6 Dec 2023
The Self-Service Innovation Summit honors the most innovative solutions for kiosks, vending and facilities for adapting to the new normalcy of COVID-19 and its aftermath.
5 Dec 2023
Mike Abecassis, founder and CEO at GameTime & General Vending Service, delivered the opening keynote address at the Self-Service Innovation Summit, exploring the history of self-service and principles for success, as well as trends and predictions.
4 Dec 2023
Aslak de Silva, CEO of Selfy Store, has authored an opinion piece, “What Other industries Can Learn from The Vending Machine Industry” in Forbes. A member of the Forbes Business Council, de Silva is also a finalist for the “Influencer of the Year” award for the 2023 Automation & Self Service Awards which will be presented this week at the Self-Service Innovation Summit in Miami.
1 Dec 2023
One of the best attended sessions has always been the final session, the “Thought Leader Roundtable,” scheduled for 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday. During this session, industry leaders will share ideas on the most thought provoking developments in self service.
29 Nov 2023
The winners will be honored during an awards presentation at 5 p.m. EST on Dec. 5., when the Summit honors the most innovative solutions for kiosks, vending and facilities for adapting to the new normalcy of COVID-19 and its aftermath.
29 Nov 2023
A session, ‘Hot, Fresh Foods through Self-Service = Hotter Revenues,’ will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Dec. 6 at the Loews Coral Gables in Miami.
27 Nov 2023
Steven MacArthur-Brooks of Burger King will interview HMSHost’s Neil Thompson during a keynote presentation at the Self-Service Innovation Summit on Dec. 5 in Miami.
27 Nov 2023
Panelists during the Self-Service Innovation Summit next week will share lessons learned around technology adoption, product selection and marketing to drive top-line and bottom-line results during a session, “Hot, Fresh Foods through Self-Service = Hotter Revenues.”
22 Nov 2023
During the Self-Service Innovation Summit, Dec. 4-6 in Miami, a panel of retail and technology experts will explore ways retailers are addressing this challenge during a session, “Blue Ribbon Customer Service for Unattended Retail,” scheduled for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Loews Coral Gables.
22 Nov 2023
Attendees at the Self-Service Innovation Summit next month in Miami will get an inside view of how the global technology player maintains its service delivery standards during a keynote presentation, “User Experience Determines Success: How to Achieve it with AI and a Trusted Partner.”
15 Nov 2023
Next month, Neil Thompson of HMSHost will share his insights about what future innovations are in store for airports during a keynote presentation at the Self-Service Innovation Summit Dec. 4-6 in Miami.
8 Nov 2023
Steven MacArthur-Brooks, director of non-traditional development for Burger King, U.S. & Canada, Restaurant Brands International, will participate in keynote presentation at the Self-Service Innovation Summit, Dec. 4-6 in Miami.
3 Nov 2023
This year’s Self-Service Innovation Summit will include a special session entitled “Lessons from 100s of Self-Service Device Deployments,” to include real-life stories and advice from operators across major industries.
1 Nov 2023
Thanks to ongoing innovation, new capabilities continue to emerge for micro markets and vending machines. But how does a convenience services operator ensure new technology is reliable, user-friendly and accessible to customers with different levels of technical aptitude?
25 OCT 2023
Mike Abecassis, owner of GameTime and General Vending, will deliver the opening keynote at the Self-Service Innovation Summit at the Loews Coral Gables on Dec. 4.
18 OCT 2023
In the ever-changing world of self service, innovations such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and 5G telemetry are just some of the technologies bringing new capabilities.
10 OCT 2023
Micro markets offer more product variety than vending machines or other self-serve foodservice formats, which is why they continue to expand at a fast pace in convenience services.
27 SEP 2023
Customer preferences nowadays are more diverse than ever, with calls for gluten-free, sustainability, functional and more. How can a convenience services operator know what products will meet the needs of a diverse and demanding customer?
13 SEP 2023
Early bird registration for the Self-Service Innovation Summit ends next Friday, the same day nominations are due for the Automation & Self-Service Awards.
2 AUG 2023
The annual Summit has gained a following as a global brainstorming session for everyone and everything having to do with self-service technology.
8 JUL 2023
Formerly known as the Self-Service Innovation Awards, the Automation & Self-Service Awards will be presented during an awards ceremony at the Self-Service Innovation Summit Dec. 4-6 in Miami.
8 FEB 2023
Thought leaders during the Executive Roundtable offered positive predictions for 2023 and beyond as consumer acceptance of self service reaches new levels.
8 FEB 2023
Introducing technology requires more than learning about new products, according to a panel of industry experts and operators. Instead, proactive operators must educate both employees and customers, along with forming technology partnerships, to succeed.
1 FEB 2023
Post-pandemic, consumers want to return to stores, but they are also seeking an omnichannel experience that includes self-service equipment.
25 JAN 2023
The Self-Service Innovation Summit was held December 14-16 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida. Check out the video highlights!
18 JAN 2023
Advances in category management software provide the tools to allow operators to have the most profitable product mix for both micro markets and vending machines.
16 JAN 2023
Both mobile pay and kiosks have a role to play in today’s retail environment, but experts offered different views on whether or not the current customer demand for self-serve kiosks will sustain itself as mobile pay expands.
4 JAN 2023
Luke Saunders, founder and CEO of Farmer’s Fridge, described how he revolutionized the fresh food vending business during the recent Self-Service Innovation Summit in Hollywood, Florida.
22 DEC 2022
Attendees at the Self-Service Innovation Summit stayed busy between education sessions by visiting the exhibit area where vendors demonstrated advances in self-service technology.
16 DEC 2022
Winners of the third annual Self-Service Innovation Awards accepted their plaques during the Self-Service Innovation Summit in Hollywood, Florida.
15 DEC 2022
Chicago’s aviation department responded to COVID by upgrading vending and self-checkout options that have largely restored concessions sales to pre-COVID levels, but the self-service innovation unleashed by the pandemic has taken them even further.