The biennial European tournament for the merchandising sector, Venditalia, will probably be held at fieramilanocity from June 6 to 9 with 247 exhibitors from 20 international locations – 68 in step with cent of them showing for the primary time.

Organised by means of Venditalia Servizi and promoted by means of CONFIDA, the Italian Association of Automatic Distribution, the business honest will come with exhibitors starting from merchandising device producers to manufacturers of shopper items and control firms throughout 13,000m2.

The tournament will spotlight marketplace tendencies and calls for from technological evolution with increasingly more smarter merchandising machines because of IoT applied sciences, to eco-sustainability of low-consumption machines; inexperienced logistics; low emission vehicles; natural and in the community sourced meals and honest business.

As a hub for computerized distribution, guests can know about how new good computerized merchandising machines with the consequent good telephone connectivity are converting the face of the business. They will be capable of broaden trade relationships, uncover novelties and marketplace tendencies and discover in-depth technical and technological subjects.

The President of Venditalia, Ernesto Piloni

In addition to the exhibition space, Venditalia hosts meetings, debates, world communicate displays and conferences at the most present subjects of the sphere.

The President of Venditalia, Ernesto Piloni stated: “Venditalia is the most important European event in automatic distribution, both for exhibition space and number of visitors. The event, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, allows exhibitors from all over the world to preview the most innovative vending solutions and the main products distributed. With its 247 exhibitors, on more than 13,000m2 of exhibition space, the 2018 edition of Venditalia will be able to show how much this sector is evolving. Thanks to cutting-edge technology and Italian know-how exported all over the world, our country is a European leader in the production of vending machines. Today, the sector is experiencing a real “digital revolution”. The new merchandising machines are hooked up to the Internet, they’re fitted with touchscreens for simpler communique with the patron and, thru the usage of an App, be offering several types of fee methods warding off the usage of money. There will probably be examples of all of this and extra from June 6 to 9 at Venditalia.”

The president of CONFIDA, Massimo Trapletti stated: “Innovation is the keyword of the event,” including that Venditalia would to assist to stipulate the way forward for the merchandising sector which employs over 30,000 other people in Italy – a bunch nation for most of the maximum distinguished device producers.

The president of CONFIDA, Massimo Trapletti

Vending factfile:

AUTOMATIC AND PORTIONED. In the remaining 12 months, the automated sector grew by means of +1.87% for a price of one.8 billion euro and a complete of 5 billion fed on pieces. The portioned sector in 2017 confirmed a turnover of one.7 billion euro with a +5.1% build up generated by means of 6.1 billion fed on pieces. Capsules for families are the motive force at the back of the portioned sector, with an 11.3% build up.

COLD DRINKS AND COFFEE AT THE TOP. The enlargement of the automated marketplace in 2017 (+1.87%) is principally because of the expansion in intake of chilly beverages (+5.01%), which constitute 19.7% of overall distribution. In explicit, there used to be an build up within the intake of water (+ 5.80%) that, with over 760 million bottles of water provided, is the second one best-selling manufactured from merchandising machines after espresso. Last 12 months, espresso intake from merchandising machines used to be over 2.7 billion, with a nil.59% build up. A “plus” signal used to be additionally proven by means of snacks which quantity to fifteen,5% of overall intake, up 0.58.

VENDING MACHINES, A RECORD IN ITALY. There are greater than 810,000 merchandising machines put in right through Italy which leads the best way in Europe adopted by means of France with 590,000 and Germany with 550,000.