Cafe Biz

April 2, 2015

COBAA Masterclasses

Café Owners & Baristas Association of Australia
COBAA welcomes all café owners and baristas to the Café Biz COBAA Masterclasses. Over the two days of Café Biz COBAA will be conducting informative, educational and practical workshops designed to assist cafe owners in all facets of their daily business.

COBAA aims to continue the success of their Café Talk national series connecting real café owner businesses and suppliers, to promote and foster Business to Business growth opportunities in the expanding café market.
These keynote speakers will offer simply the very best Café Talks to energise this Café Biz COBAA stage area.


Welcome to COBAA
David Parnham – Café Pulse/Café Culture, Research Director

Café Development
Tim Jones – Belaroma Coffee, CEO

Café Start Ups
Keiran Westlakes – SilverChef, Channel Manager

Café Staffing Solutions
Ivana Agapiou – QuickStaff, General Manager

Café Hub – COBAA Online Portal
Tim Pope – Portalogue, CEO

Café Gourmet Food Trends
David Parnham – Café Pulse/Café Culture, Research Director

Café Equipment and Associated Funding
Josh Maingard – Premier Rentals, National Business Development Manager

10 Principles to Success
Phil Di Bella – Di Bella Coffee, Managing Director

Beverage Mix for Profit
Michael Bishop – Alchemy Cordials, Founder

Specialty Tea for Café
Nathan Wakeford – Somage Fine Foods, Managing Director

The Importance of Insurance
Ned Schepis – Just Coffee Insurance, Managing Director

Café Water Technology & Coffee
David King – Pentair, Technical Sales Manager – Foodservice Aus & NZ

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