The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE symbol: KO) is the world’s largest nonalcoholic beverage company. We offer a portfolio of world-class quality sparkling and still beverages, starting with Coca-Cola® and extending to more than 400 brands of soft drinks, juices, teas, coffees, waters, sports and energy drinks.
Our mission is to refresh the world, create value and make a difference. Our focus on the needs of our customers, consumers and franchise partners helps us achieve and continue achieving sustainable, quality growth. To continue to thrive as a business over the next ten years and beyond, we are looking ahead, understanding the trends and forces that will shape our business in the future, and moving swiftly to prepare for what’s to come.
Coca-Cola has shown generous support to the NABM, which in turn benefits our entire industry. Please say ‘Thank You’ to the Coca-Cola Company for their commitment to this year’s BLAST conference as the Title Sponsor, Randolph-Sheppard, to our association, and to you. http://us.coca-cola.com/
At Pepsico, our mission is to be the world’s premier consumer products company focused on convenient foods and beverages. We seek to produce financial rewards to investors as we provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to our employees, our business partners and the communities in which we operate. And in everything we do, we strive for honesty, fairness and integrity. Our products can be found in more than 200 countries around the globe. PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with a diverse product portfolio that includes 22 brands like Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Tropicana, Gatorade, Quaker and more. Each generates more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. PepsiCo is proud of its relationship with the National Association of Blind Merchants and the National Federation of the Blind. www.pepsico.com
Blackstone Consulting, Inc. (BCI), a premier service provider established in 1991, began a lifelong relationship with Business Enterprise Programs in support of Randolph Sheppard Act in 1999. We are a team of experts in RSA to assist and empower blind vendors and state agencies to achieve the goals set out by the government.
Our relationship with and support of the RSA have allowed us to establish 29 partnerships in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington DC and Wisconsin.
Our knowledge and experience in food service contracts provide necessary guidance and direction towards winning business for the state agencies and blind vendors involved. www.blackstone-consulting.com
The National Association of Blind Merchants proudly welcomes Titanium Sponsor RSA Buying Group. Randolph-Sheppard Service Association has now launched the most dynamic rebate program for blind vendors ever conceived. RSA – they are not with the government, but they are here to help. Randolph-Sheppard Service Association is more than a buying cooperative. As the program grows, they will be offering technical assistance and marketing materials to assist all blind vendors in their quest to increase profit. Rebates are just the beginning. Visit the booth for savings, giveaways, and drawings. Sign up for a chance to win an iPad. Sign up and receive a free case of Red Bull and other free products, just for signing up. Now blind vendors can receive the best rebates in the industry on both snacks and beverages.
RSA – Reliability, Service, Accountability. www.rsamanagementgroup.com/