Our team is excitedly involved with the coffee community around the world. Use this calendar to track our travels and, if you can, meet us at the next trade show, competition, or party in your city. See you there!
April 4 - 4, 2020
Component Coffee Lab Throwdown
Component Coffee Lab
513 E Center Ave, Visalia, CA 93292
The Component Coffee Lab is throwing down!
Join us for a good time, good company, and good coffee.
March 19 - 19, 2020
Slayer Arrives in Torino
Social Coffee Factory
Via Teofilo Rossi, 2, 10123 Torino
Join us for food and drink as we install the first Slayer in Torino, Italy at Costadoro Social Coffee Factory.
The event starts at 6:00 PM. We’ll have two custom Espressos and a Single Group making coffees, as well as beer & prosecco.
We’re excited to see you there!
March 8 - 10, 2020
Coffee Fest NYC
655 W. 34th St., New York, NY 10001
Where passionate specialty beverage professionals learn B2B skills, receive education and experience new products, alongside great networking at the largest food and beverage experience in the West. Join the Slayer Team at this event to learn about our machines, and how we strive to Make Coffee Better™.
Come find Slayer at booth #2251!View Site
February 20 - 23, 2020
U.S. Coffee Championships OC
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Dr Costa Mesa, CA, 92626
The U.S. Coffee Championships is a caffeine-packed 3-day event, featuring the U.S. Barista and U.S. Brewers Cup Championships. The champions from the U.S. Coffee Championships Barista and Brewers Cup events here in Orange County, CA will have the honor of representing the USA at the World Championships. Slayer Espresso will be a sponsor for the Roaster Village and also have a pop up in The Market area.
Join Slayer at the U.S. Coffee Championships in Orange County at booth 18. We look forward to the fiery competition!View Site
January 30 - 30, 2020
Commissary Coffee Throwdown
Commissary Barber & Barista
304 E. New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Commissary Barber & Barista is having a throwdown. Winners will receive prizes from this event’s sponsors, so be sure to join us.
Drinks will be available in the shop, so come get some!
January 18 - 22, 2020
Fiera di Rimini, Expo Centre
Via Emilia, 155, 47921 Rimini RN, Italy
Slayer Espresso is excited to announce its participation in SIGEP 2020, the world-class expo for artisanal foods and coffee.
A 129,000-sqm showcase of the best and latest in the global market for Artisan Gelato, Pastry, Chocolate, Bakery and Coffee.
Five thematic routes, one for each business sector, interconnecting and integrating in a single, unifying vision of excellence.
SIGEP represents and rewards world-class excellence.
Come on over and be part of the Slayer Experience — at Booth #026!
January 13 - 13, 2020
Slayer Arrives in Bari
Via Vigili del Fuoco Caduti in Servizio, 40 Mondugno (BA), Bari 70026
Join us for aperitivos with coffee lovers and the Slayer team as we bring the first Steam LP machines to Bari!
See you there!
January 9 - 9, 2020
Coffee Champs Throwdown 2020
Bongo Roasting Co.
372 Herron Dr., Nashville, TN 37210
Join Slayer and Bongo Roasting Co. for a throwdown to be remembered. 32-slot throwdown, winner takes all of buy-in + additional sponsor prizes!
Free food and drinks provided.
Signups open at 6:30 ($10 buy-in, free to attend). Event starts at 7:00. See you there!
December 4 - 4, 2019
Slayer in the Wild Cluj
Strada Constantin Brâncuși 12A, Cluj-Napoca 400462, Romania
Join the Slayer team for an awesome party with pizza and beer. Chat about the Steam LP and Espresso, make delicious coffee, and pour amazing latte art with us!
See you there!
November 8 - 10, 2019
Los Angeles Coffee Festival
Magic Box at The Reef
1933 S. Broadway Los Angeles, California 90007
Official machine sponsors for Coffee Masters and at booth A10 showcasing our latest machines.
