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Age Restrictions

We love kids, but unfortunately a coffee event isn’t the best place for them, given all the hot water, heavy machinery and moving parts. Please note that there is no on-site child care.

By Age

12 and older: allowed in Exhibit Hall, Lectures, and Workshops during Attendee Hours if registered.
18 and older: allowed in Exhibit Hall during set up/tear down during Exhibitor Hours if registered.
18 and older: able to volunteer.Children Under 12: allowed in Exhibit Hall & Lectures during show hours only, when accompanied by a properly badged and registered guardian(s).

By Area

Exhibit Hall: 18 and older during Exhibitor Hours for set up and tear down if registered, 12 and older during Attendee Hours if registered.
Lectures: 12 and older if registered.
Workshops: 12 and older if registered.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by a registered guardian(s) at all times while on the show floor. Failure of the guardian to supervise the child’s activities may result in removal from the show. Should said removal occur, there are no refunds for the guardian(s), and Show Management is not responsible for any associated costs to attend the event.
Under no circumstances, will children under 18 be admitted on the trade show floor during exhibitor move-in or move out.
Parents and/or adult guardians that choose to bring minor children under age 18 to the show understand that they are assuming full responsibility and liability for the actions and behavior of the minor children that are brought into any area of the show including, but not limited to the Exhibit Hall, Lectures, or Workshops.
A Minors Indemnity Acceptance Form must be completed and signed for any children under 18 years of age entering World of Coffee Dubai 2023.

Badge Requirements

Anyone 12 or older must be registered with a badge to attend World of Coffee 2023.
All attendees must wear their World of Coffee badge to access any SCA program or event.
Registrations of minors age 12-17 must be signed by a parent or legal guardian 18 or older.
A Minors Indemnity Acceptance Form must be completed and signed for any children under 18 years of age entering World of Coffee Dubai 2023.
Media Badge: Individuals must be 18 years or older to apply for a Media badge.
Badge Pick-up Your entry voucher is required to pick-up your badge on-site. No badges will be mailed prior to the show. If you do not have your entry voucher, you will be required to present a valid photo ID.
Badge Reprint Fee: There will be a AED 15 badge reprint fee for lost or missing badges. Attendees requesting a badge reprint will be required to present a valid photo ID.

Other important policies

Badge sharing, splitting, duplicating or sale: The unauthorized resale or attempted resale of your badge (the "Badge") is prohibited and will constitute a forfeiture of the Badge without compensation. Each Badge must be used only by Attendee for each day of the event. Each Badge is a revocable license to attend the event.

Badge sharing, splitting or duplicating is strictly prohibited. Any registrant found in violation of this policy will have their badge confiscated, and they will be removed from the World of Coffee immediately and forfeit attendance eligibility in current and future years.



Photographers and videographers who are filming for commercial (non-press) purposes are required to disclose who their client is and a description of the project to anyone being filmed and obtain the appropriate signed release forms from both individuals and authorized company representatives.

Images of a booth and its contents for commercial purposes may only be electronically recorded with the consent of the exhibitor.

SCA and DWTC reserve the right to revoke the credentials of violators and remove the violator from the exhibit hall. Photographers must respect anyone’s request to not be filmed. Live streaming of any kind is prohibited in Lecture rooms and Workshops.

Drone/aerial filming is strictly prohibited.


Attendees are encouraged to actively post live from the event on various social media networks.

Those attending and exhibiting at the event understand that they may be captured in the background of social media posts and consent in advance.

Cyber bullying is never allowed at an SCA and DWTC event and will be swiftly addressed. For more information, see the SCA and DWTC Code of Conduct.

Professional social media managers and those posting on behalf of a company are expected to adhere to the same policies listed above for professional photographers/videographers.


Photo Release: By registering for the 2023 World of Coffee, you grant permission to SCA and DWTC to use your image in any photographs, videotape, motion picture or any other media taken by official SCA/DWTC show photographers and videographers during and in relation to the 2023 World of Coffee for any of SCA/DWTC's publications, social media, advertising or promotional purposes whatsoever, in perpetuity throughout the world.

While we have no means of managing opt out requests ahead of the event, SCA/DWTC are committed to honoring requests to not use photos of individuals who wish to not have their photo used in promotional pieces to the best of our ability after the event.

If you see a photo of yourself being used and wish to have it omitted from future promotions, please contact

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