If you happen to be in Ecuador or looking for something fun to do, come and visit the 10th annual Salón del Chocolate held at the Quorum Convention Center just outside the capital of Ecuador in Cumbayá, Pichincha Province.
This annual event started in 2009 with 9 vendors and 300 participants and has grown into a major chocolate and coffee event with over 13,000 participants and 73 vendors in 2017. The events' objective is to promote the local chocolate and coffee industries in Ecuador and to improve the understanding and visibility of these industries both locally and internationally. Also, this event is an excellent networking platform for local and international businesses where they can find direct cocoa, cacao, and coffee sources of Ecuador's fine flavored cacao and coffee.
The event has major business supporters including República del Cacao, Bios, be cocoa, Perla, Cyrano, Ecuadoriana De Chocolate and many others.
This years event will include a wide assortment of vendors, professional workshops, seminars, and drawings.
You can find them on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/salondelchocolateecuador/