Upcoming Events

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!

Past Events

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!

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October 20 - 20, 2019

Opening Aparitivo

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!

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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.

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October 18 - 22, 2019

HOST Milano 2019

SEDE LEGALE

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

Slayer Espresso

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:

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September 26 - 26, 2019

Mothership & Slayer Fall TNT

Mothership Fremont

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!

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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.

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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

Cafe Virtuoso

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

SCAJ 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

Machine Ltd.

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

Buona Caffe

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

Cocobei Docklands

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!

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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!

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August 29 - 31, 2019

Expo Cafe

World Trade Center Mexico City

Montecito 38, Nápoles, 03810 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Slayer will be in Mexico City for Expo Cafe August 29th-31st with Laboratorio de Cafe — Booth #1704
It’s being held at the World Trade Center in Mexico City––come say hi and check out the latest machines from Slayer!

August 27 - 27, 2019

Coffee & Latte Art Show with World Latte Art Champion Um Paul

Republik Coffee

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!

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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!

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August 15 - 15, 2019

Merit Coffee x Slayer Throwdown

Merit Coffee

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.

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June 6 - 8, 2019

Berlin, GER

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.

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April 11 - 14, 2019

Boston, MA

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.

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April 1 - 4, 2019

SHANGHAI, CHINA

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.

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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.

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February 7 - 9, 2019

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

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.

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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

Seattle, WA

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

Budapest, Hungary

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.

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April 20 - 23, 2017

Seattle, Washington

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.

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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.

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March 30 - 1, 2017

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne International Coffee Expo 2017 (MICE)

Melbourne Showgrounds

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.

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March 17 - 19, 2017

Nashville, Tennessee

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.

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February 2 - 3, 2017

Chicago, Illinois

Meet Steam: Chicago

Everybody's Coffee

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.

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