World of Coffee 2022 moves to Milan

The Specialty Coffee Association has announced that the 2022 World of Coffee trade show, initially planned in Warsaw, will be moving to Milan, Italy. 

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has forced thousands of Ukrainians to seek refuge in Poland, including at the PTAK convention centre where World of Coffee was scheduled to take place.

With the event moving to a new location in Milan, the SCA says it remains committed to donating 100% of the revenue from World of Coffee ticket sales to Ukrainian coffee businesses and professionals.

World of Coffee + World Coffee Championships: Milan, 23-25 June 2022

While the circumstances are regrettable, the SCA says it looks forward to bringing World of Coffee back to Italy, the birthplace of the espresso. This will be the first time World of Coffee travels to Milan, and the SCA expresses its excitement to partner with the Milano Convention Center, a modern venue in the heart of the city. The five World Coffee Championships—Latte Art, Coffee in Good Spirits, Cup Tasters, Cezve/Ibrik, and Roasting—will also be held in Milan from 23-25 June. Coffee professionals from around the globe can look forward to everything Milan has to offer and the hospitality of the local coffee community represented by the SCA Italy Chapter.

Information for World of Coffee Exhibitors

All existing exhibitor stand payments, exhibitor staff registrations, and Invite-a-Customer registrations for World of Coffee will be automatically credited at originally booked rates to the 2022 World of Coffee trade show in Milan, Italy. The primary contact for the registered exhibiting company will receive an email from [email protected] to set up an appointment for stand selection. Stand selection priority continues to be based on accumulated points.

If you cannot attend the 2022 World of Coffee in Milan, please contact the SCA using this form by April 2022. You may request a refund or transfer the amount paid to World of Coffee 2023, your SCA Membership, or purchases in the SCA Store. All refund requests must be submitted no later than 23 April 2022.

For further information, visit: worldofcoffee.org.

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