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2013 Board of Directors Nominations

2013 SCAA Board of Directors | Call for Recommendations to the Nominating Committee Recommendations must be received by September 10, 2012 Recommendations to the Nominating Committee for the SCAA Board of Directors for 2013 are now being accepted. The Nominating Committee will be evaluating candidates and creating an election slate for the following: Directors: Four Seats …

SCAA Annual General Meeting 2013

We invite you to join our first web-based Annual General Meeting for the SCAA membership. This is an important opportunity to learn about the financial status of the Association, progress against the strategic plan, and understand more about how SCAA is working to promote, recognize and develop the specialty coffee industry. We’ve switched to a …

Request for Presentation Proposals for The 25th Annual SCAA Event

Request for Presentation Proposals for The 25th Annual SCAA Event 25th Annual Exposition & 5th Annual Symposium Boston, Massachusetts April 10 – 14, 2013 DEADLINE AUGUST 27th Are you a coffee industry expert? Are you an engaging speaker with cutting edge information to share? If so, SCAA’s Professional Development Committee is now accepting presentation proposals …

Differing Perspectives, Common Goals: Demystifying Specialty Coffee

By Lily Kubota, Communications Specialist, Specialty Coffee Association of America Specialty coffee is deeply rooted in a complex and intricate value chain, made up of individuals whose passion and dedication to quality is evident. The specialty coffee industry hopes to communicate this commitment to quality at each step in the supply chain, to distinguish specialty …

Is Coffee Just Like Wine?

By Trish Rothgeb, Owner / Roastmaster, Wrecking Ball Coffee It may be a bit unseasonal, but I recently found myself reminded of the words uttered at the end of that classic Jimmy Stewart movie we watch every Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life. Tiny Zuzu is nestled snugly in her father’s arms as the cast of characters …