Eu'Vend

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Eu'Vend & coffeena
Status Active
Genre vending industry
Venue Cologne Trade Fair Center (Koelnmesse)
Location(s) Cologne
Country Germany
Inaugurated 2003
Attendance 5,000 from 60 countries
Organized by Koelnmesse GmbH
Website
http://www.euvend-coffeena.com/

Eu'Vend (official subtitle the international trade fair for the vending industry) is organised every two years by Cologne Trade Fair (koelnmesse) at the fairground in Cologne - Germany. The conceptual sponsor of the fair is the German Vending Association (bdv), international partner is the European Vending Association, Brussels.[1] The show is open for trade visitors only. Last Eu'Vend took place from 19.-21. September 2013. [2] The next show will be from 24.-26. September 2015 again.[3][4] Since 2011 Eu'Vend takes place in conjunction with coffeena (official subitle "international coffee fair").[5] In 2013 the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe was the official education partner of coffeena for the first time.[6]

Product Segments[edit]

The trade fair focuses on[7]

Visitor target groups[edit]

Koelnmesse North Entrance
Koelnmesse North Entrance

Eu'Vend is addressed to Operators but also to people searching for a professional solution for employee or customer catering. Including

  • Canteens, caterer
  • Transport authorities, airlines
  • Bakeries
  • Schools, universities
  • Hospitals, homes
  • Hotels, youth hostels
  • Tobacco product wholesale
  • Casinos, gambling halls
  • Doctors, tax consultants, lawyers

History[edit]

Till 2001 the interested companies exhibited their products at Anuga Food Fair [8]

. Than the vending industry decided to launch an own platform. At the first Eu'Vend in 2003 [9] there exhibited 178 companies from 13 countries.[10] Within these three days there came 3.968 trade visitors from 49 countries to Cologne - Germany. In the following years Eu'Vend has grown further. The participants in Eu'Vend 2013 comprised 217 suppliers from 23 countries.[11] These consisted of 126 exhibitors from Germany and 91 exhibitors (42%) from abroad.[12] With approx. 5.000 visitors from 60 countries (34 percent from abroad) Eu'Vend & coffeena is deemed to be the most international vending and coffee fair.[13]

Innovation Award "Vending Star"[edit]

Koelnmesse has been granting the innovation award 'Vending Star' since 2007 in conjunction with the German Vending Association (BDV) at Eu'Vend & coffeena Night. The competition aims to optimize the application possibilities and services in the vending field and thus also acts as the instigator for the branch. [14] The Members of the jury are: Helmut J. Düvel (CA Vending Krugmann GmbH & Co KG), Dr. Aris Kaschefi (BDV), Hans-Jürgen Krone (Lebensmittel Praxis Verlag), Ralf Lang (JAM Verlag), Asim Loncaric (Forum Zeitschriften), Michal Piotrowiak (Mastercup Vending, Polen), Matthias Schlüter (Koelnmesse), Eric Schwaab (Vending Report), Wolfgang Schwarzenberger (Dallmayr Automaten-Service serviPlus), Gerald Steger (café+co International, Österreich), Gerold Stüwer (Stüwer GmbH) und Jan Marck Vrijlandt (Selecta Group).[15] .

References[edit]

  1. ^ "European Vending Association Once Again Partner Of Eu'Vend & coffeena 2015". vending marketwatch.com. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Eu'Vend & coffeena at Foodbev". foodbev.com. FoodBev. 2 June 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Eu’Vend & coffeena presents international focus". Auto Vending UK. October 7, 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Sanford, Tim (October 2013). "vendingtimes.com". Vending Times Inc. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "This Week's Eu'Vend And coffeena Shine Spotlight On Away-From-Home Coffee". vendingtimes.com. Vending Times. October 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Lang, Ralf: Mehr Kaffe, Euvend + coffeena vom 19. bis 21. September 2013 in Köln. In: Vending Spiegel 4/2013, S. 18
  7. ^ "EuVend - International Trade Fair for the Vending Industry". vendinginternational-online.com. 12 September 2009. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Anuga--remodelled for 2003: this year's show has been reorganised to sharpen the focus on its 6,000 exhibitors and the Anuga brand itself.". hostelvending.com. Hostel Vending. 10 December 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Eu’Vend & Coffeena, cumpliendo objetivos para 2015". hostelvending.com. Hostel Vending. 10 December 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "EuVend successful premiere". cafe-future.net. Deutscher Fachverlag. 16 September 2003. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "Artikel about EuVend 2013 at Yumda". yumda.de. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  12. ^ audited figures of Eu'Vend & coffeena by AUMA
  13. ^ "Cologne Will Host Eu’Vend In Conjunction With coffeena In 2011". vendingtimes.com. Vending Times Inc. February 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  14. ^ "Registration Deadline Approaches For Eu'Vend & coffeena 'Vending Star'". vendingmarketwatch.com. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  15. ^ "Innovation Award - Here are the nominees". German Vending Association. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 

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