AVA Announcement – 14th November 2017

Posted on: 14-11-2017

The Automatic Vending Association has today announced that its Chief Executive, Jonathan Hart, has decided to leave the organisation to return to the world of PR and Communications in Central London.  He will remain with the AVA until Easter and will work alongside the Board to help source a successor.   Jonathan Hart commented:  …

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Just Hear Those Sleigh Bells Jingle-ing, Ring-ting Tingle-ing, Too!

Posted on: 27-10-2017

Come on, it’s lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you. Outside the snow is falling and friends are calling “yoo hoo” Come on, its lovely weather for a Christmas Luncheon with you!   That wonderful time of year is slowly approaching once again and the AVA and EDWCA are preparing for their 7th…

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AVA Attends £1 Industry Roundtable

Posted on: 28-09-2017

Round £1 coin ceases to be legal tender from 15th October Treasury focusing on ‘The Great Turn Off’ On 26th September, Jonathan Hart, the Chief Executive of the AVA, met with representatives from similar industries to discuss vending’s readiness for the ending of the legal tender status of the round £1 coin on 15th October.  The…

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David Llewellyn Appointed as New Chair of the AVA Board

Posted on: 26-09-2017

  The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) is pleased to announce that David Llewellyn has been appointed the new Chair of the AVA Board.   David, who takes over from David Ward, has worked in vending since 1994 covering many areas of the industry including operating, sales, logistics, production, along with technical and equipment sourcing.  David…

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David Llewellyn

AVEX 2017 Takes the NEC!

Posted on: 20-09-2017

Visitors from across the globe and from an array of sectors Successful Operator Summit Innovative Speaker Programme Popular Gala Charity Dinner   The world of vending hit the NEC this week for AVEX 2017 as a host of exhibitors both large and small unveiled over 50 new products and innovations. Visitors came from countries including Australia,…

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AVEX Visitor Registration Is Go!

Posted on: 15-05-2017

The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) is delighted to announce that visitor registration for AVEX 2017 is now live.   Visitors can register online to attend the show which runs from 12th – 13th September 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. Visitors wishing to attend can sign up via the AVEX website. For the first time,…

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New Communications Manager Joins the Automatic Vending Association

Posted on: 03-05-2017

The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) is pleased to announce that a new Communications Manager has joined the organisation’s head office.   Charlotte Wilson has assumed the role and will oversee the management and execution of the AVA’s internal and external communications strategy. Charlotte joins the AVA with a strong background in PR and Marketing Communications…

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Automatic Vending Association announces findings from its latest industry census

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• UK vending industry turnover has increased by 2 per cent to £1.53bn • The number of open-site cashless transactions per month has doubled in 2016 • 39 per cent of cold drinks sold in 2016 were low sugar/diet or water The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) has today announced findings from its 2016 UK Vending…

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Scottish Regional Meeting and Burns Night 2017

Posted on: 31-03-2017

It was that time of year again where Christmas had passed us in the blink of an eye and we were all back to work again…albeit a few pounds heavier! However, the AVA was here to pick you up with the annual Burns night! The fine folk of the AVA joined together on the 20th…

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AVA South East Regional Meeting

Posted on: 30-03-2017

The AVA South East Regional meeting was held on the 14th March 2017 at The World Wildlife Federation’s ‘Living Planet Centre’ in Woking, Surrey. The theme for the evening was ‘recycling and sustainability’ so the surroundings matched this perfectly. The ‘Living Planet Centre’ is one of the greenest buildings in the UK and every aspect…

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