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12.02.2013 Avendi won three awards at the annual "Diageo Marketing Brilliance Awards" ceremony

At a ceremony in early February in Warsaw, the global giant in the production of alcoholic beverages Diageo announced the winners in its internal awards. Once again Avendi, part of VM Finance Group, was honored for its achievements. The company won three awards in two categories.

Award of region Russia, Poland, Eastern Europe and Turkey:
- Diageo moment of Choice award for Best Category Development Execution for branding Fantastico supermarket in Students city in Sofia in J & B spirit. The project will compete at global level.


Award of region Russia, Poland and partner markets:
- Award for Best Portfolio Shopper Activation Off-Trade - Confident mixing execution in Carrefour
- Award for Best Category Development Execution - J & B retail transformation Bulgaria.

In addition to award-winning, notable achievement is the fact that of all 32 of the affiliate markets, Bulgaria had the most nominations, followed by Serbia and Croatia - amazing recognition of the results achieved by Avendi. For the 12 years of partnership Bulgaria has become the third largest market for Diageo, as in this period Avendi was awarded twice "Distributor of the Year" respectively for 2010 and 2012.