With a track record of more than 20 years experience in the bottled water sector, Mr. Genieys joined Perrier in 1992 and since 2009 he has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications for the Water division of Nestlé based in France.


The association launched a renewed corporate website which offers easy access to essential information about the watercooler industry in The Netherlands and a consciousness-raising one to encourage people to drink more water.


The 2012 IBWA Annual Business Conference and Tabletop Trade Show will be held on November 12-16, and the 2012 NAMA CoffeeTea&Water event will be held November 13-15. Both conferences will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Sergio Pérez was recently named Chairman of ADEAC, the Association of Water Cooler Distributors and Bottlers. Watercoolers Europe interviewed him for our website:  check it out to learn more about the Spanish water cooler business!


“Each member should have the opportunity to being able to contribute to quality management and thus to consumer protection. This is one of the main reasons why we offer frequent hygiene-trainings and workshops.” Gustav Felix, Managing Director of GWCA.


On February 16th, the first meeting and workshop of ADEAC (Spanish  Watercooler Distributors, Bottlers and Suppliers Association) took place at the AC Atocha Hotel in Madrid. Participating were executives and managers from the main companies operating in Spain,  with the aim of discussing and exchanging views on  the industry and its current challenges.


At lunchtime, exhibitors are offered fifteen-minute slots to explain the benefits of their products and services to visitors. Attending will be industry principals from throughout the UK water cooler industry,: decision makers and buyers, purchasing directors, procurement managers, facilities managers and financial investors.