Vending Paris

27-29 October 2010 – Paris Expo • Porte de Versailles • Pavillon 4

Vending PARIS 2010 will take on a whole new dimension, with events and themes in tune with the latest market trends. Quality and sustainable development will be the key issues tackled in talks and a new event, the Vending Canteen – a fully automated restaurant.

“Vending PARIS is the exhibition where all market players will be able to show how dynamic and inventive they are,” says Corinne Menegaux, Director of the Hotel & Catering Division and Director of the Vending PARIS exhibition.


“Commitment, innovation, local presence and warm, friendly contacts are the NAVSA’s watchwords, and the same applies to Vending PARIS, the must-attend vending event of autumn 2010. Together we are shaping the future of vending,” adds Jean-Marc Nigond, President of NAVSA.

The International Business Day – 29 October

For the very first time, Vending Paris offers an International Business Day to promote meetings and exchanges between different key players of the international vending market. Major partners like NAVSA, EVA (European Vending Association) and CONFIDA support the show and participate in this international business day to make it a real success.

The Business Export Program will grant foreign visitors a privileged welcome with free access to the VIP lounge and to the Vending International Party that will take place at lunch time on Friday 29.

The Vending Canteen

This year, Vending PARIS will be featuring an automatic canteen, the Vending Canteen: a unique concept to show everyday vending in action. The Vending Canteen will enable visitors to discover cutting-edge vending technology, find out more about all the latest product trends and try out the innovative machines for themselves. To coincide with the launch of the Vending Canteen, a vending trends book will be published by the design consultancy Bento.

Talks addressing a host of current issues

Vending PARIS has invited the very best industry professionals and market experts (such as NAVSA, the European Vending Association (EVA) and French market analysts Gira Conseil) to give a series of talks on the key challenges facing the vending sector. All aspects of the profession will once again be closely analysed, with talks on the current state of the sector in France and in Europe, one-on-one interviews with prominent industry figures, as well as panel discussions addressing current issues and examining products and major social issues related to vending.

An exclusive selection of QUALITy innovative products

80% of visitors are on the lookout for new products. This year Vending PARIS is turning the spotlight on the new products and services showcased by the exhibitors with the launch of an innovations trail, incorporating a quality criterion. Two weeks before the show opens, visitors will be able to view the innovations guide online at to help them plan and prepare for their visit. Special signage will help them easily locate the new products and services they are interested in once they are at the show. The exhibition is also promoting sustainable development by highlighting innovations in this field.

Vending Paris is organized by Reed Exhibitions, the leading company in trade show industry. The major events organized by the Hospitality & Foodservice Division are: Equip’Hôtel Paris, Vending Paris, Sandwich & Snack Show, Parizza, Cuisinez. They gather more than 2 300 exhibitors and 150 000 attendees.

Vending Paris key figures: 200 exhibitors – 10 000 visitors

27-29 October 2010 – Paris Porte de Versailles – Pavillon 4 – 9.30 am – 7.00 pm (Friday, the show will close at 6.00 pm)