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Join us at this community event bringing together coffee technicians and the local coffee community of Houston, TX. The Coffee Technicians Guild is hosting its annual Summit in Houston, TX and would like to open up this evening to promote connections and foster networking between techs and the local coffee community. Everyone welcome!

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to Nov 4

Coffee Technicians Guild Summit - Houston


For Official Site click here.

Registration through above link or SCA website.

Houston - November 2-3

Repost from Coffee Technicians Guild Website:

We're pleased to announce that the CTG Summit Houston registration costs will remain at the Early Bird rate, $50 less than the regular rate!

We hope that this will allow more of you an opportunity to attend this great event, boost your careers, and connect with the coffee technician community. Can't wait to see you in Houston!

Coffee Technicians Guild & SCA Member: $450

Non-Member: $500

For information on joining the Coffee Technicians Guild review the benefits here. If you are employed at a member company, you may be eligible for a complimentary individual membership that you can use to receive guild pricing. Read more about it here, and contact with any questions. 

Price includes: Meals per schedule and access to workshops/lectures per registration selection. 

Price does not include: Airfare, hotel accommodation, alcohol or personal expenses.

DISCLAIMERS: All prices are per person. Registration is nonrefundable.  Payment must be made online. CTG Summit attendees may not market their product or services at this event.  All reservations are assigned by SCA and based on your registration price selection. Sponsors and press must be approved to register.  Attendees must be 18 years old to attend.

Pricing & Options


Coffee Technician Skills Program

Electrical Foundation (beta) – SOLD OUT

Hydraulics Foundation

Hydraulics Intermediate (beta) – SOLD OUT


Panel: The Realities of Operating A Service Company

Practical Translation of Electrical Technologies

Service Call 911

Studies in Coffee Extraction: Research from UC Davis


A Curated History of Espresso Machines

Espresso Grinder Technology & Repair

Using Reverse Osmosis with Coffee Machines

Water & Coffee: Managing the Relationship with Coffee and Machines

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Space City Tasters
9:00 AM09:00

Space City Tasters

Fast and fun, the Cup Tasters Prelims challenges competitors to test their sensory skills by discerning taste differences in a “triangulation.” Tasters receive 5 sets of three cups where two cups are identical and one is different. Competitors are challenged to taste, smell, recall, and choose the unique cup in each triangulation.

Join us at InterAmerican on Sept 28th!

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Houston Cup Tasters Preliminary Rules and Regulations Breakdown
6:30 PM18:30

Houston Cup Tasters Preliminary Rules and Regulations Breakdown

Come join us for a Rules and Reg breakdown + mock run through for the Cup Tasters Preliminary. Guided by Helen Choi of Luce Ave, who took home 4th place last year at the Cup Tasters Championship, this unique opportunity will provide you with insights and refresh your memory for the Cup Tasters Prelim R and R.

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Cadenza x Slayer: Latte Art Throwdown @ Forth and Nomad
6:00 PM18:00

Cadenza x Slayer: Latte Art Throwdown @ Forth and Nomad


August 13th 6pm 

It's FREE to attend! First throwdown is at 7:30pm. Baristas can also get their hands on the Slayer EP before start time as well as drink some Saint Arnold's beer (21+), eat some tacos, and chill with people doing some super cool stuff with coffee.

Tournament Details:

-$5 entry fee

-single elimination

-16 bracket spaces

The competitors will roll dice to determine what type of design they will make and with which milk type. The options will be Mill King or Califa Oat Milk, rosetta, tulip, or free style. The last barista in the competition will win the grand prize!! Runners up will get a high five and some Slayer swag.

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Cup the Rainbow
7:00 PM19:00

Cup the Rainbow


Cup the Rainbow is an education event focusing on the building the sensory skills for coffee professionals. Providing foods based on the Sensory Lexicon published by the World Coffee Research, participants get a chance to taste them and relate to the coffee they cup, to build vocabularies. Rainbow cupping spoons and pins will be available for purchase onsite. Raffles, and other merchandise will also be available.

Event starts at 7pm at Katz Coffee, 2400 Karbach Street.

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People + Pages / Coffee
6:30 PM18:30

People + Pages / Coffee

People + pages / coffee is a meeting of interested minds learning about the great journey of coffee from seed to cup. 

The first meeting of this book club will be held at Boomtown Main, led by Norma Jean Odegard, on Gender Equality in Coffee: Minimizing the Gender Gap in Agriculture . The group will meet monthly to read short stories, educational articles or research studies focused on all areas of the coffee industry.

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