Over 350 individuals from the European merchandising and OCS business convened in Seville on 15th and 16th November for EVEX 2018.

The 2018 version of the European Vending Experience ‘EVEX’ introduced key business actors in combination for 2 days of tutorial meetings, distinctive networking alternatives, and an expanded industrial exhibition.

EVEX used to be organised by means of the EVA in collaboration with the Spanish Vending Association (ANEDA) and noticed greater than 350 individuals from 22 nations convene within the sun-drenched Spanish town of Seville.

The EVA annual common meeting assembly introduced EVEX earlier than the meetings had been held addressing two other topics. The first convention by means of instructor and lecturer Victor Küppers supplied motivation on learn how to paintings and are living with enthusiasm. He highlighted that businesses will have to lend a hand encourage their body of workers to be ingenious and convey pastime to day-to-day paintings, whilst people will have to be open-minded for surprising demanding situations and adjustments that can definitely happen. The 2d convention, by means of ‘Millennial Translator’ Amanda Hammett, targeted at the calls for of millennials and the way firms will have to adapt to make sure they continue to be horny to more youthful staff and task seekers. Further to this, the convention defined the shifts that can happen within the place of work of the following technology.

For this 12 months’s EVEX, the economic exhibition used to be hung on each days of the development, that means the afternoon of the primary day used to be additionally devoted to networking and assembly trade contacts a few of the stands of the 50 EVEX sponsors.

A cultural gala dinner at the night time of the 15th November used to be held in a normal Andalusian hacienda (farm), taking off with a flamenco and horse display. The dinner supplied the backdrop for the presentation of the EVEX Awards, that have been once more voted for by means of individuals throughout the reputable tournament App. In what became out to be two very shut contests the 2018 EVEX Awards winners had been:

  • Machine of the Year – Intelligent merchandising retrofit equipment by means of AAEON, Invenda Group, Selecta and Visa
  • Payment System of the Year – Onyx by means of NAYAX.

On 16th November, a workshop by means of Amanda Hammett, moderated by means of Javier Arquerons, interviewed younger customers from a spread of nations on their utilization of merchandising machines, their buying wishes and calls for, and what they believe would pressure trade and gross sales in merchandising amongst their friends.

A workshop on Office Coffee Service (OCS) ideas by means of Marvin Van Dijken (Crane MS) of the EVA OCS Committee adopted, and allowed individuals so as to add their voice to an upcoming committee whitepaper in this rising section of the business, whilst studying extra about quite a lot of doable trade methods.

The rest of EVEX used to be devoted to the economic exhibition, offering the sponsors some other alternative to advertise their merchandise and perform a little trade.

We are very thankful for the reinforce of wide variety of EVA and ANEDA contributors who made EVEX what it used to be