Registration Is Now Open For The 2020 Specialty Coffee Expo

Dec. 3, 2019

December 2, 2019— Visitor registration is now open for the 2020 Specialty Coffee Expo taking place April 23- 26 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, USA. Now in its 32nd year, the Specialty Coffee Expo is the largest gathering of specialty coffee professionals in North America, attracting over 14,000 visitors and featuring dozens of lectures, workshops, courses, and coffee competitions.

Features at Expo

Over 500 exhibitors showcase their most innovative products services at Expo and compete for the show’s Best New Product and Design Lab awards. On the Expo show floor, visitors can network with professionals from across the industry, including producers, importers, and baristas at the Cupping Exchange, hear from coffee researchers in the Scientific Poster Session, and meet coffee roasters from around the globe in the Roaster Village & Market, located alongside the U.S. Coffee Championships in the activities hall. Those seeking educational experiences will find dozens of lectures by industry experts as well as workshops and courses from the SCA’s educational programs, covering a wide array of topics of interest to coffee professionals.

2020 U.S. Coffee Championships

The 2020 Specialty Coffee Expo will host three of the 2020 U.S. Coffee Championships, organized by the staff and volunteers of the SCA USA Chapter. Dozens of coffee professionals from across the United States will compete in Portland in the U.S. Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, the U.S. Cup Tasters Championship, and the U.S. Roaster Championship. The champions of each of these events will move on to the World Coffee Championships in Warsaw, Poland.

Registration and Hotels

Early bird registration rates to Expo are available until February 27 and visitors may take advantage of special hotel rates by booking their rooms through the Expo reservations department. More information about the Specialty Coffee Expo is available on the event website at

About the Specialty Coffee Association

The SCA is a trade association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. From coffee farmers to baristas and roasters, our membership spans the globe, encompassing every element of the coffee value chain. SCA acts as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry and works to make coffee better by raising standards worldwide through a collaborative and progressive approach. Dedicated to building an industry that is fair, sustainable, and nurturing for all, SCA draws on years of insights and inspiration from the specialty coffee community. Learn more at