June 13th Webinar: State of the Vending & Micro Market Industry Report

June 13, 2023
Join this Automatic Merchandiser and VendingMarketWatch.com webinar that explores the data – generated by a survey of Automatic Merchandiser’s operator readership – and the results of the 2022 report. Sponsored by Cantaloupe and Nayax.
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Date: June 13, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM CDT / 10:00 AM PDT / 5:00 PM GMT
Sponsor: Cantaloupe, Inc. & Nayax
 1 Hour

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For many operators, the micro market and particularly the vending business, acted as a financial life preserver during the pandemic, as industrial locations, unlike office environments, roared ahead with activity. For busy distribution centers and manufacturers, working at home was not an option.

In 2022, it was more of the same, combined with a slight resurgence in the traditional office locations. The 2022 State of the Industry Report by Automatic Merchandiser takes a close look at the upward movement of vending and micro markets in 2022.

Join this Automatic Merchandiser/VendingMarketWatch.com webinar that explores the data – generated by a survey of Automatic Merchandiser’s operator readership – and the results of the 2022 report. The annual report provides information on operator revenue performance, location types, equipment installation base and product category sales.

The webinar will welcome ongoing audience participation and operator engagement.

Attendees will learn:

  • How 2022 sales compared with 2021 and a dismal 2020.
  • About changing product trends – on the food, snack and beverage side.
  • What impact the largest companies had on industry revenue.
  • The importance of promotions in micro markets.
  • About the micro market technology that operators found most valuable.
  • Why it is increasingly important to sell products with location demographics in mind.
  • Whether subsidized programs increased in popularity.
  • What experts think about the rest of 2023 for the vending and micro market business.

Join us and you will see why this is one of our most popular webinars of the year. What you learn may alter your vending and micro market strategy for the rest of 2023.


Anthony (Tony) Danna
VP and General Manager of Three Square Market Division
Cantaloupe Inc.

Tony Danna is the Vice President and General Manager of the Cantaloupe Go micro market division (formerly Three Square Market). Prior to Cantaloupe, he started at Three Square Market in 2016 and spent five years building the business in the UK and Europe. He was promoted to President in January 2022, and led Three Square Market through its acquisition by Cantaloupe in December of 2022.

Pete Carmain
Vice President of National Accounts
Nayax, NA

Pete is an industry leader and expert in unattended retail and payments. With over 25 years of experience in technology sales, Pete leads the national accounts team for Nayax, North America. Pete specializes in designing and implementing large scale solutions for large operators that combine payments, operations and logistics technologies that improve operators overall business performance through the Nayax suite of products and services.

Tim McAra
Senior Vice President, Refreshment Services Group
Continental Services

Tim McAra is the Senior Vice President of the Refreshment Services Group at Continental Services in Troy, MI. He is responsible for the leadership of the company’s Vending, Micro-Markets, and OCS services. Tim is a visionary, strategic senior business leader with a bias for action with over 15 years of success in leading strategic initiatives that optimize processes, ensure operational excellence, keep happy clients, and drive performance and profitability.

Previously, Tim served as Vice President of Account Management / Revenue for Archway, where he also held several Operational roles spanning 12 years. Prior to his tenure at Archway, Tim led in the Third-Party Logistics industry.

Tim graduated from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He has also earned his certification as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

Paul Ihn
VP of Product Strategy and Operations
Natural2Go Healthy Vending

Paul T. Ihn is the Vice President of Product Strategy and Day to Day Operations for Vendtech/Naturals2go, a company specializing in helping people start their local vending businesses since 1987.  Named to this role in April 2022, he is responsible for all product strategy and operations.  He reports to VendTech/N2go President Heath Falzarano.

Paul has a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering, a Bachelor of Arts degree in biological aspects and a Master of Science degree in Management of Technology.

Molly Rogers
Managing Editor
Automatic Merchandiser

Moderator: Bob Tullio
Contributing Editor, Automatic Merchandiser/VendingMarketWatch.com
Tullio B2B

Bob Tullio is a content specialist, speaker, sales trainer, consultant and contributing editor of Automatic Merchandiser/VendingMarketWatch.com. He advises entrepreneurs on how to build a successful business from the ground up and specializes in helping suppliers connect with operators in the convenience services industry – coffee service, vending, micro markets and pantry service specifically.

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