Alliance for Coffee Excellence Registration

Why Be an Alliance for Coffee Excellence Member...?

  • Alliance for Coffee Excellence is a family of global coffee lovers.
  • We discover unique and exemplary coffees.
  • We recognize and reward farmers.
  • We create and set worldwide quality selection standards.
  • We build a bridge between the roaster and the farmer.
  • We support sustainable specialty coffee.
  • We discover Excellence...Enhance Excellence...and Reward farmers that produce Excellence.

Join Us! Be a part of our family....

Which membership should my company choose?

Benefactor

  • This membership is for coffee companies that wish to provide the most support for The Alliance for Coffee Excellence and the Cup of Excellence program.
  • Benefactor members receive every sample of the Cup of Excellence winners, every sample of the ACE National Winners, registration in all auctions, plus the additional benefits listed below.
  • Your Benefactor membership also provides additional financial support to the Cup of Excellence program.

Community

  • This membership is for coffee companies that wish to be a part of The Alliance for Coffee Excellence and the Cup of Excellence program.
  • Community members select individual sample sets and auctions of Cup of Excellence winners and ACE National Winners at special member pricing plus the additional benefits below.
2017 COE Countries
  • El Salvador
  • Nicaragua
  • Mexico
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Costa Rica
  • Burundi
  • Peru
  • Colombia
  • Brazil Pulped Naturals
  • Brazil Naturals
What's Included Benefactor
2017 Benefactor membership registration is closed to new members as of 7/14/2017. Please register as a community member and choose samples.
Registration for 2018 Benefactor opens in November.
Community

$195/year
2017 Membership valid through December 31st.
Registration for 2018 opens in November.

Coffee Samples & Auction Registration (Auction participation subject to approval.)

Sample sets:
  • ALL Cup of Excellence winning
    samples and auction registrations
  • ALL ACE National Winner samples and auction registrations
Samples for all Cup of Excellence and ACE National Winners programs including: Nicaragua, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Peru, Burundi, Colombia, Brazil Pulped Naturals, Brazil Naturals.
Purchase samples sets and auction registration for selected countries at the member rate:
  • $250 Cup of Excellence winning samples and auction registration for selected country
  • $150 ACE National Winner samples and auction registration for selected country
  • Auction registration for selected Non-Member without samples: $25
ACE Training 15% discount on ACE training programs 10% discount on ACE training programs
ACE Lab Rental 2-day complimentary lab rental (based on availability) 1 day complimentary lab rental (based on availability)
Plaque/Certificate Personalized Membership Wood Plaque Personalized Membership Certificate
Access to ACE Member Directory
Voting Rights
Participation on International Juries*
(*Jury fee and application required)
Recognition on Social Media
Promotional Materials and Welcome Packet
Downloadable Materials
(ACE Member logo, pdfs, marketing materials)
Monthly Newsflash/Quarterly Newsletter
Exclusive Member Discounts
Partners and Sponsors