World Tea Expo
Pre-Conference: June 11-14, 2018
Conference & Expo: June 12-14, 2018
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall
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Speakers

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MARTIN BERGH

MANAGING DIRECTOR
ROOIBOS LTD.

SARAH BESKY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
BROWN UNIVERSITY

JEREMY BESS

CONSULTANT
REVENUE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

VICTORIA BISOGNO

PRESIDENT
EL CLUB DEL TE

DAN BOLTON

EDITOR/COORDINATOR
MYSTIC MEDIA CUSTOM PUBLISHING

NICOLE BURRISS

FOUNDER
MIDWEST TEA FESTIVAL

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Charlie Cain

Principal & Executive Consultant
Building Oz

DEBBIE CHRISTIANSEN

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
CAFE BARNABAS

KEVIN CHRISTIANSEN

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
CAFE BARNABAS

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JENI DODD

CEO & FOUNDER
JENI'S TEA

BABETTE DONALDSON

FOUNDER
INTERNATIONAL TEA SIPPERS SOCIETY

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MIM ENCK

PRESIDENT
EAST INDIES TEA COMPANY

RICHARD ENTICOTT

FOUNDER
MERIDIAN TRADING COMPANY

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KEVIN GASCOYNE

OWNER
CAMELLIA SENENSIS

GAIL GASTELU

OWNER/PUBLISHER
THE TEA HOUSE TIMES, LLC

LINDA GAYLARD

BLOGGER
THE TEA STYLIST BLOG

MARY GREENGO

PRESIDENT
QUEEN MARY TEA

SANJAY GUHA

TEA CONSULTANT
INTERNATIONAL TEA IMPORTERS

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Eliah Halpenny

Grower
Big Island Tea

SUZETTE HAMMOND

FOUNDER
BEING TEA

Adrian Hernandez, M.S.

Owner
The Drink Station

James Hoagland

Chief Operating Officer
Ito En (North America) Inc.

DANIELLE HOCHSTETTER

DIRECTOR OF TEA
TEFORIA

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JOSHUA INGRAM

CEO
GC WATER

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SHARYN JOHNSTON

FOUNDER & CEO
AUSTRALIAN TEA MASTERS

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Christine Kapperman

Editor in Chief, Natural Foods Merchandiser
New Hope Natural Media

Brandon Keith

Production Manager
Global Customized Water

AARON KIEL

OWNER
AK PR GROUP

Dr YOUNGMOK KIM

SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST II
SYNERGY FLAVORS INC.

LYDIA KUNG

PRODUCT MANAGER
VERILEAF

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JERRY LIU

SPECIAL ASSISTANT
JT & TEA INC

Mr. Rajiv Lochan

CEO
Lochan Tea Limited

GREG LUI

VP OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
GARDEN TO CUP ORGANICS

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ROB MCCALEB

PRESIDENT
HERB RESEARCH FOUNDATION

JASON MCDONALD

VICE PRESIDENT
THE HAWAIÆI MEDICINAL TEA & HERB COOPERATIVE

Neil McRitchie

Publisher & Managing Director Bell Publishing
Tea & Coffee Trade Journal

NIGEL MELICAN

MANAGING DIRECTOR
TEACRAFT LTD.

Ms Lynayn Mielke

Owner East-West Tea Emporium and Creator of The Well-Infused Life
Thrive-A LIFESTYLE DESIGN STUDIO, housing The East-West Tea Emporium and The Well-infused Life with Lynayn Mielke

ABIANNE MILLER FALLA

CO-FOUNDER
CATSPRINGS YAUPON

CAM MUIR

VICE PRESIDENT
BIG ISLAND TEA

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NICOLE NEWCOMB

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
TESTERS TEA COMPANY

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Julie Pelaez

Certified Health Coach & Yoga Instructor

ELYSE PETERSEN

FOUNDER
TEALET

Crystal Petrello

Nutrition Correspondent, FOX TV Las Vegas, President of the NV Dietetic Assoc.
Fox TV

JANE PETTIGREW

AUTHOR
JANE PETTIGREW

RAVI PILLAI

QC MANAGER
DAVIDSTEA

JAMES NORWOOD PRATT

FOUNDER & AUTHOR
JAMES NORWOOD PRATT TEA SOCIETY

Justin Prochnow

Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig

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LORNA REEVES

EDITOR
TEATIME MAGAZINE

BRUCE RICHARDSON

OWNER
ELMWOOD INN FINE TEAS/BENJAMIN PRESS

SHELLEY RICHARDSON

OWNER
ELMWOOD INN FINE TEAS/BENJAMIN PRESS

STACIE ROBERTSON

OWNER
TEA MARKET

JULEE ROSANOFF

FOUNDER
NW TEA FESTIVAL

NAOMI ROSEN

OWNER
JOYS TEASPOON

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ISAIAS SAAVEDRA

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
QTRADE TEAS & HERBS

CLARISSA SALAZAR

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIST
QTRADE TEAS & HERBS

Jo Schaalman

Author
The Conscious Cleanse: Lose Weight, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life in 14 Days

STEFAN SCHACHTER

PRESIDENT
MATE REVOLUTION, INC.

BHAVIN SHAH

CHIEF SOMMELIER
WATERFALL TEA COMPANY

DHAVAL SHAH

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
INTERNATIONAL TEA IMPORTERS/LA TEA FESTIVAL

KERRY SHAHAN

ARCHITECT
ACG DESIGN

DEN SHIRAKATA

PRESIDENT
DENÆS TEA, INC.

THOMAS SHU

CEO
JT & TEA INC

Steve Sichel

Director of Development
Star-K Kosher Certification

TIM SMITH

CHIEF LEAF
THE TEA SMITH

SCOTT SVIHULA

FOUNDER
HULA CONSULTING

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HOWARD TELFORD

SENIOR INDUSTRY ANALYST
EUROMONITOR INTERNATIONAL

Tony Tellin

Tea Maker
Smith Teamaker

SHUNAN TENG

FOUNDER & CEO
TEA DRUNK

RONA TISON

SENIOR V.P. CORPORATE RELATIONS
ITO EN, NORTH AMERICA INC.

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MARIA USPENSKI

FOUNDER
THE TEA SPOT

Virginia Utermohlen Lovelace

Associate Professor (retired)
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca NY

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Raj Vable

Founder
Young Mountain Tea

AARON VICK

SENIOR BUYER
THE G.S. HALY COMPANY, INC.

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BILL WADDINGTON

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
TEA SOURCE

JAN WEIGEL

PUBLISHER
FRESH CUP MAGAZINE

Anna Wolfe

Editor
The Gourmet Retailer

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Dr. Fred Y.S Yoo

Professor
Kookmin University

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Mengnan "Lola" Zhao

Tea Sommelier
Lucky Dragon Tea Garden