18 - 22 January
Rimini Fiera, Rimini, Itali
At its 35th edition, the Sigep expo is acknowledged as a top show in the artisan gelato sector, a primary European showcase for artisan Italian confectionery and is also strengthening its position in the artisan bakery field. On show are all the very latest in raw materials, basic products, plant, machinery, furnishing and fittings for the artisan gelato and bakery trades. Thematic sections, international contests and championships, demos, courses and updating seminars and expos all contribute to making it a unique spectacular event.
Starts: Saturday 18th, January 2014
Ends: Wednesday 22nd, January 2014
1 - 5 February
Alfred Kärcher Hall, Stuttgart trade fair grounds, Stuttgart, Germany
The Stuttgart Coffee Summit will take place from 1 – 5 February within the framework of Intergastra 2014. The event will feature a blind tasting of 180 different types of coffee in the Alfred Kärcher Hall (Hall 9) at the Stuttgart trade fair grounds. The event is set up as an opportunity for managers and supervisors from the restaurant and hotel industry to find out how they can increase their turnover and profits with high-quality coffee, and increase customer loyalty. Six roasters at a time will be given 30-minute slots to present their coffees. Six daily cupping sessions will take place from 11am to 2pm, on all five trade fair days, with the opportunity to put 180 different types of coffee in the limelight.
Starts: Saturday 1st, February 2014
Ends: Wednesday 5th, February 2014
6 - 8 February
Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India
The 2nd Edition of the World Tea & Coffee Expo, India’s only trade fair dedicated to the Tea & Coffee sectors, is being held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India from Thursday 6 February to Saturday 8 February 2014. In view of the enthusiastic response from Exhibitors and Visitors – both Indian as well as International – the 2nd edition is being held at a bigger venue to accommodate larger number of Exhibitors and visitors. This event will also include a Conference, Workshops and Seminars which will be addressed by industry leaders from India and abroad. Over a 100 Exhibitors from 8 countries are likely to display their products and technologies related to the Hot Beverage sector to an audience of 6000 decision makers from about 15 countries.
Starts: Thursday 6th, February 2014
Ends: Saturday 8th, February 2014
13 - 15 February
Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika , Bujumbura, Burundi
The African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibition is Africa’s largest coffee trade platform, that brings over 900 regional and international coffee roasters, traders, producers, professionals and connoisseurs per day under one roof. For the first time in the conference’s history, Burundi will play host to the 11th African Fine Coffees Conference & Exhibition. The event will be held from the Thursday 13 to Saturday 15 February 2014 in the beautiful capital of Bujumbura.
Starts: Thursday 13th, February 2014
Ends: Saturday 15th, February 2014
6 - 8 March
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, Singapore
Following a resounding success from the inaugural presentations, the second edition of Café Asia and International Coffee & Tea (ICT) Industry Expo will be held from 6 to 8 March 2014 at Singapore’s iconic attraction, the Marina Bay Sands. Café Asia 2014 caters to the needs of the café industry, such as the provision of equipment, machinery, accessories and other relevant supplies and products for the effective and ideal operation of a Café. The ICT Industry Expo 2014 on the other hand, focuses on the upstream sector of the coffee and tea industries, consisting of everything from the provision of raw coffee beans and tea leaves to processing and packing for wholesale purchases and trading, as well as the final coffee and tea products (e.g. roasted coffee beans, tea bags and satchels).
Starts: Thursday 6th, March 2014
Ends: Saturday 8th, March 2014
7 - 9 March
Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA
Coffee Fest is dedicated to the growth and proliferation of the specialty coffee, gourmet tea and alternative beverage industries. With a strong emphasis on independent retail, Coffee Fest features a complete industry wide trade show, invaluable educational programming, free-pour Latte Art competition, a Best Coffee House competition, an Espresso competition, new product showcase, opening night reception, incredible special attractions and tremendous networking opportunities. Coffee Fest Trade Shows, together with International Academy of Specialty Coffee training seminars, are produced to help coffee and tea professionals compete and prosper in their marketplaces.
Starts: Friday 7th, March 2014
Ends: Sunday 9th, March 2014
31 - 3 April
Shanghai New International Expo Center, Sanghai, China
As one of the largest, most effective and highest level exhibitions in the hospitality industry, HOTELEX Shanghai is consistently concerned about the practice of innovative elements and green concepts. As the main part of HDD （Hotelex, Deco & Design), it contains ten differently themed sectors including Catering Equipment & Supply, Bakery & Ice Cream, Tableware, Textile, Appliance & Amenities and IT & Security, Fitness & Leisure, Food & Beverage, Coffee & Tea and Wine & Spirits. HOTELEX has led the hospitality industry trends for 22 years and will continue to provide one-stop purchasing and information platform for the hospitality professionals.
Starts: Monday 31st, March 2014
Ends: Thursday 3rd, April 2014
3 - 6 April
Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
The London Coffee Festival is the United Kingdom's largest coffee and artison food event. It provides the ideal platform to engage directly with more than 20,00 professional baristas, coffee shop owners, top industry decision-makers, discerning coffee lovers and avid foodies.
Starts: Thursday 3rd, April 2014
Ends: Sunday 6th, April 2014
23 - 24 April
Washington State Conference Centre, Seattle, USA
Symposium is, above all, responsive to the changing specialty coffee marketplace. We’re committed to addressing the most current realities of the specialty coffee world, and as such, we are working on the Symposium up to the last minute, to make it as relevant and valuable as we possibly can. Longtime Symposium delegates make the most out of their experience by completely committing to the process, allowing them to be surprised by the unexpected, and having their thinking challenged. Expect to meet new people and hear new things. It is for these reasons that we don’t offer one-day passes to Symposium, and we encourage delegates to attend social functions and environments.
Starts: Wednesday 23rd, April 2014
Ends: Thursday 24th, April 2014
24 - 27 April
Washington State Convention Centre , Seattle, USA
Starts: Thursday 24th, April 2014
Ends: Sunday 27th, April 2014
15 - 18 May
Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne, Australia
The Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) is Australia’s largest dedicated coffee event. In 2013, the event welcomed over 150 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors, featuring the latest developments in the coffee industry. MICE will take place from 15 – 18 May 2014 at the Melbourne Showgrounds. The 2014 event will host the Australian Specialty Coffee Championships, The World Latte Art Championship, and the World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship.
Starts: Thursday 15th, May 2014
Ends: Sunday 18th, May 2014
21 - 25 May
IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand
World of Coffee & Tea, a professional coffee and tea trade fair, is poised to be Asia’s leading sourcing, trading and knowledge platform for the coffee and tea industry. The event will make its official launch from 21 – 25 May 2014. The action will be brewed at the IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand, held in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of THAIFEX – World of Food Asia 2014.
Starts: Wednesday 21st, May 2014
Ends: Sunday 25th, May 2014
24 - 26 September
Hamburg Messe und Congress, Hamburg, Germany
As the trade fair for coffee, tea and cocoa, the COTECA is the only business forum in Europe that unifies all three sectors. With countless exhibitors from around the globe it offers the ideal opportunity to make new contacts – and is a strong argument also for visiting it. The prestigious two-day conference provides a comprehensive market overview of current topics and trends. Experts meet to share their knowledge, demonstrate solutions and present innovations. The Hamburg location is a trade metropolis with the key European ports of entry for tea, coffee and cocoa. The seat of world-famous tea trading companies, coffee roasting companies and green coffee traders, it is the hub of many key players and associations. The COTECA is supported by the German Coffee Association, GermanTea Association and the German Cocoa Trade Association.
Starts: Wednesday 24th, September 2014
Ends: Friday 26th, September 2014
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