About the Post

Author Information

QTrade Teas & Herbs provides specialty teas, herbs, spices, custom blending, product development, and private label services to businesses all over the world. We are the largest importer of organic teas in North America, with an expanding selection of flowers, fruits, and berries. (949) 766-0070 www.qtradeteas.com

Are You Ready for the World Tea Expo?

It’s hard to believe that this year’s World Tea Expo will be here so soon. We are very excited to announce the many ways in which we are going to be involved in this year’s Expo.

World Tea Expo
Come See us at Booth 300             Las Vegas, June 24-26

In addition to exhibiting at the tradeshow, QTrade will be providing some of our award-winning teas for you taste, and sponsoring the STI Certification Classes. Several of our team members will be giving lectures and holding educational seminars throughout the show. We also want to spend some time with you! If you haven’t already done so, please set an appointment to meet with us while you are there.

QTrade Founder to Speak at 

“World Origin Tasting Tour” 

Sri Lanka Origin Tour Image



Manik Jayakumar, our founder and CEO,  will be speaking about the unique teas, history, and culture of Sri Lanka at this year’s “World Origin Tea Tour.” The presentation will include tasting sessions of eight different Ceylon teas.

QTrade’s Director Manjiv Jayakumar and Blendmaster Royce Van Twest, both veterans of the tea industry, will also be speaking at the event which features presentations on teas from India, China, Nepal, Japan, and Taiwan. The World Origin Tasting Tour will be held June 23rd 8:00am to 5:00pm.

North American Tea Championship

Winner’s Circle Tasting

North American Tea Champion 2011A special feature of this year’s World Tea Expo is the North American Tea Championship winner’s tasting circle. The winner’s circle is an opportunity for show attendees to sample the best teas from this year’s championship. We have won several of awards this year, so you will have a wide selection to choose from. Our teas are available for tasting on Friday and Saturday. A complete listing of our award-winning teas and their respective tasting schedules can be found in on the World Tea Expo site.

Teas will be available for tasting during the afternoons of Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th. Be sure to stop by and say hello.

STI Certification Classes

STI Logo

QTrade is a proud sponsor of this year’s STI Certification classes. Each participant will receive a special gift from us in their official Specialty Tea Institute goodie bag.

The Classes being offered at the World Tea Expo include Foundational Levels 1 & 2, and Level 3 classes on Oolong and Pu’erh.

All classes will be held June 27th and 28th from 8am-5pm.

Ron Eng to Speak At

Bootcamp and Core Sessions

Ron Eng

Ron Eng will be speaking at the New Business Bootcamp and the core conference. His Bootcamp topic is “Purchasing and Inventory Management.” The Bootcamp is designed to educate and inspire up-and-coming tea entrepreneurs about best practices in the tea industry.

Ron will also be addressing the core conference on the topic of  “Tea Business Analytics” June 25 11:00am -12pm. “Designing and modifying a broad selection of great selling products and services is at the heart of any successful business. In this session, we examine how analytics can offer us an objective, quantitative view for improving sales and reducing costs. A range of performance metrics and scorecards examples will be offered to address your most critical business decisions.”

Ron is extremely well-qualified to speak to both of these audiences as he is the co-founder of Infusions of Tea in San Diego as well as the president of Kopius Teas, QTrade’s sister wholesale organization.

The New Business Bootcamp will take place on June 22 from 7:00am to 7:00pm.

www.QTradeTeas.com | (949) 766-0070 | info@qtradeteas.com
16205 Distribution Way Cerritos, CA 90703 USA| www.TeazeInfuser.com

Tags: , , , , ,

3 Comments on “Are You Ready for the World Tea Expo?”

  1. Desiree June 16, 2011 at 11:16 pm #

    I love it! Nice work Josh!

  2. QTrade Teas and Herbs July 13, 2011 at 9:52 pm #



  1. World Tea Expo 2011 Recap | QTrade Teas Blog - June 30, 2011

    […] tour of all things tea for QTrade Teas & Herbs last week in Las Vegas. As was mentioned in a previous post, we were kept very busy during the show. Ron Eng, Founder of Kopius […]

Leave us a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s