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.
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
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.
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
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
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: