June 8-11, 2020
Conference: June 8-11
Expo: June 10-11
Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO

New Product Innovation Showcase & Awards

Give your new and innovative products the exposure and showcasing they deserve! Enter your new products into the New Product Innovation Awards to compete with the best in the tea industry and get the chance to win the prestigious honor of “The Best” of what’s new in this booming industry.

*Entry form is for both the Awards and the Showcase.

New Product Innovation Awards Categories:

Tea Brewing (Electric & Manual)

Device that Brews & Dispenses Tea Including English or Asian-style teapots, gaiwans, polycarbonate brewers, press-pots, cold brewers, etc.

Tea Cups & Mugs

Including traditional cups and mugs, travel mugs, ceramic, double wall, electrically warmed, etc. You drink out of it.

Tea Accessories

Includes strainers, tea balls, tea socks, bags, infusers, tea tools, gong fu accessories, teabag squeezers, tongs, timers, teabag rests, canisters. This category is exclusively for items that assist in the brewing or serving of tea but you do not drink from them.

Innovative Packaging

Novel tea product packaging judged on cleverness or uniqueness, representing new design improvements and / or use of novel materials.

Publications & Books

Tea-centric books, magazines, newsletters, manuals, tea-related teaching and training materials.

Tea Gifting, Special Promotions

Tea products packaged and promoted for use as gifts and special promotions: Tea gift sets, holiday themes, special events.

Condiments, Healthy Additives, Flavorings

Products created to sweeten, nutritionally fortify or otherwise enhance enjoyment of tea; sugars, botanical powders, citrus, milks, flavorings for home use.

Tea Infused Food

Any type of food enhanced with addition of tea; baked goods, confections, novel consumables.

Sustainable Packaging

Environmentally conscious packaging; compostable, recycled/recyclable, biodegradable, non-petroleum inks, etc.

New Teas

Loose or ready-to-drink teas, including bottled Kombucha, introduced after June 2018 World Tea Expo.
Note: All products entered in this category will be showcased in the New Products Showcase display at World Tea Expo 2019 this June, but will not be tasted or judged in the new product awards. All products entered into this competition must be selling in the marketplace (on-line or retail) at time of entry. Products in pre-launch or fund raising mode status may not be entered.