Vending operator member companies may bring two people at no charge. Additional participants from each operator company will be charged $30 each. The fee for associate members (suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and brokers) is $65 per person.
The MD-DC trade group has been able offer the event at no charge to members for many years. However, as the Maryland trade faces continued legislative and regulatory challenges at the state and local levels, the board of directors said it determined the need for advocacy support and needs to devote funds previously used for the dinner to hiring a lobbyist.