Other Events

If you are a senior executive working in the coffee shop and food-to-go sector then you may well be interested in attending the array of other B2B and B2C events brought to you by Allegra. From New York to London, we create extraordinary events that impact the world. But do not take our word for it – explore our events calendar below, or visit the Allegra Events website.


The Los Angeles Coffee Festival

When: 9-11 November 2018

Where:  Magic Box @ The Reef, LA

The debut Los Angeles Coffee Festival is getting ready to land Downtown this November. It’s a celebration of the burgeoning specialty coffee scene, and will also be showcasing food from top chefs, music and art in this great city of culture. With 10% of ticket sales going to charity, it’s an unmissable show.


The Milan Coffee Festival

When: 30 November – 02 December 2018

Where: Spazio Pelota, Milan

It’s homecoming for The Coffee Festival as it hits Milan this December. Taste an exceptional selection of free coffees, partake in interactive masterclasses and enjoy the evening aperitivo sessions at this stunning, immersive showcase of the Italian coffee scene. Meet the artisans, boost your coffee knowledge and feel the Italian spirit.


The Amsterdam Coffee Festival

When: 1-3 March 2019

Where: WesterGasfabriek, Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Coffee Festival celebrates Europe’s bustling coffee scene and innovative sub-cultures, bringing together 15,000 coffee connoisseurs, urban foodies and those working in the coffee industry. The Festival features artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings and demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, street food, coffee cocktails, live music, art exhibitions as well as the SCAE NL Championships and more.


The London Coffee Festival

When: 28-31 March 2019

Where: Old Truman Brewery, London

With more than 33,000 visitors, 250 artisan coffee and food stalls, a host of immersive tasting experiences, live demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, coffee cocktails, live music, DJs, art exhibitions and more, The London Coffee Festival is the world’s largest celebration of coffee, embracing London’s bustling coffee scene and its creative lifestyle. It is an unmissable event for discerning coffee aficionados and those working in the industry.


The New York Coffee Festival

When: 11-13 October 2019

Where:  Metropolitan Pavilion, New York

The New York Coffee Festival is Manhattan’s flagship coffee event, celebrating the speciality coffee scene in this great city. Featuring more than 85 coffee, food and equipment suppliers, visitors can enjoy free coffee tastings, interactive workshops, demonstrations from world-class baristas, street food, coffee cocktails, live music, art and more.


UK Coffee Leader Summit

When: 26 April 2019

The UK Coffee Leader Summit is the flagship event for senior executives working in the UK coffee shop and food-to-go sectors, exploring the key market trends, opportunities and threats currently facing the industry. The event offers access to inspirational thinking and debate as well as unparalleled business development and networking opportunities for anyone working in the coffee industry.


Coffee Masters

When: 28-31 March 2019 & 11-13 October 2019

Where: The London Coffee Festival & The New York Coffee Festival

Dubbed by Sprudge as ‘the Iron Man of all coffee competitions’, Coffee Masters is a fast-paced multi-disciplinary barista competition that sees some of the world’s best baristas compete head-to-head in a series of disciplines for the prestigious Coffee Master title and a £5,000 prize.


CMx™ – Italy

When: 30 November – 2 December 2018

Where: The Milan Coffee Festival

Cut from the same cloth as the global Coffee Masters competition, CMx™ – Italy will see 16 of the best baristas in Italy go head-to-head for the grand title, €1,000 cash, and automatic qualification for a coveted spot in Coffee Masters – London 2019.


Coffee Mixologists

When: 1-3 March 2019

Where: The Amsterdam Coffee Festival

Coffee Mixologists™ is a competition that fuses the obsessive attention to detail of the world of coffee with the boundless creativity of the cocktail scene. The competition sees some of the world’s most talented baristas and mixologists join forces in a quest to deliver the ultimate coffee cocktail to a panel of expert judges, with the winning team taking home €1,000 cash.


Roast Masters

When: 1-3 March 2019

Where: The Amsterdam Coffee Festival

With a global outlook and a unique, fresh format, this cutting-edge tournament seeks to find, test and celebrate the best specialty coffee roasters on the planet. 30 of the world’s most legendary roasters will form the line-up, battling head-to-head for the coveted Roast Master title. Each roaster will compete across two disciplines over 3-days to showcase excellence in coffee roasting and espresso blending in a fast-paced, dynamic live setting.



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Balance Festival London

When: 10-12 May 2019

Where: Old Truman Brewery, London

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