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.

Fredrick Cook

Executive Vice President of Leaf

Golden Leaf Tobacco

Fredrick (Spider) grew up walking the rows of tobacco bales at auction following his father who was a Ticket Marker. The call of the auctioneer and the smell of the cured golden leaves fascinated him. His years in the tobacco industry have taken Spider to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Pennsylvania all the while refining his industry knowledge. During this time, he met and impressed Mac Bailey and thus began his 39 year employment with Golden Leaf Tobacco.

Today, Spider serves as Executive Vice President of Leaf and personally oversees the purchasing and processing of all U.S. Flue Cured, Maryland 609 and Burley Tobacco.

Fredrick Cook will be speaking at the following sessions.

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