Built upon the successful experience of last four editions, China International Vending Machines and Self-Service Facilities Fair 2017 (China VMF 2017) came to a satisfactory close in March.
Gathering Renowned Enterprises and Breaking Record for Trade Volumes
In conformity to the development trend of China’s vending industry, occupying a show floor of over 11,000 square meters, China VMF 2017 brought together 21,080 domestic and overseas visitors and more than 230 manufacturers, suppliers and operators as exhibitors.
These exhibitors included Easy Touch, Ubox, Kubota, TKB, Fuji Electric, Easivend, Kimma, TCN, Xingyuan, Fu Lei, Foxconn, Yinhai Star, Convenisun, LE Vending, Yile, Joyi Vendor and En-snow Group.
China VMF 2017 was divided into three major thematic exhibition areas: manufacturer equipment, operators and dealers, and food and beverage suppliers.
Various vending machines, integrated systems and supplies, multi-functional self-pay stations, self-service products, terminal monitor systems and so on were displayed at China VMF 2017.
Bustling with business talk and footsteps, China VMF 2017 witnessed numerous contracts signed on site and the birth of a new record for trade volumes and many exhibitors received oversea orders.
Multiple Oversea Business Opportunities Came with International Buyers
Hundreds of delegations were sent by oversea enterprises from over 56 countries and regions, including Elektral and SVA Vending and MDV Group.
From Australia, Excalibur Refreshed Ltd and Mr Snap from UK, Henry's and MasterCard from USA, J2 Corporation and Winz Solution from Malaysia, Glimmering and Vending Dynamics Inc from Canada, Ital expresso from Morocco, Connext Enterprise Pte Ltd from Singapore, FERSOMATIC, S.L. from Spain, OZON Delivery from Russia, perfect Way Vending Machine from UAE, Kinoprokat-Ukraine Ltd from Ukraine, Younda European co from Iran all attended.
According to the results of a questionnaire conducted during the show, most of the oversea visitors were there for purchasing vending machines, components, looking for supplier, signing agreements with some producers, which gave exhibitors various business opportunities.
Judging from the situation on site, it could be told that most of our visitors were varied satisfied with the quality of the show and most of them enthused that they would love to attend the next edition.
Various Kinds of Vending Machines on China VMF 2017
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 and hot meals. This strongly indicated the trend of diversity.
2017 Asia-Pacific Vending Industry Summit Forum Concurrent Held Successfully
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 and media, the 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, analysed 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 leaders like Mr Yu Enze, president of Asia-Pacific Vending Industry Association, Mr Wąsik, 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.
Read more on the China VMF website