vendors also support the Auction. For the third year, NICA’s Northeast Council Members Cameron Murray, Lindsey Constantine, and Kelly Grout, along with Joe Potillo, Jr., NICA Past President, organized a fundraiser amongst the Vendors, and raised $11,040 for the auction. The Fair Concessionaires were the proud winners of the Grand Champion Steer, and the student who raised the steer will use the money for her college expenses. Wanting this to be a joint effort, Erie County Fair’s management paid for the processing

“CCE” continued from page 13 ►► roundtables and sessions that have been very helpful in this. I have used this model in my own business from my employees to my product suppliers. My employees must be made aware of what is expected of them and the boundaries of their job. This can only be done with proper communication which includes employee meetings and continued on-site training to keep up on the requirement for each event as they all have their own unique set of 14

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Northeast Council Members Kelly Grout, Lindsey Constantine, and Cameron Murray, and Past President Joe Potillo, Jr., stand behind their Grand Champion Steer, purchased at the 4-H Steer Auction at the Erie County Fair, with Jennifer Hoelscher, the student who raised the steer

of the steer, which allowed the Concessionaires to donate an additional $984 to be donated to the Food Bank of Western New York. All of the meat, once processed will also be donated to the Food Bank of Western New York, to feed those in the need in the community. The first year of the fundraiser, the Concessionaires raised $6,000, and in the second year, raised $7,300, bringing the total donations to the Food Bank to $24,340, plus the meat from three steers. “I believe in giving back to the local communities,” Murray said. “We really want to show the local community that us traveling Vendors and the local Vendors are giving back to each place that we go to.” “Together We Can and Together We Did!” ▲ rules. With our suppliers we must keep in constant communication months and even years ahead of events so that the product is available. As Vendors, we need to provide a positive image to the public by having clean and professional stands and helpful employees to aid the customer in their shopping experience. If this is done, we can create a loyal customer base for the event and the vendor; this will help ensure a successful event and make it a tradition rather than a one time visit. In the end, this is what we as an Industry are striving for.” ▲


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Get Ready for The All New IAFE Convention & Trade Show! Rebekah Lee, Director of Communications, IAFE After nearly five decades in one city, the IAFE Convention and Trade Show, to be held November 25-28, has moved to beautiful San Antonio, Texas. Texas is the heart of Fair food innovation and San Antonio, home of the Culinary Institute of America’s Texas Campus, is a food-lover’s haven. From the world-famous River Walk to the Pearl District, the city’s energy will be noticeable to Convention attendees. The Convention headquarters will be the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Convention attendees are encouraged to book a hotel room in one of eight nearby hotels with IAFE blocks. “The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, home of the Annual Convention and Trade Show through 2021, is perfectly suited for our event,” stated Marla Calico, IAFE President and CEO. Multiple walking tours, scheduled on Saturday and Sunday, will begin in most hotel lobbies. These tours will showcase the best route to the Convention Center, feature a quick Q & A session, and conclude with an overview of the facilities. “All activities except for the general session will take place in the east end of the facility, with registration and the Trade Show on the ground floor (along with various food outlets), and workshops and meeting space on the second and third floors. Multiple escalators and elevators connect the floors, all of which look out onto a grand central atrium—this will give a whole new look and feel to our networking,” stated Calico. The city isn’t the only exciting change for the Convention. For just $35, attendees receive a lunch ticket for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. “Lunch and Learn” will be where attendees can network with other diners, including key decision makers at Fairs. Be sure to purchase your lunch ticket prior to the Convention, because no lunch tickets will be sold on-site. Other new

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programming features include Power Talks, Legend Led sessions, and StoryGrip Workshops. Along with educational sessions, time has been set-aside for the Trade Show, where nearly 300 exhibitors will greet the other thousands of Convention attendees. A new addition to Convention programming is the Happy Hour from 5:45 -7:00 PM in the Stars at Night Ballroom. Steve Siever, IAFE Director of Sales, said, “The IAFE Convention will be featuring two Happy Hour events on Monday and Tuesday evening of our gathering. These Happy Hours will provide attendees and exhibitors with the opportunity to socialize and network at the end of the day before going out to explore what San Antonio has to offer. Each Happy Hour event will offer food, drinks, and some special entertainment. We are thrilled to have NICA as the presenting sponsor of Tuesday’s Happy Hour—their support and the support of all IAFE sponsors allow us to create a great ‘First Impression’ with our members.” “We are thrilled that NICA leadership has chosen to sponsor the Tuesday night Happy Hour event as the vehicle for expanding their Association’s continued outreach and


