CoffeeCast 2010, the first convention dedicated to the coffee industry in Puerto Rico, will be held on July 16 and 17 at the Convention Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The convention includes participation of coffee companies and industry professionals in several days of workshops and contests including the 1st Championship of Coffee with Distilled Spirits and the 7th Annual Championship of Baristas of Puerto Rico, which is based on the regulations of the World Barista Championship. There will be certification courses, lectures, and seminars, and offered by the Barista Association of Puerto Rico and the Specialty Coffee Association of America.
The winners of these competitions will represent Puerto Rico to the World Barista Championships, which will be held in Colombia in 2011.
For more information, call (787) 349-4561 or (787) 603-8884, or see http://www.coffeecastpr.com/