Congratulations to our 2018 finalists* BEST MACHINE INNOVATION, SPONSORED BY LAVAZZA C-store247 – SV365 Technologies Ltd Digital Vend Touch – Aeguana Eco Encore – Westomatic Vending Services Ltd. Franke A1000 – Franke Coffee Systems Novara Protein Shake Solution – Coffetek Azkoyen The Vendmax – Social Vend The WPD 50 – Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG Yakult Artificial Intelligence Vending Machine developed in partnership with Aeguana – Yakult   BEST SUPPLIER WEBSITE 4 Aces Ltd – 4 Aces Ltd H20 Direct – H20 Direct Ltd Kärcher UK Website – Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG So Pure – So Pure Coffee Social Vend – Social Vend Westomatic & WestoNET – Westomatic Vending Services Ltd.   BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE Client Support Team – SB Software Coffetek technical support team – Coffetek Joseph Gorjian – Nayax UK Sales Support Team – 4 Aces Ltd Westomatic – Westomatic Vending Services Ltd   BEST ANCILLARY PRODUCT OR SERVICE 12oz Max and Venezia Introduction – Benders Paper Cups Audit4 Compliance App – Audit4 Compliance Ltd Bioguard Vending Hygiene Products – Abbeychart Huhtamaki Sustainability & Recycling Programme – Huhtamaki UK JetSort 4200 Coin Sorter and Counter – Cummins Allison Ltd Machine Refurbishment – Westomatic Vending Services Ltd. The Planet Range – 4 Aces Ltd Vendmanager – SB Software   BEST NEW PRODUCT Jim Beam Original BBQ – Burts Chips KitKat Twin – Nestlé Professional Mr Lee’s Noodles – Mr Lee’s Pure Foods Co. Nescafe Azera Nitro – Nestle Professional Yakult Artificial Intelligence Vending Machine – Yakult   BEST PAYMENT SYSTEM, SPONSORED BY SIEMENS VPOS Touch – Nayax CPI e-vending – Crane Payment Innovations Ltd VMC Cashless Vending Solution – VMC (UK) Ltd CoinCo Vantage Bill Validator -Suzohapp Valina from Worldline – SV365 Technologies Ltd   BEST BEVERAGE BRAND Lavazza Coffee – Lavazza Coffee Le Royal Choco Green – Barry Callebaut Beverages Red Bull – Red Bull UK Ltd Yakult Artificial Intelligence Vending Machine – Yakult   BEST SNACK CONFECTIONERY PRODUCT Burts Crispy Smoked Bacon Crisps – Burts Chips Eat Natural Protein Packed with Peanuts and Chocolate – Eat Natural Goji Goodness Flapjack – Creative Nature Kinder Bueno Ferrero UK Ltd Mikado Mondelez International Mr Lee’s Noodles Mr Lee’s Pure Foods Co.   BEST REGIONAL OPERATOR , SPONSORED BY ABBEYCHART Apple Vending & Catering Services Ltd Coinadrink Ltd Excel Vending Limited Express Vending   BEST OPERATOR WEBSITE, SPONSORED BY TOWER Abercromby Vending Coinadrink Limited Express Vending   BEST OVERALL OPERATOR, SPONSORED BY SB SOFTWARE Excel Vending Limited Express Vending Selecta   BEST AREA MANAGER Ann-Marie Fox – Apple Vending & Catering Services Tony Brown – Express Vending   BEST SERVICE ENGINEER Luke Enticknap – Express Vending Simon Trott – Apple Vending & Catering Services   BEST ROUTE OPERATOR Andrea Samoila – Express Vending Bianca Paun – Express Vending Hannah Brown – Express Vending   EDWCA CUSTOMER SERVICE Aaron Baker – Kleena Coola Divine Water Aftersales & Delivery Drivers – Divine Water Company Ian Devine – Kleena Coola Jim Redford – H2O Direct Kleena Coola team – Kleena Coola SUPPLIER RECOGNITION AWARD Abbeychart Installation and Kitting Service – Abbeychart Ian Devine – Kleena Coola Jim Redford – H20 Direct Kleena Coola – Kleena Coola Making the grade – BRC accreditation 4 Aces Ltd INNOVATION RECOGNITION AWARD Reducing Environmental Impact – Water Sector – 4 Aces Ltd Ebac Ltd Engineering Department – Ebac Ltd H2O Hydration Station – Westomatic Vending Services Ltd. Microfilter – FX Series Water Filters – H20 Direct Limited The ION Water Cooler – Natural Choice Corp. WPD Augmented Reality App – Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG   *The winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Outstanding Contribution Award and Best Customer Service – Operator (sponsored by Coffetek) will be announced on the night.