See you in Milan: Out of the Box 2015

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Out of the Box is the biennial La Marzocco event held in Milan that is intended to celebrate the specialty coffee community, and to bring people together to discuss emerging ideas in coffee. La Marzocco hosts Out of the Box October 23rd-24th. The event is open to all (registration is requested), and includes a lineup of speakers presenting on a range of topics. Speakers at Out of the Box 2015 will cover topics that include emerging trends in coffee, developing company culture, leadership, and design innovation. Exhibits will showcase La Marzocco products, projects including the Tanzania coffee farm Songwa, artists’ work including an exhibit by renowned photographer Jakob de Boer, interactive displays, workshops, and much more. The event also includes plenty of fun and entertainment, concluding with a party on Saturday October 24th.

Out of the Box 2015 takes place October 23rd-24th at Magna Pars Suites Milano. We hope you will join us!

Out of the Box takes place to coincide with HOST, the world’s largest hospitality tradeshow, also taking place in Milan. 2015 is also a special year because Milan is also host to the World’s Fair, Expo, the six month exhibition that draws visitors from around the world, and takes place in a different city around the world once every four years. While visiting Milan, Out of the Box attendees can also experience Expo in its final weeks.

Learn more about Out of the Box, and register to attend at http://ootb.lamarzocco.com.

Following Out of the Box, the La Marzocco factory welcomes visitors on Monday October 26th in Florence. Out of the Box attendees interested in being a part of the factory tour on October 26th, contact our US team at info.usa@lamarzocco.com.

We hope to see you in Milan!

New York Coffee Festival

In less than two weeks our team will be heading to New York City to participate in the inaugural New York Coffee Festival. September 25, 26, and 27 a collection of some of the finest coffee companies from around New York, the greater northeast region, and even from Europe will be assembling to celebrate all things specialty coffee at the 69th Regiment Armory.

The New York Coffee Festival is produced by Allegra Events, the same group that developed and launched the London Coffee Festival and the Amsterdam Coffee Festival. Both of these events have had great success in Europe and we’re very excited to welcome this style of event to the US. Friday September 25th is geared toward trade attendees, while the 26th and 27th are open to the general public. Expect a fun, festival atmosphere with food, music, and, of course, coffee.

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La Marzocco will be offering two unique experiences for attendees to check out.

 

La Marzocco Home

Have you seen the Linea Mini yet? If not, come by the La Marzocco booth for your chance to experience a kitchen-sized version of our most iconic espresso machine, the Linea Classic. Home baristas and professionals alike will have the opportunity to jump on a Linea Mini and make espresso for themselves.

If you have never made an espresso before, fear not, as our team will be there to guide you through the experience.

We’ll have a small selection of coffee tools available for purchase. La Marzocco tampers, towels, and the new Acaia Lunar Scale will be available for purchase at the event. Quantities will be limited, so make sure to stop by early.

 

True Artisan Cafe

To crawl your way around all of New York and try coffees from every great roaster in the area would take days. Visit us at the True Artisan Café to experience a variety of the best that New York area coffee roasters have to offer. Each company will be serving drinks from their own, unique menu – designed just for the New York Coffee Festival. Espressos, cappuccinos, and some surprise signature beverages will be crafted by some of the most talented coffee professionals in New York.

 

Here is the True Artisan Café lineup:

Friday, September 25

2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Brooklyn Roasting Company

Grade Coffee

Bluestone Lane

 

4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Parlor Coffee

Third Rail Coffee

Plowshares

 

Saturday, September 26

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Tobys Estate Coffee

Counter Culture Coffee

 

12:30 PM – 4:00 PM

George Howell Coffee

Gotham Coffee Roasters

Sweetleaf LIC

 

4:00 PM – 7:30 PM

La Colombe

Variety

Blue Bottle Coffee

 

Sunday, September 27

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Gimme! Coffee

Ninth Street Espresso

Joe NYC

 

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Irving Farm

Coffee Labs

 

We look forward to seeing you in New York!

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