What is the AVA?
The AVA is the forward-thinking, not-for-profit trade body for the
£1.65bn refreshment vending industry.
With over 200 highly reputable, quality approved member companies –
operators, machine manufacturers, commodity manufactures, affiliates
– the AVA can provide you with vending services from members who
have the right procedures and policies in place to be able to
provide exemplary service for your establishment – no matter what
your vending requirements!
The AVA’s vision is to…
Provide a strong Association that
protects, develops and evangelises the use of vending in the UK.
Be the first point of contact for
legislators and opinion formers.
Be the hub for industry networking
Provide differentiation for members
as recognised by specifiers.
Develop and maintain an expanding,
committed and involved membership.
Represent at least 50% of the
vending industry by turnover and number.
Involve all industry major players
Create an identity for the vending
industry that assists in lobbying and increased consumer
Protect the industry from any
Encourage members to offer healthy
Ensure the public know that vending
is now bringing the high street coffee experience to the
consumer, without them needing to leave their building.
Why use an AVA member’s services?
By choosing to source your site’s vending requirements through the
AVA, you can rest assured that you’ll be in receipt of the very best
possible service from members in your area who have the right
procedures and policies in place to be able to provide exemplary
service for your establishment. Look for companies with the AVA logo
to know that you’re working with the very best in the vending
industry! To find out more about the Association and to see our full
list of members, please visit
AVA membership is
available in 3 levels:
Open to commodity suppliers, vending operation companies,
manufacturers, importers and distributors of vending machines
Open to any providers of services and goods to the vending
industry who do not meet the requirements for full membership
and companies within the vending industry who fall outside the
Open to those who work for members and those who have already
retired whilst working for a member
To find out more about
membership and/or to become an AVA member, please visit
Alternatively please call the AVA on 0208 661 1112.