The Beverage Standards Association PopUp Show has already been deemed a success for those exhibiting as over 25 Companies having booked a stand. Visitors will be able to see a wide range of new equipment, water filtration, tea, hot chocolate and other products needed to run a successful business selling hot and cold beverages.
Spearheaded by the BSA, the exhibition and trade networking event on June 20 takes place in the historic setting of Bury Lodge near Stansted which recently featured on Channel 4. The venue is convenient from the M11 near Stanstead and has plenty of free parking for visitors.
The show opens from 10.30am until 4pm and will also include practical hot beverage demonstrations from Jon Skinner of M*A*D Training and seminars from Andrew and Claire Bowen of Cafesuccess. As well, Peter Bachman will be offering his insights into the changing Foodservice marketplace on the high street.
Exhibitors booked so far include European Watercare, Fracino, 3M Water Filtration, BWT UK, UK Tea Academy, Coffetek, Brita UK, Hit Marketing & Design Ltd, H20 Direct, InSinkErator, Chash – The Fine Tea Co., SanRemo, Brew-It Group, United Coffee Distributors, LF Spares, BEVTek Ltd, Morgans Brew Company, Jeeves & Jericho and Aqucure.
BSA chairman Steve Slark, said: “We’ve designed the PopUp event in a stunning venue with good access off the M11. It offers a cost effective, easy set up and set down formula for exhibitors and it is free to attend and with free parking for visitors”.
Peter Atmore who is Global Head of Sales for Fracino, the UK’s only manufacturer of traditional espresso machines, said “We’re looking forward to the show which offers a low-cost entry and no ‘hidden’ costs for exhibitors to explore opportunities. 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.”
Taking place from midday, the inaugural UK Tea Brewers Championship first heat includes a Classic Brewing and tasting Skills Signature Drink session. The 2nd heat takes place at the Caffé Culture exhibition in October with the semi final and final held at the inaugural London Tea Show in 2020.
Gennaro Aniello from the UK Tea Academy said: “We can’t wait to see what the talented tea brewers of the UK have in store for us. It is a great opportunity for anyone in the F&B world who loves tea to show off their flair and creativity, and further their career in this exciting and rapidly evolving arena. Move over coffee fellas – here come the tea geeks.”