Industry Events

  • euvend & coffeena 2020 cancelled

    By Vending International on July 7, 2020
    euvend & coffeena 2020 has been rescheduled to October 27-29, 2022 as a result of effects of the global pandemic. Oliver Frese, chief operating officer and in charge of trade fair management at Koelnmesse said: “Intensive conversations with our customers have shown how profound the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been on the economic situation of many companies. “A trade […]
  • VMF 2020 set to go-ahead as COVID-19 lockdown measures are relaxed

    By Vending International on April 22, 2020
    The 2020 Guangzhou Int’ l Vending Machines and Self-service Facilities Fair (VMF 2020 ), which is expected to attract more than 800 vending related companies, is all set to go ahead on August 3-5 as China emerges from the COVID-19 related lockdown. The vending trade show which will cover an area of 50,000m2, creating a high-end exchange event with industry […]
  • Foodservice leaders gather at first of its kind conference on the future of nutrition

    By Vending International on April 3, 2020
    Hosted by Kerry Taste & Nutrition, the first industry-wide conference on the future of nutrition was held in February looking at how nutrition is changing the game in foodservice and inspiring innovation on menus. Senior leaders from across the foodservice sector attended the event – at the Courthouse Hotel, Shoreditch where new proprietary pan European research, across seven markets was revealed […]
  • Why is it important to attend trade shows after the COVID-19 pandemic?

    By Vending International on April 2, 2020
    Trade shows may well become one of the most effective marketing tools to help companies rebound after the coronavirus and as reports are received that China is gaining better control over the epidemic, many top exhibitions in country are reportedly receiving a growing number of  new exhibitor sign-ups, as well as requests to expand booth area from existing exhibitors. Among these is reportedly […]
  • The Vendies 2020 postponed

    By Vending International on April 1, 2020
    Following the latest information and guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UK government, Datateam Business Media has taken the decision to postpone The Vendies 2020, which was due to take place on Wednesday, June 3. Event director Hannah Dedman comments: “While the entire Vendies team was looking forward to hosting this incredible industry celebration, we have taken […]
  • Date & venue change for VMF 2020

    By Vending International on April 1, 2020
    In light of the COVID-19 crisis, VMF 2020 has decided to change the date and venue of  the upcoming event initially planned for May 10-12. Organisers said this was as a result of increasing uncertainties in overseas travel, in order to avoid massive gathering, stop the spread of the virus, safeguard the health  and safety of show attendees, and ensure the best exhibition result, . The event will now be held onAugust 3-5  at Area C of China Import & Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China. Organisers have apologies for any inconvenience brought by this change.
  • First WHA conference in Milton Keynes this month

    By Vending International on March 4, 2020
    The first conference, trade show and industry dinner of the newly formed Water Dispenser and Hydration Association (WHA) is due to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Milton Keynes on March 19. The new WHA represents the amalgamation of the BWCA and the EDWCA. The morning conference will see plans for the future launched, industry statistics reported, and […]
  • Get your Vendies entries in today!

    By Vending International on March 2, 2020
    The deadline for The Vendies 2020 is today, so if you are a key player in the vending industry, you still have time to enter! Whether you’re an outstanding manufacturer, have a stellar reputation as an operator with top notch employees, there’s an award to recognise whatever it is that you do best. There is an expertly curated range of […]
  • Venditalia to go ahead

    By Vending International on February 29, 2020
    The international vending show, Venditalia, will be held from May 20 to 23 at FieraMilano Rho, despite fears surrounding the spread of the coronavirus. Venditalia’s President Ernesto Piloni said: “At the moment, we assume that in May everything will be back to normality. “Rescheduling our trade show would be extremely risky and potentially useless. Many other great trade shows in […]
  • AVA Futures invites you

    By Vending International on February 27, 2020
    After a successful meeting in January, AVA Futures has decided that its next meeting, scheduled to be held on Monday 20thApril, will be “open to all” – irrespective of age, gender or experience. The group will be chaired by Elyas Coutts, Connect Vending, and a committee, currently consisting of five individuals from different AVA member companies, who will help run […]