Dedicated to creating a vibrant community, World Tea Expo is the trade show and conference in the world for specialty tea and related products; it’s the three days each year when industry professionals connect face-to-face to unveil new products, optimize high quality merchandise, gain in-depth product knowledge and network with peers.
As the epicenter of the North American specialty tea market, World Tea Expo serves the $8 billion US tea industry, expected to grow an additional $7 billion by 2015.* Specialty/premium tea is driving this growth and holds nearly 60% of the marketshare today**; it remains the main focus of products, services and education at World Tea Expo.
Retailers, tea room owners, distributors, F&B directors, spa managers, specialty grocers, mass merchants and other business professionals attend the Expo to see more than 200 high-quality tea suppliers and related vendors exhibit new products and innovations. More than 30% of exhibiting companies exhibit no where else; attending World Tea Expo is an exclusive opportunity to visit these suppliers.
*Packaged Facts September 2011
**Nielsen MarketTrack 2011