Industry Events

  • AVEX announces three more speakers

    By Vending International on May 19, 2017
    The Automatic Vending Association has announced the names of three more speakers to its enhanced Speakers’ Programme for AVEX 2017. Fiona Speakman, client director of the food team at CGA Strategy, Andy Jones from the Hospital Caterers Association and Tim Nunnerley wholesale controller at Vimto, are all lined up to take to the stage at AVEX 2017. The enhanced Speakers’ […]
  • The entries are in – now it’s up to you!

    By Vending International on May 17, 2017
    Now is the time for the vending and water industry to cast their votes and decide who will be taking home a highly coveted Vendies award at this year’s ceremony. As ever there is no judging panel – those within the industry are invited to determine who should be honoured for their excellence and innovation over the past 12 months. […]
  • Visitor registration for AVEX 2017 is now open

    By Vending International on May 15, 2017
    Visitor registration for AVEX 2017, which will take place from September 12 to 13 at the NEC in Birmingham, has now opened. Visitors can register online, and for the first time via their social media accounts, making the process simple and accessible for all who wish to visit. This year’s exhibition will see many new developments, including an enhanced Speaker […]
  • UK Soft Drinks Industry Conference focuses on opportunities for healthy innovation

    By Vending International on May 15, 2017
    This year’s UK Soft Drinks Industry Conference took place on May 11 and had a strong focus on the opportunities for healthy innovation. Attendees received a full update on market and consumer trends from Kantar and Zenith. Lucozade Ribena Suntory shared insights on reformulation, while health and sustainability was debated by speakers from Bristol University, INCPEN, Coca-Cola and the British […]
  • Eu’Vend and coffeena provided trendsetting impulses

    By Vending International on May 12, 2017
    188 exhibitors from 22 countries presented their products, trends and innovations at Eu’Vend and coffeena, which took place from April 27 to 29 in Cologne, Germany. Here VI reviews the exhibition. Eu’Vend and coffeena is described by the organisers as the most important industry meeting point of the vending and coffee industry. The trade fair provided the opportunity for both […]
  • Record attendance seen at Vendex Midlands

    By Vending International on May 11, 2017
    With 16 new exhibitors at the show and a record number of visitors, Vendex Midlands delivered what it set out to achieve. Billed as the premier event for the UK vending industry, Vendex regularly attracts serious buyers eager to see the latest innovations on offer from manufacturers, importers, distributors and wholesalers of machines, products, ingredients, equipment and services. Vendex Midlands […]
  • More than just vending!

    By Vending International on May 9, 2017
    The Vendies, the vending industry’s prestigious awards programme, has again teamed up with the EDWCA to offer mains-fed and bottled water cooler companies the opportunity to have their hard work and innovation recognised at this year’s awards, to be held at London’s Millennium Gloucester Hotel on Wednesday, June 28 2017. Water coolers and bottled water have been integrated into all aspects […]
  • Caffè Culture Show announces Masterclass Theatre programme

    By Vending International on April 28, 2017
    With less than four weeks to go until the Caffè Culture Show doors open at London’s Olympia, organisers have announced the Masterclass Theatre programme. Visitors can attend any of the Masterclass Theatre sessions for free. On Tuesday, May 23, visitors can enjoy sessions such as ‘Innovating your coffee offering’ with Nick Maybey of Assembly Coffee London and ‘How to develop an […]
  • EVEX comes to Rome

    By Vending International on April 26, 2017
    EVEX (The European Vending Experience) 2017 will be held on November 23 and 24 in Rome and promises the same success as last year’s events held in Cannes and Malaga. This edition will once again bring together all the segments of the vending and Office Coffee Service (OCS) industry in one special location during two days with the EVA General Assembly […]
  • Big plans unveiled for AVEX International 2017

    By Vending International on April 19, 2017
    With just five months to go until AVEX International 2017 takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on September 12 and 13, the organisers have unveiled several new features at the event. These include an enhanced Speakers’ Programme, with speakers presenting on numerous pressing issues for the vending market and a new Operators’ Workshop featuring topical talks and discussions suitable […]