Coffee & Tea Lovers Unite:
The First Annual Coffee & Tea Festival To Take Place
July 15th and 16th, 2006 at NYC Metropolitan Pavilion

LINDENHURST – NY-April 24, 2006 – According to the National Coffee Association, coffee and tea are the two most popularly consumed beverages in the world being topped only by water. Without them, productivity around the world would most likely slow to about half while women walk around with make up on one eye and men tote dryer sheets on their jackets. This July, on the 15th and 16th, coffee and tea lovers can come together and celebrate these beloved beverages and learn about how coffee and tea makes the world go ‘round.

The Coffee and Tea Festival will celebrate everything related to the world of coffee and tea by featuring over 80 vendors. “As someone who has been in the industry for 26 years, I am excited to see that A, this is happening in New York City and B, that it’s going to be open to consumers. They’re going to be exposed to such a huge range of products and services,” says Bobby Gayer, an industry consultant.

Participants will be able to taste a plethora of coffees, teas, confectionary arts and pastries while they view machines, potteries and the like. Seminars, contests, demonstrations as well as Japanese and English tea ceremonies will be taking place throughout the day.

“The fact that coffee and tea have become staples in American culture makes this celebration for New Yorkers well over due. They can finally get a chance to see everything that this multi-billion dollar industry has to offer,” said Brooke Jankow, the events’ producer.

New York City’s First Annual Coffee and Tea Festival will be held on Saturday, July 15th from 11:00am to 7:30pm and Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Tickets to the event cost $15.00 at the door, but if purchased online at www.everything4coffeeandtea.com, tickets are only $10.00. Children 12 and under are free.

Starfish Junction Productions is an event planning, production and management company. We are a full-service special event company focusing on the creation of social, corporate and charitable events worldwide. Starfish Junction works with our partners to maximize their company’s products, services and events in a way that benefits both our partners and our attendees. Our focus is to provide both education and entertainment in a win-win environment.

Information and updates on the Coffee and Tea Festival can be found at www.everything4coffeeandtea.com and www.starfishjunction.com.

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