Co-located with The European Coffee Symposium →

28 November 2023, 09:00 - 17:30

1-to-1 meetings

Our precise match-making process guarantees that each buyer-supplier interaction is tailored to maximize new business development opportunities within your specific product category.

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w barcelona hotel
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Highly-focused new business development

Grasp the essence of collaborative growth as you meet face-to-face with a minimum of 10 industry game-changers. In this intimate setting, build relationships that transcend the ordinary, transforming partnerships into powerhouses.

In a dynamic exchange of ideas, each scheduled meeting spans 25 minutes. Capitalize on every second to propel your business agenda forward, leaving no room for time wastage.

How it works?

Effortless cultivation of new business prospects.

Our meticulous match-making process guarantees that every buyer-supplier encounter is tailored to magnify fresh avenues for business expansion within your product domain.

STEP 1 - Create Your Profile

Shape your company's identity, designate your product categories, and define your primary business focal points. 

STEP 2 - Explore Exceptional Brands

Delve into comprehensive buyer/supplier profiles. Attain a deeper understanding of their procurement objectives and offerings. 

STEP 3 - Make Your Choices

Create your preliminary meeting selection. Select and handpick as many as 20 brands.

STEP 4 - Connect Face-to-Face

On 28 November, meet with a minimum of 10 relevant potential new brand partners (25 mins per meeting).

STEP 5 - Establish New Relationships

Cultivate fresh business opportunities and forge impactful connections with prominent frontrunners within the sector. 

Delegates benefit from a tailored meeting schedule with buyers/suppliers that match their specific needs and requirements. Exploring new product development ideas and supply chain opportunities has never been so easy.


Heads of Purchasing from Europe’s leading coffee shop chains, foodservice operators, contract caterers, motorway services, hotel groups and airlines are invited to apply.

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Key industry suppliers, innovators and service providers supplying the European coffee shop chain and foodservice sector are invited to secure a place for the 1:1 Meetings Programme.

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all in one supplier buyer package

  • 1-to-1 meetings
  • Welcome Drinks
  • Awards Dinner
  • Conference
  • Expo
  • 2 x stay at W Hotel, Barcelona
  • First Class Hospitality
  • Transport (flights)
  • Highlights

    1-to-1 Meetings



    Awards Dinner

    Study Tour

    1-to-1 Meetings

    1-to-1 Meetings offer a highly curated, time and cost-effective tool for buyers and suppliers to establish new business relationships.


    Gain access to the latest actionable market insights and industry trends delivered by industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and business experts. 


    Step into a world of disruptive innovations and cutting-edge product developments at the Expo—an electrifying showcase that sets the stage for demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from a curated selection of Signature Sponsors.

    Awards Dinner

    We proudly acknowledge and honour the industry's finest accomplishments and outstanding contributors through the prestigious European Coffee Awards and Gala Dinner.

    Study Tour

    Immerse yourself in the local coffee scene. Discover Barcelona’s up and coming and established coffee and hospitality concepts, curated under the visionary guidance of Allegra Group CEO, Jeffrey Young.

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    Conference at ECS
    Conference room at ECS
    expo at the ECS
    expo at the ECS
    Awards dinner at ECS
    ECS conference room
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    Very effective, perfect organisation.

    Compass Group

     It was a great opportunity to network with existing suppliers and meet potential new suppliers. It is fantastic to have an event dedicated to this industry… there are not enough!


    Fantastic event, with an array of really interesting talks and valuable fast networking sessions. It is great for meeting new potential customers as well as catching up with industry friends. A pleasure to attend!

    Innocent Drinks

    A great chance to meet people who it has been hard to get access to. Well worth it.


    The 1-to-1 Meeting Programme is accessible via application only. If your application is successful, you will be required to purchase a Supplier Package from one of our consultants.

    To be considered as part of the Hosted Buyer Programme, you will need to apply. Industry buyers responsible for a minimum of 20 sites or a minimum annual budget of €1,000,000 will be considered.  If your application is successful, you will be granted VIP access to the event, 2 nights accommodation and first-class hospitality, on a complimentary basis.

    Successful buyers and suppliers will gain access to their personal 1-to-1 Meeting Portal where they will be able to create their personal profile, including category interests and personal requirements. Three weeks prior to the event, buyers and suppliers are able to make their preliminary meeting selections.  Through our proprietary matchmaking software, buyers and suppliers are matched and meetings are scheduled.  One week prior to the event, participants receive their personal meeting schedule for final approval.  A minimum of 10 guaranteed relevant 1-to1 meetings then take place.  Each meeting takes place at a supplier meeting station for a period of 25 minutes.

    Yes, please contact directly one of our consultants who will be able to assist.