Rules & Conditions
Vending & Self-Service Systems Award
Collection of applications: until January 31, 2023
Determination of the finalists: 6-17 February 2023
Determination of laureates: February 20 – March 3, 2023
Award ceremony: March 21, 2023
Persons registered both in the territory of the Russian Federation and abroad, having all the necessary documents and permits in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, can participate in the competition.
Each company provides no more than five samples for the competition
Becoming a nominee, the participant agrees to exhibit a competitive sample at the exhibition VERSOUS (March 21 – 23, 2023). Transportation to Moscow and back of the competition sample for its presentation on a special competition site is carried out at the expense of the participant.
The cost of participation in VASA for participants of the exhibition VERSOUS 2023 is 170 euro; for non-participants of the exhibition VERSOUS 2023 - 235 euro.
If you apply for more than 1 sample, a registration fee of 35 euro is charged for each subsequent sample. Each participating company can submit no more than 5 samples to the competition.
  • The application is accompanied by a description of the competition samples no more than 3 pages of A4 size with 12 font size.
  • The application may be accompanied by a presentation of competition samples in video formats (duration not more than 5 minutes, resolution not less than 720p, file size not more than 350 megabytes) and/or PPT presentations (up to 10 sheets).
  • All materials are submitted in Russian and English.
a) the Jury:

The competition samples are evaluated by an international independent jury. The jury's decision is final.

b) evaluation criteria:

The Jury makes its decision based on the following criteria:

  • The degree of innovation compared to existing technical devices, assistive devices /tools, concepts and products.
  • The degree of completion of the competitive sample (readiness to be used in mass practice).
  • Relevance (the sample corresponds to the current market needs).
  • Ease of implementation (how easy it is to implement the product in practice).
The jury must select at least two finalists from each category. From the list of finalists, only one entry must be selected for each group as the winner of the competition.

All nominees will have the opportunity to present their sample on the competition website, as well as in a special competition area, which will be organized within the framework of the exhibition VERSOUS (21-23 March 2023, Moscow, Expocentre).
Each participant of the competition has the right to receive a free entrance ticket to the exhibition and the venue of the award ceremony.

The winners will be announced on March 21, 2023 at 14 Krasnopresnenskaya Naberezhnaya, Moscow, Expocentre.
Competitive categories
Technical device
- Vending machines
- Self-service devices
- Other development
Technical solutions
- Payment services and devices
- IT solutions to optimize the management/service of TA and self-service devices
- Safety and security tools for TA
- Other development
- Fillers (coffee, tea, hot chocolate and others)
- Snaks
- Ready meals
- Others
Supplies and maintenance
- Packaging / disposable tableware
- Filters
- Mechanisms of issuing goods
- Means of transportation
- Others
EMTG Company is specialised in organizing B2B events. Since 2003 EMTG has held 115 international exhibitions and conferences together with 20 professional contests in Russia and abroad. Among EMTG projects there are BUYBRAND international franchise exhibition, vending and self-service systems exhibition VendExpo & WRS5, Licensing Exhibition, Best Vendind Beverage Contest, Golden Brand Franchise Award, etc.
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