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2018 Access Event

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Brazos Hall
204 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Access is designed to be the annual membership gathering for the BGA and coffee professionals. Attendees will have exclusive access to the latest and greatest in coffee technology, innovation, education and more at this one of a kind event!


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Three registration options:
• Full Event Pass
• One Day Pass: visit on a single day of your choice
• Café Pass: ticket for two baristas from the same café to attend on separate days

Access pricing is dependent upon membership type and the registration period. Your pricing will be automatically determined during the registration process based on your membership type.

IMPORTANT: If you are employed at a member company, you may be eligible for a complimentary individual membership that you can use to receive guild pricing. Read more about it here and contact with any questions.

Early Bird Registration Period: June 20, 2018 - August 22, 2018
Regular Registration Period: August 23, 2018 - September 18, 2018

Full Event Pass
• BGA Member - Early Bird $375 | Regular $475
• SCA Member - Early Bird $425 | Regular $525
• Non-Member - Early Bird $475 | Regular $575

One Day Pass
• BGA Member - Early Bird $187.50 | Regular $237.50
• SCA Member - Early Bird $212.50 | Regular $262.50
• Non-Member - Early Bird $237.50 | Regular $287.50

Café Pass
• BGA Member - Early Bird $375 | Regular $475
• SCA Member - Early Bird $425 | Regular $525
• Non-Member - Early Bird $475 | Regular $575

Price includes: access to workshops and lectures, group panels, presentations,
demonstrations and exploration offerings per registration selection.
Price does not include: airfare, transportation, housing, meals, alcohol or personal expenses.


As an Access attendee, you will have the opportunity to select your own housing to match your budget and style. We have a group rate at the following hotel:

Hotel Indigo Austin
810 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-481-1000
Link: ACCESS 2018
Group Rate: $175.00 

We also have a blog connection for those wishing to get a group and Airbnb it. Details here!

PLEASE NOTE: There are other events in Austin at this same time, so we recommend booking your housing as soon as possible.

DISCLAIMERS: All prices are per person. Registration is nonrefundable. Payment must be made online. Access attendees may not market their product or services at this event. Marketing is reserved for Access sponsors only. Sponsors and press must be approved to register. Attendees must be 18 years old to attend. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, a refund or credit request may be considered if requested in writing to


To register, you will have to log in with your SCA account. If you don't have an account, you can create a new user account. Membership is not required to create an account.

During the registration process you will be asked to agree to the SCA Code of Conduct.
You can view the Code of Conduct here.

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