AVA Futures: The Next Generation

Posted on: 27-09-2019

The AVA are delighted to announce a new committee, led by Kennedy Procter called AVA Futures. This committee aims to engage the The Next Generation of the Vending Industry, providing a platform to openly discuss key concepts and ideas within Vending, whilst learning from successful people and established businesses. It was during the AVA Christmas…

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Diane Hunter steps up as Operator Representative!

Posted on: 17-09-2019

  We are pleased to announce that Diane Hunter has accepted a position on the Board as an Operator Representative. Diane is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who has over 25 years’ experience within the industry. The highlight of her career has been starting her own business ‘Apple Vending’ 13 years ago, which continues to go…

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AVA Operator Representative Vacancy

Posted on: 05-08-2019

OPERATOR REPRESENTATIVE VACANCY ON THE AVA BOARD!   With the resignation of Neil Thomas from his position as Operator Representative to the AVA Board, we now have a vacancy for this position.   It is an exciting time to join the Board and influence the future of our industry – so why not put your…

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AVA Consultations – Have your say!

Posted on: 03-05-2019

At the end of 2018 HM Government published “Our waste, our resources: A strategy for England”: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/resources-and-waste-strategy-for-england This was followed up by consultation documents issued by Defra and HM Treasury. The AVA Environment committee headed by Adrian Pratt and Mike Saltmarsh has been preparing our response to these consultations. To present our view on the potential…

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2019 AVA Board Elections

Posted on: 18-04-2019

  YOUR CHANCE TO BE ON THE AVA BOARD! The AVA is undergoing a period of change. You could be a part of that change. It is an exciting time to join the Board and influence the future. The opportunity has arisen as five positions are due for election in May as part of the usual…

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AVA makes an impression at the HM Treasury… Again!

Posted on: 05-02-2019

Members of the AVA Environment Committee joined in force to represent the vending industry to discuss paper cups and plastic in vending. The team were joined by Alex Hattersley, a Policy Adviser in the Energy & Transport division and Silas Gedner, an advisor for the Policy Group at DEFRA. David Llewellyn said “our aim was…

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Eight Vending Operators get the chance to go FREE to EVEX 2018

Posted on: 01-10-2018


Join the AVA Board as the AVA representative on the EVA Executive committee

Posted on: 06-08-2018

Click to Download Full EVA Board Rep Outline Deadline for Applying: Friday the 24th of August 2018      

Lobbying – News (Cashless & Digital Payments)

Posted on: 20-07-2018

  The HM Treasury states that we are on the road to cashless as purchasing behaviour has changed as 64% of retail sales in 2016 were without cash. This will have a huge impact, the new pound coin cost the vending industry £32million, the movement towards cashless and digital payments could cost the industry £170 million! Read the…

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