Natural Products Association (NPA) Executive Director and CEO John Shaw will join the Elections 2012 education panel during SupplySide West on Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. Shaw is a seasoned insider with more than a decade of legal, management and political experience in the public and private sectors. He will discuss the presidential election, changes in the House of Representatives and the Senate, and key friends and industry champions. He’ll also talk about how these election results may impact the regulatory agencies governing the industry.
“This election may be a momentous one for our industry. It’s vitally important that we all stay engaged on what it could mean for manufacturers and retailers of dietary supplements,” said Shaw. “NPA will be watching the election closely, reporting to our members how the results may affect their bottom line. I’m looking forward to sharing some of these insights with the rest of the industry at SupplySide West.”
In addition, NPA members get an exclusive $50 discount if they register to attend by November 2. SupplySide West will include 1,500 exhibits offering more than 10,000 ingredients. More than 12,000 industry professionals are expected to attend. This promotion is valid for the Expo Hall Package – Manufacturer pricing only. For details on how to redeem the registration rate, NPA members in good standing can email mmader@NPAinfo.org.
NPA also will host an informal roundtable discussion for NPA members only about dietary supplement GMPs on Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. in Casanova Room 603. Learn about GMP challenges, best practices, innovative approaches and what industry can do to achieve greater compliance within a competitive business environment. The discussion will begin with brief remarks from one of NPA’s third-party auditors and a director of quality from one of NPA’s GMP-certified companies. RSVP at vwhitsitt@NPAinfo.org.
Attendees should plan to visit NPA at booth #14087 to learn more about membership as well as get information about NPA’s GMP and natural certification programs. Be sure to stop by NPA’s booth #14087. SupplySide West will be held November 5-9 at The Venetian and Sands Expo in Las Vegas.