Who We Are

The Specialty Coffee Association is a nonprofit, membership-based organization that represents thousands of coffee professionals, from producers to baristas all over the world. Built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge, we act as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry – invested in creating a worldwide circle of like-minded professionals.

Upcoming Events


December 7-9, 2018
Guangzhou, China

Origin Trips: China

January 6-12, 2019
Yunnan, China

Sensory Summit

January 24-26, 2019
Davis, CA, USA

AST Live!

February 24-26, 2019
Berlin, German

SCA Research Reports