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Supporting programme of Eu’Vend & coffeena: information and entertainment in focus

COLOGNE, Germany – From 24 to 26 September 2015, the international vending and coffee sector will be meeting up at Eu’Vend & coffeena in Cologne. This year around 175 exhibitors from 24 countries will be presenting their novelties and trends from the vending and coffee sectors to international trade visitors.

In addition to an attractive offering of exhibitors, the fair offers an informative supporting programme with target group-specific lectures,expert discussions, innovations of the branch and a special event that is of particular interest to operators.

The Red Sofa‘ is the central information and communication platform in the context of Eu’Vend & coffeena, which has already met with active interest among trade visitors since 2011.

Here visitors can receive first hand information about current developments in the vending branch or operative themes such as taxation or training matters. In addition to the informative added value, trade visitors also acquire insight into the world of coffee.

Nana Holthaus-Vehse, German barista champion in 2009 and 2015 (SCAE-awarded), takes visitors with her on a journey through the coffee cultivation countries and explains the tricks for perfect coffee.

Interested trade visitors have the opportunity to become familiar with and learn to love the various ways of preparing coffee. An overview of the programme of the ‘Red Sofa” can be found under http://www.euvend-coffeena.com/EuVend_coffeena/Trade-Fair/Events/index.php.

With the ‘Vending Star‘, Koelnmesse and the German Vending Association (BDV), industry sponsor of Eu’Vend & coffeena, distinguish innovations and the most recent product developments of the branch.

The prize will be awarded on 25 September in the context of the Eu’Vend & coffeena Night in the Rheinterrassen (a charge for participation, registration under http://www.euvend-coffeena.com/EuVend_coffeena/Trade-Fair/Events/Eu’Vend-coffeena-Night/index.php).

The total of 12 nominees in the categories “Aids for the operating of vending machines“, “Innovative vending machine product“, “Concept” and “Technical device” will present their innovations at the special ‘Vending Innovation Area‘ (D040) .

In this way trade visitors to Eu’Vend & coffeena receive a varied impression of the innovations on the market concentrated in one place.

Visions of Vending‘ takes place in 2015 under the title “Snack & coffee live” on Friday, 25 September as of 10:00 a.m. in the Rheinsaal, CC North. Branch experts speak on current themes of the vending branch, moderated by Eric M. Schwaab, publisher of the trade journal ‘Vending Report’.

Very special added value for operators is offered by the special show ‘Water Works’ (E009).

The special event focuses on the use of water coolers in practice and their profitability.

A refreshing experience with an aha effect: experts from the industry are taking on the role of sponsors for the individual themes.

This provides the operators with experience values and a first-hand estimation of the potential in the water sector.