Today we checked out CoffeeFest 2017 at the invitation of DBS. Held at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre, the Singapore Coffee Festival is back for its second year.
Organized by The Straits Times and presented by the DBS Bank, coffee lovers and café advocates who love to delve in Singapore’s most loved cafes will appreciate the display of coffee players from around the word, the local craftsmanship in specialty coffee, as well as Singapore’s unique and rich kopi heritage.
The coffee festival is open to the public tomorrow. Here we give you a sneak peak into the event.
|Date:||4 to 6 August 2017|
|Time:||10am to 3:30pm and 4:30pm to 10pm|
|Venue:||Marina Bay Cruise Centre – 61 Marina Coastal Drive|
|Ticketing:||S$22 (S$18 for DBS and POSB cardholders & ST subscribers)
Get your tickets at www.sgcoffeefestival.com or email email@example.comEach ticket comes with a festival goodie bag which includes 2 sampling drinks, an SCF Coffee Card which entitles you to exclusive discounts at participating cafes until 31 August 2017.
#Livekind with DBS
As the presenter of the event, you will see the DBS counter as soon as you enter the exhibition area. Do stop by to get a passport where you are given up to four tasks. Without spoiling the surprise, you will receive some rewards for completing the tasks.
Coffee & Bites
If you pride yourself on being a gourmand, you will not be disappointed as you will be spoilt for choice with over 100 different exhibitors, including leaders and pioneers in Singapore’s coffee and lifestyle scene.
Besides being a one-stop shop for those interested in all things coffee, there will be a wide range of brewed drinks, beans, gadgets and machines (for home or cafes) available for purchase.
Enjoy your cuppa in specially designed social spaces or with a breath-taking waterfront view; book yourself in for lab sessions to learn more about coffee, treat yourself to retail therapy, all while relaxing to renown local music acts.
Bring out the playful side in you. Get your skin assessed by the professional consultants from Shiseido and let them show you how to get instant instagrammable looks.
Dads and kids will like the Singtel station where they get to shoot down Cyber dangers like Malware, spam, Cyperbullies etc. The fastest gunman or woman to shoot down all 10 cyber dangers win an awesome Nerf Gun set. The current top score is 14 seconds.
And there is a lot more to do with yoga sessions in the mornings, workshops throughout the day and music labs when the sun goes down. Another must-do is to catch the fireworks at 845pm on Friday and Saturday. For more activities, check out this program link.
Is it worth a visit? Definitely if you are keen to get into the cafe business, already in the food industry or are coffee fans. It’s has a such a nice bohemian vibe and the new location will help you forget that you are in Singapore.
Till our next post, love yourself, love one another, stay strong and be free.