Industry Events

  • Water Dispenser & Hydration Association saw the industry in a buoyant mood at AGM

    By Vending International on September 27, 2022
    There was a strong attendance at the first in-person Annual General Meeting of the Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (the WHA) since the body’s formation in January 2020. Held on 22 September 2022, a day before the Government’s mini budget, the event heard from the WHA chairman, Jon Wicks of BWT UK, who said that the industry had bounced back […]
  • AVA to meet at Britvic regional HQ

    By Vending International on September 20, 2022
    The vending team at Britvic have arranged access to their Hemel Hempstead headquarters for the Vending & Automated Retail Association’s (AVA) regional meeting on October 5. Guests will be able to find out about all the latest market developments in soft drinks, fresh consumer insights and new business opportunities at the event. The AVA will have giving legislation updates on […]
  • The WHA to stage first in person AGM

    By Vending International on July 27, 2022
    The Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (the WHA) is holding its first in person AGM and General Meeting since the formation of the trade body in January 2020. The event, taking place in the West Midlands on 22 September 2022, is for WHA members only. Phillipa Atkinson-Clow, general manager of the WHA, said: “In surveys, many members name ‘networking’ as […]
  • The Vendies 2022: Introducing the winners

    By Vending International on June 13, 2022
                Professionals from across the vending industry attended The Vendies 2022 ceremony on Thursday 9 June to celebrate as the best innovations and individual achievements were recognised and rewarded. The gala event was held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, hosted by comedian Ian Moore and the National Lottery’s ‘voice of the balls’ […]
  • InnoBev winners announced

    By Vending International on June 13, 2022
    The winners of the 2022 InnoBev Awards were announced on 10 May in an awards ceremony during the 2022 UK Soft Drinks Conference in London and online. Organised by the food and drink experts Zenith Global with support from category sponsors Coveris, ICE Water Engineering, Relish Agency and Salomons & Partners, the sixth annual awards attracted over 185 entries from […]
  • EVEX returns at Venditalia

    By Vending International on June 13, 2022
    EVEX, the European Vending Experience, returned this year from 11-14 May with a new format as a specific zone inside the Venditalia trade show. The EVEX area at Venditalia was designed at conception to be an interactive and insightful zone with knowledge exchange and business networking at its forefront, and the high attendance during each EVEX session last week certainly […]
  • euvend & coffeena 2022 has been cancelled

    By Vending International on June 13, 2022
    The International Trade Fair for Vending & Office Coffee Service planned for 27 to 29 October, euvend & coffeena 2022, is not taking place this year. As the international meeting point for industry decision-makers, aims to offer something for everyone with wide-ranging spectrum of offers. In the course of discussions with industry participants, it has however become evident that euvend […]
  • The Vendies are back and we’re LIVE in London

    By Vending International on April 12, 2022
    The vending industry’s most prestigious awards programme – The Vendies – returns to a live format this year, after being held digitally in 2021, and will take place at the iconic Grand Connaught Rooms in London on 9 June starting at 12pm. The awards ceremony, which will include a Champagne reception, a three-course meal and plenty of entertainment, will be […]
  • UK Water Drinks Conference in person on World Water Day

    By Vending International on February 23, 2022
    Having maintained supplies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, UK water drinks industry leaders will return to London for their 30th annual conference in person on 22 March 2022, which is also World Water Day. The theme of “Plan for People and Planet” seeks to link public expectations on health and the environment with the need for business to contribute solutions. A […]
  • It is time to register for Vendex Midlands

    By Vending International on February 23, 2022
    Vendex continues to grow each year attracting more exhibitor companies both established and new and it is now time to begin preparations for Vendex Midlands The visitor numbers have also increased to such an extent that the exhibition has moved Vendex Midlands to a larger venue at the MK Dons,  Marshall Arena, Stadium Way West, Bletchley, Milton Keynes. This venue offers […]