Industry Events

  • 2020 UK water drinks conference

    By Vending International on December 24, 2019
    Zenith Global’s 28th UK Water Drinks Conference will be held on March 24, 2020 in London. The event, which become one of the industry’s main annual forums to debate key issues and meet other business leaders, from producers and suppliers to retailers and advisers. The theme of ‘Hydration Nation’ has been selected to keep a focus on product benefit, while […]
  • Ice cream machine boom in China

    By Vending International on December 23, 2019
    The latest data from National Bureau of Statistics suggests that Chinese people annually consume up to five million tons of ice cream, spending over 100 billion yuan, and still, China hasn’t made it to the world’s top 20 ice cream consuming markets. Many Chinese vending machines makers are targeting this new market segments. Since 2018, Guangzhou Int’l Vending Machines & Self […]
  • AVA Futures gets underway

    By Vending International on November 11, 2019
    The next generation of vending industry leaders are making their voices heard through a new AVA group. AVA Futures brings together the vending professionals of tomorrow to share views and ideas, discuss key concepts and issues affecting the industry together with learning from established, successful businesses and industry experts. “The first AVA Futures meeting was a huge success and sets […]
  • AVA Live – On the Road

    By Vending International on November 5, 2019
    Logistics specialist RBC Group will be hosting the next AVA Live – On the Road event at its Old Dalby offices in Leicestershire on November 20. On the agenda will be the following: Scotland and Wales want to introduce a 25p cup levy. Is England next? What action can you take? The Deposit Return Scheme will add 20p to the […]
  • EVA celebrates 25 years

    By Vending International on November 5, 2019
    Up to 200 participants from the European vending and OCS industry convened in Baveno, Italy on October 16 and 17 to celebrate the 25thanniversary of the European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA). The town of Baveno, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, hosted the two-day celebration. The event kicked off with a special edition of the EVA Annual General […]
  • Vendex scores at new Leeds venue

    By Vending International on November 5, 2019
    Vendex North opened the doors at its Elland Road Centenary Pavilion venue for the first time late last month. Kick-off was marked by the exclusive launch of Westomatic Vending Services’ new Autorista premium coffee vending machine.  “Launching at Vendex made complete sense for us,” said Andrea Goswell, commercial director at Westomatic.  “We have been very busy on the stand.  It’s […]
  • Get ready for Vendex North 2019 in new venue

    By Vending International on October 14, 2019
    Vendex North, the UK’s vending trade show, takes place on October 30 this year in a brand-new location – the Centenary Pavilion in the dynamic and diverse city of Leeds. Conveniently situated next door to Leeds United Football Club the venue is easily accessible by road, rail and air and offers ample free parking. Vendex show director Phil Reynolds comments: […]
  • Vending celebrates at AVS Conference 2019

    By Vending International on October 7, 2019
    The AVS Annual Conference 2019, held last month at Villamora, Portugal, started with a bang or, in reality, utter silence as the room was enthralled by guest speaker, British actor, comedian and writer Robert Llewellyn. While many know him as Kryten from Red Dwarf, he was attending the conference to impart his knowledge on electric vehicles and emerging electric vehicle […]
  • Top industry leaders to speak at global water congress

    By Vending International on August 23, 2019
    All five of the world’s leading international bottled water companies will be represented the 16th annual Global Bottled Water Congress from October 8 to 10 in Dubai. Speakers will include: Nestlé Waters chief executive officer Maurizio Paternello Groupe Danone executive vice president – Waters and Africa Henri Bruxelles Coca-Cola Europe president Tim Brett PepsiCo Global Foods president and chief marketing […]
  • Lavazza serves its ninth year at Wimbledon

    By Vending International on June 26, 2019
    Global coffee company, Lavazza, has announced it is returning to Wimbledon this year as the official coffee of the championships. The partnership, now in its ninth-year running, has gone from strength-to-strength, reaffirming Lavazza’s commitment to the UK market and its dedication to reaching new consumers in search of authenticity, quality and renewed experiences. The Championship will be held from Monday […]