2021 Annual Meeting & Happy Hour

Join the Greater Houston Coffee Association for the 2021 Annual Meeting and Happy Hour!

Carlos De Aldecoa, president & CEO of Cadeco Industries, is the evening’s featured speaker. Guests enjoy one complimentary drink and dinner. Table sponsors receive a reserved table of 8 with preferred seating.

Tickets & Sponsorships – Online Registration is now open!

Annual Sponsor** (does not include tickets): $1,000
Sponsor Table of 8: $800
Individual Tickets*: $45
Annual Sponsor** + Table (includes 8 tickets): $1,500
*Individual ticket sales end at 5 pm Oct. 18. Tickets purchased at the door incur a $5 convenience fee.
** Annual sponsors must commit by Oct. 11, 2021, for banner to be displayed at Annual Meeting.

Sponsorship Benefits:

Annual Sponsors:

  • Banner displayed at all GHCA events for 12 months
  • Premium marketing in email campaign to 4,000+ professionals
  • Premium marketing in onsite + post-event media
  • Note: Deadline has passed for banner to be displayed at Annual Meeting.

Table Sponsors:

  • Reserved table of 8
  • Premium marketing in email campaign to 4,000+ professionals
  • Premium marketing in onsite + post-event media

Thank you to our sponsors!

Host Sponsor

Annual Sponsors

            Port Houston

Table Sponsors

     Port Houston

2019 Annual Luncheon

Join GHCA for the 2019 Annual Luncheon!

Network with coffee professionals in the Greater Houston Port Region over lunch and hear from an education speaker.

This year’s guest speaker is Aldo Annese, Director I&D for Aurora Studio Project. Mr. Annese is flying in from Guatemala to share his experiences with helping small coffee farmers grow their businesses through sustainability, long-term relationships, education, quality, and integral development.

You can watch a video of Mr. Annese here: https://youtu.be/tvlFrY2_TR8.

Register online for your sponsorship or table now!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Annual Sponsors

  Port Houston

Table Sponsors

Port Houston

As of September 20, 2019

Dinner Tour aboard the M/V Sam Houston

Coffee-focused boat tour of the Port of Houston

See a part of the Houston Ship Channel few get to experience on this unique M/V Sam Houston Dinner Tour. Guests enjoy a complimentary dinner.

Important notes:

  • Guests must arrive by 5:30 pm for the 5:45 pm boarding.
  • Each guest must have a current government-issued photo ID to board (no exceptions)
  • Registration deadline is 12:00 noon on July 16, 2019. However, this tour will fill up, so register early to save your seat.
  • Attendees will receive an email with the invitation and map.

Breakfast Seminar: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP): Overview and Recommendations for Importers

FSVP inspections started in 2017 and will continue to increase. Mr. Valenzuela will provide an overview of the recently-implemented FSVP and its program requirements. Based on completed inspections, he will share some of the inspection results and recommendations for the importing community so that they can be better prepared.

Cost: Free. Includes breakfast and coffee.
Date: November 13, 2018.
Registration & Breakfast: 8:45-9:00 am.
Program: 9:00-10:00 am.
Location: 4400 Hwy 225 E, Suite 200, Deer Park, TX 77536.
RSVP Required to cgomez@txgulf.org by Friday, November 9, 2018.

Michael Valenzuela, Supervisory Investigator
Division of Southwest Imports, Houston RP
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Register Now!

Registration open for 2018 Annual GHCA luncheon

Arias at GHCA Luncheon

The Annual GHCA Luncheon will be held on October 16, 2018, in Houston, Texas.

Our guest speaker will be Albert Scalla, Senior Vice President of Trading at INTL FCStone. Mr. Scalla is flying in from Miami, FL, to address the topic: Why are coffee prices at a 12-year low?

Table sponsorships, annual sponsorships, and individual tickets are available. Register now at https://squareup.com/store/greater-houston-coffee-association or email Cristina Gomez at cgomez@txgulf.org.