Longest-running natural products tradeshow still producing the latest trends

April 28, 2011

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Longest-running natural products tradeshow still producing the latest trends

For Immediate Release
Natural Products Association MarketPlace
Heather Smith, New Hope Natural Media
303.998.9232, [email protected]

Boulder, CO (April 28, 2011)See trends and traditions showcased at this year's Natural Products Association MarketPlace, the official tradeshow and conference of the Natural Products Association (NPA), produced in partnership with New Hope Natural Media. The show's mission is to connect people, products and knowledge within the business of natural products. NPA MarketPlace will be held June 23 – 25 in Las Vegas.

NPA will celebrate its 75th anniversary with special events and recognition with more than 5,000 attendees at Natural Products Association MarketPlace.

"The Natural Products Association is the leading industry voice in Washington, D.C.  NPA stands up for the rights of natural products companies by advocating balanced regulation, advising Congress on industry issues, and being a watchdog for threats to health freedom.  Attending NPA MarketPlace as a buyer, exhibitor or member of the media is an essential way to engage with NPA and the natural products industry," said John Gay, NPA executive director and CEO.

This year's program features:

  • Keynote Speaker Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, MD—A distinguished integrative and natural medicine practitioner in residence at The Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and winner of the Natural Products Association's Burton Kallman Scientific Award, which recognizes individuals who have made outstanding scientific contributions benefiting the natural products industry.

  • Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)—A longtime natural products industry advocate in Washington, D.C., discussing the current state of various healthy food and agriculture conservation efforts at this year's annual Saturday SuperSession.

  • A full docket of conference sessions falls in two sections—the Retail Series focused on strategy and efficiency in operating a successful retail establishment, and the Industry Series with sessions geared toward manufacturers, distributors and retailers providing up to the moment topics ranging from GMO's to advocacy.

The Natural Products Association MarketPlace show floor is where business opportunities are cultivated; with manufacturers and suppliers launching new products and brands, and natural retailers discovering these innovations, capitalizing on opportunities for their stores.  On  this year's tradeshow floor, the types of exhibits you'll find include new brand Dolphin Organics launching into natural personal care, KUR Organics taking hold of the superfood trend with new packaged goods, and Bluebonnet as a mainstay, who continues to develop the latest in supplements and nutrient delivery systems.


Natural Products Association MarketPlace (www.npamarketplace.com), the official show of the Natural Products Association produced by New Hope Natural Media, is an intimate trade show for the natural and healthy products industries.  Thousands of industry professionals gather to see the latest new products and trends.  The show also features a highly rated education program with leading experts and community-building networking events. The NutriCosmetic Summit (www.nutricosmeticsummit.com) and WorldTea Expo (www.WorldTeaExpo.com) will be co-located with Natural Products Association MarketPlace.

New Hope Natural Media (www.newhope360.com), a division of Penton Media Inc., is the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry, with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services. As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate the vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis, and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com

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