CAMA announces industry award recipients
Aug. 22, 2012, Mississauga, Ont. – The Canadian Automatic Merchandising
Association (CAMA) has named the 2012 recipients of the vending and
office coffee industry’s highest awards.
Aug. 22, 2012, Mississauga, Ont. – The Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association (CAMA) has named the 2012 recipients of the vending and office coffee industry’s highest awards.
CAMA's annual awards dinner will be held in conjunction with CAMA Expo 2012 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls on Friday, Sept. 28. Industry members from across Canada and the United States will be present to recognize the recipients of the Don Storey Memorial Award, Stuart Daw Gold Service Award and Customer Service Award.
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.
This year, the Stuart Daw Gold Service Award will be presented to Ernest Noble of
Café Vittoria Inc. of Sherbrooke, Que. Noble is held in high regard by
industry peers for his exceptional contributions to the office coffee
service and vending industry. He has been a loyal member of CAMA for
more than 40 years.
The Don Storey Memorial Award is presented to an active member of CAMA who has given outstanding service during their years in the vending industry. 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. This year, the Don Storey Memorial Award will be presented to Ronald (Ron) Kane of
Kane’s Distributing Limited of St. Catharines, Ont. Kane will be
recognized for his innovation and exceptional contribution to the
vending industry in Canada and the United States.
The Customer Service Award, founded in memory of the late Albert De Novellis of Crane National Vendors, is presented to an active member of CAMA who has demonstrated an exceptional and continued commitment to service in the vending and/or office coffee service industries.
Brian Martell of the Heritage Coffee Company in Montreal, Que., will
receive the Customer Service Award this year. Martell will be recognized for his
personal approach and high standard of customer service, and will be the
first association member to receive all three industry awards.
For more information, visit www.vending-cama.com.