Why Attend?

World Tea Conference + Expo is North America’s cannot miss gathering of the specialty tea industry. Our tradeshow and conference 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.

Retailers, tea shop owners, retailers, 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 exhibit 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. Join us in Celebrating the traditions, serving the future and embracing the love of tea!


All persons planning to attend World Tea Conference + Expo must be qualified and registered. World Tea Conference + Expo is a B2B trade show open to the trade and press only, and not open to the public. Individuals who cannot document their direct, professional affiliation to the trade are not qualified to attend the trade show.

* No one under the age of 18 will be admitted into the exhibit hall, education sessions, or events.