Natural Products Day 2012 to be held on March 27

Natural Products Day 2012 to be held on March 27

Natural Products Day provides an opportunity for NPA members and others in the industry to meet with members of Congress.

The Natural Products Association (NPA) hosts the 15th Annual Natural Products Day in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Natural Products Day provides an opportunity for NPA members and others in the industry to meet with members of Congress. Attendees will visit congressional offices and talk to senators, representatives and their staffs about legislation and regulatory activity that impacts the natural products industry. Learn more at www.NPAinfo.org/NPD12.  
 
“Next year promises to bring a number of challenges and opportunities to the natural products industry on both the legislative and regulatory fronts. Natural Products Day is a great way for the industry to meet with policymakers who can make a difference,” said John Gay, NPA executive director and CEO. “As the leading voice of the industry, the Natural Products Association defends the rights of those who make, sell and use natural products. Next year’s event will allow us to state our case with members of Congress.” 
 
Natural Products Day helps maintain and increase support on Capitol Hill by educating members of Congress about the important role that natural products play in keeping Americans healthy. This annual event hosts retailers, suppliers, manufacturers and supporters who participate in meetings at Congressional offices. There is no registration cost to attendees and all meetings are prearranged by NPA.  
 
Natural Products Day begins with a morning session led by association and government relations experts talking about effective ways to communicate with legislators and providing updates on key legislation and regulations. Following afternoon appointments, attendees attend a reception that honors NPA Congressional Champions—senators and representatives who have worked hard to support initiatives important to the industry.  
 
For information about Natural Products Day, contact Elizabeth Hurst, government relations manager, at [email protected]. Get updates online at www.npainfo.org/NPD12.
 

Natural Products Association

The Natural Products Association (NPA), founded in 1936, is the largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to the natural products industry. NPA represents over 1,900 members accounting for more than 10,000 locations of retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of natural products, including foods, dietary supplements, and health/beauty aids. As the leading voice of the natural products industry, the NPA’s mission is to advocate for the rights of consumers to have access to products that will maintain and improve their health, and for the rights of retailers and suppliers to sell these products. Visit www.NPAInfo.org.
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