Columbus is the historic state capital of Ohio founded in 1812, and has one of the largest
universities in North America – Ohio State University - which hosts students from all over the world. The city is diverse in culture and landscape, and is conveniently located, making it ideal for running a coffee event.
How to attend the Golden Bean
Entering six or more coffees into the competition will grant you a VIP ticket, where you can attend for free.
Alternatively you can purchase a ticket online to attend to take part in the World's Largest Coffee Roasting Competition.
Chat with others who know exactly what you are talking about!
Being able to exchange ideas and talk shop is what past attendees have mentioned they love most about attending.
We have been able to organise a deal to help you save on your accommodation costs.
Book with Sonesta Columbus Downtown and you can save 25% off their standard room rate.
This hotel has been recently renovated, is conveniently located Downtown and is less than 10 minutes to the Golden Bean venue.
To book with this discount, please follow the link below.
Take part in tasting and judging some of the best coffee from around the world.
The day will be full of coffee tasting that everyone in attendance can take part in.
Hear from industry experts
There are talks throughout each day.
Hear from industry experts about the latest technology and innovation and well as great stories about the coffee roasting industry.
Each night, there are social events to keep you entertained.
There will be fun competitions as well as food and drinks. Who knows, you might end up walking away with a prize!