Industry Events

  • The one-day vending showcase

    By Vending International on April 23, 2018
    The vending trade show Vendex Midlands will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum in, Birmingham tomorrow. Exhibition space is sold out and a range of exhibitors will be present showcasing products, equipment, ingredients, new technology and innovative ideas. Vendex Midlands’ one day format, running from 10-4, aims to allow visitors and exhibitors to spend a minimum amount of time […]
  • Record operator attendance at AVA regional meeting

    By Vending International on April 23, 2018
    The Automatic Vending Associations Scottish Regional Meeting, held on April 19 at AG Barr in Cumbernauld, welcomed 32 attendees including a record 19 from operating companies. Those who attended had the opportunity to find out more about the AG Barr brands of Rubicon, Strathmore Water and IRN BRU. Attendees also had an opportunity to see how IRN BRU is made, […]
  • AVS members engage in industry debate

    By Vending International on April 5, 2018
    Last month Associated Vending Services (AVS) members met at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham where they were treated to valuable advice from internet giant Google before joining in a lively debate on the hot topic of cup recycling. A total of 54 delegates attended the quarterly meeting, on this occasion organised to engage younger up and coming senior members […]
  • Vending into the future

    By Vending International on March 26, 2018
    Italian vending is inextricably linked to the three key players in the market – manufacturers, producers and managers – many of whom will be attending fieramilanocity from June 6 to 9, 2018 for Venditalia – the international event for automatic vending services. The event, organised by Venditalia Servizi and promoted by Confida – an Italian association for the vending machine […]
  • Vendex Midlands set for April 24

    By Vending International on March 20, 2018
    The vending trade show Vendex Midlands will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on April 24. Exhibition space is sold out and a range of exhibitors will be showcasing products, equipment, ingredients, new technology and innovative ideas. Vendex Midlands’ one day format, running from 10-4, aims to allow visitors and exhibitors to spend a minimum amount of […]
  • British water cooler market tops £130 million 

    By Vending International on March 8, 2018
    New market research shows that the value of the UK water cooler market has broken through the £130 million barrier, reaching £133 million in 2017, the British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) annual conference heard. Revenue increased by 3.5%, compared with 2016, when the market’s value stood at £129 million. In a report presented to the Association by global food and […]
  • Burns Night postponed

    By Vending International on March 6, 2018
    The Automatic Vending Association has postponed its Burns Night event as a result of last week’s weather disruptions. Though retaining its Scottish theme, the event will now take place on Friday, March 16 over St Patrick’s weekend. Chief executive Johnathan Hart said: “The event will retain its Scottish theme but we hope that, in combining the best of these two […]
  • BWCA conference and trade show this week

    By Vending International on March 5, 2018
    The British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) annual conference and trade show takes place this week at the Nottingham Belfry and complete with a prestigious line up of speakers, it promises to be a thought-provoking event. Keynote speaker Debra Searle, who famously rowed solo across the Altantlic in 2002, will address guests at the conference themed The Journey, a title taken […]
  • 25 years of the British Water Cooler Association

    By Vending International on February 14, 2018
    This year marks the silver anniversary of general manager, Phillipa Atkinson-Clow working with the British Water Cooler Association – the industry body that represents the main companies and consultants engaged in supplying and distributing water coolers. The BWCA conference in 2018, aptly themed ‘The Journey’ provides a platform from which Phillipa can give an overview of the last 25 years. […]
  • Join BWCA on ‘The Journey’

    By Vending International on February 6, 2018
    The British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) annual conference and trade show takes place on March 8 at the Nottingham Belfry and complete with a prestigious line up of speakers, it promises to be a thought-provoking event. Bookings and registration are now open for the conference/trade show which is themed The Journey, a title taken from the a book by the […]