7th North American Tea Conference

7th Annual North American Tea Conference - Fall for Tea

DATE: September 20-22, 2016

LOCATION: Hilton Niagara Falls, Fallsview Hotel & Suites, Ontario, Canada

The 7th North American Tea Conference will provide a unique opportunity to gain pertinent information on all facets of the tea industry. Brand managers, Marketing Firms’ personnel, Brokers, Importers, Owners, Chief Operating Officers, Tea Trade Suppliers, Retailers and members from International Tea Organizations gather once a year to enhance their knowledge and refresh their industry relationships in the tea community. In fact, anyone involved with producing, selling, distributing, manufacturing or preparing can benefit from this event and enhance their knowledge and understanding of tea.


Conference delegates will gain:

  • Latest in-depth consumer insights
  • Invaluable networking opportunities to meet with major players in North American tea market
  • A rich understanding of the regulatory environment and its impact on your business
  • Research data that can help you grow your business and stay ahead of the curve
  • First-hand knowledge of Global Tea market issues and opportunities

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Return sponsorship form and payment to:

Judith Hunter: judithh@tea.ca
Tea and Herbal Association of Canada
133 Richmond St. W (Suite 207)
Toronto, ON M5H 2L3


The seventh annual conference, Fall for Tea, is just around the corner, and as one of the only programs that brings us together once a year to share business ideas and issues, we are thrilled to be able to provide you with a unique opportunity to align your company with supporting this initiative.

Your generosity is what helps us promote the cooperative approach in our industry and your ongoing support solidifies your company leadership role.

All sponsors will receive:

  • Prominent credit in the official North American Tea Conference program guide
  • A listing on the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada’s website in conjunction with the event
  • Company name will be displayed on signage during that event and you will receive recognition from the podium for specific event sponsorship

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Return sponsorship form and payment to:

Adi Baker: adi.baker@tea.ca
Tea and Herbal Association of Canada
133 Richmond St. W (Suite 207)
Toronto, ON M5H 2L3


Delegates will receive a special room reservation rate at the Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites.

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HOTEL RESERVATION CUT OFF DATE: August 26, 2016. Reservations made after this date will not be guaranteed the group room rate.

6361 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V9

Gold Medal Tea Competition

The competition will judge teas from the same origin against each other in order to award a “Gold Medal, teas will be judged by origin regardless of production type or grade.

The number of origins open for entrants is limitless and shall be decided solely by your involvement.

Any and ALL origins entered will be judged!

It is up to you, the participating producer, to decide what style of manufacture your entry should be; we will not segregate these and will be judging purely on the “Best Cup per Origin” basis.

Entry Deadline Passed (Aug. 19)

Purpose of the Sustainability Awards

The purpose of these new awards is to:

  • Celebrate good work
  • Bring such work to the attention of the tea industry more widely
  • Encourage others to replicate good practice

We want to recognise the holistic efforts of companies in addition to specific projects. We want to celebrate companies and projects that are helping accelerate tea towards becoming a crop that not only delivers a delicious cup of tea, but also does so in a way that is socially just and has a positive impact on the environment.

While not every entry can win, the purpose of these awards is to feature the best practices being demonstrated in our industry. All entrants will receive a feature demonstrating their initiatives.

Award Categories

For this inaugural year, we are inviting entries in the following two categories

  1. Best Social initiative
  2. Best Environmental initiative

Entry Deadline Passed (Aug. 19)

Tea Sustainability Awards 2016


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