Every year, the World Tea Expo recognizes exemplary contributors to and innovations in the tea industry by giving World Tea Awards in various categories. This year, World Tea Expo registrants get to choose the winners.
The ten categories are: Best Tea Health Advocate; Best Tea Brewing device; Best Retail Tea Shop, Café, Bar (Single unit or multi-unit tea chains); Best Tea Accessory: Cups, Tongs, Infusers, Tins, etc.; Best Tea Publication: Book, Magazine; Best Tea Website; Best Specialty Tea Brand; Best Sustainability Initiative; Best Tea Blog; and Best Tea Educator – Individual.
World Tea Expo appointed a judging committee who submitted nominations. World Tea Expo producers then determined the finalists from those nominations.
The list of 2019 World Tea Awards finalists can be found here.
World Tea Expo registrants will receive an email with a link to the voting page. One winner will be awarded in each category.
The World Tea Awards will be held on Tuesday, June 11 following the close of the exhibit hall from 6pm – 8:30pm. They will take place in the North Hall in ballroom N109. All registered attendees of the World Tea Expo are welcome to attend the awards ceremony.