American Beverage Association : the American Beverage Association is a trade association for America's non-alcoholic refreshment beverage industry.
Cup of Excellence: the most esteemed award given for top coffees. The awards come from a strict competition that selects the very best coffee produced in that country for that particular year.
National Coffee Association of USA, Inc.: the National Coffee Association of USA, Inc. is a trade association representing the entire coffee industry in the United States.
Roasters Guild: a trade guild of the Specialty Coffee Association of America consisting of specialty roasters dedicated to the craft of roasting quality coffee.
Specialty Coffee American Association: the trade associated for specialty coffee setting the industry's standards for growing, roasting, brewing.
World Barista Championship: the World Barista Championship is comprised of members of the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe. The company is non-profit and promotes the growth, excellence, and recognition in the Barista profession.