The event, which is co-located with The Vendies, will take place on Tuesday 28 June 2016 at the 5* Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London
Stands for the European Drinking Water Cooler Association’s (EDWCA) 2016 Trade Show sold out in a matter of days, with exhibitors keen to talk operators, facilities managers and end users in the public and private sector.
Doors open at 10am, entry is free and goodie bags are complimentary. Exhibitors include: AA First, Allpure, Calomax, The Clear Group, Coffeetek, Ebac Watercoolers, H2O Direct, Horeca, Icon, Kleena Coola, Nupik Flo, Oasis, Parcel Holders, So Pure, Zerica and Vending International. The event is also sponsored by H2O Direct and Kleena Coola.
Speaking on behalf of Kleena Cooler, Ian Devine said: “We are happy to sponsor and support the EDWCA 2016 Trade show. “The event gives us the opportunity to showcase our range of products from 3M filters, CoolerPro sanitisers, Install rails through to every day disposables. With so many years trade experience Kleena Coola is in a great position to offer advice and solutions.”
Nigel Elwick, UK sales agent for Icon said: “Our environmentally friendly filters offer customers a very cost effective way of reducing their carbon footprint.”
Justin Gould, sales account executive for The Clear Group commented: “We recently completed a rebrand so we are keen to ensure visitors know ‘it’s business as usual’ and our specialist insurance scheme for all things vending and water is still available. I’ll be happy to try and help any with any insurance questions visitors may have, so please feel free to come and have a chat on the day.”
The event is co-located with The Vendies, the prestigious awards programme for the vending industry. See page 12 for more information.
Commenting on the all in one solution the day aims to provide, Ian Johnston, sales director at Coffetek said: “Given the importance of the office coffee sector and the significant penetration which water cooler companies have, hot beverage is a natural extension to the offer. Coffetek has a complete range of OCS beverage solutions to suit all budgets; at the EDWCA event we will showcase the Vitale Espresso. Drop by stand 3 to enjoy a fine selection of espresso based beverages – you won’t be disappointed!”
Paul Bowers, sales and marketing director for Calomax said: “We are one of the industry’s best kept secrets. We’ve been manufacturing quality water boilers – hand-built and fully WRAS approved – in the UK for over 70 years. By attending the show and supporting the VENDIES we are hoping to raise our profile and let visitors see for themselves our wide range of boilers available.”
Speaking on behalf of Parcel Holders, managing director Ed Fraser says: “Having had the privilege of winning the EDWCA sponsored award ‘Best Environmental Initiative’ at last year’s Vendies, we are pleased to be exhibiting at this year’s trade show. Since our company launch in 2013, the water cooler market has been one of our biggest supporters and we look forward to exhibiting alongside the industry’s best. “
Karen Lamb, regional sales manager for Oasis said: “OASIS will be glad to inform and update visitors about its range of bottled, POU and pressure coolers. A whole range of new products as CO2oler ULTRA (new OASIS carbonated bottle cooler), Kalix Auto Drain Mechanical System (new OASIS system that conveniently drains the drip tray into a storage container inside the cooler.), QUARRTZ (new service friendly water cooler), the Waterguard7 (system that eliminates spills & prevent floods during bottle changes), e-coolers (that use environmentally friendly refrigerant isobutene) and much more!”
The EDWCA Trade Show closes at 12.45pm and The Vendies will take place directly afterwards. Offering a full day of networking, visitors to the trade show will have the opportunity to catch up with existing suppliers and establish new contacts, while perusing a number of interesting and innovative products. By also attending The Vendies, they will have further opportunities to talk to key players in the vending industry and consolidate their food and beverage provision.
To register for The EDWCA Trade Show visit www.thevendies.co.uk/registration