Industry Events

  • 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 […]
  • AVA takes sweeter route

    By Vending International on May 15, 2018
     The 2018 Midlands regional meeting was held at Mondelez in Bourneville and included a tour of Cadbury World to take in its history and creation. This was followed by presentations from the AVA. Chief executive David Llewellyn said the AVA wanted to do more and be more connected to its members to ensure they were getting the most out of […]
  • 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 […]