Find us at stand G22 | H21, Hall 14! See you there!
November 8 - 8, 2019
Slayer Kickback at Black Rabbit
Black Rabbit Service Co.
6322 NE Halsey St, Portland, OR 97213
Join us at Black Rabbit for a kickback after a long day at LACF. Enjoy good company, DJ Sean Cee, Mamas Tacos, cold beer, & tasty cocktails crafted by Oatly & Rishi Tea. FOOD AND DRINKS ARE FREE!View Site
October 20 - 20, 2019
Coffee Studio 7GR
Via Valparaiso 9, 20144 Milano
Join us on October 20th in Milan to play with a Slayer Espresso 3 group and taste Lot Zero blends and single origin.
Pizza and beer will be provided as well!View Site
October 19 - 20, 2019
East Coast Coffee Madness
Kittel Atelier de café
2 Rue de la Commune Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 4B2
Come and try out the new Steam LP with the Kittel Team!
Our guests are welcome behind the bar.View Site
October 18 - 22, 2019
HOST Milano 2019
Piazzale Carlo Magno 1, 20149 Milano
Join us as we formally introduce Slayer Espresso to Italy and showcase the latest innovations at one of the largest global industry expos.
October 7 - 7, 2019
Game Changers: Aussie Tour 2019
1 Nelson Street, Abbotsford, VIC
Join us at Slayer’s Melbourne HQ as we host renowned coffee producers Aida Batlle & Rachel Peterson for the final stop of their collaborative tour promoting some of the most exceptional coffees in the world from their family farms. The event will include a panel discussion, question-and-answer session, tasting of their incredible coffees, and a meet-and-greet during which guests will be treated to champagne cocktails featuring cascara from Aida’s and Rachel’s farms. Check out the Eventbrite link to get your ticket and for further details:View Site
September 26 - 26, 2019
Mothership & Slayer Fall TNT
1028 Fremont St. 89101
Slayer and Mothership are throwing down for the fall! Join us for a look at the Steam LP, free beer, and good company.
6 pm sign-ups, 7 pm first pour. See you there!View Site
September 20 - 22, 2019
Australian Roasting Battle 2019
Slayer Espresso Australia
1 Nelson Street, Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
The Australian Roasting Battle 2019 is hosted by Latorre & Dutch.
This is the 2nd year for us to host the roasting battle, the finals will be taken place in Melbourne Slayer espresso, and the finalists will compete with the winners from 2018 China Roasting Battle.
We would like to find the best coffee roaster in Australia and China for 2019 and the most popular roaster selected from the public.View Site
September 17 - 18, 2019
ACCESS San Diego
Parq Event Center
615 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101
Slayer will be helping teach workshops at ACCESS San Diego!
We will be featuring a Steam LP and we hope to see you there.
September 16 - 16, 2019
ACCESS Kickoff Party
1616 National Ave, San Diego, CA 92113
Slayer will be helping throw a kickoff party for ACCESS September 16th at Cafe Virtuoso.
Expect latte art throwdowns, coffee trivia, food & drink. We hope to see you there!
September 14 - 15, 2019
Barista Olympics 2019
Iconik Coffee Roasters
1600 Lena St, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Once again, Iconik Coffee Roasters is throwing arguably the most entertaining coffee event of the year. Co-hosting with Slayer Espresso, this fresh take on barista competitions as well as enlightening conversations on topics of interest is sure to be a hit. Catch our own Sarah Dooley for her talk on “Women in Coffee”.
September 11 - 13, 2019
Tokyo Big Sight West Hall 3&4
Shuwa Okachimachi Bldg.8F, 4-27-5 Taito Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0016 Japan
Join Slayer Espresso at the AsiaMix booth for SCAJ. Slayer Espresso’s Bruno Pignatelli, VP & General Manager, and Ross Quail, Australasia Sales Manager, will be there to introduce the latest innovations from the company.
