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Coffee Association of Canada Annual Conference on October 6 & 7 (1-4pm EST)

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Join leaders in the coffee industry as we share data, insights and "silver linings" as coffee consumption habits shift and companies pivot.

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Do you work in or with the coffee industry? Then you won't want to miss "Silver Linings"... the Coffee Association of Canada's 2020 Conference!

October 6 & 7 (1-4pm EST each day)

Receive a 5% discount for 5 or more attendees -- enter GROUP5PLUS code when you register.

  • Member Rates before discount: 2-day registration @ 199.99 (+ HST),1-day registration @ $150.00
  • Non-Member Rates before discount - 2-day registration @ $250.00 (+HST),1-day registration @ $200.00

The CAC is excited to hold our annual Conference virtually this year, opening up registration to Members and Non-Members from across the globe. To register for the full Conference (2 days) select October 6th in the ticketing options and both days will be included. For 1-day only registration, select the single date of your choice. Sponsorship opportunities with complementary registrations also available.

Here is our 2020 AGENDA:


KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Massimiliano Pogliani, CEO, illycaffè - A Global Perspective on Coffee

PANEL: Building Access through Diversity & Inclusion - Moderator: Davina Reid, Past President, CAUFP; Panelists: Rod Johnson, Blk & Bold Specialty Beverages; Diana Olsen, Balzac's Coffee Roasters; Kellem Emanuele, IWCA

PANEL: Inspired Innovation: From Contactless Solutions to Sustainability - John Notte, VP Sales, Franke Coffee Systems Americas; Brian Loukmas, VP of Innovation, Monin

Tracking Coffee during COVID-19 in Foodservice - Vince Sgabellone, Industry Analyst, Canada Foodservice, The NPD Group -

Tracking Coffee during COVID-19 at Home - Pam Wood, Industry Analyst, Canada Home, The NPD Group


The Impact of COVID on the Food and Coffee sector - Sylvain Charlebois, "The Food Professor" / Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University

Canadian Food & Drink Reports - Joel Gregoire, Associate Director, Mintel

The Evolution of ECommerce & Digital - Rick Neuman, CTO & Product Officer, Flipp

Biology of the Bean: We all taste and react to coffee just a little differently - Thomas Merritt, Professor, Laurentian University

PANEL: Online Accelerated: Ghost Kitchens, Meal Kits and Prepared Meal Delivery Services - Moderator: Robert Carter, StratonHunter; Panelists: Robbie Clarke, Founder, eFresh Meals; Michael Montagano, Kitchen United, Chief Financial Officer

Canadian Coffee Consumption Highlights during lockdown - Cheryl Hung, Dig Insights

Our attendees range from senior executives and owners, to employees in R&D, Marketing, Sales, HR, Sustainability and Governmental Affairs.

Sponsorship opportunities available! See the list of registration/ticket options for those who want to profile their organization and brand it as a leader in the coffee industry!

Have a question? Email Paige at info@coffeeassoc.com

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