2017 is an eventful year for the tea industry in Sri Lanka. It is the 150th anniversary since the tea industry first started and there are plans in Colombo to celebrate the event in a big way. To coincide with this milestone, several team importers who members of the Canada-Sri Lanka Business Council have expressed a desire to attend as a Canadian delegation. This will be the first visit to Sri Lanka by a CSLBC delegation for 2017.
Colombo International Tea Convention 2017 – August 8th – 11th, Colombo, Sri Lanka
The Colombo Tea Traders Association which is the apex body for the Tea trade will be organizing the Colombo International Tea Convention from the 9th – 11th August 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel Colombo. It will begin with the FAO Inter Governmental Group on the 7th & 8th August 2017.