August 25, 2011

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Natural Products Expo East conference and events crafted with consciousness in mind

BOULDER, Colo. - Natural Products Expo East's events and education schedule will include some of the most vocal and influential visionaries in creating a healthier and more sustainable future.  Natural Products Expo East, the largest East Coast trade event, showcasing the latest launches in natural, organic and healthy living products and co-located with All Things Organic-BioFach America and The Organic Summit, will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center, September 21 – 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Daniel H. Pink, the New York Times bestselling author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, will deliver this year's keynote address, sharing his secrets on inspiration, high performance, motivation and satisfaction in business.

Laurie David, environmentalist, producer and author of The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Children, One Meal at a Time, will speak to simple strategies for connecting at the dinner table and the positive impact anyone can have on our planet.

eTown, the internationally-syndicated radio variety program heard by a million listeners each week, will host musical guests Moby and Suzanne Vega for a special 'on-the-road' live radio show taping at the Hippodrome Theater. This unique live entertainment event will feature music and up-close-and-personal interviews with the visiting artists. Farm Aid will also host a benefit for family farms at the Pratt Street Ale House, featuring live musical entertainment.

"While Natural Products Expo East leads the natural, organic and healthy living sector on an international scale, we are committed to supporting the local infrastructure within the city of Baltimore.  This year our retail store tour will visit the city's best health food stores and dine at a local organic restaurant. All of our events will be held at various Baltimore cultural landmarks, and food will be sourced from local farms and culinary artisans of the area," said Erica Stone, Show Director.

Natural Products Expo East promises to bring together industry members in a variety of networking events including the annual Community Celebration, Celebrity Chef Demonstrations, Women in Naturals reception and through partnership events with the OTA, eTown, Farm Aid and Vitamin Angels.  The entire education program encompassing business management, consumer trends, retailer workshops, supply, sourcing, and digital strategies, and the state of the industry is online at

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Natural Products Expo East is open to a professional audience of media, manufacturers, buyers and industry members. This event is NOT open to the general public.

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Attended by as many as 25,000 industry professionals and featuring thousands of exhibits, Natural Products Expo East ( is the largest natural, organic, and healthy products trade show on the East Coast. With the newest and best-selling products and branded ingredients available this show features the best in organic at All Things Organic-BioFach America, offers an extensive retailer training program and provides an advocacy platform through a strategic partnership with Natural Products Association East. Natural Products Expo East is ranked as one of the top 200 tradeshows in the US.

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