Holiday House Plans 2-Day OCS Educational Program For January

Posted On: 11/11/2019

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LAND O’LAKES, FL -- Holiday House is preparing an in-depth educational forum and trade show for coffee service operators. It will be held on Jan. 30 and 31, 2020 at the Hilton Garden Inn in nearby Wesley Chapel, FL.

Two sessions are planned, one on water treatment and the other on coffee brewing. Participants will have the opportunity to attend both sessions, which will repeat on the second day of the event. The sessions can only accommodate 200 people, so Holiday House recommends early registration.

On Thursday, Jan. 30, Everpure technical training manager Cortney Scharenberg will describe the chemistry of water quality, the role of water in producing better-tasting beverages and the importance of appropriate water treatment in extending equipment life. At the same time, a two-part session on the fundamentals of coffee brewing will feature a presentation by Best Beverage & Equipment and a panel discussion of coffee brewing equipment.

Registration opens at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30. The business program starts at noon and runs until 6 p.m., with a break for lunch at 1:30 p.m. A dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m., with entertainment and the opportunity to get to know the Holiday House staff following at 8 p.m.

On Friday, Jan. 31, both sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and run until 2:30 p.m., with a break for lunch at 1 p.m..  From 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., participants will have the opportunity to review what they’ve learned at a Holiday House Distributing educational debriefing.

The trade show, accompanied by hors d’oeuvres, will be held from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Registrants wishing to make a weekend of it can enjoy an excursion to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on Saturday, Feb. 1. A bus will depart for the popular theme park at 8:30 a.m. and return to the hotel at 5 p.m.

The event is described online here, which includes a link to an online registration page.Hotel reservations may be made online here.