The Henry B. González Convention Center from the view of the San Antonio River Walk

hospitality,” added Calico. On Wednesday, from 3:15 - 4:00 PM in Room 225D, NICA will present a workshop titled “What Is the Right Mix of Food at Your Fair?” Like most workshops, attendance is open to all Convention attendees. “There is a long history of cooperation between the IAFE and NICA to achieve mutual goals and to communicate with one another. The participation of the NICA Board Members in the IAFE Convention is amazing,” stated Calico. See www.iafeconvention.com for more details on the event. ▲

focused on

CONCESSIONAIRES Phil Teague, CIC

“One of the cool things that Phil Teague did was, he came out and actually worked in our business...” -Ryan Kuzma, Linn Enterprises Inc.

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From the Camera Roll... Photos provided by Lindsey Constantine, Northeast Council, Russ Harrison, CCE, Past President, Rey O’Day, Executive Manager of Councils & Kathy Ross, 1st Vice President

April Wood, West Council Member with Rawlings Concessions, put together an office supply basket with a money counter as her NICA Fundraiser at the San Mateo County Fair; John Burgoon, Jr., Mrs. J’s Ice Cream, was the winner!

Kim Barr, CCE, West Council Member with Pacific Crest Concessions (not pictured), thought it was a good idea and did the same thing at the Utah State Fair—Nathan Marcus, West Coast Weenies, was the winner!

Art Pokorny, Jr., NICA Past President, and Ellen Snyder of Barb Wilson Enterprises at the Erie County Fair

Morris Vivona, Sr., Amusements of America, provided the carnival midway at the Washington County Fair, starting in the business in 1939

Carmel Dyer Pittroff, NICA Board Member with the Original Australian Battered Potatoes, put Fred Pittroff’s great grandson, Collton Corson, to work. That is how 4th generation families keep going!

Cameron Murray, Northeast Council Member and Chester’s Gators and Taters, and Joseph Potillo, Jr., Past President and Potillo’s Sanitation

Harry Booth, Washington County Fair President, and Dede Harrison, Rudy’s

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The Erie County Fair’s Jeff Horbowicz and Jackie Cammarano with Jack Pfeulb, Jack’s Taco, who won the 2018 Best New Food at the Fair

Mark St. Jaques, Washington County Fair Manager and IAFE Zone 1 Director, with Chris Doyle, Fair Maintenance Supervisor


Russ Harrison, CCE, Past President and Rudy’s, Inc., with Washington County Fair’s Janelle Moore, Assistant Office Coordinator, and Staci Talkington, Office Manager, who “keep it all together”

Brenda Curran, J&B Sales

Mike Newman, Chuck Giordano, Sr., C&C Concessions, Rey O’Day, Executive Manager of Councils, and Ryann Newman; Mike and Ryann are the proud new owners of Fruit Caboose

Justin Murray and his daughter Bailey working in the O’Ryan Hat Booth at OC Fair

Tiffany Dugan, Chuckwagon, Terry Crutchfield, Crutchee’s, Bob Hutchins, Rainbow Concessions, Jan and Karen Gary, Leap of Faith Adventures, and Ashton Giordano, C&C Concessions, at the OC Fair

Griffin Gilette, Polar Bear Homemade Ice Cream Parlor, celebrating NICA’s 25th at the Erie County Fair

Donna Ruhm, San Diego County Fair Vendor Contracts Manager and her staff celebrating her Un-Birthday with crème puffs and other “sweets and treats.” These are the activities that make the Fair go by faster and make for fun memories!

