Expo West Boot Camp and Innovation Summit highlights

As if the people and products on the Natural Products Expo show floor weren't enough to keep attendees busy, here are two more not-to-be-missed education and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs and innovators. 

Business solutions, innovation, inspiration and connection are all on offer at Expo West this year with the launch of two new programs designed for entrepreneurs and innovators.

The NEXT Accelerator Entrepreneur Bootcamp on Thursday, March 6th is a half day workshop that showcases inspirational entrepreneur Brendan Synnott – founder of Bear Naked granola, and Revelry Brands (including EVOL, Siggis, Data Garden, Only Natural Pets, and Pact Clothing). Sessions on manufacturing essentials,  sales and distribution strategy, and powerhouse digital marketing tools will be introduced throughout the day featuring industry leaders including  Arjan Stephens from Nature’s Path, Bob Burke from Natural Products Consulting, and Beata Pabian from Kehe Distributors. The Bootcamp wraps up with an annual Pitch-Slam, Awards Reception, and Networking party. A valuable prize package worth more than $25K will be awarded to the lucky winner. Prizes include branding and marketing consulting and legal services as well as a free booth at Expo West 2015.

NEXT Innovation Summit (formerly Nutracon) is the premier education and networking product development conference for the nutrition, health and technology industries. The conference provides relevant insights for innovation based on science and technology, case studies and market intelligence. Attendees gain an understanding of the impact of "next generation" ingredients, emerging markets, consumer trend data and regulatory constraints. Highlights include Neil Grimmer, from Plum Organics, addressing Disruptive Design as an Agent for Change, and Dr. Daniel Kraft speaking about the future of technology in health and wellness. This full day of programming is sure to inspire.

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