Voting is open!


After a fantastic response to The Vendies 2015, with nominations from operators, manufacturers, suppliers and individuals, voting is now open!

The shortlist has been published on The Vendies website:

Now it’s up to YOU, the vending and water industry, to decide the winners of this prestigious awards scheme.

Visit to vote for the best operators, manufacturers, suppliers and products of 2015!


The Rules:

  • Only members of the industry may take part – for example, your suppliers, employees, customers and industry friends. Consumer nominations and votes will not be counted. (This does not apply to the EDWCA Water Distributor of the Year category.)
  • Only one vote is allowed per category, per person
  • Multiple votes from one person (or excessive votes (50+) from one company) will be discounted
  • All voting categories should be completed where possible
  • Finalists are not permitted to complete voting forms on behalf of a client
  • Finalists are not permitted to offer incentives to encourage votes
  • All contact details must be completed to validate your vote
  • The organisers reserve the right to exclude any organisation without prior notice or explanation

The winners of the Route Operator of the Year, Service Engineer of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award will be revealed on the night.


Have you booked your tickets?

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday 1 July at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate. Tickets are going fast, so book now to avoid disappointment!vendies statue

Individual place(s) can be secured @ £ 125.00+VAT, or five places for the reduced price of £600+VAT.s well as a celebration of the vending industry’s innovation and success, The Vendies will be a fantastic finale to AVEX 2015 and a chance to network and catch up with industry friends and colleagues.

Tickets include:

  • Champagne reception for all attendees
  • Three course meal with complimentary wine
  • The Vendies awards presentation ceremony
  • After-dinner entertainment with comedian Paul Sinha
  • Networking with peers, press, friends and colleagues


To book your place, download your booking form here and return to Georgia at

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