The most talked about and inspired gathering for Artisan Chocolate Professionals will be happening Oct. 3-4, 2024.


Join us for two-days of networking, skill share, deep conversations, and professional workshops.  


October 3, 2024
8:00am-5:00pm, sessions
October 4, 2024
8:00am-5:00pm, sessions
October 4, 2024
Festival Preview, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Opening Party, 7pm-10pm


Let's build

Welcome to the hub of the craft chocolate industry. 

2024 marks the 10th Annual UnConference gathering of the artisan chocolate and cacao community. 

This gathering, rooted in all things chocolate and cacao, is designed for the chocolate professional.

Bring questions, share experience, collaborate with colleagues, network with new friends, celebrate the community, and grow your vision. 

Celebrate  +  Educate  +  Connect

Chocolate Makers UnConference 


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2024 Program Schedule

Select Your Track after registration - all tracks are currently available. 

Roasting for Cacao

Work with master level chocolate makers to discover the art of roasting for cacao. 

Business Scaling

The path to growing your business is a journey that requires strategy and planning - let's build.

Bean To Bar Pathways

We dive into the steps and key processes for the manufacture of award winning artisan chocolate.

Retail & Marketing 

Get your products in stores by your readiness for the retail space, your marketing strategy, and your brand values.

Program details:

Each Track listed above will have sessions dedicated to the topic at the UnConference. You may select a track and you will have access to other tracks. There will be time to attend open sessions, activities, happy-hour and after-parties. 

Registration 2024 Details - click here



The Chocolate Makers UnConference is a professional conference for all members of the artisan chocolate industry.

If you are a consumer with interest in chocolate we invite you to attend the Northwest Chocolate Festival and dive into the robust education program hosted by the festival. At the NW Chocolate Festival there will be workshops, tastings, demos, classes and every workshop will allow the opportunity to ask questions, learn about cacao and chocolate and develop your skillset as a chocolate lover. Visit for more info