NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Questex creates the beverage industry’s largest gathering. The World Tea Conference + Expo, the premier specialty tea event, is co-hosted with the Nightclub & Bar Show, North America’s premier conference and exhibition for the bar and restaurant industry. The events will take place June 28-30, 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The rapid surge in demand for low alcohol and soft drinks is a critical and rapidly growing segment of the beverage industry that is expected to be a trillion dollar industry by 2024. With the support of the specialty tea industry, this strategic co-location will create exciting new opportunities to connect buyers and sellers of tea and tea products with the bar and restaurant industry; and bring new growth to the World Tea Conference + Expo at an important time in the evolution of the industry.
Tim McLucas, Vice President of Bar & Restaurant, Questex said, “The addition of the World Tea Conference + Expo alongside the Nightclub & Bar Show is an important and exciting step for the tea, bar and restaurant industry. It provides important new opportunities for businesses to grow and develop, expand audience reach, and encourage innovation and new business partnerships.
The World Tea Conference & Expo is the premier specialty tea event in North America, focused on the tea business, offering unique sampling, tastings and training on how to benefit from tea. The event attracts the national and international tea community, including buyers and decision makers from retailers, grocery stores, hotels, retailers, food service, spas, and tea and coffee houses.
Product categories represented include: Tea and Herbal Tea Suppliers, Teaware, Gift Items, Equipment and Supplies, Flavors and Ingredients, Tea Support and Education, Herbs / Botanicals, CBD Products, Packaged Foods, Packaging / Labels, Apparel, Technology / POS and Payment processing.
The event features a lively display space with hundreds of new tea products, a three-day conference program with workshops and boot camps with leading tea experts and speakers. Event highlights include:
- Tea Bar: Brand new exhibition space where you can try the latest teas from around the world, including cocktails with tea.
- Kombucha Experience: Special Expo floor experience aimed exclusively at Kombucha producers.
- CBD Innovation: Everything You Need To Know About CBD In One Area – How It Works, Where To Buy It, And How To Mix It.
- New Business Launch Pad: Discover the latest trends and stay ahead of the competition.
- Culinary demonstrations enriched with tea show the versatility of tea.
- Skill Building Sessions: Vary from cocktails with tea to food combining and mixing skills
- Evening reception and networking.
For members of the tea community who cannot travel to Las Vegas, Questex is offering a hybrid option to the World Tea Conference & Expo that gives them access to live training, on-site product activations and features of the exhibition space, including the brand new tea bar and food & beverage innovation center.
The health and safety of exhibitors, sponsors and participants is a top priority for Questex. In accordance with state and local guidelines, Questex has created unique protocols for each event experience that include event-specific health and safety initiatives, a dedicated response team for each event, and on-site health and safety guidelines. For more information on the company’s health and safety protocols, please visit https://questex.com/event-safety/.
Registration for the World Tea Conference + Expo will open shortly on WorldTeaExpo.com. Stay connected with the World Tea Conference + Expo on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Early bird registration for the 2021 Nightclub & Bar Show starts at $ 99 and ends May 17, 2021.
Register at NCBShow.com/Register. Stay connected with Nightclub & Bar Show on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Vimeo.
For information on sponsorship opportunities for the World Tea Conference + Expo, please contact Jamie Schroeder (US and Canadian companies) at [email protected] or Veronica Gonnello (international companies) at [email protected]
For information on sponsorship opportunities for nightclubs and bars, please contact Jamie Schroeder (Companies G, H, JS, U, WZ) at [email protected], Veronica Gonnello (Companies AF, I, T, V) at vgonnello @ questex. com. or Fadi Alsayegh (Foodservice Companies) at [email protected]
About the World Tea Conference + Expo
The World Tea Conference & Expo is North America’s inevitable meeting of the specialty tea industry and is 100% focused on specialty teas and related products. The World Tea Conference & Expo brings together fresh ideas, the latest trends and new distribution channels with concentrated buying, selling, networking and education and is your chance to take full advantage of this growing category. As the hub of the North American specialty tea market, the World Tea Conference & Expo serves the US tea industry worth $ 8 billion, which is expected to grow by a further $ 11 billion.
About Nightclub & Bar Show
The Nightclub & Bar Show is the point of contact for the bar and restaurant industry. Nightclub & Bar reflects the fast-paced, forward-looking character of the hotel industry and offers the specific tools that bar and restaurant owners, operators and managers need to grow their business, compete and succeed in this highly competitive and dynamic environment Industry. The Nightclub & Bar Show is part of the Bar & Restaurant Group, a division of the Questex Hospitality Group that also produces VIBE Conference, Nightclub & Bar Awards and daily content on barandrestaurant.com.
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets who help people live better: Travel, Hospitality and Wellness; the industries that help people Live longer: Life Sciences and Healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel them new experiences. We live in the Experience economy – Connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.
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