EUVEND 2007 capitalizing on booming European vending industry

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Press Contact:

Veronica Woods
Tel. (773) 326-9922
Fax (773) 714-0063
email: v.woods@koelnmessenafta.com
Koelnmesse, Inc.
8700 W. Bryn Mawr
Ave. Suite 640
North Chicago, IL 60631

 

EUVEND 2007 CAPITALIZING ON BOOMING EUROPEAN VENDING INDUSTRY

Vending in Europe is booming a nd the number of vending machines and range of applications for automated merchandising has been growing steadily for years.

Eu’Vend will take place for the third time in Cologne, Germany, the show dates are September 20-22, 2007.

This industry event has developed into the leading international trade event for the vending machine industry in Europe. One of the highlights of this event will be an Architect Contest called “Public Vending – Innovation in Public Spaces”. This competition will illustrate how vending machines can be best integrated in today’s public spaces and how architects can effectively work with urban planners and vending machine operators. Works will be judged by criteria such as site selection, design, ergonomics and functionality.

EuVend will also showcase a multitude of new applications in automated merchandising particularly related to the fast growing demand for organic products. The organizer expects a surge in attendance from vendors of high-quality organic products such as fruit, organic sandwiches, salads, healthy snacks and other items. Another hot commodity at EuVend will be water dispensers. The demand for water coolers in Western Europe is expected to increase by 60% from 1.7 million to 2.75 million by the end of 2008.

Show management expects 4,000 attendees from over 60 countries to meet with more than 200 exhibitors from 20 countries. Attendees will be European suppliers, brokers and distributors of products and services to the vending and foodservice management industries.

The main product categories at EuVend will be Vending Machines, OCS, Payment Systems, Products for Vending Machines, Remote Data Transmission, Machine Parts and Software for Vending Machines.

Complete details on exhibiting or attending EuVend can be obtained by contacting

Veronica Woods
USA Sales & Project Manager Food Shows. Phone: (773) 326-9922
Fax: (773) 714-0063
v.woods@koelnmessenafta.com | www.euvend.com

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Franz Balve
Phone: (732) 933-1117
f.balve@koelnmessenafta.com