VAMA: Virginia Automatic Merchandising Association


The Virginia Automatic Merchandising Association was created to promote the best interests of the vending industry.

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The Virginia Automatic Merchandising Association exists to promote the best interests of the vending industry, foster fair and free competition, provide a forum for exchanging ideas and suggestions for the benefit of the industry and that of the general public, enhance your professionalism and improve the performance of the company you represent.

VAMA Update
COVID-19 Crisis 

Our thoughts are with you as we face this crisis together. Visit VAMA's Government Affairs page for up-to-date COVID-19 related information. Please contact Beth or Michelle with any questions.
Stay Safe Virginia!

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VAMA Board Meeting and
Expanded Technician Training
DATES TBA - 2020
Richmond, VA

Join us for an expanded edition of VAMA's Principles of Electricity & Refrigeration where technicians will go in-depth on critical aspects of vending machines. This training session delves deeper into DEX reading and remote monitoring. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of Why & How the vending machine works!

Registration OPEN SOON

Click Here for Online Registration

Friday - TBA
Technician Training (includes lunch & snacks; provided by Groovin' Gourmets)
VAMA Board Meeting
Hosted dinner at Linden Row (Parterre)
Saturday - TBA
Technician Training (includes breakfast and boxed lunch; provided by Groovin' Gourmets)

Technician Training:
Trolley House Refreshments (training room)

8501 Sanford Rd
Richmond, VA 23228

VAMA Board Meeting:
Linden Row

100 E Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23219

NO COST to Operators!
Suppliers Sponsorship $500, Supplier Registration $250 (suppliers may bring up to 4 team members, per registration).

Taught by Davis Haines, Jr - Midlantic Vending. Davis has experience in vending machine repair, remote monitoring, computers, networking, fabrication, troubleshooting & problem-solving skills to teach this vending program that will provide attendees with industry standards for vending machine technicians.

Need a Hotel? 
Room Block Open Soon 

Linden Row
100 E Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23219
Guest Room Reservations: $109 (Queen Room)
Cut-off Date: TBA
Phone: (804) 783-7000
Reference: VAMA Board Meeting Group Block
Online Hotel Registration

VAMA 2020 Membership

Thank you for your support of our industry!

If your VAMA 2019 Membership renewal has not yet been paid, it expired on December 31, 2019.

Click the link below to Join or Renew Your Dues ONLINE.

If you are unable to join or renew your dues online, please choose from the following printable membership materials.

Top Membership Benefits

  • Representation and visibility against legislative issues – stay informed on key issues.
  • Networking opportunities with industry leaders and VAMA social and educational events.
  • Links to Atlantic Coast Exposition for a large, regional vending show – Professional Development growth.
  • Strength and bonding relationships with suppliers.
  • Cutting edge educational opportunities.
  • Reliable and trustworthy industry business information (especially for new owners).
  • Equal voice no matter of business size.
  • Customer credibility as a legitimate operating business.
  • Learning and collaboration of a changing industry.
  • Working relationships with surrounding state associations.
  • Public Relations - Enjoy the benefits news and feature material, media response.

Atlantic Coast Expo
The 2019 ACE Show
October 10 - 12, 2019

Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation

Atlantic Coast Exposition (ACE) shows new and innovative products and equipment available in the vending, food service and office coffee service industries.

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Register today and take advantage of what ACE has to offer.

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