Victoria Weaver and Kelly Myers, Barbie’s Ice Cream, and Lindsey Constantine, Red’s Red Apples

Michael Chambers, American Food Service, in front of his stand at the Erie County Fair

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A “Day in the Life” Rey O’Day, Executive Manager of Councils

Why did the Fair decide that? How did that Concessionaire do that? What do “they” do all day? These are common questions we ask of each other, sometimes daily, during our Fair season. In an attempt to learn some answers and gain understanding, the WFA (Western Fairs Association) Industry Standards Committee, under the leadership of Donna Ruhm, San Diego County Fair Commercial Manager and Jon Baker, Pima County Fair CEO (both NICA and WFA members) created the “Day in the Life” event. Building on last year’s success at the Ventura County Fair, the Committee decided to offer two opportunities to “see what it is like to walk in someone else’s shoes” in the 2018 season: one at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, CA and the other at the OC Fair in Costa Mesa, CA. This year’s Chair, Wanell Costello, Arizona State Fair CEO, invited her colleagues saying, “The Industry Standards Committee has been working hard to put this program together hoping that this will help Fairs to understand the ‘other’ side of the Industry and what it takes to be a Vendor on your Fairgrounds. This program will only work if you or members of your executive team volunteer to ‘walk in their shoes.’” As a member of the Committee, Rey O’Day, NICA Executive Manager, coordinated the participation of the Service Members for all three events. Liz Waxstein, WFA Meetings and Trade Show Manager, coordinated the logistics with the Fairs.

Event Team: Rey O’Day, NICA Executive Manager of Councils, and Kathy Kramer, OC Fair CEO

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WFA Team: Liz Waxstein, Meeting and Trade Show Manager, and Sarah Cummings, Executive Director

The “Day in the Life” orientation at the OC Fair included a sponsored lunch, provided by Spectra Foods

Individual CEO’s, Fair Managers, and Supervisors had the opportunity to partner for two hours in real time experiences with their choice of a Concessionaire, Commercial Exhibitor, Entertainer, or Carnival Supervisor. It was a chance to observe, participate, learn and feel the aspects of their chosen Service Member’s work at the Fair. It was followed by all the participants eating lunch and discussing the experience together. Staff from the Arizona State Fair, San Diego County Fair, Monterey County Fair, Pima County Fair, Riverside County Fair, and UMS Banking partnered with four Commercial Exhibitors (Touch of Mink—Jeanette, West Coast Innovations—Brice, Golden Hammocks—Lucinda, and Pizzazz—Karen), eight Concessionaires (Vartanian Concessions— Steve, Fun Biz—Stephanie, Fun Time Foods—Gigi, Ten Pound Buns—Schyler, JLQ Concessions— Lola and Erica, Pignotti’s Pasta—Taylor, and Chuckwagon—Irene), and seven Carnival Supervisors from RCS. About half of the participants said they met and networked with someone they did not know. Here are some “Ah! Ha!” moments from the debriefing:

• Jeanette Morris, Touch of Mink, observed

Dominic Palmieri, CCE, Past President, helped capture the “Ah! Ha!” moments


San Diego County Fair Team: Kathy Mordente, Katie Mueller, Jenifer Hellman, Donna O’Leary, and Jackie Eshelby

Riverside County Fair Team: Sheryl Dahlin, Veronica Casper, CEO, and Stacy Chester

Arizona Fairs Team: 1st Row—Phyllis Ellis and Wanell Costello, CEO and Event Chair; 2nd Row—Ginger Swatty, Nicky Hanner, and Karen Searle

San Diego County Fair Team: Heidi Benson, Maia Simonson, and Kelly Schmitz

that she trained a new employee and Maia Simonson, San Diego County Fair, made the “first sale!” • Erica Quintero, JLQ Concessions, had the Fire and Health Departments stop by while she was replacing no-show employees. All eye opening for her partner! • Wanell Costello’s tip from the day was “if you do not have enough radios to go around, be sure employees know where the closest one is.” • Other observations: infrastructure convenience matters, learned a different perspective of customer service, Vendors are very family oriented, challenge of training temporary labor, and difference between sponsors and concessions. The general observation was when you do not understand why something is happening, have a conversation, ask questions, and be

Suzanne Haas, UMS, organizing serious “bling” with Karen Wright of Pizzazz

Indio’s Stacy Chester working with Lucinda Golden and staff at Nellie’s Natural Cleaning Supplies

open to experiencing the intended or unintended consequences. There was general agreement that Vendors wear LOTS of hats and WALK a lot (to be specific, 5,100 steps in four hours)! Moreover, the event networking prompted new ideas that were borne from experiencing the “Day in the Life” program that they intend to try at their Fairs. Look for this event to catch on. ▲ October 2018 NICA News

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If you have a topic that you’d like to be covered in a future issue that doesn’t seem to be getting much attention, contact us at (813) 530-4750 or communications@nicainc.org for consideration.

