• The one-stop event showcasing all facets of coffee, tea, bar & cafe products, equipment and services in the Middle East

THE ONLY INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED COFFEE & TEA EXPO IN THE MIDDLE EAST

The International Coffee & Tea Festival is the one-stop event showcasing all facets of coffee, tea, bar and café products, equipment and services, presenting a focused, industry-recognized platform in the region.

The Middle East’s flourishing coffee and tea market offers an ideally conducive environment for cafés and restaurants and continues to grow exponentially. Over the last six years since its inception, the International Coffee & Tea Festival has proven instrumental to the development of the industry, providing professionals and coffee/tea businesses the exposure to promote their products, launch new concepts and seek new business channels.

FESTIVAL FEATURES

The UAE Coffee Championships are sanctioned by World Coffee Events (WCE) and affiliated with the World Coffee Championships.

BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIP

The UAE Barista Championship will return for the 7th time to highlight the skills and knowledge of the country's emerging, yet finest baristas, to an audience of coffee enthusiasts who have learned to recognize and appreciate the difference between coffee and specialty coffee.

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LATTE ART CHAMPIONSHIP

Artistic Baristas from across the UAE will knock their creative minds and battle out their ingenuity at the 4th National UAE Latte Art Championship. The UAE Latte Art Competition has helped baristas to focus on their skills and grow the awareness of barista talents which has brought long-overdue recognition to those working within the coffee industry

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CEZVE/IBRIK CHAMPIONSHIP

The most recent addition to the Coffee Championships and for the 2nd time, the National Cezve/Ibrik Championship focusses on barista skills in the traditional Greek, Turkish and the Middle Eastern cultures.

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UAE BREWERS CUP

The competition highlights the craft of filter coffee brewing by hand, promoting manual coffee brewing and service excellence. Competitors prepare and serve three individual hand crafted filter beverages for a panel of judges.

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CUP TASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP

The UAE Cup Tasters Championship awards the professional coffee cupper who demonstrates speed, skill, and accuracy in distinguishing the taste differences in specialty coffees.

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ESPRESSO & BREW BAR

Suppliers of coffee & tea are invited to register their interest in being part of the espresso and brew bar schedule. The audience of coffee and tea enthusiasts will be able to sample some of the finest coffee blends in their purest form at the Brew Bar. On the other hand, suppliers of brewing equipment, espresso machines and grinders can use this platform to bridge partnerships with café owners and roasted bean distributors.

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ALL STARS HOSTED BY WCE

Four of the world's best baristas, brewers and latte artists will be at the International Coffee & Tea Festival 2015 to participate at the World Coffee Events 'All Stars' activity. For three consecutive days, the audience will witness the making of the world's best coffee beverages, unmatched coffee making skills and the opportunity to talk business with some most recognizable names in coffee world.

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SCAA COFFEE TRAINING

ICTF hosts the prestigious internationally accredited coffee training programme under the SCAA Education Partnership scheme. The Training modules are conducted by SCAA certified instructors from around the world and carry an internationally recognized certification.

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THE ONLY INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED COFFEE & TEA EXPO IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Supported by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and World Coffee Events (WCE), the International Coffee & Tea Festival (ICTF) is UAE's only exhibition dedicated to highlight Specialty Coffee & Tea as a business, advancing the professions of those in the industry and showcasing all the latest trends and industry advancements.

LAST YEAR VISITOR STATISTICS

ICTF 2014 welcomed 7, 100 Visitors - almost 10% more than last year’s show.

62% Interested in Coffee
38% Interested in Tea
44% Authorised Buyers
21% Cafe & Restaurant Representatives

INTERESTED IN BRAND RECOGNITION THROUGH SPONSORSHIP

Available is a portfolio of Sponsorship Opportunities that guarantees you brand recognition and visibility in an extremely fast-growing industry. The competitive coffee & tea industry in this region, like anywhere else, benefits from all types of publicity and recommendation alongside traditional advertising mediums. Impress the baristas and others working within the café industry or support education initiatives in this region and benefit from the return loyalty that evolves. Call us for our standard or bespoke Sponsorship Packages and get onboard early, to benefit from an extended period of publicity that comes with being one of the show sponsors.

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Supported by
SCAA
World Coffee Events
Equipment Sponsor
La Marquise
Supporting Partners
Specialty Batch Coffee
Affiliate Group
UAE Barista Community
Accessories Sponsor
Acaia


Official Media Partner
Gulf News
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ABOUT IC&E

As one of the longest standing international exhibition houses in the region, International Conferences & Exhibitions LLC (IC&E) has developed over 30 years worth of insights into markets in the Middle East, Far East, South Asia, Australia and Africa. IC&E is a leading conferences & exhibitions firm headquartered in Dubai, UAE, reputed for conducting high quality, industry-focused events which are truly international in scope and are supported/ attended by key drivers of the industry. 

CONTACT INFO

International Conferences & Exhibitions LLC
413, Sultan Business Centre
PO Box 29884
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
T: +971 4 3355001
F: +971 4 3355141
E: info@icedxb.com