The EVA 2013 AGM and Workshop on: “Shaping the EVA’s goals for the next 3 years” will take place on November 28, in Brussels

The European Vending Association is in the final stages of organizing its end-of-year event. As announced, this year is an election year for the EVA Presidency and its Executive Committee. For this reason, the EVA is expecting a larger-than-usual turnout of its members at the Annual General Assembly on November 28.

The workshop will be made up of 8 roundtables. Participants can join in 3 different workshops of their choice, throughout the afternoon on November 28. Please find below the topics and the round table Chairpersons:

Table 1: Widen the Industry Footprint

Chairperson: Jan Mark Vrijlandt, Group Sales & Marketing Director,


Table 2: Communicate More about Your Industry

Chairperson: Catherine Piana, Director General, EVA

Table 3: Offering Quality And Experience to the Consumer

Chairperson: Gillian White, Director & CMO, 24Vend

Table 4: Public Affairs: a Key Mission

Chairperson: Erwin Wetzel, Deputy Director General,

Table 5: What You Can Get from Your EVA Membership

Chairperson: Julie Barth, Head of Administration

and Events, EVA

Table 6: Reaching a Cohesive Voice Through More Collaboration

Chairperson: Carlo Doglioni Majer, CEO, Rheavendors Group

Table 7: Premium Coffee Service: an Opportunity

Chairperson: Arnaud van Amerongen, Managing Director, Aequator

Table 8: The Future of Payment

Chairperson: Paul Theobald, Managing Director – EMEA Vending, MEI UK

Furthermore, participants at the workshop will have the privilege of hearing after lunch break a presentation from Advantech:”Intelligent Vending: The New Vending Experience”, by Fabrizio del Maffeo.

The event has been actively supported by some of the EVA members, who have chosen to be its sponsors. Advantech, Rheavendors Group, Unicum are Platinum sponsors covering the AGM and workshop. They will also be showcasing their latest products on the reserved exhibition space at the event venue. VeriFone is the exclusive Titanium sponsor of the event, sponsoring the AGM and Workshop, but additionally the gala dinner at the Brasserie du Prince d’Orange, which will take place on the evening of November 28, with a casino animation.

The online registration for this event is open until 21 November:

About the European Vending Association

The European Vending Association (EVA) is a not-for-profit organisation established in Brussels. It represents the interests of the European vending industry vis-à-vis the European Institutions and other relevant authorities or bodies.