Campfire Cafe Sessions


Opening a Cafe - Campfire CafeGather around the proverbial campfire with your peers to experience the Campfire Cafe Speed Sessions at Coffee Fest. Understanding these top 12 issues will help you launch and fine tune your business for success. Whether you are running a Coffee Shop, Espresso Bar, or Opening a Cafe, Campfire Cafe sessions can help turbocharge your business. *These sessions are offered at each Coffee Fest Trade Show*




12:30pm-1:00pm - *NEW* Social Media; Jennifer Morimoto, Torani

1:30pm-2:00pm - *NEW* Matcha 101; Brody Cord & Steve O'Dell, Tenzo Tea

2:30pm-3:00pm - Specialty Coffee Trends in 2018Anna Gutierrez, Barista 22 Syrups & Sauces

3:30pm-4:00pm - The Changing Face of Retail; Chris Deferio, Keys to the Shop Podcast


12:30pm-1:00pm -*NEW* Pricing Strategies, Mark Calhoun & Jim Starcev, PerfectCube

1:30pm-2:00pm - Design & Ambiance; Matt Milletto, Bellissimo Coffee Advisors

2:30pm-3:00pm - Hiring, Training, Culture & Morale; Joshua Boyt, Metronome Coffee

3:30pm-4:00pm - Integrating Wine & Beer, Tom Palm, Design & Layout Services & Erica Teodoro, Harbor Greens


11:30am-12:00pm - Marketing; Bruce Milletto, Bellissimo Coffee Advisors

12:30pm-1:00pm - Conquering Cold Brew in Your Cafe; Gary & Sammy Meyer, Friedrichs Coffee Roasters

1:30pm-2:00pm - *NEW* Customer Service; Levi Andersen, Kerry Group

2:30pm-3:00pm - The Meaning of Money; Chris Deferio, Keys to the Shop Podcast

We are always amazed at the amount of quality people we meet at your shows, and at how downright enjoyable the staff and atmosphere are.

Eric Girard - Cafe Kreyol