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Guide to Seattle Coffee Fest 2012

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If it looks like coffee, smells like coffee, goes well with coffee or is coffee you will find it at Coffee Fest, September 21 – 23. Everything under the sun that would be found in an upscale coffee shop on either side of the counter, including the counter would be found on the exhibition floor at Seattle’s Coffee Fest 2012. The best coffee retail education, training and workshops are found at Coffee Fest.

Coffee Fest has been celebrating coffee long before coffee was “hot”. In 1992, coffee professionals came together in Seattle for their first consumer coffee festival. Now “the little coffee show that could” hosts three annual trade shows across all regions of the country. Coffee Fest remains the industry’s top-performing show, consistently providing retailers with relevant information to hone their business skills and up their bottom line.

The event, at the Washington State Convention Center, you’ll get to see tons of new products, from cups and accessories to flavorings and yummy bites. Sign up for a workshop, too. Learn everything from becoming a barista to running your own coffee house, and everything in between. Some classes charge an extra fee. Check HERE to see which class you’d like to take.

The America’s Best Espresso Seattle 2012 Bracket has been set. See which roasters are competing to be the best in the West. Someone will take home the title at the end of the competition!

Plus you’ll see amazing baristas throughout the festival vying for first prize in the Coffee Fest Latte Art Championship. See steamed milk take on art forms you’ve never seen before.

The festival runs from Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23. Hours are:
Friday & Saturday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4:00pm

Registration is $30/person. Register online HERE to attend and sign up for workshops.

More information is available at http://www.coffeefest.com.

The Washington State Convention Center is located at:
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101

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