GUWAHATI, July 19 - The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will organise a virtual tea conclave from September 1 to November 30. The first-of-its-kind tea conclave will have digital conferences, exhibition of different varieties of tea and products related to the tea industry and will have buyer-seller meets spread over 90 days. The CII had in the past organised eight tea conclaves � five in Siliguri and two in Guwahati.
�Because of COVID-19 pandemic, this tea conclave will be a virtual one and have virtual stalls similar to regular exhibitions. Producers and manufacturers will be able to display their products in the stalls. Buyers and tea connoisseurs can visit the stalls. During this pandemic, this exclusive virtual platform for tea will open up the horizon of business linkages, both nationally and internationally,� a press release said.
The conclave will be attended by central and state government policy makers, Tea Board officials, tea growers, tea buyers and traders, tea packagers, tea brokers, tea wholesalers, tea retailers and tea cafes, tea machinery manufacturers, tea implements manufacturers, any products related to tea, tea research organisations, tea auction organisers, educational institutes, tea associations, tea customers and the general public, banks and financial institutions, etc.