Reader's Choice Awards
Since 1994, AM 's Reader's Choice Awards have recognized excellence among the vending and office coffee service industry's people and products. The "People of the Year" winners are featured in AM 's December issue; the "Route Driver of the Year" is featured in the National Automatic Merchandising Association's (NAMA) National Expo show issue; and the "Products of the Year" are featured in the NAMA Spring Expo issue.
Vending and coffee service industry personnel choose the winners by submitting ballots -- via ground mail and interactively -- indicating the people and products they consider to be exceptional. Individual nominations for Route Driver of the Year are submitted via mail and interactively.
Automatic Merchandiser is the only industry magazine to recognize excellence in the vending and coffee service industry's products and personnel.