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Exhibitor Hosted Events

Exhibitor Hosted Events provide outstanding opportunities to get exciting new information and in-depth analysis presented by industry experts from our exhibitor community. These sessions are included with your Exhibit Hall Pass at no additional charge.

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Thursday, March 08
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 5
  • Thursday, March 08, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
If you are doing business in China or interested in its potential as a new market for your natural health products, this is a must attend event. Health Products Association – China and its partners China Gate Consulting, NSF International and SF Express will provide an in-depth seminar exploring the following market aspects:  Regulatory Market Environment Consumer Trends Cross...

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Thursday, March 08
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   The City National Grove of Anaheim
  • Thursday, March 08, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
You are Invited Kick-off Expo West with the 21st Annual OFRF Benefit Luncheon, the delicious all-organic feast prepared by celebrity chefs Donna Prizgintas and Chris Blobaum, and chef Beth Miller. Keynote Speaker We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker, Debra Eschmeyer, Vice President of Communications & Community Affairs, Danone North America. As Executive...
Speaker(s)
Debra Eschmeyer

Food Entrepreneur
Former Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” Initiative & Senior White House Policy Advisor for Nutrition
Speaker

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Thursday, March 08
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Thursday, March 08, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Thursday, March 08
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 5
  • Thursday, March 08, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Dave Asprey

Founder & CEO
Bulletproof
Speaker

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Thursday, March 08
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Thursday, March 08, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) has taken center stage as a disruptive analytical tool in public health and safety.  In this seminar, learn about what NGS is, its applications and its importance in supply chain management and food safety.
Speaker(s)
Jesse Miller Ph.D.

Director of Applied Research Center
NSF International
Speaker

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Thursday, March 08
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Thursday, March 08, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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Thursday, March 08
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Room:   Angel Stadium
  • Thursday, March 08, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join key influencers and colleagues from the Natural Products Industry for the 8th Annual League of Angels reception benefitting Vitamin Angels. Guests will enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers, great music, and a moving presentation from Vitamin Angels’ president and founder, Howard Schiffer. Unique, stadium-only activities will provide attendees a fun way to spend...

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Friday, March 09
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Ashwagandha has been used for millennia as a rasayana—or adaptogen—to help fight stress and improve life balance. In today’s challenging world, consumers are seeking products that can help address their health concerns, avoiding pill fatigue and delivering a solution with style. It is time to discover the Ashwagandha Advantage. Get...

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Friday, March 09
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Over 70% of the population is magnesium deficient which can be caused by various stresses. Magnesium is involved with hundreds of activities within our bodies. Cellular magnesium deficiency can also express itself as fatigue and low energy; inability to sleep; muscle tension, spasms and cramps; anxiousness and nervousness; headaches; constipation and...

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  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Friday, March 09, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Friday, March 09
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 5
  • Friday, March 09, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Friday, March 09
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Friday, March 09
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Friday, March 09, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Friday, March 09
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
When stevia first came into the market in 2008, it was considered the holy grail of natural sweeteners as it was plant-based, had zero-calories and believed to match the taste of sugar. However, the conventional leaf varieties of stevia had taste challenges. Years of agronomic and sensory has led to...
Speaker(s)
Faith Son

Vice President, Global Marketing and Innovation at PureCircle
PureCircle
Speaker

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Friday, March 09
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Friday, March 09
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Friday, March 09, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Friday, March 09
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Exciting new research reveals you actually have THREE brains – your HEAD brain, HEART brain, and GUT brain – which influence each other in profound ways. Research suggests that microbial imbalances in the gut profoundly affect the brain and mental health. Gut bacteria also influence the heart and regulate blood...
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Friday, March 09
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Friday, March 09
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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Saturday, March 10
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Saturday, March 10, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The conventional wisdom is that meat consumption is killing the planet. At the same time, everyone’s talking regenerative agriculture and soil health.   But what is regenerative agriculture? And can you have it without animals? A panel of experts will discuss the newest (oldest) buzz in farming, how humanely raised and...

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  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Saturday, March 10, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The epidemic of non-communicable diseases (diabetes, heart disease, etc.) is a worldwide problem. We need to reallocate resources – but what are the best ways to tackle NCDs? There are three myths being promulgated by the food industry for their own purposes – they sound correct, but all three fall...
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Saturday, March 10
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Saturday, March 10, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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Saturday, March 10
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Saturday, March 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Saturday, March 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Americans are told they eat too much meat and experts from the American Medical Association to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are recommending more plant-based meals. From Meatless Mondays to Vegan Before 6 to flexitarian – a significant percentage of consumers – led by Millennials and GenZ — are...
Speaker(s)
David Grotto MS, RDN, LDN

Senior Nutrition Manager
Morningstar Farms®
All-Star Advocate

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Saturday, March 10
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Saturday, March 10, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
The relationship between agriculture and climate change is undeniable, but what are the comprehensive agricultural strategies to reversing our current climate trend? This panel will address climate strategies through the lens of newly released Regenerative Organic Certified (ROC) standards. The ROC is a holistic agriculture certification encompassing robust and high-bar standards...
Speaker(s)s
Dana Geffner

Co-founder and Executive Director
Fair World Project (FWP)
Speaker

David Bronner

Cosmic Engagement Officer (CEO)
Dr. Bronner's
Speaker

Jeff Moyer

Executive Director
The Rodale Institute
Speaker

Leah Garces

USA Executive Director
Compassion in World Farming
Speaker

Rose Marcario

President & CEO
Patagonia
Speaker

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Saturday, March 10
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 5
  • Saturday, March 10, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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