Industry Events

  • UK water cooler market rises to £140 million

    By Vending International on March 28, 2019
    The value of the UK water cooler market has reached the £140 million mark in 2018, the British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) annual conference heard today (28 March 2019) from Zenith Global. Last year the sector topped £133 million in value. The UK cooler market in 2018 increased in terms of the total installed cooler base growth, to reach 678,000 […]
  • Meet the vending industry movers and shakers at Vendex Midlands 2019

    By Vending International on March 19, 2019
    Vendex Midlands comes to the National Motorcycle Museum on April 9 where visitors can get an idea about the future of vending and network with key players in the industry. Previous visitors to Vendex Midlands will know that the one-day format, running from 10-4, coupled with displays and installations from some of the biggest names in vending alongside new and niche […]
  • Food is Great campaign to showcase British export stories at IFE 2019 

    By Vending International on March 15, 2019
     Visitors to the International Food & Drink Event (IFE) 2019 are being invited on a journey through some of the UK’s finest food and drink. As part of the Food is GREAT campaign, Defra will showcase the heritage and exporting experiences of leading food and drink brands through an experiential Taste & Tales Wall – complete with samples, infused cocktails, […]
  • China VMF 2019 ends on a high note

    By Vending International on March 15, 2019
    The 7th China Int’l Vending Machines & Self-service Facilities Fair (China VMF 2019) welcomed 41,000 visitors to the China Import & Export Fair Complex when it was held from February 25 to 2 7. The show, a concentrated display of the latest progress in the vending industry, was supported by 458 exhibitors (up by 52.6%), including nearly 100 first-timers, in […]
  • Roastery masterclass live at European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo

    By Vending International on March 3, 2019
    European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo, the trade show devoted to the profitable service and sales of coffee, tea and soft beverages is launching a live coffee roasting evebt when it returns to Olympia, London on May 21st and 22nd. Visitors will be able to see coffee roasting on a Diedrich machine by the best roasters in the industry […]
  • Vending industry trade show returns in April

    By Vending International on February 18, 2019
    Vendex Midlands, the industry’s trade show, comes to the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham on Tuesday, April 9. Previous visitors to Vendex Midlands will have expreienced the one day format, running from 10-4, coupled with displays and installations from some of the biggest names in vending alongside new and niche market brands. Show Director Phil Reynolds of Trade Events, the events company behind […]
  • AVA Live event celebrates vending industry

    By Vending International on February 14, 2019
    The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) is set to mark its 90thanniversary this year and is planning an event, AVA Live, to celebrate and demonstrate the full range of AVA activity. AVA Live will be held over two days and will include a high-level leadership symposium alongside a 90thbirthday party. Traditionally, the AVA has held a bi-annual, large scale exhibition also […]
  • Free training event

    By Vending International on February 14, 2019
    Abbeychart and Brita are hosting a free training event to help operators serve the best beverages by improving the quality of their water. The event is being held on February 19, from 8.30am– 12pm at the Bolton Whites Hotel, Bolton. Find out about the impact of water on beverage equipment; how to fit a Brita water filter correctly and about […]
  • Global brands set to join the big plastics debate

    By Vending International on February 8, 2019
    Experts from some of the world’s biggest brands, including Marks & Spencer, Pepsi Lipton and Church & Dwight Co., together with British Plastics Federation, A Plastic Planet and WRAP, will come together under one roof at Packaging Innovations 2019 to tackle the industry’s most contentious issue – plastics in packaging. The Big Plastics Debate, which will be hosted on the […]
  • NIVO names suppliers of the year

    By Vending International on February 8, 2019
    NIVO has named its Suppliers of the Year. The lucky winners are as follows: Best Newcomer: Bevtek Highly commended: Redbull   Equipment Supplier: Evoca Group Highly commended: Coin Solutions   Snack/Confectionery/Drinks Supplier: Amia Foods Highly commended: Lavazza   Business Service Supplier: Tower Leasing Ltd Highly commended: Scobie McIntosh   Special Recognition Award Stephen Hendry – Walkers Snack Foods     […]