Dublin Awaits The Arrival of the Global Coffee Community

SCAE’s World of Coffee Heads to Dublin’s RDS
23-25 June 2016

Thousands of people from more than 100 countries will converge on Dublin next June 23-25 for World of Coffee, Europe’s greatest coffee gathering.

Whether you are eager to learn about emerging trends, key industry issues or the latest in equipment or services, explore and sample the latest products or discover exciting new innovations in the coffee market, this is the place to be.
Owned and organised by the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE), World of Coffee is the flagship event in the European coffee calendar, bringing thousands of coffee professionals and those from beyond the core coffee community from across the globe together for a three-day celebration of coffee each June.

Confirm your Space Now!
Bookings for World of Coffee 2016 are already ahead of target, with over 70% of stand space secured as restauranteurs, hoteliers, café owners, foodservice operators, chain operators, buyers, baristas and roasters will come together under one roof to celebrate this burgeoning industry, learn, educate and network and continue to provide the very best for their customers both nationally and internationally. Major exhibitors signed up for 2016 include La Marzocco, Java Republic, Marco Beverage Systems, Ahlstrom and more and the organisers are reporting strong demand for the remaining stands.
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Staging World of Coffee 2016 in Dublin, the city of 100,000 welcomes, was a perfect choice for SCAE, explains Executive Director, David Veal.

“With a thriving coffee culture and an enviable reputation as Europe’s best party city, there is so much going on in Dublin. Coffee shops, restaurants and bars are opening up throughout the city all the time as city dwellers, commuters and families can’t get enough of the social scene. Dubliner’s love their coffee and this growing passion for coffee is why we had to come to this exciting city for the first time. In Dublin, we will continue to set trends, push boundaries and lead innovation in this vibrant industry and we look forward to this being the biggest and best event in the show’s history.”

Sweet Sixteen – Sixteen Years in the Making
From humble beginnings in a hotel conference room in Monte Carlo in 2000, this celebration of coffee continued to grow and make its way to a different European city each year taking in Cologne, London, Maastricht, Vienna, Nice, Rimini and the excellent 2015 Gothenburg event to name just a few. The event, alongside the industry, has grown exponentially to become what is now Europe’s greatest coffee gathering and one of the world’s pre-eminent coffee events bringing thousands of coffee professionals and enthusiasts together. World of Coffee will continue to tour Europe in the coming years and will visit Budapest in 2017, Amsterdam in 2018 and Berlin in 2019.

The Greatest Coffee Event
This truly is the biggest and most exciting coffee event on the planet, taking place in one of the most exciting cities on the planet! Celebrating its 16th anniversary, World of Coffee is the definitive coffee show, attracting the industry’s most influential producers, suppliers and professionals who gather at the event to meet existing and potential buyers, promote their products, learn about the latest trends and developments in the sector and compete in major international competitions.

Following the overwhelming success of World of Coffee Gothenburg, SCAE anticipates an even bigger event in Dublin.

Leading the Coffee Industry
This event is all about innovation and trend setting and nowhere else will you witness the best of the best taking place under one roof.
There will be a full programme of activities in the pipeline – Re:Co, the European coffee summit, will bring coffee’s leading stakeholders and strategists together to debate the big issues affecting the industry and chart a future course for the sector.

A New Trends Zone will also help visitors keep abreast of the latest developments in coffee, shining a spotlight on exciting new products, while a dedicated Food & Beverage seminar will highlight how the wider hospitality industry can boost profit margins by embracing coffee excellence.

There is so much else going on including thrilling competitions like the World Barista Championship, the World Brewer’s Cup, SCAE Excellence Awards, New Product of the Show Awards and Photography Awards as well as exclusive cuppings, educational workshops, inspiring seminars, networking events and a packed social programme filled with plenty of entertainment, excitement and fun fringe events.
The Centre of Coffee Excellence
SCAE is a membership association for the speciality coffee industry that represents over 3,000 members around the world. It is the authority on delivering coffee excellence. Their mission is to create and inspire excellence in the coffee community through innovation, research, education and communication.

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