TabExpo

TabExpo

08 May - 09 May 2025
Geneva Switzerland


TabExpo was back with a bang in 2023 and we can't wait to land in beautiful Geneva in 2025, the home of some of the world's largest cigarette companies.

WVS - Meet the Buyer UK

WVS - Meet the Buyer UK

08 May 2024
East Side Rooms, Birmingham, UK


A unique opportunity for UK brands, retailers, and distributors to meet at an intimate networking event.

WVS - Meet the Buyer Asia

WVS - Meet the Buyer Asia

05 February 2024
Sofitel, Manila, Philippines


A unique opportunity for brands, retailers, and distributors in the Philippines to meet at an intimate networking event.

WVS - Meet the Buyer Europe

WVS - Meet the Buyer Europe

16 April 2024
The Westin, Warsaw, Poland


A unique opportunity for brands, retailers, and distributors in Poland to meet at an intimate networking event.

Africa Hero

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US!

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us for the first World Tobacco event in Zimbabwe. We can't wait to be back!

Upcoming events in 2024 include WT Asia in Surabaya and WT Middle East in Dubai.

See you again soon!


Best of World Tobacco Africa...

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Zimbabwe Aims to Transform Tobacco Sector into $5 Billion Industry by 2025, Announces TIMB Chairman

The speech delivered at the World Tobacco Africa Expo welcomes attendees to the first Africa Leaf Tobacco Conference and exhibition, organised by Quartz Business Events and the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB). The TIMB Chairman highlights the event as a platform for industry leaders to discuss challenges and opportunities, share innovations, and form partnerships.

The Zimbabwe government supports the tobacco industry's growth, aiming to transform it into a $5 billion industry by 2025 through increased production, localised financing, value addition, and exports. Zimbabwe, a major global tobacco producer, significantly contributes to the market, with small-scale farmers producing most of its tobacco.

The speech acknowledges the evolving landscape and challenges of the tobacco industry, including changing consumer preferences, regulatory shifts, and sustainability demands. The need for sustainable farming practices and reduced environmental impact is emphasised, with commendations for Zimbabwe's innovative solutions, such as Gas Curing technology trials.

The TIMB also promotes research, development, and alternative crops to align with consumer trends. Efforts to increase tobacco value addition, particularly in cigarette manufacturing, are highlighted, along with the potential of new tobacco products like e-cigarettes and nicotine pouches.

The Chairman calls for collaboration among industry peers, government representatives, and experts to drive growth and innovation. The speech concludes with gratitude to organizers and participants and the hope that the Expo will inspire and foster meaningful connections for a sustainable future.

2024 Speakers Included...

Brought to you by Quartz Business Events Ltd and TIMB

Quartz Business Events, owners of the world's largest network of tobacco-related trade shows in the world is pleased to announce that World Tobacco Africa will take place in Zimbabwe on 15-16 May 2024.

Held in proud partnership with the Tobacco Industry & Marketing Board, the event will host the all-new Africa Leaf Tobacco Conference alongside an exhibition of suppliers to the industry.

Expected to be an essential gathering of senior industry professionals from across the continent, World Tobacco Africa will be a hub of discussion, debate and discovery aimed at supporting the future growth of the leaf tobacco industry in the region.

Exhibition
of suppliers to the leaf and tobacco processing industries
Conference
30+ speakers in the African Leaf Tobacco Conference
Networking
Lunches, functions and site visits

In proud partnership with:

Africa Leaf Tobacco Conference

An essential gathering of tobacco professionals from across the continent, the Africa Leaf Conference at World Tobacco Africa will be a hub of discussion, debate and discovery aimed at supporting the future growth of the leaf tobacco industry in the region.

Exhibition of suppliers

Free to attend, the Exhibition at World Tobacco Africa will showcase suppliers to the leaf sector, as well as the latest materials and machinery for manufacturers of tobacco and cigarettes.

Tobacco Industries Golf Day 2024

In partnership with:

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All World Tabacco attendees welcome!

Date: Friday, 17 May 2024
Location: Borrowdale Brooke Golf Course, Harare, Zimbabwe

Join us for a fun-filled day on the greens!

Format: Four Ball Better Ball Stableford
Team Composition: 4 Players per Team
Tee-Off: Time Allocated upon Booking
Amenities: Food & Drink Provided
Prizes: Award Ceremony to Follow (Limited Availability)

Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to network, compete, and enjoy a day filled with golf and good company.

Book Your Team ASAP to secure your spot. Availability is limited, and teams are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

For Bookings & Inquiries:
Email: sophie@maguirehq.com
Call: +263 788 266 697

We look forward to seeing you there!


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