September 5 - 5, 2019
Merit + Slayer Throw Down
Merit Coffee- Dallas
2639 Main Street Suite 140
Throwdown at Merit Coffee Dallas on September 5th!
Slayer will be featuring a 3-group Steam LP.
We’ll be serving up food, drinks, and good company. See you there!
September 5 - 5, 2019
Slayer Arrives in Florence
Gearbox Coffee Roasters
Via della Mattonaia 24/r, 50121, Florence Italy
Join us for light snacks and beverages with the Slayer team as we bring the first Steam LP machines to Florence!
See you there!
September 4 - 4, 2019
New Zealand Steam LP Launch Party
75b Barrys Point Road, Takapuna, North Shore City, Auckland
Join us at Machine Ltd. for the New Zealand Launch of Slayer Espresso’s latest innovative machine: The Steam LP!
We’ll be serving food and drinks provided by Cazador and Ruby White — we hope you can join us!
August 30 - 30, 2019
Steamy Summer Send-off Latte Art Throwdown
520 Reynolds St. Augusta, GA 30901
Join Slayer at Buono Caffe on August 30th for a latte art throwdown send-off marking the end of summer!
There will be amazing food provided by food trucks, great music, prizes, and company.
$10 to compete, doors open 6 p.m., first pour is at 7 p.m.
August 29 - 29, 2019
Melbourne Steam LP Launch Party
417 Docklands Drive Docklands, VIC 3008, Australia
Join us at Cocobei for the Melbourne Launch of Slayer Espresso’s latest innovative machine: The Steam LP!
We’ll be serving food and drinks — we hope you can join us!View Site
August 29 - 30, 2019
Steam Summer Tour Finale: Seattle
Slayer Espresso PS Showroom
80 S Washington St., Seattle WA 98104
We’re hitting the road on a west coast tour this Summer and our final stop has arrived. Come hang with us at our showroom in Pioneer Square, Seattle as we demo the latest Steam Box Set machines, the EP & LP. Join us to learn more and get your hands on these innovative new machines as we bring the Slayer Steam Summer to life!View Site
August 29 - 31, 2019
World Trade Center Mexico City
Montecito 38, Nápoles, 03810 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
August 27 - 27, 2019
Coffee & Latte Art Show with World Latte Art Champion Um Paul
854 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Republik Coffee will be hosting World Latte Art Champion, Um Paul, at their shop on August 27th at 7PM!
Come by for a once in a lifetime opportunity to see an incredible artist at work.
Slayer will be supporting this event, we hope to see you there!View Site
August 22 - 22, 2019
NSW Steam LP Launch Party
Haven Specialty Coffee
34 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010, Australia
Join us at Haven Specialty Coffee for the NSW launch of Slayer Espresso’s latest innovative machine: The Steam LP!
We will be serving sushi, beer, delicious drinks and getting to know everyone around.
We hope you can join us!View Site
August 15 - 15, 2019
Merit Coffee x Slayer Throwdown
5903 Broadway, San Antonio, TX
Throwdown at Merit Coffee on August 15th
Grand prize is $250, $5 to sign up. Baristas can also get their hands on the Slayer EP before the start time!
We’ll be serving up food, drinks, and good company. See you there!
August 13 - 13, 2019
Cadenza x Slayer Summer Throwdown
Cadenza Coffee Co.
731 Yale St., Houston, TX
Cadenza x Slayer: Latte Art Throwdown @ Forth and Nomad $250 GRAND PRIZE!!
First throwdown is at 7:30 pm. Baristas can also get their hands on the Slayer EP before the 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.View Site
June 6 - 8, 2019
WORLD OF COFFEE BERLIN
MESSE BERLIN - HALL
Traveling to a different European city each June, World of Coffee is the essential event for coffee professionals – drawing a loyal audience from the global specialty coffee community. Brought to you by the SCA, the event has more than tripled in size and stature over the last six years, growing from 3,000 visitors and 45 exhibitors to 10,945 visitors and 240+ exhibitors in just 6 years.
