Get a good buzz when the Specialty Coffee Expo comes to the Seaport this month. The show hosts hundreds of exhibitors from across the globe, including producers, importers and baristas displaying their latest creations and competing for the Best New Product and Design Lab awards. Sample some java while chatting with coffee industry experts at the Cupping Exchange and Roaster Village and follow along as about 100 international competitors square off in the World Brewers Cup and the World Barista Championship. Visitors can also brush up on their caffeine expertise at the Coffee Skills Program, which features an array of lectures and classes about brewing, sustainability and sensory skills. Grab your mug and escape the daily grind at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on April 11-14. / Julia Aparicio
The Specialty Coffee Expo energizes the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on April 11-14. coffeeexpo.org.