New Business & Start-Up Owners

Since 1992, Coffee Fest is where specialty coffee businesses have looked to bring them what is new and what is next. And it’s time for you to join us.

Coffee Fest is more than a tradeshow, it is an immersive experience where the specialty coffee community comes together. You’ll find inspiration from the biggest names in specialty coffee, uncover the latest products and solutions to serve your customers better, learn from industry professionals and your most trusted brands, and access networking opportunities to support your business growth.

Just starting out? There’s a lot to consider when establishing your new coffee business. Coffee Fest is your place for startup education and resources, connecting with a diverse range of suppliers, and networking opportunities to chat with seasoned owners.

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Education at Coffee Fest

You’re looking for:

  • Broad training on coffee and tea products, as well as basic business essentials
  • A wide variety of product sourcing across a range of categories
  • Inspiration and guidance to plan for your business’s future
  • New business connections

Coffee Fest provides:

  • A variety of distributors, producers, and manufacturers on the exhibit floor, for you to conquer your sourcing list of drink ingredients, equipment, technology, grab-and-go products, and so much more.
  • Expert-led sessions, backed by years of industry experience and know-how to inspire solutions and ideas.
    • Here’s a sample of our educational sessions for new owners: Food for Thought: Panel Discussion on Food Menu Development, Startup Café Equipment & Operations Consultation: Plan, Prepare, and Execute at the Highest Level, Developing and Maintaining a Coffee Training Program, and Scaling Your Business and Managing Risks. Check out some of our education previously available at Coffee Fest NY 2023.
  • A dynamic and unique experience to fuel your inspiration and creativity
  • Spaces and places for you to connect with other coffee business owners – some new like you - and established owners who’ve been in your shoes and are happy to help grow their community.

 

JOIN US AT AN UPCOMING SHOW

LOUISVILLE

LOUISVILLE

June 2 & 3, 2023
Kentucky International Convention Center

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ANAHEIM

ANAHEIM

August 6-8, 2023
Anaheim Convention Center

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ORLANDO

ORLANDO

November 10 & 11, 2023
Orange County Convention Center

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WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING

"We attended Coffee Fest San Antonio because we were looking to develop relationships with vendors and see what new products were out there to continue to stay innovative at our shop. Coffee Fest will be a new annual event for my store. The relationships we were able to build, the classes we were able to take and the vendors we were able to connect with were very valuable to my store.”

Jessica Edwards, Founder
Frank & Joe’s Coffee House, Wichita Falls, Texas