2022 NBVA Conference Education Schedule

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Ballroom D & E, Westgate Las Vegas

8:15 AM

Registration & Check-In
Registration Desk

8:45 AM

Welcome & Introduction
Scott Ausmus, NBVA President

8:50 AM

Kevin Shambaugh, Seminar Moderator

9:00 AM

“Top Tips for Operating Mini and Full-Size Cranes”
David Kochan, DK Vending

During this session industry expert, David Kochan will share top tips for operating both mini and full-size cranes. Attendees will learn how to identify the best size crane placement within a location along with tips on running it for optimum results. In addition, David will also share tips when it comes to merchandising.

10:00 AM

Quick Break

10:15 AM

“Exploring Revenue Opportunities during Challenging Times”

Dominick Barbato, Barbato Ventures
Tyler Vance, Gardner & Lose

Over the past 2 years, bulk vendors have had to find ways to run their routes more efficiently and explore other opportunities for additional cash flow. Our panel of seasoned operators will share how they’ve pivoted over the past 24 months to do just that.

11:00 AM

“Become a Locating Master”

Moderator: Dominick Barbato, Barbato Ventures

Bulk vending operators are always on the lookout for new locations, but are you a true locating “master”. During this session we’ll identify the many different types of locations bulk vendors serve; breakdown the process of locating to make sure operators are making the most of their efforts; and provide the “perfect” pitch for different locating scenarios.

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Operator Round Table

Jennifer Jaynes, JenVend LLC
Tyler Vance, Gardner & Lose

Topic #1 – “Don’t Leave Money on the Table”
Topic #2 – “Capping Tips”
Topic #3 – “Know Your Competitors”
Topic #4 – “Parts & Pieces”

2:00 PM

“Analyzing Bulk Vending Operations”

Moderator: Jennifer Jaynes, JenVend LLC
Panelists: Nick Morales, Tri West Vending

Coin management is a continuous challenge for bulk vendors. During this session we’ll discuss different ways to collect and count, what banking looks like in 2022, cash payment legislation and how you can advocate for your business. In addition, we’ll discuss insurance at both the state and county level.

2:30 PM

“Bulk Vending Bull Session” Open Forum

Moderator: David Kochan, DK Vending

Our highly interactive “bull session” returns and we’ll cover topics such as what to consider when buying or selling a route! Bring your questions or share a great idea because our “Share Your Best Idea” contest is back this year as well. Share your best idea and you could win $100!