DOT Announces $14 Million in Relief Funds for North Carolina

Due to deflation in 2016 and 2017, expected price increases would still leave overall price levels in 2018 lower than in 2015. These forecasts The U.S. Department of Transportation’s are based on an assumption of normal weather Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have conditions throughout the remainder of the year; announced the immediate availability of $14 however, severe weather or other unforeseen million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) events could potentially drive up food prices funds to help restore access to essential roads beyond the current forecasts. and bridges damaged by Hurricane Florence Looking ahead to 2019, price growth may throughout North Carolina. The $14 million “quick continue to remain low at the grocery store. Retail release” payment is an initial installment of funds food-at-home prices are expected rise between used to restore essential traffic and limit further 1.0 and 2.0 percent, as potentially the fourth year highway damage, which can help long-term repair in a row with deflating or lower-than-average and recovery efforts get underway more quickly. inflating retail food prices. Several products The funds were approved after being requested by may continue to see lower prices, including Governor Cooper and North Carolina’s Secretary pork, other meats, fats and oils, processed fruits of Transportation James Trogdon. and vegetables, and non-alcoholic beverages. The multi-day storm affected many areas of Beef and veal, poultry, fish and seafood, fresh the state resulting in many closed sections of vegetables, sugars and sweets, and other foods roads on the national highway system, including are all expected to increase but at rates lower than Interstate 40 and Interstate 95. The NCDOT their 20-year historical averages. Food-awaycontinues to detour freight and regional travel from-home is expected to continue its consistent from those Interstates because floodwaters rate of growth and to rise between 2.0 and 3.0 have not yet receded. The damage will exceed percent in 2019.— U.S. Department of Agriculture, NCDOT’s budget for emergencies on its large Economic Research Service. ▲ State maintained highway system. Quick Gas Prices Increasing Nationwide Release of ER funds will reimburse NCDOT for its expenditures for emergency traffic operations and At the time of publication, the nationwide use of State forces and emergency contracts to average regular gasoline retail price increased repair damaged roadways. FHWA’s North Carolina from this time last year to $2.84 per gallon, up Division is actively involved in coordinating 26 cents. The average diesel fuel price increased available ER site assessments of this large-scale as well to $3.27 per gallon, 48 cents higher event.— U.S. Department of Transportation. ▲ than a year ago. U.S. and global demand is

Consumer Food Prices on the Rise In 2018, retail food prices are expected to rise between 0.0 to 1.0 percent, which is still below the 20-year historical average of 2.1 percent. While fats and oils, pork, non-alcoholic beverages, dairy, and processed fruits and vegetables could potentially decline in price, prices for beef and veal, poultry, fish and seafood, eggs, and fresh fruits and vegetables are expected to increase.

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2018 Membership Contest Leaderboard* General Membership Stacy Doane..........................................................................4 Andrew “AJ” Ross.................................................................3 Bess Brinkley.........................................................................2 Connie Featherston...............................................................2 Doug Guinsler........................................................................2 Ron Porter.............................................................................2 David Belcher........................................................................1 Rick Busse, CCE....................................................................1 Kelly Butler............................................................................1 Karen Gary.............................................................................1 Lenny Dunford.......................................................................1 Charles Giordano...................................................................1 Russ Harrison, CCE...............................................................1 Bob Jackson..........................................................................1 Nancy Miller..........................................................................1 Connie McKinney, CCE..........................................................1 Randy Reichert, CCE.............................................................1 Jeff Ross...............................................................................1 Karen Russell........................................................................1 Craig Sawyer.........................................................................1 Tim Seivers............................................................................1 Dale Smith, CCE.....................................................................1 Ted Wentz..............................................................................1

Councils Jeff Ames..............................................................................3 Lindsey Constantine.............................................................3 Jay Wells................................................................................3 Kim Barr, CCE.........................................................................2 Henry Mitchell.......................................................................2 Cameron Murray....................................................................2 Ryan Long..............................................................................1 Erica Quintero........................................................................1 Steve Vartanian.....................................................................1 Tonio Viscusi.........................................................................1

Board of Directors Dominic Palmieri, CCE..........................................................5 Kathy Ross............................................................................3 Carmel Dyer-Pittroff..............................................................2 Jennifer Giordano..................................................................2 Richie George........................................................................1 Kevin McGrath, CCE..............................................................1 Vincent Nelson......................................................................1 Tim O’Brien, CCE....................................................................1 Jay “Rocko” Russell............................................................. 1

