Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association

Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association

October 01, 2010 11:00 ET

Canadian Vending & Office Coffee Service Awards

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2010) - The Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association (CAMA) (www.vending-cama.com) is pleased to announce the 2010 recipients of the vending and office coffee industry's highest awards.

The Association's Annual Awards Dinner was held in conjunction with CAMA Expo 2010 at the Calgary Hotel Arts on Friday, September 24th. Industry members from across Canada and the United States were present to recognize the recipients of the Don Storey Award and Stuart Daw Gold Service Award.

Glen Jackson, General Manager, of B.C. based Ryan Vending Services received the Don Storey Award in recognition of his outstanding commitment to CAMA and, in particular, to improving awareness of "healthy choice" vending. Over a number of years Glen has worked with dietitians and government representatives across Canada, and was instrumental in the development of the CAMA Healthy Vending Certificate Program.

The Stuart Daw Gold Service Award, given in the name of the late Stuart Daw, is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership, dedication and professionalism. Past CAMA director Brian Martell of The Heritage Coffee Company (London, Ontario) received the award from Kevin Daw who noted Mr. Martell's high ethical standards and exceptional contributions to the office coffee service and vending industry.

Formed in 1953, the Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association (CAMA) is the only association representing the interests of vending and office coffee service operators, machine manufacturers as well as product and service suppliers in Canada. With more than 250 members, the Association's mission is to advance and promote the vending and office coffee service industries from coast-to-coast.

About CAMA Awards

The Stuart Daw Gold Service Award is presented to an active CAMA member who best exemplifies Stuart Daw's fine qualities - entrepreneurial leadership, dedication and professionalism. This nominee should also possess sound work ethics upholding high industry standards and have made an exceptional contribution to the office coffee service industry in Canada in terms of interest, service and achievement.

The Don Storey Memorial Award is presented to an active member of CAMA who during their years in the vending industry have given outstanding service. The nominee will have demonstrated high standards of integrity, commitment to industry image and community relations in the area in which he or she operates, or the particular activity in which he or she is involved.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association
    Amanda Curtis
    Executive Director
    905-826-7695 / 1-888-849-2262
    acurtis@vending-cama.com