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The UAE AeroPress Championship 2023 kicks off today

From October 25 to 27, talented baristas and coffee aficionados will vie for the coveted opportunity to represent their nation on the global stage at the 2023 Aeropress World Championship Finals in Melbourne, Australia this coming December

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DUBAI, UAE – The seventh edition of the UAE AeroPress Championship 2023 is set to launch today at the prestigious Dubai Multi Commodities Center. This highly anticipated event promises to be the largest and most electrifying coffee championship in the United Arab Emirates.

From October 25 to 27, talented baristas and coffee aficionados will vie for the coveted opportunity to represent their nation on the global stage at the 2023 Aeropress World Championship Finals in Melbourne, Australia this coming December.

The championship’s action-packed schedule kicks off with regional competitions, culminating in the national showdown held at the Almas Convention Center, Dubai Multi Commodities Center, Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai. This marks the fourth occasion that the center has been chosen as the championship’s host.

Under the captivating theme of “Artificial Intelligence,” this year’s championship will showcase unique activations by the Dubai Multi Commodities Center’s Gaming Centre, promising an unparalleled experience in the coffee industry.

Fans and coffee enthusiasts are cordially invited to witness the best baristas and coffee connoisseurs in the UAE as they vie for a spot on the global coffee stage at the 2023 Aeropress World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, from December 1 to 3, 2023.

Garfield Kerr, the event organizer and CEO of Mokha 1450, expressed his enthusiasm for the championship’s unique partnership with DMCC, ensuring a memorable experience for both competitors and guests. He stated, “Our mission is to surpass the high standards set by the previous year’s event, and this year, DMCC has added unique activities for guests and competitors to enjoy on the sidelines of the competition, solidifying our event’s status as the largest, most thrilling, and entertaining coffee industry gathering of its kind.”

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Saeed Al Suwaidi, Director of Agricultural Commodities at DMCC, emphasized their pleasure in hosting the UAE AeroPress Championship for the seventh consecutive year. He remarked, “Watching some of the world’s most passionate baristas compete in this art form is a true spectacle, highlighting DMCC’s pivotal role in positioning Dubai at the forefront of the global coffee trade.”

Al Suwaidi further noted, “DMCC currently houses over 200 companies operating in the coffee industry, with our Coffee Center providing vital services across the value chain. We are committed to supporting the entire industry through such events and look forward to future collaborations with AeroPress.”

Are you ready to be part of this coffee extravaganza? Attendees will have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the thriving UAE specialty coffee community, savoring the finest offerings from the nation’s top specialty coffee brands. What’s more, you can enter for a chance to win an AeroPress product and other exciting prizes!

The AeroPress Championship is an unmissable event, catering to coffee enthusiasts, café supporters, baristas, amateur competitors, and anyone seeking an extraordinary experience in the company of great people and good vibes. Best of all, attendance is absolutely free.

Event Dates and Times

Northern Emirates Regional Aeropress Championship 2023: October 25, 2023, at 6 pm, Almas Convention Center, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre. Featuring representatives from Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman, and Fujairah.

Southern Emirates Regional Aeropress Championship 2023: October 26 at 6 pm, Almas Convention Center, Dubai Multi Commodities Center. Featuring representatives from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah.

National AeroPress Championship 2023: October 27 at 6 pm, Almas Convention Center, Dubai Multi Commodities Center. Featuring 21 competitors, the top three from each emirate.

About the UAE AeroPress Championship 2023

The AeroPress World Championship is the world’s most extensive coffee competition, uniting a global community of coffee enthusiasts. With over 120 regional and national events across 60 countries, it is a platform for amateur baristas to hone their skills, showcase their talent, and promote specialty coffee quality and spirit.

This competition fosters a sense of community and educates individuals about the journey of coffee from the farm to their cup, enhancing awareness of the diverse coffee industry.

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