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2018 Events Calendar

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October 1: CCE applications due in Office 1-3: IFEA Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat • San Diego, CA 3-5: Wyoming Association of Fairs Annual Convention • Evanston, WY 9: Big Fresno Fair Service Member Meeting • Fresno, CA 13: Kentucky Association of Fairs Annual Fall Conference • Louisville, KY 16: The Southeast Council’s Rally in Raleigh • Raleigh, NC See upcoming issues of NICA News or visit www.nicainc.org for additional event dates

18-20: British Columbia Association of Agricultural Fairs & Exhibitions Annual Convention • Victoria, BC 18-20: Washington State Fairs Association Annual Convention • Vancouver, WA 22: Poker Tournament at the Arizona State Fair • Phoenix, AZ

November 2-4: Maryland Association of Agricultural Fairs & Shows Annual Convention • Ocean City, MD 9-10: Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Annual Joint Convention • Cromwell, CT

12-16: IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 • Orlando, FL 15-17: Dakota Fairs Annual Convention • Bismarck, ND 15-17: Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows Annual Convention • Colorado Springs, CO 19-21: Arizona Fair Association Annual Convention • Laughlin, NV 21-23: Canadian Association of Fairs & Exhibitions Annual Convention • Banff, AB 25-28: 128th IAFE Annual Convention And Trade Show • San Antonio, TX 27: NICA’s Happy Hour at the IAFE Convention • San Antonio, TX

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National Independent Concessionaires Association, Inc. 1043 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511 Phone: (813) 438-8926 • Fax: (813) 803-8460 Email: nica@nicainc.org • Website: www.nicainc.org

For Off ice Use Only

Date: #:

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION q Mr. q Mrs.

q Ms.

First:

Last:

Name of business: Physical address: Mailing address:

City :

City :

Primary Phone Number :

State:

Zip:

State:

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Alternate / Cell phone number :

Email:

Website:

Age Range: q 20-35 q 35-50 q 51-70 q 70+ q Other:

NICA News Preference: q Mail q Email

Referred by :

Annual Membership Fees Independent Concession Membership

Associate Membership

q Independent Concessionaire............................................$125 q Additional Member...............................................................$75

q Fair / Festival over 75,000 attendance...........................$125 q Fair / Festival under 75,000 attendance...........................$75 q Manufacturer / Distributor / Supplier.............................$125 q Carnival / Circus Operator.................................................$125 q Special Services.................................................................$125

A person or entity who provides services to the concession industry.

Voting:

Non-Voting:

q Employee...............................................................................$50 q Retired....................................................................................$50 five Year independent Concession Membership Pay for five years up front and save $50.

q

Independent Concessionaire............................................$575

Concession Business / Group Membership

Includes five memberships in one: one Independent Concessionaire, one Additional Member, and three Employee Members ($350 value).

q Concession Business / Group..........................................$300 Additional Member : _________________________________________ Employee Member 1: ________________________________________ Employee Member 2: ________________________________________ Employee Member 3: ________________________________________ Check a category below and provide a detailed description of your company’s services below:

q q q

Commercial Exhibitors / Retail Attractions / Entertainment Services

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Business Description

Provide a detailed description of your business, products, and/or services below. This information will be used for your entry in the annual NICA Membership Directory and as keywords to search for your business on the NICA website.

________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________

Food Games

Mail Check or Money Order to NICA’s Office at 1043 E. Brandon Blvd. Brandon, FL 33511

Concessionaire General Routing Information

q Visa q Mastercard q American Express q Discover

_____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________

Credit Card #:

List all states / provinces where you conduct your concession business:

Fairs and Festivals

List three Fairs or Festivals worked in the past year :

1. __________________________________________________________ 2. __________________________________________________________ 3. __________________________________________________________

If accepted for membership in NICA, I hereby agree to abide by its by-laws and rules.

Security Code:

Expiration Date:

TOTAL:

Signature of Credit Card Holder I authorize NICA to charge the agreed amount listed above to my credit card provided herein. I agree I will pay for this purchase in accordance with the issuing bank cardholder agreement. The NICA sponsored $10,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Policy is automatically provided to all Independent Concessionaire Members.

Applicant’s signature

Date

Beneficiary ________________________________________ Phone ___________________


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