Interactive Experiences


DESIGN LAB

Great design and great coffee go hand in hand. At this year's Global Specialty Coffee Expo, we're debuting a new, interactive exhibit concept - Design Lab. This new space will allow you to explore some of the best design in coffee today and learn the stories behind all of them. This year's elements will include coffee packaging, paper cup design and cafe design & aesthetic.

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT COMPETITION

The Best New Product Competition recognizes new products judged on their quality and value to the specialty coffee and tea industry. Award trophies are presented to the winners of exhibiting companies during the annual Global Specialty Coffee Expo. 

 

UPPERS & DOWNERS

Uppers & Downers is a unique new space exploring the shared parallels between craft coffee and craft beer. Explore the emerging world of Uppers and Downers, beautiful beers made with beautiful coffee. Happening on the show floor! 

 
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SCIENTIFIC POSTER SESSION

Make connections and discuss compelling research with scientists from every part of the coffee industry! Posters will be on display throughout the show with special meet-and-greet sessions with the scientists. 

 
 

TECH PAVILION

Where once the only tech investment required of a café was a cash register and a desktop computer, today’s contemporary coffee bar utilizes a variety of hardware and software vendors to help run their businesses. Visit the Tech Pavilion and see all the options, ask all the questions and find out exactly what tech is available to help your business succeed.