DUBAI, UAE — Coffee professionals from the Middle East and beyond came together for the second edition of World of Coffee Dubai. Over 12,000 visitors representing 48 countries walked the show floor where over 180 exhibiting companies were showcasing the latest products and services available to the industry. 36 volunteers supported every aspect of this year’s show including Cupping Sessions, Brew Bar, Roaster Village lectures, workshops, and the SCA UAE’s National Barista Championship.
With support from Guatemalan Coffees, coffee professionals from across the region and beyond were able to gather for the event tailored for UAE’s coffee businesses and those who wish to break into the Middle East’s emerging coffee industry: connecting coffee producers, manufacturers, retailers, traders, and the broader industry.
World of Coffee Dubai 2023 took place at the Dubai World Trade Center
organized by DXB Live in collaboration with the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and the volunteer leaders of SCA UAE Chapter.
World of Coffee Dubai 2023 Best New Product and Coffee Design Award Winners
The 2023 Best New Product Awards recognizes Latte Art Factory for the Latte Art Factory Pro as this year’s 2023 Best New Product Dubai Award winner.
The 2023 Coffee Design Awards recognizes The Espresso Lab for the Jasmine Cup as this year’s 2023 Coffee Design Award Dubai winner.
About the Specialty Coffee Association
The SCA is a trade association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. From coffee farmers to baristas and roasters, the membership spans the globe, encompassing every element of the coffee value chain. SCA acts as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry and works to make coffee better by raising standards worldwide through a collaborative and progressive approach. Dedicated to building a fair, sustainable, and nurturing industry for all, SCA draws on years of insights and inspiration from the specialty coffee community.
For more information, visit sca.coffee.
About DXB LIVE, the organizer of World of Coffee Dubai 2023
DXB LIVE is the experiential agency of Dubai World Trade Centre, they offer turn-key event solutions powered by a team of top industry experts. They are a full-service agency producing events and hosting amazing moments in the UAE and around the world. Their 360-degree approach covers original concepts, top-shelf strategic marketing, content creation, world-class design, and technical production by executing flawless deliveries.
With an award-winning live communications team, they provide premium solutions to the MICE industry with key expertise in Professional Conference Organizing. PCO is a stand-alone service with a dedicated team that supports the clients from concept development to managing delegates beyond the conference. Exhibition Design & Build from shell scheme during trade shows to modular pavilions and bespoke cutting-edge production techniques.
Event Production, Creative Technology & Content Creators who work hand-in-hand, leaving the strongest impact on the audience using the latest technology available in the simplest manner possible. Learn more at dxblive.com.
About the SCA UAE Chapter
Formally established in January 2017, the SCA UAE Chapter is formed of volunteer leaders who represent the UAE’s coffee community and support the mission and vision of the Specialty Coffee Association within the UAE. The SCA UAE Chapter hosts sanctioned National Coffee Championships that serve as a platform for qualified coffee professionals in the UAE to show their skills, educate, and earn the right to represent the UAE in the World Coffee Championships.
The Chapter also promotes cutting-edge education, research, and raising the coffee standards in the UAE to the highest level possible across the entire coffee value chain. The SCA UAE Chapter’s goal is that of bringing together the UAE coffee community and promote best practices and professionalism in an atmosphere that is inclusive and enjoyable for all involved. Follow the SCA UAE Chapter on Instagram at instagram.com/scauae.