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Coffee Fest New York - New York Event is the Coffee

Industry's Largest and most Influential Event for Coffee & Tea Industry Professionals
by Michael Hibdon
March 3, 2013

This New York Event brings together the most innovative products, the top suppliers and classes on how to more effectively – and profitably – run a Coffee or Tea business. This is a must-attend event for anyone in the coffee or tea industry. Guests attending this exciting New York City Event this March 8 - 10, 2013, should consider staying at The Manhattan - A Times Square Hotel. The Manhattan Hotel has created their impressive; 'Valet. Stay. Save. Offer' - Guests Save 50% off Valet Parking Rates & Save 30% off our Best Available Room Rates! Now there's no reason not to drive into the City and enjoy great savings while staying in the heart of exciting Times Square.

Anyone in the coffee and tea industry has heard of Coffee Fest. This NY Event is considered by many to be the best trade show in the industry. If it has anything to do with tea, coffee or running a shop then you will find it at Coffee Fest New York.

More than 150 exhibitors come together to showcase the newest innovations in the industry as well as items that can help boost your sales, bring wonderful menu items to your customers and make it easier to run a coffee shop or other coffee related business.

You’ll find coffee distributors, kitchen equipment, restaurant furniture, accounting software, high quality grab-and-go food items and much more. If it can enhance your business in any way then you will find it at Coffee Fest New York.

In addition to the exhibitors and the chance to network with others in the industry, this New York Event also offers 45 classes to attendees. Many of the classes are free. Some, such as the Barista Training Program, do charge an additional fee. Here is a small sampling of available classes: Managing a Retail Coffee Shop

Hands-On Barista Training

Making Great Frappes and Smoothies

Green Coffee Production

Coffee Shop Software

How to Build Brand Loyalty

As you can see, many of the classes are designed to help you grow your business and run it more effectively. These classes are just one reason why coffee and tea industry professionals should make every effort to attend this Event in New York.

Because Coffee Fest is such a popular event, many New York Hotels will be fully booked well ahead of the event. Be sure to book your Guest Suite early, so that you will have your pick of NY Hotels.

Coffee Fest New York organizers know that all work and no play makes Jack (and Jill) a dull coffee or tea industry professional. For that reason, you can expect a lot of fun activities. Here are a few examples.

Latte Art Competition: Watch as competitors are eliminated round by round in the sudden death style competition. During each round, entrants have three minutes to create a beautiful cup of latte. Two entries are presented to the judges, one competitor is eliminated and the other moves on to the next round. The Grand Prize winner gets $2000. That’s a lot of coffee beans! Best Coffeehouse Competition:

Coffeehouses from around the country can enter this competition. Awards are announced during Coffee Fest New York.

Best Espresso Competition:

Do you think you make the best espresso this side of Seattle? Prove it! See if you can beat the best of the best in this steamy competition.

Want to attend?

When: March 8th through March 10, 2013 Where: Jacob Javits Center 655 West 34th Street New York, New York 10001 Halls 1D and E How much to attend: $30

For more info: Call Coffee Fest New York organizers at: 800-232-0083 About The Manhattan Hotel – A Times Square Hotel:

With the ultimate New York location guests are just steps from exciting Times Square, the Broadway Theater District, Central Park, Empire State Building, and neighborhoods of Greenwich Village and SoHo to Central Park, Rockefeller Center, and Madison Avenue.

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