Nutracon China - December 3-4, 2005

Industry leaders are invited to attend Nutracon China 2005, joining New Hope Natural media, the State Food & Drug Administration (SFDA) of China and other significant industry members – from around the globe - at this unique, market-relevant event. Attending this event will provide exposure to key decision-makers in the SFDA, its Ministry of Health and leading Chinese manufacturing as well as to supply companies.

Nutracon China will be held in Shanghai, China from December 3-4, 2005. The event immediately follows Natural Products Expo Asia, Hong Kong on November 30- Dec. 2.

If you are involved in planning future growth, product development, designing new products, or developing new product strategies you should attend this high-level conference.

A few highlights of the China market follow:

  • Over 250 million middle and upper class population with continued growth
  • 600 + cities with a over a one million population
  • Overall GDP growth of roughly 10% annually
  • Yangtze River Delta comprising of Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang make up roughly 1/25 of the land mass providing 1/3 of the GDP
  • Disposable income in the Yangtze River delta grew by 12% in 2004

Nutrition Industry Highlights – China:

  • 15% growth from 2003-2004
  • 4.9 billion USD sales in supplements with 11% growth in 2004
  • Growing consumer demand for higher quality products
  • Consumer confidence in foreign brands
  • Regulatory changes opening up the retail and distribution industries

Benefits of Nutracon China:

  • Understand the rapidly changing regulatory environment for supplements and health products in China
  • Learn how to comply with regulations for nutritional products in overseas markets
  • Understand future consumer needs through up-to-the minute market research from industry experts
  • Gain a better understanding of the business, marketing and scientific developments in Asia and worldwide and the implications of these developments on your business

China plays a growing and important role in the Health and Nutrition Industry worldwide. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity in China where senior business leaders can network with leaders from the business, regulatory, and scientific communities from around the world who are shaping the health and nutrition industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost to attend?

The cost is $375 US. To register, go to:

What happened last year?

Information is at the following link:

Beijing, December 13, 2004 - The inaugural Nutracon China event, held December 3-4, 2004 at the Beijing New Century Hotel, Beijing, China attracted more than 150 global nutrition industry leaders for two days of discussions on Mainland China's role as a present and future nutrition industry leader. Nutracon China gave overseas delegates the direct opportunity to learn about China's fast-changing regulatory environment for nutrition products from the people in China who set regulatory policy.

Highlighting the program were speeches by three senior Chinese State Food & Drug Administration (SFDA) officials - Dequan Ren, Deputy Commissioner SFDA, Xiaoyu Xie, Deputy Director-General Department of Drug Registration SFDA, and Jiangsheng Huang, Director General, Center for Health Food Evaluation SFDA.

Where is Nutracon China?
Nutracon is taking place in Shanghai, China, Shanghai International Convention Center.

Is there a travel agent that specializes in travel to China?
Yes - we recommend: Holiday World Tours Ltd.
Ms. Vivien Chan
Holiday World Tours Ltd.
Tel: (+852) 2723 3771
Fax: (+852) 2722 4631
Email: [email protected]

What hotels are nearby?
We recommend 2 nearby hotels:
1) Shangri-La- 5-10 minute walk from the convention center and a 2 minute 2 USD taxi ride.
2) Riverside: located at the convention center

Do you need a visa for China?
Yes - you may obtain a tourist visa rather than a business visa because it is an educational conference.
You may use an internet based service, such as
**Please note the turn-around times can vary, so secure your visa early!

What are the names of the airports you can fly into?
The Shanghai Pudong International Airport to the east of Shanghai
The Hong Qiao Airport to the west of Shanghai

Who may I contact for more information?

Inside China
Mr. Sheldon Habiger
Tel: +86-21-5059 2406
Fax: +86-21-5059 2406
Email: [email protected]

Outside China
Ms. Andrea Lee
Penton Media Asia Ltd.
Tel: +852-29759051
Fax: +852-28576144
Email: [email protected]

In the US
Kristen Seldon
International Sales Manager
p 303-998-9066 f 303-939-9559
[email protected]

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