Industry Events

  • AVA announces winner of student catering contest

    By Vending International on December 17, 2018
    The AVA continued to work with the University College Birmingham through 2018, with its continued support of the annual catering competition. This year the contest was won by the team Catherine A Watson with its gluten free and vegan macaroons, Aquarons. The annual catering competition helps to inspire the next generation of would-be product developers and give them the opportunity […]
  • Aimia Foods wins gold

    By Vending International on December 5, 2018
    Aimia Foods, specialists in food and drinks solutions, has won the Gold Medal Award for ‘Service to Caterers’ at the 2018 Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) Awards. Hosted at Old Billingsgate market in the City of London, the annual celebration of all things wholesale had an added twist this year as the Federation of Wholesale Distributors commemorated 100 years of […]
  • New venue for Vendex North

    By Vending International on November 30, 2018
    Vendex North is relocating to The Centenary Pavilion, Leeds United Football Club in 2019, having outgrown its previous location.  The multi-million-pound Centenary Pavilion is one of the biggest conference and events centres in the North of England and is expected to accommodate the largest number of stands at Vendex to date. The event will be held on October 30, 2019. […]
  • Vending industry convenes for EVEX 2018

    By Vending International on November 23, 2018
    Over 350 participants from the European vending and OCS industry convened in Seville on 15th and 16th November for EVEX 2018. The 2018 edition of the European Vending Experience ‘EVEX’ brought key industry actors together for two days of educational conferences, unique networking opportunities, and an expanded commercial exhibition. EVEX was organised by the EVA in collaboration with the Spanish […]
  • European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo gains momentum

    By Vending International on November 19, 2018
    European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo, the show devoted to the profitable service and sales of coffee, tea and soft beverages, is set to double in size when it returns to Olympia, London on May 21st and 22nd 2019. In a world first, European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo will be running Barista masterclasses which will showcase the […]
  • Momentum builds towards EVEX 2018

    By Vending International on November 9, 2018
    The European Vending Experience EVEX 2018 will be held next week (November 15 and 16) bringing together all sectors of the vending and office coffee service (OCS) industry for a range of networking opportunities and a commercial exhibition. The event is being jointly organised by the European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) with the Spanish Vending Association (ANEDA) and […]
  • One-stop-shop for vending

    By Vending International on November 5, 2018
    Vendex North returns to Old Trafford, Manchester on Tuesday, November 13 and the show is expected to be a busy one with exhibitor space already sold out. Vendex North’s one-day format, running from 10-4, ensures that both visitors and exhibitors spend a minimum amount of time out of the office and maximise opportunities to explore new developments, promote their business […]
  • Vending industry raises £13,000 for EdUKaid

    By Vending International on October 29, 2018
     A total of £13,000 was raised in support of children’s charity, EdUKaid, at the ‘Great Vending Get Together Ball’. The annual event hosted by Tim and Sarah Varney from Revive Vending was held at the Haven Hotel in Sandbanks.  This was the 8th charity ball and auction in support of EdUKaid, a small charity providing much needed education to young children […]
  • Abbeychart backs Just a Drop

    By Vending International on October 29, 2018
    Abbeychart staff, partners and friends took part in an Inflatable 5K charity fundraiser for Just a Drop. The 14-strong team tackled obstacles such as The Plummet, Ripple Runner and Leap of Faith at the fun and extreme inflatable assault course. “It was an excellent team effort and a lot of fun,” said Mark Taylor, managing director Abbeychart. “I would like […]
  • The future of vending machines in China

    By Vending International on October 29, 2018
    In China, experts are predicting that the vending industry is on the verge of an explosion which is a good reason to visit the China VMF vending exhibition from February 25 to 27 which will be held  at the China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou. According to the China VMP 2019 organising committee, in the next few year, the […]