Venditalia, Worldwide Vending Show, in program from 25 to 28 May 2022 a Milan fair is ready to take the field e registrations to companies opens from September of the sector of automatic distribution that aim at the recovery between innovation and sustainability.
L‘Italy, with 822 thousand distributors present only on the national territory has the wider food distribution network automatic of Europe and is prime by number of vending machine installed, followed by France (600,000), Germany (579,000) and Great Britain (412,000).
The revenue of the sector in Italy between the automatic market (automatic machines) and the portioned market (pod and capsule machines), in 2019 2.3 billion of euros with 6 billion drinks disbursed.
In 2020 the pandemic caused a sudden slowdown and according to Confida, the Italian Automatic Distribution Association, in 2020 the sector lost 30% of its value compared to 2019, with peaks of up to 60% of turnover in the period of the lockdown caused by the sharp decline in consumption in places where vending is strongest: offices, factories, schools and universities where smart working, layoffs and distance learning have contracted consumption.
But the sector, even in the difficult period, did not stop, focusing oninnovation, developing further payment systems cashless and contactless, technologies for the safety and sustainability of the supply chain. For this Venditalia Worldwide Exhibition is ready to support a vital and important market with a trade fair worthy of its innovative charge.
The event will offer a complete insight into the technologies of the sector, also giving space to innovation made in Italy: the vending machines are a product of Italian technology appreciated all over the world and the Italian manufacturers of vending machine are world leaders with around 70% of production exported.
In addition to the new products on display, visitors will be able to follow training and updating activities managed by the most important companies in the sector: the vending market of tomorrow, innovations, trends and opportunities not to be missed to invest in the best possible way.
The development of conferences provides two main guidelines: innovation, which will characterize the meetings on the first day and sustainability to which the second day will be dedicated, a unique opportunity to take stock of a value that the sector has made its own and is developing through virtuous behavior of the entire supply chain.
Venditalia Worldwide Vending Show will then be characterized by a wide variety of voices and experiences, guaranteed by partnerships with European associations and publishing groups that will support the event.
A trade show so strongly oriented towards the future could only be hosted by a neighborhood that has already projected itself into phygital, physical and digital dimension together. In fact, Venditalia, within the Fiera Milano district will have at its disposal innovative services. The digital signage will allow you to manage the flows of visitors immediately with information that can be used immediately throughout the district and one new App of the event will propose tools ranging from wayfinding to the 3D map, up to the possibility of booking and paying for services such as parking or lunch for an unprecedented and original visiting experience. The innovative Expo Plaza catalog, will offer an additional opportunity for companies to show themselves and find new business opportunities.
All information on https://www.venditalia.com/