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What do you love about Expo West 2011?

What do you love about Expo West 2011?

Natural Products Expo West marketing manager Scott Sherpe discusses what he loves about Expo West 2011: sustainability, including bio-diesel buses, live music by The Motet and new technology in the form of a show directory on

Love is in the air, and that’s certainly the case here at New Hope—there’s a lot we love about Natural Products Expo West 2011. For many of us working to put together a great show, when Feb. 14 rolls around it means we have less than a month to make everything perfect. Here are a few things we’re looking forward to sharing with you this year during Expo West, which will take place March 10 to 13 in Anaheim, Calif. 

Being green. Guests can enjoy riding around Anaheim on our fleet of bio-diesel buses (new to Expo West this year). Also, by picking up badges on-site rather than getting them in the mail, attendees will play a role in preventing an estimated 4 metric tons of CO2 from being released into our atmosphere. 

Live music. Friday night’s live music party will feature a band with a little of something for everyone. This year, The Motet will cover hits from artists such as Prince, Sly and the Family Stone, Madonna, Talking Heads, Jamiroquai and Earth, Wind & Fire.

New technology. We’ve improved our show directory (sponsored by Silk and Horizon Organic) this year by allowing users to create an Expo plan of exhibitors and education. The directory, which can be accessed at, also includes a matchmaking tool that helps attendees connect with the manufacturers and producers that best suit their needs. Send out emails, set up appointments and manage your busy schedule at

What do you love about Expo West? Share your thoughts with us at

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