2020 Sponsors

Victoria Arduino
Qualified Espresso Machine
The Victoria Arduino “Black Eagle”


At Victoria Arduino we are keen on always going beyond, we have a sharp vision of future challenges. We have been bringing our disruptive innovation to coffee shops from all over the world since 1905, at the service of baristas who are disruptive as well as the coffee machines they choose.

Qualified Espresso Grinder
PEAK, EK43 (S), E80 Supreme (2021)

MAHLKÖNIG has supported competitions, events and workshops since their beginning—as sharing knowledge is key to enhancing the awareness of specialty coffee and the barista scene. Following a dedicated sponsorship since 2009, MAHLKÖNIG provides its top grinders, the PEAK, EK43, EK43 S, and E80 Supreme for the WBC and WCIGS.

See the update on qualified grinders for the 2021 season

Cafiza® Espresso Machine Cleaning Powder & Puro® Espresso Machine Cleaning Powder

Urnex has manufactured specialty cleaning products for coffee and espresso equipment since 1936. Today, the portfolio of Urnex liquids, powders, tablets, and capsules is distributed in over 70 countries around the world. Urnex is a long-time supporter of coffee competitions and the competitors themselves, as championship quality coffee can only be made using clean equipment.

Water Filtration Sponsor

Claris J1:
The CLARIS water filter system has been designed down to the last detail to cater to the exacting requirements of specialty coffee and foodservice markets. The unique Claris water filter system combines sophisticated filtration technology with smart engineering excellence which, up until now, was only associated with larger and more expensive systems.

Everpure MRS-600HE II:
Everpure® MRS-600HE II™ is a high efficiency RO systems that offers significantly less water waste, saving money on sewer charges. This system can produce up to as much as 600 gallons per day of RO water, with a flow rate of up to 0.7 gpm. It also has a blending feature that allows for water customization so you can adjust the water depending on your application.

Platinum Sponsor

TODDY® – The Cold Brew Leader since 1964. The Toddy Cold Brew System uses a unique cold-water extraction process to produce coffee and tea extract that offers a full-bodied, aromatic flavor profile translating into bold, super-smooth taste. With several distinct models to choose from, Toddy has a system for you.

DaVinci Gourmet
Gold Sponsor

We believe that Baristas and Mixologists are creative and that they seek perfection to amaze their audiences. We are the contemporary choice for professional drink makers inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci’s pursuit of perfection. We use craft, science, and art to empower drink makers to create their own masterpieces.  We follow a philosophy of co-creation crafting each new product and recipe with real Baristas and Mixologists, using sensory science to help create deeper connections with consumers. This is what we like to call Flavour Genius.

Gold Sponsor

Home of the industry’s only complete solution for highly efficient, superior-performing ice systems, Scotsman offers the largest combined selection of equipment and ice shapes available. The most professional team of people dedicated, since the very beginning, solely to ice machines across all continents. With three manufacturing plants, and over 300 country distributors, agents and representatives, Scotsman does have a Global Footprint. Scotsman is active in designing, manufacturing and marketing ice equipment targeted at the global markets of Food Service and Food Retail Industries, and offers small capacity under-counter solutions to industrial high capacity ice making technologies. We meet the requirements of the Coffee Community with a complete offering of different ice shapes, to complement any coffee beverage, be it straight or mixed with other ingredients.

Riverina Fresh
Silver Sponsor

Riverina Fresh is a proudly independent Australian owned dairy producer. We’ve been producing dairy products in Wagga Wagga since 1922, so we know a thing or two about making consistently good milk. We are proud to have worked with some of Australia’s leading coffee roasters and baristas to develop a range of milks precisely tailored for the specialty coffee industry. From farm to factory and right through to café supply, we are focused on innovation so we can deliver the best possible milks for specialty coffee. Our milk is sourced from a small group of expert dairy farmers in the Riverina region of Australia who are passionate about producing only the highest quality product. We collect, process, and deliver our milk daily to ensure our customers receive the freshest product possible. Riverina Fresh milks have a smooth, full-bodied flavor, exceptional taste and all-important functional consistency.

Bronze Sponsor

HARIO is a Japanese heat-resistant glassware company which was founded in 1921. Innovative glassware and utensil for drinking coffee such as V60 coffee dripper and TCA Syphon give not only special taste, but also time, value and relationship to the customer and barista in the world.

Bronze Sponsor

With 115 years of experience in crafting flavour, and for the 3rd generation, we continue to develop unrivaled and exclusive recipes, highlighting our shared value at MONIN, a Passion for Quality. Building on our heritage, MONIN offers a range of 200 premium syrups, sauces and fruit mixes in 150 countries.

Ally Coffee
Origin Trip Sponsor

We at Ally Coffee are honored to be the origin trip sponsor for the World Barista Championship. We know that baristas are some of the most important ambassadors for our industry as a whole, and we are delighted to recognize their hard work and dedication by providing this trip to origin! Ally Coffee is a green coffee company connecting roasters with specialty coffees sourced through sustainable partnerships. We are committed to opening up opportunities that move coffee forward through traceable quality green coffee and accessible learning programs. We believe the way to improve both the product and experience is to build a community around inspiration, knowledge, and guidance.

The Rising Force Kitchens Co. Ltd.
Trophy Sponsor

The Rising Force Kitchens Co. Ltd. is a company specialised in developing and manufacturing coffee and kitchen equipment. Our main product is an innovational tamper, named The Force Tamper. This tamper brings the unique concept of impact tamping, resulting in both incredible tamping results and revolutionary ergonomics. The use of this tamper hugely reduces technical and labor requirements, while protecting the barista from physical injuries.

Hamilton Beach
Product Sponsor

Hamilton Beach® Commercial high-performance blenders are famous for creating a super-creamy drink profile.  They’re so talented that coffee bars and restaurants worldwide prefer them over other types of blenders. That’s because with a high-performance blender by Hamilton Beach® Commercial, you get more than blending confidence. You achieve drink-making mastery.

MTC Group
Event Sponsor

Event Sponsor

Espresso Bar
Equipment & Coffee Sponsors

Brew Bar

Title Sponsor

Marco Beverage Systems Ltd. designs and manufactures the finest hot water delivery systems for commercial brewing of tea and coffee. We work directly with our customers to deliver specific machines for specific solutions, marrying technological and brewing excellence within the Marco range of products, striving to meet user needs.

Brew Bar
Equipment & Coffee Sponsors