On Friday 23rd September Tracey Leahy, Managing Director of Mannvend, attended the Associated Vending Services annual conference in Villamoura, Portugal and won ‘Member of the Year Award’.

Tracey joined the board of Associated Vending Services Ltd (AVS), the UK’s largest buying group for the vending sector earlier this year and leads the Marketing and Operations Committee for the group.

This event was attended by the Vending industry’s leading operating businesses, manufacturers and suppliers from Europe and the UK such as Coke and Mondelez. The Award was presented by Mark Foster the Olympic Swimmer and commentator of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

The Member of the Year Award is a much coveted award presented to the person who has contributed the most innovation to the industry in 2016.  Tracey also won the award in 2007.

Tracey said “This award is voted for by other vending businesses like ours, so it means a great deal to receive this recognition from my peers in the industry”.