Athens Confirmed as Host City for World of Coffee 2021

Athens Confirmed as Host City for World of Coffee 2021

TThe Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) announced today a partnership with the Athens Metropolitan Expo to host World of Coffee in the Greek capital June 24 - 26, 2021.

World of Coffee is Europe’s largest coffee trade show organized by the SCA and supported by Host Sponsor BWT water+more.

Traveling to a different European city each June, World of Coffee is the essential event for coffee professionals – drawing a loyal audience from the global specialty coffee community, more than 80% of whom return every year. The event has more than tripled in size and stature over the last six years, growing from 3,000 visitors and 45 exhibitors to over 11,000 visitors, and 240 exhibitors in 2019. The city of Warsaw, Poland will host the popular trade show in June 2020.

“The volunteers and staff of the SCA who make World of Coffee possible are delighted to return to Greece in 2021. Greece is a country with a thriving specialty coffee community, as exemplified in the work and activities of the volunteers who run the SCA Greece Chapter. We look forward to working with the Athens Metropolitan Expo to execute a world-class event and welcome the global specialty community to Athens,” said SCA CEO Yannis Apostolopoulos.

World of Coffee Athens will feature the 2021 World Barista Championship, World Cezve/Ibrik Championship, and World Cup Tasters Championship where nearly a hundred coffee professionals will compete for the coveted titles. The competitions are organized by World Coffee Events, the competition event management organization of the SCA.

More information on World of Coffee Athens and the competitions will be available in June 2020 at worldofcoffee.org. Registration for World of Coffee 2020, traveling to Poland, June 18-20, opens on January 13.