Products might draw you to Natural Products Expo West, but lessons learned in the education sessions will have lasting impact on your business. All programs are conveniently located at the Anaheim Marriott this year.
Here are a few you won’t want to miss.
Managing Your HABA Department
Learn how retailers grow their health and beauty sales with the right products and creative merchandising. Panelists include Delicious Living Beauty Editor Jessica Rubino and representatives from Veria and the Boise Co-op.
1:30 to 2:45 p.m. on Friday, March 8, in Platinum Ballroom 9
Our Voice, Our Values: Millennials Speak Out on the Future of Wellness
New Hope Natural Media millennials share what they’re finding from researching their generation’s natural consumers.
1:30 to 2:45 p.m. on Friday, March 8, in Platinum Ballroom 8
Managing the Non-GMO Message: Updates and Trends for the Natural Products Industry
Non-GMO Project Executive Director Megan Westgate covers everything you need to know to talk about genetically modified foods and related issues.
2 to 3:15 p.m. on Friday, March 8, in Platinum Ballroom 6
Retail Staff Dietitians: How Mainstream Supermarkets Are Marketing and Merchandising Wellness
Bob Vosburgh, Supermarket News group editor, examines how mainstream grocers are selling wellness and how to compete.
3:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Friday, March 8, in Platinum Ballroom 9
State of the Industry
This annual session takes a deep dive into industry sales stats, trends analysis and predictions.
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, in Platinum Ballroom 8
Workshop: Your Creative Leap!
Stephanie Collins, president and founder of JumpSpark Coaching & Consulting, leads an interactive experience to help you define or reignite the creative spark that brought you to the natural foods business.
1 to 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, in Platinum Ballroom 8
Understanding and Utilizing the Wisdom of DSHEA with Customers in the Retail World
Make sure you and your employees know the key points of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act and how not to run afoul of the rules.
3 to 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, in Platinum Ballroom 8