World Tea Conference + Expo changes dates & city

World Tea Conference + Expo is changing dates and moving venues to co-locate with the Nightclub & Bar Show, 28-30 June 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both shows are owned and operated by Questex.

World Tea Conference + Expo was originally scheduled to take place 14-16 July in Denver, Colorado.

“Adding World Tea Conference + Expo to co-locate alongside Nightclub & Bar Show is an important and exciting move for the tea, bar and restaurant industries,” said Tim McLucas, vice president, bar & restaurant, Questex. It provides critical new opportunities for business growth and evolution, in addition to expanding the audience reach, and encouraging innovation and new business partnerships.”

According to Questex, the rapid spike in demand for low and no alcohol beverages is a critical and fast-growth segment of the beverage industry, which is expected to be a trillion-dollar industry by 2024. With support from the specialty tea industry, this strategic co-location will create exciting new opportunities to connect buyers and sellers of tea and tea related products with the bar and restaurant industry; and bring fresh growth to World Tea Conference + Expo at an important time in the industry’s evolution.

World Tea Conference + Expo focuses on the business of tea with unique sampling, tasting and education on how to profit from tea. The event attracts the national and international tea community, including buyers and decision makers from retailers, grocery, hotels, distributors, foodservice, spas, plus tea and coffeehouses, among others.

Product categories represented include: tea and herbal tea suppliers, teaware, giftware, equipment and supplies, flavours & ingredients, tea support & education, herbals/botanicals, CBD products, packaged foods, packaging/labels, technology/POS, and payment processing.

The event will feature a lively expo floor with hundreds of new tea products, three-day conference program including workshops and bootcamps with leading tea experts and speakers. Event highlights include:

  • Tea Bar: new expo floor feature to sample the latest teas from around the world including tea infused cocktails
  • Kombucha Experience: dedicated expo floor experience exclusively focused on kombucha producers
  • CBD Innovation: all you need to learn about CBD in one area – how it works, where to purchase it and how to blend it
  • New Business Launch Pad: discover the latest emerging trends and stay ahead of the competition
  • Tea-infused culinary demonstrations showcasing the versatility of tea
  • Skill-Building Sessions: vary from tea-infused cocktails to food pairing and blending skills
  • Evening reception and networking.

For members of the tea community unable to travel to Las Vegas, Questex will offer a World Tea Conference + Expo hybrid option to provide access to live education, on-site product activations, expo floor features including the new Tea Bar and Food & Beverage Innovation Center.

The health and safety of exhibitors, sponsors and attendees is Questex’s top priority. Following federal and local guidelines, Questex has crafted unique protocols for each event experience, which includes event specific health and safety initiatives, response team identified for every event and on-site health and safety guidelines. For more details on the on the company’s health and safety protocols, visit:

Registration for World Tea Conference + Expo will open soon at

Early bird registration for Nightclub & Bar Show 2021 starts at USD $99 and expires 17 May 2021. For more information or to register, visit:

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