The AVA Northern Golf Day

Posted on: 19-07-2018

  The AVA 39th Northern Golf day, took place at the beautiful Wetherby golf course. The whole team took advantage of the courses new 17th and 18th holes and the top two winners were; Peter Langstaff (P&G Consultancy) with 1st place followed by a close 2nd place with Robert Gormley (Nestlé). Key winners from yesterday:…

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Neil Thomas, Richard Gilbert & Robert Gormley Are Appointed To The AVA Board

Posted on: 22-06-2018

The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) is pleased to announce that three new board members have been appointed to the AVA Board. Neil, Sales Director at Care Vending, has been appointed as the AVA Operator Representative. He has played a very active role on the board over the last 5 years and will continue to do…

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The AVA’s Meeting Turns Into A Vending Bake Off

Posted on: 21-06-2018

  The AVA’s South East Regional Meeting and AGM were graciously hosted at Scobie Mcintosh, in Horley this year, as the AVA have continued with the new style format regional events at members locations. The day started off with a tour round Scobie Mcintosh, learning their histories which go all the way back to 1881,…

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AVA Board Nominations Are In! Get Voting…

Posted on: 04-06-2018

  Please Click to Download AVA Board Voting Form 2018 (ONLY Full Members can vote, this excludes Associate, Honorary, Personal & Affiliates Members from voting) Please send completed form by Midday on Monday 18th June 2018 and return to: Email: Nadine.Al-Ahmad@the-ava.com OR Post: Automatic Vending Association, Concept House, Cromwell Office Park, York Road, Wetherby, Leeds, LS22 7SU…

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The AVA Board has 3 Vacancies…

Posted on: 29-05-2018

    The opportunity has arisen to join the AVA Board as 3 positions are due for election; Vending Operator Representative  Machines & Components Representative Commodities Representative Should the company you represent be a full member of the AVA, there is now the opportunity for you to apply for a position on the AVA Board should you wish….

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AVA’s Midlands Regional Meeting Takes A Sweeter Route

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The 2018 Midlands regional meeting left all of us with a sweet taste in our mouth, as it took place at ‘the home of Cadbury’. The new style format meeting on the 10th of May was gratefully hosted at the Mondelez offices and consisted of a tour through Cadburys world history and creation, followed by…

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Scottish Regional Meeting 2018

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With 32 attendees – which included 19 from operating companies – this was a record Operator turnout at any AVA Regional Meeting – ever! Those who attended had the opportunity to find out more about the AG Barr Brands of Rubicon, Strathmore Water and, of course IRN BRU. We also got to see how IRN…

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Gillian White elected to AVA Board

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After all the votes were counted in an excellent turnout the AVA is able to announce that Gillian White from Crane Merchandising Systems has been elected into the AVA Board position as Machines and Components Representative. David Llewellyn, Chief Executive of the AVA said: “I am sure you will join me in congratulating Gillian on…

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The AVA’s 2018 Burns Night Celebrations

Posted on: 20-03-2018

The Automatic Vending Association’s annual Burns Night took place last Friday, the 23rd of March. As a Celtic fusion (St Patrick’s Day took place the following day), the evening was always going to be a big celebration. Nestled in the stunning Scottish countryside, the Dalmahoy Hotel in Edinburgh was the perfect backdrop to our celebrations….

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