SupplySide West Featured Presentation to Focus on Supplement's Role in Health Care

PHOENIX- Virgo Publishing announced that the SupplySide West Featured Presentation on Friday, November 11 at 9am will be 'The Role of Supplements in Addressing the Health Care Crisis', the education program is sponsored by Cognis Nutrition & Health.

The Featured Presentation will address how dietary supplements can reduce health care costs by keeping consumers healthy and play a prominent role in the future of health care. A new study released by The Lewin Group will be reviewed to demonstrate how supplements can reduce health care expenses by billions of dollars.

"Study findings like this are critical in demonstrating the value of dietary supplements in improving health care worldwide. Cognis is pleased to support this forum to help communicate the news to our industry colleagues so they can then share it with their business and regulatory contacts," said Dave Eckert, Vice President, Cognis Nutrition & Health.

The presentation will be given by: Jeannine Dollard, MPA, senior associate of health care finance at the Lewin Group. The Lewin Group is a premier national health care and human services consulting firm with more than 35 years of experience finding answers and solving problems for leading organizations in the public, non-profit, and private sectors; and John Schmidt, founder of Schmidt Public Affairs and a seasoned public affairs professional with more than 16 years experience in managing specialized public affairs campaigns for a wide range of health care and science related interests

SupplySide West is scheduled for November 9-11, 2006 at The Venetian and The Sands Expo in Las Vegas. For more information on the education program and the exhibit hall, visit or call (800) 454-5760. The pre-registration rate for the Executive Package is available until November 4, 2006.

Virgo Publishing produces the SupplySide Trade Shows and Conferences, the Focus on the Future Executive Conference and Retreat, the online training Web site, and publishes Natural Products Industry INSIDER and HSR: Health Supplement Retailer magazines.


Amy Sharman, Marketing and Communications Manager
480-990-1101, ext. 1543; [email protected]

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