What's Coming to Coffee Fest in 2024
2024 Special Features
The Market at Coffee Fest
The Market is the newest place to source wholesale retail and grab-and-go products for your coffee business. Source everything from gourmet foods and snack to branded merchandise, like mugs, tumblers, apparel, and accessories and more!
Over 75% of Coffee Fest attendees were looking to source retail and grab-and-go products in 2023. This space is for you!
The Barista Playground is a space dedicated to the barista community with the goal of increasing interactive and educational opportunities for baristas at Coffee Fest. We want to support the community outside of the Latte Art World Championship Open, adding a space for everyone from beginners to pros, where they can congregate, learn, and grow.
Mill City Roasting Education
Meet Mill City Roasters' Big Red Roast Rig! Located at the back of the exhibit show floor, you can learn from industry experts, whether you're looking to start your own roastery or add roasting to your existing coffee business.
The Cupping Corner is an interactive booth where attendees can taste coffees from around the world, explore the process of cupping, and learn from each other while talking all things flavor. Dive into the world of exquisite coffee with local roasters, sharing not only their coffee but also their passion and expertise. Don't miss exclusive cupping demonstrations and competitions by Cafe Imports, open to all attendees.
Business Building Essentials
Stop in, listen & brainstorm with other operators. These topics are designed to take your business from surviving to thriving!
All About the Education
There's a variety of ways to learn when you attend a Coffee Fest event. Take advantage of hours of education that will help you drive your business forward this year and beyond. Access learning through a variety of ways, like Paid Workshops, Free Seminars, and through sessions on the exhibit show floor.
|Coffee Fest 2024 Education Tracks
|Roasting & Green Coffee
Discover innovative education through:
- Paid Workshops: These limited-capacity workshops give you access to hands-on training with time to ask presenters questions to get clarity. These workshops require an additional investment ranging from $49 to $199.
- Free Seminars: Over 50 hours of seminars and panel discussions come with your registered badge! Take these business-building principles from industry experts and others who've been where you are! First come, first served.
- Conversation Corner: Hear something interesting as you walk by and want to tackle the topic? Pull up a chair and join the discussion with other business owners. First come, first served.
Which Ticket is Right for Me?
There are two types of tickets for Coffee Fest, a General Admission ticket and an All Access Pass.
if you're attending Coffee Fest for the education, the All Access Pass is the most-cost effective 3 days of training and education!
|General Admission Ticket:
|All Access Pass:
Join Us at an Upcoming Coffee Fest
March 3-5, 2024
June 14 & 15, 2024
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
August 25-27, 2024
Los Angeles Convention Center
October 11 & 12, 2024
Minneapolis Convention Center