Book Tickets

Many companies will use the Vending Industry Awards as the perfect excuse to reward their teams for their hard work, entertain their key clients and network with their industry colleagues, so why not take the opportunity to do the same?

Tables of ten can be secured at a cost of £1090 +VAT and individual places cost just £109 +VAT per seat booked.

These prices include:

* A Champagne reception.

* A sumptuous three - course meal with fine wine

* Charity fundraising

* After-dinner entertainment

* Award presentations for outstanding performance

* Networking with peers, press, friends and colleagues

The Box Office is open. Click HERE to download a table booking form,

Awards Category Sponsors

Route Operator of the Year

Sponsored by Vendman and presented by Daniel Hamby. Vendman are proud of their reputation as industry innovators and proud to work side-by-side with many of Europe's leading vending companies to shape the future of the vending industry. From stock control and pricing information, to data management, account analysis and route planning, Vendman's intelligent and progressive vending control systems epitomise Vendman’s determination to understand individual customer's unique requirements thoroughly.

Service Engineer of the Year

Sponsored by N&W Global Vending and presented by David Ward. N&W Global Vending thinks internationally but acts locally. It has to be that way: intimate knowledge of individual markets is a prerequisite for success. N&W reflects this, helping customers to achieve their objectives by customising both products and services to address specific local requirements. Innovation is part of their DNA. That’s the reason why, year on year, N&W invests heavily in Research and Development. The N&W R&D team is more than 100 strong and is dedicated to developing new technologies and to producing leading-edge products of the highest possible quality.

Vending Supervisor of the Year

Sponsored by Douwe Egberts and presented by Tony Smith. Douwe Egberts Professional play a major role in the evolution of vended coffee. Working with industry leading manufacturers, Douwe Egberts aim to bring innovative solutions to the market which improve customer satisfaction and add value to the whole sector. Douwe Egberts supply a full range of high quality vending ingredients and branded support materials, adding value to your business and the vending market as a whole.

EDWCA Best Environmental Initiative

Sponsored by Pureflo and presented by John Courtney. Pureflo are an environmentally friendly water filter company providing a one stop shop for the total solution for your drinking water requirements. They are proud to be the world’s first provider of refillable cartridges with no plastic waste. Pureflo are suppliers of companies such as Wickes, Springflow and are filter provider to many of the top cooler companies.

EDWCA Innovation Award

Sponsored by Aqua Cure and presented by Mark Brown Aqua Cure offer an extensive range of water filters, sanitisers and installation components for water dispensers, fountains, Vending & coffee machines, to name but a few products and market sectors. As the UK Master Distributor for EVERPURE , distributors for other leading brands ,established over 25 years and manufacturing facilities in house , they believe their expertise to be second to none. Aqua Cure can help you find serious scale control solutions that will make boilers last longer and work more efficiently as well as producing better quality beverages

Best New Product

Sponsored by Microfilter and presented by Jim Redford. Microfilter have been making high quality water filtration products since 1996. Our filters are make from the highest quality materials available today.We are suppliers to Samsung , LG and Daewoo plus many more OEM companies. Our own Microfilter product range includes Filter membranes, UV systems, Carbon block filters with scale reduction, and RO and UF systems.Microfilter’s UK Exclusive distributors are H2O Direct Limited.

Best Marketing Campaign

Sponsored by Cosmetal and presented by Federica Diotallevi. Cosmetal has over 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of superior quality water coolers, both bottled and point of use. Today the company is the most important Italian manufacturer, and an international leader, in the production of innovative solutions for providing and delivering drinking water. The latest additions to the range inspired by the world of vending demonstrate how Cosmetal interacts with the market supplying a constant flow of innovative proposals.

Best Cup Company

Sponsored by Mondelez International and presented by Sam Daly. Mondelēz International is Europe’s largest chocolatier and biscuit baker, the second-largest maker of candy and coffee and the third largest producer of gum. Every day, employees create delicious moments of joy by sharing Europe's favourite brands-including Cadbury, Milka, Cote d’Or, Toblerone Jacobs, Tassimo, Carte Noir, LU, Belvita, Oreo, Halls and Trident. In fact, over 25 of Mondelez’s European brands are more than 100 years old.

Best Ingredients Company

Sponsored by Coffetek and presented by Ian Johnson. Coffetek has more than 30 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of beverage dispensing systems. Their products have been successfully exported throughout Europe and as far afield as the Far East and Australasia. Coffetek have worked hard to build an enviable reputation for equipment simplicity and reliability achieved through exploiting our experience in product design and innovation. With this combined expertise & resource we are able to offer some of the most comprehensive refreshment solutions in the world.

Best Machine Company

Sponsored by Nestle and presented by Chris Starling. At Nestlé Professional, they are committed to inspire their partners' growth. They provide a wide range of creatively branded Food and Beverage solutions for the vending industry, which enable customers to be highly innovative, delighting their consumers. Nestle combine global thinking with local understanding thanks to 14 dedicated foodservice factories, culinary centres, a Beverage Centre in Switzerland and over 10 000 employees in more than 90 countries!

Best Components Company

Sponsored by Brands2Hands and presented by Andrew Gibson. Brands2Hands provide a broad range of industry leading services for the fmcg equipment markets. They can help you deliver excellence at the point of purchase - on time and to the highest possible standards. In addition to parts and components control, Brand2Hands offer customers total asset management on equipment items such as vendors and cooler both at their warehouse and out in the field. Their unique route to market ensures maximum visibility on equipment asset location, and minimises the opportunity for error.

Best Ancillary Service

Sponsored by PepsiCo (Walkers Snacks) and presented by Stephen Hendry. In the UK & Ireland, PepsiCo is home to more than 20 brands, including their most well-known names Walkers, Pepsi, Tropicana and Quaker, as well as Naked, Sunbites, Copella and SoBe V Water to name but a few. Whether it's meeting the need for great-tasting convenience or the growing demand for healthier options, PepsiCo continue to grow their business through investment and innovation. Building a balanced and broad portfolio that offers choice in great-tasting food and drink by responding to what consumers want.

Best Environmental Initiative

Sponsored by Lavazza and presented by Sean Brent. Lavazza’s expertise in the coffee roasting process means that specific roasting cycle can be formulated, combining time and temperature to enhance the particular qualities of each blend. Lavazza are at the forefront of new innovations within the vending sector, offering a full portfolio of real coffee products for vending distributors; capsules, beans and ground coffee, they also compliment this by offering branding packages.

Innovation Award

Sponsored by Comestero Group and presented by Emilio Bravo. Comesterogroup is a world leading company in the supply of payment systems and self-service payment equipment. Founded in Italy during the 1970’s, the company quickly became an international group with branches in France, Poland, Germany and UK, and with representation offices around the world. The Group’s wide and articulated product range includes coin and banknote validators, cashless payment systems, coin/banknote change machines, coin changers, self-service start payment systems, cash points and coin and banknote counters. A close-knit teamwork combined with continuous investments in Research and Development has enabled Comesterogroup to meet the requirements of various markets.