• Northwest Welcomes World's First Cold-Brew Coffee Taproom

    Caffeine on Tap

     
    POSTED January 22, 2019
     

Next time you hold an event in Bend, Oregon, be sure to check out Riff Cold Brewed Coffee’s new taproom, the world’s first taproom dedicated to cold-brew coffee. Riff’s 30-tap-tower pouring system serves a wide variety of cold-brew variations, including nitro, sparkling, cold-brew cocktails and culinary collaborations with other craft-beverage companies. Perfect for a little pre-meeting wake-me-up or post-meeting pick-me-up.

California is officially out of its drought, thanks to a very rainy winter, and among the many wonderful benefits is a spectacular flower season. Nowhere is this more resplendently in view than at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. I recently spent a couple of gorgeous hours touring the 50 acres of the working farm that are devoted to the Tecolote Giant Ranunculus, also known as the Persian Buttercup or Ranunculus Asiatic.

 

There was plenty going on for Global Meetings Industry Day on April 4 (the fourth annual Meetings Mean Business Coalition event), but NYC & Company caught everyone's attention by turning some of the city's most iconic buildings blue. Using MMBC’s signature color, the goal was to raise awareness of the impact that face-to-face meetings have on the global economy and NYC.

The following buildings stayed blue rom sundown to 2 a.m.: