MILAN – Designed in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, The Global Coffee Festival (GCF) aims to provide a much needed virtual platform for the coffee and hospitality community to connect, share ideas and showcase excellence as we enter a new world of opportunities and embrace change together. The unique Festival will see 30+ virtual events and international showcases available to stream on 30 October 2020 from 12:00 GMT, or watch later on-demand via The GCF TV platform. The GCF will be followed by the Global Coffee Festival Fringe Events from Oct. 31-Nov. 1, hosted online by individual companies.
Fringe Events –31 October to 1 November
The Global Coffee Festival Fringe Event programme provides event partners and industry stakeholders with the opportunity to host satellite virtual events, delivered online from their own platform (Instagram Live, Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, etc).
Each session is pre-vetted for official endorsement and promotion by the event organisers and must fit within one of the Festival’s 8 content programme channels.Fringe Events will be accessible and/or pre-bookable via The GCF online platform.
Allegra Events will also host the Global Coffee Network, a five-day B2B networking event for coffee and foodservice industry professionals taking place 2-6 November 2020
The GCF will be live streamed via the The London Media Hub, a fully-fledged TV studio, which will be the main anchor point of the event, and amplified across video streaming platforms to encourage organic sharing and re-streaming.
Tune in on 30 October for interviews with the biggest names in coffee, cocktail masterclasses, barista latte art demonstrations, thoughtful panel discussions and so much more.
Global Coffee Festival: Full programme now released
With the inaugural Global Coffee Festival right around the corner, there couldn’t be a better time to start planning your day.
Check out the Festival schedule here*.
Still need a ticket? Register for free to gain access to the full GCF and Fringe programme.
*Exact times are coming soon and the schedule is subject to change.
View The Programme