The Vending Industry Award Winners 2013

The inaugural Vending Industry Awards took place last Wednesday night, at a glittering gala dinner and ceremony at the Hilton Metropole Hotel at the NEC Birmingham. The evening was attended by 449 guests, making it the largest vending industry gathering in the UK in 10 years. The event was a celebration and acknowledgement of the hard work and excellent service provided by outstanding individuals and businesses in the sector.  Some of the key winners were:

Route Operator of the Year –  Louise Doggett from Cambridge Vending

Best Local Operating Company – Care Vending Ltd

Best Regional Operating Company – Joint Winners – Express Vending and Brodericks / Manchester Vending

Best Machine Company – Coffetek

Best Vending Ingredients or Cup Company – Douwe Egberts

Lifetime achievement award – David Hoskin  (David Hoskin was a director of the Mars Company Four Square and has been Chairman of the AVA, the EVA and AVEX. He has also been responsible for the collation of the industry statistics for the AVA census. Currently working for the EVA, David is collating the European vending market report.)

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