This March in Guangzhou, China International Vending Machines & Self-service Facilities Fair 2017 (China VMF 2017) notched up an other successful 3-day exhibition of a large array of vending machines, self-service equipment, payment systems, vending machine technologies, office coffee machines, ingredients, etc.
Attended by Worldwide Vending Enterprises
Occupying a show floor of over 11,000 square meters, China VMF 2017 brought together 21,080 domestic and oversea visitors and over 230 world leading exhibitors, such as Easy Touch, Ubox, Kubota, TKB, Fuji Electric, Easivend, Kimma, TCN, Xingyuan, Fu Lei, Foxconn, Yinhai Star, Convenisun, LE Vending, Yile, Joyi Vendor, En-snow Group, and so on.
Hundreds of delegations were sent by oversea enterprises from over 40 countries and regions, including Elektral and ACADEMYTECH from Turkey, JJ Drinks and Digital Hawker Pte Ltd from Singapore, DirverBras from Brazil, National Vending Corp from Canada, Pyramid Technologies Inc from and The Second Cup Coffee Company Inc from the USA, Puncak Nada Venture and Designstream Sdn Bhd from Malaysia, Keytracker ltd from the UK, VODA SPRING from Philippine, Bagel Biss ltd from Israel, aradise Bay Resort ltd from Vietnam, Rare earth solutions from Australia, etc, which led to a 30% increase in oversea visitors compared with last edition.
Exhibits Showing the Trend of Diversity
One of the most impressive aspects of the show was the diversity of vending machines. A wide range of goods sold by vending machines could be found on site, from the most common ones to the most unconventional ones, such as fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, meat, lottery tickets, fresh squeezed juice, facial masks, hot meals, etc, which strongly indicated the trend of diversity.
2017 Asia-Pacific Vending Industry Summit Forum
Gathering worldwide vending machine manufacturers, operators, food and beverage enterprises, distributors, agents, commercial real estate developers, delegates of purchasing departments, related financial and governmental institutions, media, etc, 2017 Asia-Pacific Vending Industry Summit Forum invited global experts to dissect the problems which the vending industry was faced with, and to enlighten their peers with their experience.
Mr. Aleksander Wąsik, President of Polish Vending Association, analyzed the present development and future prospects of Polish and European vending industry. Mr. Zhou Jianghua, Vice President of Ubox (Shenzhen) and Mr. Hu Le, CEO of JOYI explored the integration between vending machines, and smart payment solutions and the internet of things. During a panel discussion, thought leaders like Mr. Yu Enze, President of Asia-Pacific Vending Industry Association, Mr. Aleksander Wąsik, President of Polish Vending Association, Mr. Zheng Zhengchun, Chairman of Council of Taiwan Society of Vending Machinery, Mr. Takeshi Ota, President of Tenma, Mrs. Kitasato Fuyumi, President of TKB and Mr. Luo Gang, from Jinyu Smart Technology, gave us their insights into the future development of Asian vending industry.
Supports From Media at Home and Abroad
The success of China VMF 2017 was closely tied to the supports of media at home and abroad. Detailed reports of the show were given by over 50 influential domestic media, such as Vending Info, Autoxinxi, Guangdong Radio and Television Station, Guangzhou Television, TVS, Asia Pacific Economic Times, Nanfang Daily, New Express Daily, etc. The international visibility of the show was also greatly enhanced by oversea professional media, such as National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA), European Vending Association (EVA), Bundesverband der Deutschen Vending-Automatenwirtschaft e.V. (BDV), Vending Report Magazine, Vending International Magazine, VENDING TIMES Magazine, Bmigaming.com, Automotive Technology Website, vendingportal.eu, and so forth.
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China International Vending Machines & Self-service Facilities Fair (China VMF)
Ms. Eve Cheng
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