PopUp SHOW & TRADE MEETING EVENT
The Show is free and is open to all relevant trade visitors and there is no need to register in advance.
Opening Times: Thursday, 20th June – 10.30am to 4pm
Venue: Bury Lodge, Bury Lodge Lane, Stansted, Essex CM24 8QE
There will be 40 exhibitors including European Watercare, Fracino, UK Tea Academy and the Brew-It Group. Further exhibitors will be announced over the next few weeks.
Alongside this the event will be featuring the first heat for The UK Tea Brewers Championship Heats and these will commence from Noon. The Championship is launched in combination with the UK Tea Academy & The Beverage Standards Association and the concept is to create.
- A professional platform to showcase the talent of to anyone working in the tea serving industry (i.e. working in: Hotels, Restaurants, Cafés, Tea Houses, Tea Rooms, Coffee Shops) who want to show off their craft and flair in producing a range of tea beverages to a professional standard.
- improve the standards of tea served in the Out of Home (OOH) market throughout the UK, Europe and Asia
BSA chairman Steve Slark, said: “We’ve designed the Pop Up event in a stunning venue with good access off the M11. It offers a cost effective, easy set up and set down formula for up to 40 exhibitors. Free to attend and free parking”.
He added, “Generating a business buzz and wealth of networking opportunities, the key focus of the event is the UK Tea Brewers Championship heat.”
Supported by the UK Tea Academy and Watercare, exhibitors signed up to date include Brew It and Fracino, the UK’s only manufacturer of traditional espresso machines whose global head of sales, Peter Atmore is a BSA board member.
Said Peter: “We’re looking forward to the show which offers a low cost entry and no ‘hidden’ costs for exhibitors to explore opportunities and see top tea brewers in action. With food and bar facilities available, we’ll be inviting our customers to savour the experience and hope that fellow exhibitors will do the same.”
To compliment the UK Tea Brewers Championship Heats there will be the opportunity to be involved with several seminars. These will include details on the Association’s Accreditation process for the OOH industry and how to develop the skills of your staff through the BSA’s City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 courses which are run at ‘Approved’ Centres around the UK.