Industry Events

  • The Vendies 2023: entries close February 28

    By Vending International on January 23, 2023
    The deadline for The Vendies 2023, February 28, is fast approaching so now is the time to get your submissions together to avoid missing the chance of winning a coveted industry award. The event will be held on June 7 at the exclusive Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, London, for the second year running. These awards will continue its […]
  • The Vendies 2023 entries are open

    By Vending International on December 15, 2022
    The Vendies 2023 Entries/Nominations are now open. Entries are open until the 28th February 2023, so make sure to have your say and be in with the chance of winning. This year we have a couple of exciting new awards: Our first new category is Rising star! This award goes to a young professional who has had a significant and invaluable impact for […]
  • Vendex Turkey brings vending industry together in Istanbul

    By Vending International on November 28, 2022
    The Vending Technologies & Self-Service Systems Exhibition is to be held for the third time from January 12-14, 2023 with the focus on vending machines, integrated systems, equipment, and AI software producers dedicated to self-service systems. The event is being held at the Istanbul Expo Center in Istanbul, Turkey. It is being organised simultaneously with the 10th ATRAX – International […]
  • New EVA board elected during a successful EVEX-VENDCON

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    The European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) together with the German Vending Association (BDV) organised EVEX-VendCon last week in Bonn in order to combine the international flavour of EVEX with the high concentration of key industry players from the German speaking markets. The Kameha Grand hotel, located along the Rhine in the former capital of West Germany, proved to […]
  • WHA announces plans for ‘Liquid Thinking’ at the 2023 conference and trade show

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    The Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (the WHA) is to hold its first conference and trade show in spring 2023 and has announced that  the ‘liquid thinker’, Professor Damian Hughes, (pictured) is to be its keynote speaker. Professor Hughes is an international speaker and author of the appropriately titled best-selling management book, Liquid Thinking. Other books by Damian Hughes include […]
  • Only a few weeks until EVEX heads to Germany

    By Vending International on October 25, 2022
    The European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) has announced that EVEX, the European Vending Experience, will return shortly with the joint industry event ‘EVEX-VendCon’ organised together with the German Vending Association (BDV). With only weeks to go, more than 250 participants have already registered, and over 37 exhibitors/sponsors will be able to showcase their latest developments in the modern […]
  • Global drinks congress set for November

    By Vending International on October 5, 2022
    The 19th Global Water Drinks Congress will be held from 8 to 10 November at Évian-les-Bains, France The Congress  is regarded as the highest level and among the most influential of forums for the global water drinks industry. Designed for industry leaders, suppliers, customers and advisers, the Congress offers attendees a complete overview of the latest market trends, developments, innovation and […]
  • 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 […]