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Buyer Programs

Buyer Programs

​Do you make or influence purchasing decisions within your organization? 

Coffee Fest offers opportunities to help you efficiently and conveniently source new products for your specialty coffee business or restaurant.
If so one of these programs may be for you!





The Coffee Fest Five Star Key Buyer Club is designed to deliver high-quality industry buyers to Coffee Fest Trade Shows. Five Star Key Buyer Club participants have the purchasing authority and budget to make key investment decisions for their companies. Five Star Buyers enjoy complimentary perks, privileges, and services designed to streamline and enhance your show experience. 

Buyer Benefits:

  • Exclusive access to our online meeting platform delivering a simple and straightforward way to search for and connect with the suppliers most important to your business – find new products and make sure you see the people you need to see!
  • One complimentary workshop of your choice, scheduled for you by our Key Account Concierge from a select group of sessions.

  • Concierge services directing you to the Exhibitors you need

  • Dedicated Five Star Buyer contact on-site to assist with your show needs

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Coffee Fest's MATCH! Connect Program is an efficient and effective way to connect with the suppliers most relevant to your business. You choose which exhibitor presentations you are most interested in and enjoy 30-minute small group product demonstration before the show opens - focused, uninterrupted time to discover new solutions!

  • "I most enjoyed getting hands-on experience and trying what we learned at the Drink Innovations Lab. I even enjoyed tips and tricks on things that I already knew about."
    Coffee Fest Attendee

Are you a decision-maker for a restaurant, foodservice provider or retailer?  If so, you may be eligible for our exclusive Five Star Buyer or MATCH! Connect programs! 

Why should I participate in the buyer programs at Coffee Fest? (what’s in it for me?)

The Five Star Program and MATCH! Connect deliver perks and privileges making your show experience more effective and efficient.  Find your newest suppliers before leaving home with our exclusive online Exhibitor portal.  Don’t miss your “must see” suppliers by using our meeting scheduling tool.  Looking for a specific product or service?  Let our Five Star Buyer Concierge point you in the direction of the Exhibitors who can solve your business needs.  Prefer a small group demo?  Get on the show floor early and participate in one of our sponsored MATCH! Connect sessions – see products in action in these ½ hour sessions. 

How much time will participation take?

Our Key Buyer and MATCH! Connect programs are designed to SAVE you time!  Search our online portal to uncover new products before the show.  Connect with the suppliers you most want to see and schedule meetings.  Join a MATCH! Connect session, get on the show floor early and grab a 30 minute product demonstration!

Will exhibitors automatically get my contact information after the presentations?

Once a MATCH! Connect session has been completed, your contact information is shared with the sponsor.