Industry Events

  • 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 […]
  • WHA Trade Show sold out

    By Vending International on February 25, 2020
    With the formation of the new association, bringing together the BWCA and EDWCA, the WHA has reported that its first trade show is now fully booked. This is great news for visitors as there are many new and innovative exhibitors for those in the industry to visit.  A full list is on the Also good news for exhibitors is […]
  • Latte Art Championship is coming to London

    By Vending International on February 18, 2020
    European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo, the hospitality industry show devoted to the profitable service and sales of coffee, tea and soft beverages, will host the SCA UK 2020 UK Latte Art Championship at Olympia in May. The championship is dedicated to showcasing pouring perfection. Each competitor demonstrates their latte art skills in pouring matching pairs of drinks, with […]
  • HRC to host The UK Coffee in Good Spirits Championships

    By Vending International on February 17, 2020
    The Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) event is, for the first time, partnering with The Speciality Coffee Association (The SCA UK) to host the UK Coffee in Good Spirits Championship (UKCiGS) and UK Brewers Cup Championship (UKBrCC) from March 3-5. The SCA UK represents UK-based members of the SCA. Its primary aim is to organise and run the UK National Coffee […]
  • Tower wins service award

    By Vending International on February 6, 2020
    Tower Leasing received the NIVO business service award for the second year running at NIVO’s Supplier of the Year awards. Tower’s Kevin Reed said: “Wow, amazing another service award. I’m so proud of my team and how hard we work to support the vending industry. “To be recognised by your customers for excelling in an industry that insists on premium […]
  • The Vendies: Entries close Monday, March 2

    By Vending International on February 5, 2020
    The Vendies champions excellence and awards innovation from across the vending industry and the awards are in full swing with just over one month until the deadline for submissions closes on Monday, 2 March. Many of the foremost vending professionals have submitted their entries in the hope of winning a prestigious accolade, so why not make 2020 the year you […]
  • 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 […]