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Sca Lecture series are back at Specialty Coffee Expo in Portland

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MILAN – SCA renowned Lecture series is back: a full schedule of educational lectures and panels will be open to attendees to the Specialty Coffee Expo in Portland (April 23-26, 2020), focused within the topics of Sustainability, Science & Innovation, Coffee Farming & Processing, and three additional tracks.

Lecture proposals are carefully selected and approved by an internal working group and are free of sales pitches.

It’s is an excellent source of knowledge within our community and a unique opportunity to see the current issues and innovations impacting our industry and communities.


Each year, the Specialty Coffee Expo welcomes industry-respected experts who inspire, educate, and motivate nearly 14,000 coffee professionals to reach for their goals and expand their coffee knowledge. Lecture presenters are carefully vetted experts who are highly enthusiastic about their area of expertise and have a strong desire to share that knowledge for the betterment of the industry.

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Early Bird pricing available through February 27, 2020

Be ahead of the game! Early bird tickets are now available for this year’s Expo in Portland, OR, USA. Show features include engaging exhibits innovative coffee design & product competitions, and three US Coffee Championships. Be the first to see what will be transforming and influencing the coffee industry. Grab your early bird ticket before the final deadline on February 27, 2020. To learn more about what there will be to see and do, visit the website.

3-Day Expo Badge
Early Bird Member – $285
Early Bird Non-Member – $340

1-Day Expo Badge
Early Bird Member – $175
Early Bird Non-Member – $195

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Celebrate design in coffee at Expo

Submissions are now open for Design Lab! The interactive and highly popular event features four main categories of submission: Vessels, Space, Branding, and Packaging. Make sure to visit Design Lab and see first-hand the best of our industry in space design, packaging, drinking vessels and branding. Visit the website now to learn more about how entries are evaluated and the previous winners of the competition.

Submit Your Product

Best New Product Connect

Learn more about the Best New Product Competition & Display entries and speak with representatives at BNP Connect, held Saturday, April 25 8:30-9:30am at the Best New Product display. Enjoy coffee and pastries while meeting the people behind some of this year’s most innovative products.

Take a Roasting Workshop at the Specialty Coffee Expo

Have you always wanted to try your hand at roasting but never had the chance? Are you a home roaster that would love to learn more, or a small scale roaster who wishes to gain helpful insider information? Meet the experts and get involved in our exclusive interactive roasting classes at Expo Portland 2020. Each educational hands-on session will include six production roasters to learn on. Classes include topics like:

  • Can You Take the Roasting System?
  • Heat Transfer and the Roasting Machine
  • Roasting Machine Maintenance

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Who’s exhibiting at the Specialty Coffee Expo

The Exhibition Hall at the Specialty Coffee Expo is host to over 500 exhibitors.
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