Your time is up! Vendies 2017 shortlist announced

The Vendies is just around the corner and the shining stars of the vending and water industry are preparing to gather at London’s Millennium Gloucester Hotel on Wednesday, June 28 to celebrate the successes of the past 12 months.

Here we reveal the Vendies 2017 finalists.


Online Initiative of the Year

24U, Uvenco UK
Coffetek Customer Web, Coffetek Limited
Vending Integration, The Vending Integrators

Customer Service Award – Supplier

Mark Lamble, Burts Potato Chips
Siemens Financial Services
Vendmanager Customer Service Team, SB Software
Westomatic Front Line Staff, Westomatic Vending Services Ltd

Best Machine Innovation
Sponsored by Lavazza

Coffee to Go with Milkshake, Westomatic Vending Services Ltd
Coffetek Vitro M3 – Fresh Milk Innovation, Coffetek Limited
Mr Lee’s Noodle Kiosks, Mr Lee’s Pure Foods
The Easy Kitchen, Westomatic Vending Services Ltd

Hot Beverage Brand of the Year

Birchall Tea
Van Houten, Barry Callebaut

Snack/Confectionary Product of the Year

Cadbury Twirl, Mondelez International
Galaxy Golden Eggs, Mars Chocolate UK
Levi Roots Reggae Reggae, Burts Potato Chips
Mr Lee’s Cup Noodles – 6 Flavours, Mr Lee’s Pure Foods
Oreo, Mondelez International

Best Ancillary

Insulated Vending Cups, Benders Paper Cups
Red Bean Cup, 4 Aces Ltd
Refurbishment Services, Westomatic Vending Services Ltd
Vending Integration, The Vending Integrators
Vendmanager, SB Software

Best New Product

Hobgoblin Hamageddon, Burts Potato Chips
Mr Lee’s Cup Noodles – 6 Flavours, Mr Lee’s Pure Foods
NEW Vitro Series – Hot Beverage Systems, Coffetek Limited
The Primo Touch, Westomatic
Vending Integration, The Vending Integrators

Payment System of the Year
Sponsored by Siemens Financial Services

Systopia Vending Reader
VPOS, Nayax
WorldKey Loyalty, SUZOHAPP


Best Newcomer

Macchiavalley UK Ltd
Mr Lee’s Noodle Kiosks, Mr Lee’s Pure Foods

Service Engineer of the Year

Dave Grist, Express Vending
Mark McCluskey, Uvenco UK
Senol Niyazi, Express Vending

Operator of the Year
Sponsored by Vendman

Express Vending
Millsons Vending
VH Graddon & Sons VendingLtd 

Route Operator of the Year

Jani, Oasis Products Vending
Joanna Cunliffe, Uvenco UK
Mary Kelliher, Express Vending
Nick Francis, Express Vending
Sabrina Davis, Express Vending

Customer Service Award – Operator
Sponsored by SB Software

Karen Bruce, Uvenco UK
Stephanie Jones, Express Vending

Marketing Campaign of the Year
Sponsored by Coffetek

Express Vending
Falkingham and Taylor (Vending) Ltd
Mr Lee’s Noodles

The winners will be announced during the highest acclaimed celebration of excellence in vending, and there is still time to book your tickets and be a part of this established industry event.

The Awards Gala Dinner is an impressive tribute to the people and companies operating within this marketplace. The evening will begin with a champagne reception at 7pm, before a sumptuous three course dinner with wine, high profile award presentations and an unrivalled opportunity to network with peers, press, friends and colleagues.

The Vendies is the perfect platform to cost effectively reward your employees for all their hard work this past year, to entertain your key customers as well as network with a room full of potential new clients.

So why not book your tickets now, and join The Vendies in celebrating the hard work of everyone within the vending and water industry.

For more information or to book tickets click here.