The 2020 edition of the Ottawa Coffee Fest is proudly brought to you by the following partners and sponsors. Thank you!
Coffee Brewing Partner
Since 1957, Bunn-O-Matic Corporation (BUNN®) has been at the forefront of dispensed beverage equipment manufacturers. Founded upon five generations of family entrepreneurship, BUNN has become a global partner you can count on for reliable beverage equipment and outstanding post-purchase support wherever customers are served. The BUNN core values of honesty, integrity, and courtesy have created a global network of loyal commercial and home customers who are served by the company's brand promise, A Partner You Can Count On™.
Espresso Equipment Supplier
Sanremo Canada is the exclusive distributor of Sanremo Coffee Machines in Canada.They are an industry leader in style, quality, technology, and innovation and they aim to develop meaningful and long-lasting relationships with customers and suppliers. The art and science in coffee start with top-quality machines and well-trained baristas. With a stylish Sanremo machine, a cafe can always look unique and special. By sharing their passion and providing knowledge, they help make your business go to the next level in coffee. They provide the knowledge to choose the right coffee for your business journey. Get inspired - check out their website start developing a plan with them!
Eight Ounce Coffee
Eight Ounce Coffee is a company of coffee people passionate about specialty coffee and all the fun gear and equipment that go with it. We started in 2011, mostly selling AeroPress and KeepCups to an emerging crowd of specialty coffee baristas and home coffee enthusiasts.
We're now the biggest specialty coffee equipment distributor in Canada, selling to almost three thousand cafes, roasters, hotels, kitchen and lifestyle stores across the country and in America. We also distribute to some of the biggest and best names in specialty coffee around the world. We operate out of an eleven thousand square foot warehouse in Calgary, with team members in Calgary, Montreal and Toronto.
We are a leading company in the use and integration of cloud applications in the area of bookkeeping and technological advisement. Our goal is to introduce this important growth in cloud technology to businesses all across Canada by providing software systems, as well as support for those systems. We want to see your business grow, so we offer scalable processes that will adapt to your business as it evolves.
Official Milk Sponsor
With nearly 20 years of experience, Nantel Distribution has become a leader in the distribution of food and beverage products throughout the province of Quebec.
Henrietta Barista Milk
Official Milk Sponsor
Our dairy plant is the northernmost of the territory of Québec, ensuring a supply of milk from the Nordic oasis of the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region. This milk is produced by cows fed with fodder and high-quality grains, whose growth is particularly adapted to our climate and our very special terroir. These singular characteristics result in a first-rate milk product. Henrietta milk is therefore the perfect product for baristas.
Official Water Supplier
Established in 1985 to meet the burgeoning water treatment needs of rural Ottawa, Nelson Water has grown, under the management team of Mark and Zeina Nelson, into one of the premier water treatment companies in all of Canada. Today, with its own 4,000 square foot bottling plant and its unequalled problem water operations in Carp for the treatment of both municipal and well water, Nelson Water now provides for consumers across the entire Ottawa Valley.
Their highly skilled, factory trained, water service specialists are unsurpassed. Their passion for service is unmatched in its professionalism and efficiency.
Official Oat M*lk Sponsor
Minor Figures is a coffee product producer from London, UK known for their nitro cold brew and their oat m*lk product. Their "mission statement": Invent great coffee products so that more people can enjoy better coffee. They highly value craftsmanship, people, quality and of course sustainability. Minor Figures developed an oat m*lk, formulated for coffee professionals that is robust enough to not split even when faced with the most delicate roast - and the perfect sweetness, density and balance to create silky micro-foam when steamed. Made with quality ingredients, this oat m*lk is also delicious in your cup of tea or morning cereal.
Sala San Marco
Sala San Marco Event and Conference Centre is located in the heart of Little Italy. Our location is easily accessed by major highway and local arteries. We have a private parking lot and there is plenty of Public Parking nearby if required.
Our services include fully licensed on and offsite catering featuring a delicious array of outstanding cocktail, dinner, and buffet menu options. Our gourmet chefs are excited to create a bespoke menu for your special occasion.
Sala San Marco is truly the perfect setting for business meetings and seminars, personal or corporate cocktail parties, luncheons, banquets and conventions, weddings and celebrations of all kinds.
With seating for 30-500 guests, our venue is the ideal location to host a memorable event.
Centurion Conference and Event Center
At Centurion Conference and Event Center, it is our mission to provide the highest standard of service excellence, luxury and exquisite food for conferences, trade shows, conventions, weddings and social events. With over 1000 events held each year, we have earned a reputation synonymous with excellence. From simple to elegant, on or off-site, our staff of professional event coordinators will assist you in planning every detail of your event.
RGC is a private, family owned and operated green coffee importer based in Montreal, Canada. As specialists in the premium and specialty coffee market, we offer roasters in-depth expertise about valuable opportunities in both the spot and forward coffee markets.
RGC selects business partners, suppliers, roasters, service providers and employees who are aligned with us in the support of ever-increasing ethical standards for our industry. We welcome and embrace evolution and innovation in our business partnerships.
East Coast Coffee Madness
An event built for the coffee community around the vision ‘Meet+Learn+Grow’.
JustUs! was founded in 1995 in Nova Scotia as Canada's 1st certified fair trade organic coffee roaster. Craft roasting specialty grade, certified fair trade organic beans while ensuring the integrity of their supply chain from seed to cup. Working directly with their coffee producer-partners is a priority to ensure a truly fair price is paid directly to the co-ops and their communities. In addition to coffee, Just Us! offers a wide selection of products from producer partner co-ops including fair trade organic tea, chocolate and sugar.
Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy
We are a group of dedicated coffee professionals and educators with a commitment to help people succeed in opening their coffee shops and to teach people who want to work in the coffee industry, solid fundamental business and barista skills. We offer consulting services, in-cafe trainings and scheduled coffee classes at our 3 campuses in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.
Cafe Au Lait
They are the "Foodie Store" on Bank street. As a family-owned and operated grocery store, they are committed to serving you a variety of fresh produce, seafood, bakery, deli, meat, grocery, and hot-made-ready meals daily.
Le Moulin de Provence K•D
Le Moulin de Provence KD is a local, family owned and operated French bakery & patisserie located at 30 Metcalfe St in the heart of Ottawa’s central business district. With over 4000 sqft of sun lit space filled with more than 250 freshly baked products our bakery is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. A visit to our café is always a memorable experience and a treat for your senses, whether for breakfast, lunch or a relaxing coffee with a friend.
Media & Advertising Partners
Apt613 is a volunteer-run not-for-profit organization. Our main activity is apt613.ca, an award winning blog dedicated to uncovering the best of Ottawa’s arts and culture. All of our editors, photographers, writers and podcasters contribute their time and talents to help spread the word about all the great events happening in our city.
Little Miss Ottawa
Little Miss Ottawa is a travel and lifestyle blog that focuses on sharing things to do and see in the capital. It was started by local Julia Weber as a challenge to herself to get out and explore more of Ottawa as a travel would. From hidden gems to beautiful sights, Little Miss Ottawa is sharing how to find your next adventure.
Music and photography site in Ottawa operated by Ming Wu, an avid photographer and with a big passion for music and the arts/culture happening in and around the city.