ABOUT THE NBVA

Representing the Bulk Vending Industry Since 1950

The National Bulk Vendors Association

The National Bulk Vendors Association is a national not-for-profit trade association comprised of the manufacturers, distributors and operators of bulk vending machines and products. The NBVA has represented the bulk vending industry since 1950. Our members extend beyond the borders of the United States and represent a great majority of the volume of the bulk vending business done in the United States. While our membership is about 300 companies, there are thousands of small operators on a full or part-time basis.

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NBVA Leadership

WE ARE EMPOWERED BY PASSION

  • Steve Schechner
    Steve Schechner NBVA President

    Since 1996, he has been an active member and officer in the NBVA. There have been several years of chairing different committees. Steve’s favorites were the “Work Shops and Seminars” and also the Membership Committee.

    In 2010, he was elected secretary and presently holds the post of president of the NBVA.

    In May of 2007, his second son, Matthew, was born. These days, Steve  spends much of his spare time being a dad.

  • Scott Ausmus
    Scott Ausmus NBVA Vice President

    I have grown up in the bulk industry my entire life, moved from the family business to directing the MFG facility for the largest vending company in the world has been a dream come true, love the industry and the friendships I have made along my journey.

  • Paul Outfleet
    Paul Outfleet NBVA Secretary

    The National Bulk Vendors Association has elected Paul Outfleet of PMG Vending (Visalia, CA) as Secretary. He succeeds John P. Winters, John P. Winters  (Wayne, IN), who held the association’s  since 2014.

  • David Kochan
    David Kochan NBVA Treasurer

    David Kochan is the owner of DK Vending, LLC which is a bulk vending and amusement company servicing the greater Atlanta metro area

  • Amy Contre
    Amy Contre Administrator

    Amy Contre is passionate about creating the best experience possible for the NBVA Membership.  The NBVA administrator since 2009, Amy is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the NBVA, including planning the annual NBVA Conference, graphic design and
    member management. But, she’s most known for her ability to get things done behind the scenes.  When not behind the curtain, she’s an avid skier, golfer and simply enjoys the great Arizona weather.

“Any individual, who is even remotely considering getting into the bulk vending business, should contact the NBVA for experienced guidance. Becoming a member will give you the opportunity to acquire knowledge and expertise in the bulk vending business from a membership base that you would not otherwise have access too.”  

 – Bernie Schwarzli, NBVA Past President

2017 NBVA Best-of Awards

The Very Best in Bulk Vending Products – As Voted by our Members

BEST ONE-INCH PRODUCT

Sqwishland Polar

BEST TWO-INCH PRODUCT

Batman String Dolls

BEST CANDY OR GUM

Assorted 850

BEST TATTOO

Game Over Tattoo

BEST STICKER

Pet Shop Memes

BEST LICENSED STICKER

NFL Team Logos

BEST MACHINE

Sqwishland

BEST CRANE MIX

ICEE Poppin Candy Mix

BEST REDEMPTION TOY

Blox Vehicles

BEST PLUSH

Punk Alien

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