The 2020 Guangzhou Int’l Vending Machines & Self-Service Facilities Fair (China VMF) in spite of everything came about this closing month at China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou and used to be deemed a large luck.

“I feel very proud that when almost all exhibitions worldwide have ground to a halt, China still managed to put on such a wonderful vending show,” a customer this yr, Mr Zhou Zirong, chairman of convenisun, one of the crucial biggest merchandising device producers in Guangdong province, commented in an interview.

China VMF used to be the primary merchandising display to be held international in 2020.

Two-fold build up in exhibitor turnout

The China VMF attracted a record-number of 703 exhibitors, greater than double the determine in 2019.

Many new exhibitors debuted as neatly, together with manufacturers like Rhea Vendors, one of the crucial oldest Italian merchandising device makers established within the Sixties; Soyea, one among China’s greatest fridge and chest freezers makers coming into the merchandising marketplace in 2018; and GREE, one of the crucial international’s biggest residential air conditioner makers.

Online matchmaking bridged international companies

Attracting consumers from Germany, Jordan, Ecuador, Malaysia, Ethiopia, Russia, Singapore, Australia, India, Indonesia, France, Romania, the development’s first ever on-line Matchmaking Programme, which aimed to glue world consumers and providers amid the continued pandemic, witnessed vital cross-border cooperation reached all over the display.

Participating exhibitors like JETINNO, Easy Touch, Chipoo, CPI, ProfessionalVending Machine, Hontech Nextgen, Nuojian, Panfeng, Qianhui, Zhilai, Zebra Information, Sixmore, have been stuffed with reward for the programme and expressed pastime in becoming a member of the following display.

Pandemic-related merchandising answers

Impacted by way of the pandemic, merchandise like contactless fee programs, merchandising machines for PPE and medicine have been unsurprisingly one of the crucial maximum sought-after answers on website.

“During the lockdown, some of our products have seen explosive sales growth, especially our Smart Takeout and Parcel Pick-Up Lockers,” stated Yunyin Technology. “To some extent, the pandemic has actually widened the use of self-service kiosks and vending machines in China,” they added.

Mini lodge room merchandising machines

People’s greater privateness consciousness has given upward thrust to the brand new development of mini lodge room merchandising machines and exhibitors similar to Kaisijin, Pinshen, Guanyao, Dimeiwang, Ruking, J·Choice, Jiuxu, Bannuo all introduced their very own distinctive answers.

“Our hotel room vending machines were so popular. We received one order for 150,000 units,” Kuzhuo, a third-time exhibitor, informed the organiser. “To satisfy these mounting demands, we are going to expand our production capacity in the second half of 2020.”

Supported by way of 82 knowledgeable advisors from 10 nations and areas

The tournament’s Advisor Panel, which made out of 70 China’s main gamers and 12 Associations/Media from 9 nations and areas contributed to striking the development in combination. They come with EVA of Europe, AVA of UK, ANEDA of Spain, ABVM of Brazil, IVMOA of Australia, VASA of South Africa, JVMA of Japan, of USA, UZVEND of Uzbekistan.

China VMF will go back in 2021 from March 4th-Sixth at China Import & Export Fair Complex.