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.

Visiting FAQs

Visiting FAQs

What is World Tobacco Africa?

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.

Do I have to pay for World Tobacco Africa?

The event will be in two parts:

  • The leaf conference will be held in the grand conference hall, with the adjacent foyer accommodating exhibition stands for those companies specialising in the leaf sector.
  • The second part will be a free-to-attend tobacco exhibition in the Jacaranda Rooms for those companies supplying materials, machinery, instrumentation or any tobacco-related product.

Can I bring children to the World Tobacco Africa

World Tobacco Africa is exclusively for attendees aged 18 and above. We kindly request that individuals below the age of 18 do not attend the event.

When is the event?

World Tobacco Africa takes place on May 15 - 16, 2024.

What is included with your free entry badge?

You'll be able to:

  • Explore cutting-edge machinery and technologies revolutionising tobacco production.
  • Gain insights into tobacco industry trends and advancements through presentations and discussions.
  • Expand your industry network by connecting with competitors, suppliers, clients and distributors.
  • Acquire market insights into regional tobacco markets, consumer preferences and growth opportunities.
  • Discover industry challenges and opportunities through our two days of free conference.
  • Build your reputation as a forward-thinking tobacco industry player.

How do I register for the World Tobacco Africa?

Simply click here and fill in your details; when this is done, click Continue. You will then receive an email confirming your registration.

How do I get my badge to visit?

When you register to attend, your badge will be emailed to you. Please print this and bring it with you on the day.

What if I lose my e-badge or can’t print it?

As long as you are registered you will be able to collect your badge on-site. A member of the staff at registration will be happy to help you.

What do I need to bring?

Please ensure you have registered to visit and bring your printed e-badge where possible.

Can I attend on both days?

Yes, your badge gives you access to either/both days of the event.

Who can I contact if I have any queries?

If you have any questions, please refer to our Contact Page.


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