Free Events

Opening Night Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, June 13th
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall 1&2, Exhibit Hall Floor

Break the ice and begin World Tea Expo 2017 with a bang! Many of our attendees requested additional networking time with fellow attendees and exhibitors, so we’ve added this reception to our special events schedule to help you make the connections you need and of course, to start the show with some fun.

Morning Yoga Presented by Tea Spot

Wednesday, June 14th & Thursday, June 15th
7:00am to 7:45am
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N1 Lobby

Interested in a couple peaceful and relaxing morning during your trip? Stretch it out with Tea Spot for morning yoga before the show! Yoga mats and a free cold brew bottle will be provided for the first 25 participants to arrive. Classes will be taught by certified yoga instructors Jo Schaalman and Jules Peláez from Gaia and featured on Yoga Download.

2017 World Tea Awards & Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, June 14th
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N250

Each year at the World Tea Awards, the best and brightest are celebrated for their notable achievements in the tea industry. Join us at this annual event to not only recognize our nominees and winners, but to enjoy networking, cocktails, food, music and fun! All attendees and exhibitors are invited and encouraged to attend. You will receive a drink ticket and the chance to win door prizes with your badge.  RSVP Today!

Global Tea Championships Winners Tasting Circle

Tuesday, June 13th
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Best Ready to Drink (RTD)
Wednesday, June 14th
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Best Black Tea
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Best Green Tea
Best White Tea
Best Puerh Tea
Best Herbal Tea

Thursday, June 15th
11:00 am – 12:30 am Best Commercial Iced Tea
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Best Single Serve Tea

Tea Tasting with Indonesia's Remarkable Tea

Wednesday, June 14th
2:00 - 4:00pm
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N1 Lobby

Come to discover and taste what makes Indonesian tea very special!

As Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesian tea has unique characteristics due to fertile soil from volcanoes around its plantation. Its consistent climate allows harvest throughout the year and as a result, Indonesian tea has the consistency of excellent quality & predictable supply.

We will feature freshly brewed (USDA) ORGANIC tea collections of green tea, oolong tea, black tea and white tea - from two prominent Indonesian organic tea companies, they are Harendong Tea and Bukit Sari.This event is brought to you by Indonesia Trade Promotion Center Los Angeles and Agriculture Attache from the Embassy of Indonesia in Washington, DC.For more info about sourcing from Indonesia, visit