Mumbai will host the 3rd World Tea & Coffee Expo 2015 (WTCE), India’s only international trade show dedicated to the tea and coffee sectors. With over 100 exhibitors from 10 countries and dedicated country pavilions, this international tea and coffee show in India promises an even bigger presence to provide the perfect environment for the hot beverage industry to meet face-to-face and develop real business opportunities.
The 2015 edition is to be held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India from 1st Oct to 3rd Oct 2015 and shall cater to a prospective visitor base of over 6,000 buyers from across India and abroad – up from the visitor count of 4,100 witnessed during the second edition held in Sept 2014.
In addition to a display of innovative and exotic products, machineries, accessories, technologies, vending machines and certifications from the entire gamut of the hot beverage sector, additional activities planned at the expo include: B2B match-making, workshops and championships, a high level two-day conference by industry leaders, academicians and policy makers, export/import guidance kiosks, knowledge zone etc.
Priti M. Kapadia, Director, Sentinel Exhibitions Asia Pvt. Ltd., the organizer of the show, says, “Mumbai is a city where the best and the most serious converge for doing business. Mumbai attracts the serious players from the length and breadth of India and also from abroad, which results in high value deals and alliances. The 2015 edition of this unique trade fair will also see buying delegations from Iran, Nepal, Dubai, and Russia.”
The expo offers huge potential for appointing distributors, bulk orders, joint ventures, franchising, networking, knowledge-sharing, meeting government officials, marketing alliances, and overall branding. WTCE has become the platform for the launch of new and exotic tea and coffee products. For a visitor, workshops and seminars are the other important aspects of the event, which will help them to understand the depth of this industry, gain knowledge, understand benefits and also taste products on the spot. Skill development shall be the main theme of the workshops which will be conducted by experts in the field.