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Coffee Business Start-Up Seminar at Coffee Fest Los Angeles 2018

Taking place on August 19, 2018 at 8:00AM and August 19, 2018 at 5:00PM at Coffee Fest Los Angeles 2018, The Coffee Business Start-Up Seminar is designed to ensure the new coffee shop owners “expertise” from the moment they open their doors.

Created and produced in partnership with Bellissimo Coffee and The American Coffee and Barista School, there is no other specialty coffee seminar in America that provides the knowledge and professional experience as entrepreneurs will find in this seminar.

In this one day, extensive course, you will learn how to develop and write your business plan; identify the dream location; negotiate a favorable lease; hire, train & keep your baristas; select your equipment and last but not least, coffee branding & marketing.

You will forge a personal relationship with Matt Milletto, Bruce Milletto, Joshua Smith, receive a comprehensive Coffee Business Start-Up Reference and Study Guide, a course Certificate of Completion and if you choose to, a $100 discount on Hands-On Barista Training on Tuesday from 8:00am-12:00pm.

This class has continuously sold out before the show start , register early to secure your spot!

To take advantage of your $100 off admission to Tuesday’s Hands-on Barista Training, please call Renee Wulf at 425-295-3300 x105 or Breanna Pitts at x101.

Schedule of Events:

Sunday

  • 8:00am – 8:30am: Welcome to Specialty Coffee Retail – Matt Milletto, & Bruce Milletto
  • 8:30am – 8:45am: Introduction to the Specialty Coffee Industry 2017 – Bruce Milletto
  • 8:45am – 9:30am: Business Concepts/Location & Site Selection – Bruce Milletto
  • 9:30am – 10:00am: Negotiating Your Lease – Bruce Milletto
  • 10:00am – 10:15am: Break
  • 10:15am – 11:00am: Business Plan & Financial Plan – Matt Milletto
  • 11:00am – 11:45am: Hiring & Training, Employee Management – Joshua Smith
  • 11:45am – 12:30pm: Branding & Marketing / Current Trends – Bruce Milletto
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm – 2:15pm: Store Design & Layout Ergonomics – Matt Milletto
  • 2:15pm – 3:00pm: Cost of Goods Sold & Menu Development – Matt Milletto
  • 3:00pm – 3:15pm: Break
  • 3:15pm – 4:00pm: Future Business Trends – Matt Milletto
  • 4:00pm – 4:30pm: Q&A – Bruce Milletto & Matt Milletto
  • 4:30pm: Certificate Distribution

Tuesday

(Optional New Business Seminar Students save $100 only $169.)

  • 8:00am-12:30pm: Hands On Barista Training      

To take advantage of your $100 off admission to Tuesday’s Hands-on Barista Training, please call Renee Wulf at 425-295-3300 x105 or Breanna Pitts at x101.

About Coffee Fest Los Angeles 2018

Coffee Fest Los Angeles 2018 takes place August 19-21, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center | 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015