WCE Parent Organizations

scaa_logoSCAA is the the world’s largest coffee trade association, with members representing more than 40 countries and every segment of the specialty coffee industry, from growers to roasters and retailers. For more information please visit, www.scaa.org.
scae_logoThe Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE), founded in 1998, originally developed the concept of the World Barista Championship. With a network of SCAE Chapters around Europe and beyond, the association held the first unique competition in Monte Carlo in 2000. Today, SCAE represents the heart of the European coffee community, where thousands of coffee professionals and enthusiasts can share their wealth of knowledge and experience with one another through the Coffee Diploma System which focusses on all aspects of the speciality coffee sector, as well as at SCAE’s World of Coffee, Europe’s biggest speciality coffee event which attracts thousands of coffee professionals and enthusiasts every year, to network, learn and witness the World Championships. For more information please visit, www.scae.com.