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Expovending & OCS

From Wednesday 22 March 2017 -  08:00am
To Thursday 23 March 2017 - 05:00pm
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
The XIII EXPOVENDING & OCS, traditional and consolidated fair que brings together the entire chain of vending machine, office coffee service, service and on-trade food (food service segment, short for Hotel / Restaurant / Catering) celebrates the results of this edition, held last week at the Anhembi Convention. The largest fair in Latin America industry turnover of Approximately R $ 55 million in business, received about 5,700 visitors, 11% more audience than last year, and had an expansion in its area of 18%.

"The presence of a very qualified audience in his most buyers and entrepreneurs, was quite important because They see business opportunities in Brazil. in addition, we had a general growth of the event and the movement of business was 12% higher than in 2014, "said the CEO of EPS EVENTS, Carlos Augusto Militelli, responsible for organizing the fair, confirming another edition of the event for the next year. "We already have 60% ​​of renewal of Expovending for 2016," he says.

Militelli Also stressed que not only the quantity but the quality of the public made ​​the difference. "The significant result was possible thanks to the presence of visitors, que even with the crisis kicked in learning more about the market for new Investments. About 86% of Those present are directly Involved in the buying process in organizations, Which Creates great business. "

This year, 100 major brands of milk beverages, soluble coffee, vending machine manufacturers, jukebox, packaging, Showed Their products to visitors. The CEO Also stressed the importance of partnership with the Brazilian Agency for Export and Investment Promotion (Apex-Brazil), one of the sponsors of the fair. "It was essential the participation of Apex, Which does extensive work on the internationalization of companies. They Recognized the Expovending the important international event an, with future projects for export and cam to this issue to learn more about this market and its potential," he says.

Militelli Also highlighted the programming lectures Durantes the two days, important for the market has information of significant market players. The representative of Apex-Brazil spoke to the guests about the services offered and how to access Them; Tetrapak Addressed trends in the food market; and the European EVA (European Vending Association), Which in addition to bring even more credibility, expresso an overview of the European market for vending machine, Among others. "The Brazilian market behavior is very similar to Europe in working with hot drinks. So it was very important to talk EVA, who shared Their experience with us. This base inspires us to warm up the business in Brazil, the in expansion sector," Explains Militelli.

In recent years, the vending machines have diversified and today, sell jewelry, flowers, shoes, makeup, hot snacks, ice cream with coverage and confectionery chosen by customers, popsicles, frozen, salads, toiletries, fri, toys, non -prescription drugs, condoms, electronic equipment, industrial safety equipment, beauty products, baby items, cheeses, yogurts, all kinds of drink, Among others. In addition, the new systems are able to analyze the consumer profile to offer other items, take pictures so que the customer can be seen using the product and 3D show images que can be rotated 360 degrees.

Present in Brazil for less than two decades, the sector of vending machines (vending machines) are expected to grow by 15% this year and gross over R $ 1 billion. It is estimated que in Brazil there are Approximately 120,000 machines installed.


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