All stands booked will for the live event will automatically roll over to the new date and this means that the next live Vendex this year will be in the Centenary Pavilion at Leeds United Football Ground on 10 November.
However, organiser Phil Reynolds said: “We have been busy behind the scenes to present an online “Virtual Vendex” which will take place on 20 -22 April. This will give the vending industry a much-needed sales platform.
“Virtual Vendex will provide the opportunity to tap into a global audience and transform your business model by using an online platform to revitalise business while expanding your audience and introduce them to your company’s products and services.
The Virtual Vendex features include a virtual exhibition booth for face-to-face meetings with visitors in real time via video connection; you will be able to present a video of your company’s products and services and store them on demand viewing; a new product launch platform for presenting and demonstration; visitor data is captured; networking opportunities; group video chats or one-on-one meetings; you will be able to sell services face to face for real-time instant connection.