ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Feb-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Melody Ain has joined the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) as meetings & registration coordinator. Ain will join the NACS meetings and conventions team and assist in the operations and registration for several NACS meetings throughout the year, including the NACS Show, one of the nation’s largest and most successful tradeshows.
Melody comes to NACS from Plate & Decanter, a culinary and wine event planning company. Prior to that she taught second grade abroad in Shanghai, China. She also served as event coordinator at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
Melody graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a degree in the history of art with a concentration in women’s studies and theatre.
Founded in 1961 as the National Association of Convenience Stores, NACS (nacsonline.com) is the international association for convenience and fuel retailing. The U.S. convenience store industry, with more than 154,000 stores across the country, posted $696 billion in total sales in 2014, of which $483 billion were motor fuels sales. NACS has 2,100 retail and 1,700 supplier member companies, which do business in nearly 50 countries.
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