Celebrate Traditions and the Future of Tea

World Tea Conference & Expo is North America’s cannot miss gathering of the specialty tea industry and is focused 100% on specialty teas and related products. Blending fresh ideas, the latest trends and new distribution channels with a week of focused buying, selling, networking and education, World Tea Conference & Expo is your chance to capitalize on this growing category to the fullest.

As the hub of the North American specialty tea market, World Tea Conference & Expo serves the $8 billion US tea industry, expected to grow an additional $11 billion. 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 Conference & Expo.

With access to hundreds of leading suppliers and educational sessions, the 2022 event promises to deliver the best experience yet including new features and enhancements:  

  • Tea Bar
  • Special Events Stage
  • Relaxation Zone & Massage Area
  • Tea Garden
  • Offsite Tea House Tours
  • Opening Night Reception & Awards Ceremony
  • Workshops & New Tea Business Incubator
  • And so much more!

World Tea Conference & Expo will be co-located with Bar & Restaurant Expo, creating the largest gathering of the beverage industry.

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Attendee Success Stories

Customer Testimonials from the 2021 World Tea Conference & Expo

“Speakers and workshops highlighted many excellent ways to increase tea consumption and to elevate its status – such as its use in cocktail and culinary applications, treating it akin to fine wine in the restaurant business, and improving marketing and education." Jill Rheinheimer, TeaHaus

“As a tea shop owner, World Tea Conference + Expo once again provided me with all the tools necessary to maintain our competitive advantage. The harmonious merger with the Bar & Restaurant Expo provided rich collaboration opportunities that sparked more creative ideas than I have time to follow up on." Kevin Christiansen, Owner of Café Barnabas

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Building a strong community through collaboration and connection

  • Learn about new developments and trends.
  • Be inspired.
  • Meet suppliers.
  • Network with other owners and operators.
  • Compare and buy products.
  • Find solutions specific to your company needs.
  • Gain firsthand experience.
  • Structure your business for sustainability.
  • Consolidate the purchasing process.
  • Get deals.

Who attends?

Retailers, tea shop owners, distributors, F&B directors, spa managers, specialty grocers, mass merchants and other business professionals attend the Expo to see high-quality tea suppliers and related vendors from 22 countries exhibiting new products and innovations.

More than 30% of exhibiting companies exhibit no where else; attending World Tea Conference & Expo is an exclusive opportunity to visit these suppliers.

"It was the second time I've attended the event and we got a lot out of the seminars and expo floor! I can't wait to come next year!" 2021 Attendee, Schastea

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When & Where

World Tea Conference & Expo will take place March 21-23, 2022 with the Expo Hall opening Tue-Wed (March 22-23)

Las Vegas Convention Center - South Hall
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Expo Hours (2 DAYS ONLY)
Tuesday, March 22       12:00pm – 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 23   12:00pm – 5:00pm 

Conference Hours (3 DAYS)
Monday, March 21          10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 22         10:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 23    10:00am – 2:00pm

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The World Tea Exhibit Hall Floor Just Got Bigger

In addition to discovering new tea products on the expo hall floor, explore thousands of innovative products on the co-located Bar & Restaurant Expo floor to help compliment your business including:

  • Spirits, Beer and Wine
  • Bar Supplies
  • Alcohol-free Beverages
  • Glassware
  • Food
  • Foodservice Equipment
  • Décor and Furnishings
  • Lighting and Sound
  • Technology/POS
  • Music/Video/Entertainment Programming
  • Security and Insurance
  • Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Financial Services
  • Apparel
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Media Apps
  • Cannabis-Infused Products
  • & more!