Europe’s largest coffee trade show is more than just a trade show – it is a festival of innovation and learning comprising of: World Coffee Championships; SCA’s cutting-edge lecture series; A Roaster’s Village; Two busy cupping rooms and a week-long social program of parties and networking events
Attending: Kelly Traw ( Director of Sales, EMEA and Global Strategic Accounts)
Highlights: The new Slayer Steam LP and Espresso Single group machine showcase and demonstration.
April 11 - 14, 2019
SPECIALTY COFFEE EXPO, 2019
BOSTON CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTER
Join us at the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston this year. The Expo features hundreds of exhibitors showcasing their most innovative products and competing for the show’s Best New Product and Design Lab awards. Visitors can network with professionals from across the industry, including producers, importers, and baristas at the Cupping Exchange, meet coffee roasters from around the globe in the Roaster Village, and coffee researchers in the Scientific Poster Session. The 2019 Specialty Coffee Expo will be held at the Boston Convention And Exhibition Center from April 11-14. Join over 13,000 coffee professionals to discover the latest trends, innovations, and education in specialty coffee.
Attending: Jason Prefontaine (Founder and CEO),Brandon King (VP, Business and Customer Development), Sarah Dooley (Director of Customer Success)
Highlights: Experience the Slayer Steam LP and Steam EP machine showcase and demonstration at the unique pop-up bar.View Site
April 1 - 4, 2019
HOTELEX SHANGHAI 2019
SHANGHAI NEW INTERNATIONAL EXPO CENTER
HOTELEX Shanghai covers the entire hospitality and catering value chain from Catering Equipment Supply, Tableware,to Food and Beverage, Bakery & Ice Cream, Coffee & Tea, Wine & Spirits, and more. As the most international event of its kind in China with more than 26 years’ history, HOTELEX Shanghai attracts some 2,500 exhibitors, 146,267 visitors and 5,135 overseas buyers , creating an excellent platform for sourcing, procurement and industry exchange. HOTELEX Shanghai also plays host to 30+ world-renowned special events, ranging from barista championships, cooking competitions, baking competitions, uniform shows and table art competitions to bring together an unparalleled experience for industry professionals and beyond.
Attending: Ross Quail (Asia Pacific Branch Manager)
Highlights: The Slayer Espresso line and Steam X machine showcase and demonstration at a massive booth.
March 28, 2019
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
LONDON COFFEE FEST 2019
OLD TRUMAN BREWERY, BRICK LANE
The London Coffee Festival celebrates London’s bustling and vibrant coffee scene. The London Coffee Festival returns from 28-31 March 2019, and promises to be an unmissable event for discerning coffee lovers and those working in the coffee scene.
Featuring over 250 artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings and demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, street food, coffee-based cocktails, live music, DJs, art exhibitions and so much more.
Attending: Kelly Traw ( Director of Sales, EMEA and Global Strategic Accounts)
Highlights: Slayer Steam EP and Espresso machine showcase and demonstration.
February 7 - 9, 2019
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COFFEE EXPO 2019 (MICE)
MELBOURNE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTER
MICE is known throughout the Asia Pacific as the largest and most exciting dedicated coffee event. It is a must-attend event for everyone in the coffee community. Regularly attracting over 11,000 attendees, MICE connects café owners, roasters, equipment manufacturers, service suppliers and more to facilitate real business opportunities. This year for the first time MICE inhabites the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and is expected to draw 11,000 people over the three days of the show.
Attending: Ross Quail (Asia Pacific Branch Manager), Tommy Gallagher ( Americas Sales)
Highlights: Slayer Steam EP and Steam X machine showcase and demonstration.
