Creative Coffee Week: 26-28 July 2018, Durban, South Africa

Monday, 23 April, 2018

We are thrilled to be hosting Creative Coffee Week in Durban this July! This is an industry focused event where we hope to gather the best and the aspiring to the best together to share, learn and have fun with coffee!

We've got some incredible coffee experts flying in and we've got a wealth of knowledge right here in our own country! 

Registration and ticket information will be available in the next couple of weeks.

We will also be holding the inaugural Coffee Magazine Awards presented by Selati Sugar as a culmination of this event to celebrate all the amazing coffee talent in our country.

Programme of Events (Subject to Change):

Tues 24th July

9am - 4pm WCEP Training:  Hosted by Annemarie Tiemes (Netherlands) and Teija Lublinkhof (Finland)  - Venue:  Ciro HQ, Pinetown

Wednesday 25th July

9am - 4pm WCEP Training:  Hosted by Annemarie Tiemes (Netherlands) and Teija Lublinkhof (Finland)  - Venue:  Ciro HQ, Pinetown
6pm-9pm:  Evening Event: Social Function and Ibrik Demonstration by Annemarie Tiemes (Netherlands) Venue:  Bean Green Coffee Roastery , Glenwood. 

Thursday 26th July:  

7am - 12pm:  Registration.  CCW HQ will be open for Attendees to pick up accreditation & CCW Welcome packs. Complimentary Coffee from Sanremo South Africa-   CCW HQ -  Pumphouse, Durban Promenade
10am - 12pm: Opening Workshop "Barista Focus"  Winston Thomas (2x SA Barista Champion ) and Alessandro Moricco.
12pm - 1pm:  Lunch. 

1pm- 2.30pm:  Workshop 1: Featuring Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood (UK Barista Champion), Venue: Bond Shed, Point Waterfront

3.30-pm - 5pm: Workshop 2: Water for coffee - going beyond.  Steve Slark (UK) Chairman, UK Beverage Association. CCW HQ -  Pumphouse, Durban Promenade 

6pm-10pm:   Almond Breeze Breezey Masters (KZN) - Venue: Skyline Coffee, Gordon Rd, off Florida Road. 

Friday 27th July:  

Coffee at the Pumphouse from 7am. 

9am - 12pm:     Workshop 3:  "A Shot in The Dark” Rosting Competition + Tasting. Featuring Lemuel Butler, US Barista Champion 2016, Black and White Roasters, Venue : The Bond Shed, Point Waterfront,  

9am - 12pm   Workshop 4:  Espresso Machine technical hacks for baristas: fixing common technical problems with your machine. Venue:  CCW HQ -  Pumphouse, Durban Promenade:   

12pm - 1pm Lunch, 

1pm- 2.30pm: Workshop 5: Flavour Panel Discussion - Talk and Q&A, The Bond Shed, Point Waterfront,  

3pm - 4pm: Workshop 6: Panel Discussion: FailFest - An opportunity to share your biggest coffee learning lessons Pumphouse HQ, drinks and snacks. 

7pm-late:  Caffeine Comedown Party  - 031 Distillery, Station Drive precinct. 

Saturday 24th July:  

9am -11am:  Workshop 7: Tech Talk for your Coffee Business - Richard McGeorge Tablet POS, The Bond Shed, Point Waterfront,  

12pm - 1pm:  Lunch

1pm - 2.30pm Workshop 8:  Marketing and Social Media for your coffee business The Bond Shed, Point Waterfront,  

Afternoon: Coffee shop tour -Launch of Durban Coffee Map: Colombo, Love Coffee, Bean Green, Lineage
6.30pm - 11pm: Coffee Magazine Gala Awards Dinner presented by Selati Sugar, The Cargo Hold, Ushaka Marine World, 


Saturday morning: Beaver Creek Coffee Farm Visit (Port Edward) - Transport required

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