Events

News regarding tea-industry events, and World Tea Media events: World Tea Expo, North American Tea Championship.

Prepare to Vote for the People’s Tea Choice Awards

Don’t miss the Winners Tasting Circle on the World Tea Expo show floor. It showcases winning Global Tea Championship entries from the previous year. The Global Tea Championship (GTC) is an independent tea tasting competition in which tea experts taste dozens of teas to determine the best commercially available teas in terms of quality...

The 88th Annual Tea Trade Dinner in London

This year’s Tea Trade Dinner counted 380 attendants seated on 34 tables, each hosted by one or several of the world’s big tea companies and groups. This unique and prestigious event, which takes place every year on the first Thursday of May at the Savoy Hotel on the Strand, in London is the one...

World Tea Expo Survival Tips [Infographic]

From blisters on your heels to tummy trouble from sample overload, a lot can throw a wrench into your World Tea Expo experience. Spending all day on your feet, forgetting the essentials and perhaps hitting the Las Vegas strip too late can dampen what is one of the most educational and tasty times of the year....

Share Insiders’ Tea Business Knowledge

World Tea Expo’s Tea Business Boot Camp offers an insiders’ in-depth review of the essentials of running a successful tea business in today’s marketplace. Business owners, and those aspiring to begin a tea business, are constantly bombarded with massive amounts of information. The challenge of weeding through the junk to discover current trends and technology...

Let’s Talk About Milk Tea

If you live on planet Earth like I do, you’ve no doubt noticed that the tea industry has been exploding in recent years. Local grocers have gone from carrying nothing more than boxes of iced tea blends to stocking gourmet loose leaf in the aisles and multiple varieties of tea-based RTDs in the refrigerated...

Global Tea Championship Presents ‘Gold,’ ‘Silver,’ ‘Bronze’ Medals for the Best Iced Teas of 2017, Just Prior to National Iced Tea Month

Some Honorees Will Be Featured at the Global Tea Championship ‘Winners Tasting Circle’ at World Tea Expo, June 13 – 15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall The Global Tea Championship (GTC), an independent competition that evaluates and distinguishes the highest quality and best tasting specialty teas, presented four Gold, 12 Silver...

Iced Tea Entry for Global Tea Championship is Open

Iced tea product entry is now open for the Global Tea Championship happening in May. Professional tea experts will evaluate the entries in a blind test May 11-12. A numerical value on a scale from 1 to 100 will be assigned to each tea after all of the tea’s characteristics are taken into consideration....