vrbsk1 Senior Member Joined: 25 Feb 2010 Posts: 19 Location: Milw. WI Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Sun Jan 16, 2011, 6:27pm Subject: Re: Chicago coffee fest...
Coffeefest is a trade show, to get into the exhibit hall you will need some credentials but I am sure there are creative ways of acquiring these.
I went the last time it was in Chicago and I had an exceptionally good time. Chicago is a great city and Navy Pier is a fantastic venue. Riding the Farris Wheel during winter is also a worthwhile treat.
As for the Barista competition, it takes place outside of the exhibit hall and I think that anyone can watch.
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