AVT, Inc. Now Listed On OTCQB

Move up from Pink Tier represents significant step forward

Mar 14, 2011, 12:23 ET from AVT, Inc.

CORONA, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc., (formerly Automated Vending Technologies) (OTCQB: AVTCD) (www.avtinconline.com), has been approved for trading on the OTCQB.  The exchange is home to almost 4,000 small and emerging companies that are current in their reporting obligations to the SEC or a U.S. banking regulator, and is fully accessible to investors and features an electronic trading environment.

Investors can now trade AVT through their preferred broker-dealers and get real-time quotes through online broker-dealers such as E*Trade, Fidelity, Scottrade, Schwab, and TD Ameritrade.

Effective immediately, the company will no longer be traded or labeled as trading on the OTC Pink tier (formerly known as Pink Sheets).

"Our new OTCQB Exchange listing will increase awareness within the financial community and make AVT more accessible for both individual and large institutional investors," James Winsor, CEO of AVT commented. "Our move up from the Pink Tier demonstrates our commitment to transparency, superb management and shareholder growth."

Questions about AVT and their new listing on the OTCQB should be directed to AVT's Investor Relations Department at 951-737-1057.

About AVT:

AVT, Inc. is a leading developer of automated and self-service retailing systems, and is the innovator of VMS and TSM technologies that have become the standard for the industry.

AVT's stock is currently traded through the Pink OTC Markets, Ticker Symbol: AVTCD.

For more information on AVT and their self-service automated retailing systems, visit AVT's Websites at: www.avtinconline.com or www.autoretail.com, or call James Winsor, Chief Executive Officer, at 951-737-1057.