Vendex North is the largest exhibition at Old Trafford

Co-director Phil Reynolds - Manchester SuiteOf all the exhibitions held at the famous Manchester United Football Stadium, it has now been announced that one-day trade show Vendex is the biggest of them all.

Vendex North, due to take place on 8 November, is 95% full following the introduction of additional stands, with more bookings flooding in as the big date approaches.

The show features everything you need to know about vending in a one-day format that has proved very popular with exhibitors and visitors alike. It attracts serious buyers who come to see the latest innovations on offer from manufacturers, importers, distributors and wholesalers of machines, products, ingredients, equipment and services.

Co-director Phil Reynolds of Trade Events, the events company behind Vendex and sister show Café Biz Expo, said: “We have some great exhibitors lined up for Vendex North with the likes of Kellogg’s, Ferrero, Walkers PepsiCo and Monster Energy, and people can expect a lot of new faces this year.

“International exhibitors are flying in and new products are being showcased – we expect a real ‘buzz’! Vendex is a valued networking event for industry professionals which brings together sellers and serious buyers. The one-day format means that people can see and deal with the best the industry has to offer without having to travel too far or disrupt operations.”

Around 100 companies are exhibiting at the show so expect lots of activity, from barista-made bespoke coffee blends including a special Vendex blend, to the unveiling of new products, many of which have a unique twist. Many new machines and products will be unveiled for the first time at Vendex North and visitors will be able to get hands-on with a wide range of machines and Vendex red logo - edited equipment and find out the latest developments in snacks, drinks, confectionery, technology, finance and much more.

Manchester United Football Stadium is easily accessible and parking and entry to the show is completely free, there is also the added bonus of a free goody bag and lunch.

The event will run from 10am until 4pm on 8 November in the Manchester Suite at Manchester United Football Stadium. Exhibitors will have access to the premises to set up from 8 am until 10am.

For more information on exhibiting or registering as a visitor to the show, visit