October 12 - 14, 2018
New York, NY
New York Coffee Fest 2018
The NY coffee festival celebrates the burgeoning speciality coffee scene in the great city of New York and takes place place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on 6th Avenue, West. The festival will feature live experiences from over 85 coffee, food and equipment suppliers. Visitors will enjoy endless free coffee tastings, interactive workshops, demonstrations from world-class baristas, delicious street food, intoxicating coffee cocktails, live music, art and much more.
Attending: Brandon King (VP, Business and Customer Development), Ekta Tandon (Director of Global Marketing), Sarah Dooley (Director of Customer Experience).
Highlights: Slayer Steam espresso machine showcase and demonstration.
April 19 - 22, 2018
SCA Expo 2018
Join us at the the Speciality Coffee Expo 2018 that shall take place in Seattle. A very special event featuring an interactive exhibition with over 200 of the world’s most innovative coffee industry suppliers, three full days of thrilling competitions, inspiring symposiums, seminars, educational workshops and a action packed social program filled with plenty of entertainment, excitement, studio launch and events.
Attendees include: Jason Prefontaine (Founder and CEO), Brandon King (VP, Business and Customer Development).
Highlights: Slayer at SCA, the new story unfolds along with new espresso machine showcase and demonstration.
June 13 - 15, 2017
World of Coffee Budapest 2017
HUNGEXPO Budapest Fair Center
Overview: “Join the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) in Budapest for this very special event, featuring an interactive exhibition with over 200 of the world’s most innovative coffee industry suppliers, three full days of thrilling competitions, inspiring symposiums, seminars, educational workshops and a packed social programme filled with plenty of entertainment, excitement and fun fringe events.” Event Date: June 13-15, 2017. Attending: Jason Prefontaine (Founder and CEO), Brandon King (Global Sales and Training). Highlights: Slayer Steam espresso machine showcase and demonstration.View Site
April 20 - 23, 2017
Global Specialty Coffee Expo 2017
Washington State Convention Center
Overview: “The Global Specialty Coffee Expo is the ultimate platform for the coffee industry to see what’s new.” Event Date: Apr. 20-23, 2017. Attending: Jason Prefontaine (Founder and CEO), Brandon King (Global Sales and Training), Sarah Dooley (Marketing Manager). Highlights: Slayer Steam espresso machine showcase and demonstration.View Site
April 6 - 9, 2017
London, United Kingdom
The London Coffee Festival 2017
Old Truman Brewery
Overview: “The festival will feature over 250 artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings and demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, street food, coffee-based cocktails, live music, DJs, art exhibitions and so much more.” Event Date: Apr. 6-9, 2017. Attending: Sarah Dooley (Marketing Manager). Highlights: Slayer Steam espresso machine showcase and demonstration.View Site
March 30 - 1, 2017
Melbourne International Coffee Expo 2017 (MICE)
Overview: “Now in its sixth year, MICE is known throughout the Asia Pacific as the largest and most exciting dedicated coffee event. Almost 10,000 café owners, roasters, baristas, equipment manufacturers, service providers and more flock to this event annually, in what has become the must-attend event for the industry.” Event Date: Mar. 30 – Apr. 1, 2017. Attending: Brandon King (Global Sales and Training). Highlights: Slayer Steam espresso machine showcase and demonstration.View Site
March 17 - 19, 2017
Coffee Fest Nashville 2017
Music City Center
Overview: “Where passionate coffee and tea professionals will learn skills, receive education and experience new products, alongside great networking.” Event Date: March 17-19, 2017. Attending: Sarah Dooley (Marketing Manager). Highlights: Slayer Steam espresso machine showcase and demonstration.View Site
February 2 - 3, 2017
Meet Steam: Chicago
Overview: “Slayer Steam highlights the inherent complexity in all milk and alternatives, increasing the gloss, sweetness, and mouthfeel of beverages. But don’t just take our word for it; come see for yourself.” Event Date: Feb. 2-3, 2017. Attending: Nelson Icenhower, Kelly Traw. Highlights: Slayer Steam espresso machine showcase and latte art throwdown.View Site