Avanti Markets Honors its Operators’ Outstanding Achievements at Annual Operator Meeting

Oct. 10, 2018

Six operators received awards for significant growth, advocacy efforts and more 

Avanti Markets Inc. — the largest independent micro market provider in the United States – held its Annual Operators Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky from October 3 through October 5, 2018, for its affiliate network of operators. This meeting previewed the new tools and solutions the company is deploying to accelerate operators’ business expansion and drive greater performance in 2019. With a focus on the value micro markets bring to the independent operator and exposure to over 40 key suppliers, this meeting remains the go-to destination for growth-minded operators. 

The meeting celebrated the operators’ progress and innovation to create new opportunities. Avanti Markets recognized these operators for their achievements and micro market dedication: 

  • Operator of the Year: Ace Vending, now a part of Accent Foods Services 

“Every year we recognize one of the family as having had an extraordinary year,” said John Reilly, president of Avanti Markets. “Ace Vending is continually innovating and growing and does it with a passion for their customers and consumers. They represent their brand and by extension all of our brands with the highest levels of professionalism. They make all of us look good.” 

Other Award Winners include: 

  • Customer Appreciation Award: First Class Vending 
  • New Operator Spotlight: R Squared 
  • Coffee Spotlight Recognition: Parks Pantry 
  • Legislative Advocate: Konop Companies 
  • Growth Performers of the Year: This year Avanti Markets recognizes two companies, Servomation and El Paso Snax. 

“It’s a privilege to be able to work alongside these innovative business leaders and recognize their great accomplishments,” said Jim Brinton, CEO of Avanti Markets. “We’re also excited to bring new ways to extend and expand their businesses like our Smart N Go line that was showcased in Louisville. We are looking forward to seeing how the operators build upon the achievements of last year and take advantage of new opportunities in 2019.” 

Avanti Markets welcomes the industry to join us in congratulating these operators on their impressive successes and recognition. Learn more about Avanti Markets or become an operator here.