Industry Events

  • Meet the Experts – keynotes announced for the Coffee Shop Innovation Expo

    By Vending International on August 21, 2018
    The Coffee Shop Innovation Expo – the event for coffee shop business owners – has announced its keynote speakers for the event on September 25th & 26th September at the ExCeL London. At the event, guests will be able to experience the latest, innovative products and services transforming the industry which is worth an estimated £8.9 billion. In the line-up […]
  • Coffee shops covered

    By Vending International on August 7, 2018
    Coffee Shop Innovation, an event for professionals working across the café, coffee shop, and catering industries takes place on the 25th & 26th of September 2018 at ExCeL, London.  You can find out about the latest products, services and innovations transforming the future of the coffee shop sector. Over 250 suppliers will be present and visitors can engage in 150 […]
  • The Vendies: Last chance to enter!

    By Vending International on August 6, 2018
    To accommodate the high demand for entries, The Vendies, the prestigious awards scheme for the vending and water industries, has its extended its deadline to August 10. The 2018 event has seen an unprecedented number of entries from manufacturers, suppliers and operators in the vending and water industries, promising one of the most exciting awards ceremonies to date. The 2018 […]
  • Two industries, working together to improve the customer experience

    By Vending International on July 18, 2018
    The vending industry’s most prestigious awards programme – The Vendies – will run in conjunction with the EDWCA’s new Business Day and Trade Show on 2 October 2018 at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham: two industries, working together, to provide an even better service. Water coolers and bottled water have been integrated into all aspects […]
  • BWCA Golf Day raises money for borehole

    By Vending International on June 25, 2018
    The annual British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) Golf Day, held earlier this month, raised over £3,500 – enough money to complete the funding needed for a borehole supplying clean, safe water to a village called Chibukisho in Zambia. The association hailed this as a major achievement as part of its ‘5 for 5 Sustainability Pledge’ The BWCA launched a charity […]
  • Cup recycling on AVA agenda

    By Vending International on June 22, 2018
    The AVA’s south east regional meeting was held this week at Scobie McIntosh in Surrey at which the critical issue of cup recycling was raised once again. The event, attended by operators, suppliers and interested parties, saw guests take part in a bakery demonstration and a tour of the company’s newly opened Client and Customer Demonstration area and Equipment showroom. […]
  • Success for new trade-only show

    By Vending International on June 22, 2018
    European Coffee Expo, the new trade-only show dedicated to the business of coffee, tea, soft drinks and related products welcomed over 3,000 visitors in May making its mark as an event for food and beverage professionals. The expo delivered an audience of buyers from a broad range of major corporate caterers to artisan coffee shops and many in between. Annie […]
  • Record numbers at Venditalia

    By Vending International on June 13, 2018
    Venditalia 2018 attracted more exhibitors and visitors from across the globe. The event, held at fieramilanocity from June 6 to 9 was organised by Venditalia Servizi and promoted by Confida, the Italian Association of Automatic Distribution. More than 300 companies joined the line-up of exhibitors (20% increase compared to 2016). Visitor numbers also increased to almost 20,000 over four days […]
  • Venditalia shines spotlight on smart machines and eco-sustainability

    By Vending International on June 1, 2018
    The biennial European event for the vending sector, Venditalia, will be held at fieramilanocity from June 6 to 9 with 247 exhibitors from 20 countries – 68 per cent of them exhibiting for the first time. Organised by Venditalia Servizi and promoted by CONFIDA, the Italian Association of Automatic Distribution, the trade fair will include exhibitors ranging from vending machine […]
  • Talking snacks at Vendex

    By Vending International on May 15, 2018
    Mondelēz International talked snacks at this year’s Vendex, showcasing some new vending opportunities for operators, including a new reward scheme for operators vending products from the Mondelēz range. Susan Nash, trade communications manager at Mondelēz International reviews the brand’s highlights from the event. Cadbury chocolate By vending bestsellers such as Cadbury Crunchie, Cadbury Wispa, Cadbury Double Decker, Cadbury Boost, and […]