China, Guangzhou, China Import and Export Fair Complex (Canton Fair Complex)
The 7th China Int’l Vending Machines & Self-service Facilities Fair (China VMF 2019), a concentrated display of the latest progress in the vending industry, was successfully staged during Feb. 25th-27th, at China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou.
The show charted more than 41,000 visitors plus repeat visits (up by 36%) in three days, with 458 exhibitors (up by 52.6%), including nearly 100 first-timers, spanning a 40,000 sq.m show floor (up by 60%). Growing by 141.5% to 1940 people, an all-time high overseas buyer attendance was record.
Visitors on site were able to meet world-renowned International Brands like CPI (USA), Nayax (Israel), Fuji Electric (Japan), Silkron (Malaysia), Laqtia (Spain), ITL (UK), Bianchi (Italy), Konbini (Singapore), Sanden (Japan), Pyramid (USA), and etc, alongside premium Chinese Exhibitors like TCN, Kimma, Dongji, Easy Touch, Foxconn, Jetinno, KKIT, Xingyuan, China Union Pay, Fulei, LE Vending, Yo!Point, Easivend, Joyi, and so forth.
Vending & Self-service Machines were the best represented sector, accounting for 46% exhibits, followed by New Retail (23%), Payment Solution (13%), Smart Equipment (10%) and Cold Chain & Logistics (8%).
The show has also called together a diverse set of visitors, including Operators, Leasing and Financing Companies (47%); Importers, Exporters, Agents, Distributors, Retailers (23%); Food, Beverage, and Small Goods Makers (13%); Vending Machines Makers, Developer, Designers (8%); Locations Like Schools, Stations, Airports, etc (4%); Media, Associations, Governments (1.5%); and Other (3.5%).
The biggest highlight of the show was the 7th Asia Pacific Vending Industry Summit, gathering a galaxy of big names like Mr. Aleksander Wąsik, Chairman at Polish Vending Association, Mr. Max Hurwitz, Chairman at Vending Association of South Africa (VASA), Mr. Erwin Wetzel, Director General at the European Vending & Coffee Service Association, Mr. Darren Yan, Vice President at Australian Vending Association (AVA), and so many more!