Virgo Adds Fourth Track to SupplySide West 2007 Education Program, Cognis Nutrition & Health to Sponsor

PHOENIX — Virgo Publishing announced this week that a fourth track of seminars will be added to the education program at SupplySide West International Trade Show and Conference, Nov. 6 to 8, 2007, in Las Vegas. Sponsored by Cognis Nutrition & Health, the education program will feature additional sessions focusing on cosmetic and personal care topics.

"The SupplySide West education program has grown to become an extraordinary opportunity for industry colleagues to learn from the top experts in key areas impacting our business. Now, Cognis is proud to once again join Virgo in further expanding this learning platform with the addition of a new track dedicated to personal care topics,” said Dave Eckert, vice president, Cognis Nutrition & Health. “With consumers increasingly concerned about wellness and beauty from the inside out, these programs are certain to provide valuable insights."

The SupplySide West education program includes distinct tracks for dietary supplements, foods/beverages and personal care/cosmetics. Cognis Nutrition & Health has been the sole sponsor of the education program since 2003 and has confirmed sponsorship through 2008.

SupplySide West is the world's largest event for healthy and innovative ingredients with more than 1,000+ booths, four networking events, more than 50 VendorWorks presentations and a three-day education program. More information is available at

“Virgo Publishing is very appreciative of Cognis’ sponsorship over the last five years. Their contribution has made it possible for us to continue raising the bar on SupplySide West’s education program,” said Peggy Jackson, director of publishing for Virgo Publishing’s Health & Nutrition Division.

Virgo Publishing produces the SupplySide Trade Shows and Conferences, the Focus on the Future Executive Conference and Retreat, and the online training Web site, and publishes Natural Products INSIDER, Food Product Design and Natural Products Marketplace magazines.


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