The first Coffee Fest event of the year kicks off at New York’s Javits Center, where industry giants, local business owners and participants all converge. This specialty coffee B2B event is a prime destination for anyone looking to jumpstart or continue to grow their coffee or tea business.
Coffee Fest New York prides itself on providing participants with a robust education section over 120+ hours that covers the industry at large. This year’s guest speakers include Dave Rand, Hannah Lain, Jordan Brown, and Air Perez, to name a few. Expect classes to range from Hands-on Barista Training to Coffee Roasting to 2023 Drink Trends to running your own shop. Classes begin on Saturday, March 4 at 12 pm.
Since 1992, Coffee Fest New York has had competitions that display innovation within the specialty coffee industry. This year, the festival will host their version of March Madness with the Latte Art World Championship, a 64-competitor, bracket-style format that pits baristas’ artistic talents to the test.
- Approximately 350,000 people have attended Coffee Fest.
- The exhibit floor will be run from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sunday/Monday. Hours are flexed on Tuesday from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM.
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- Other Coffee Fest events will take place this year in Louisville, Anaheim, & Orlando.
What does the ticket include? General Admission grants one badge that includes access to the exhibit floor and two shows and 80+ hours of complimentary education. One badge is valid for all three days.
Who can attend? Attendance is ONLY for industry professionals and anyone breaking into the industry. It is not open to the general public.
How do I register? Registration is now OPEN online using this link.