May 24-27, 2021

Events

Drop-in Tours of Natural Products Expo Virtual Platform

Have questions about the Swapcard platform? Join us for an interactive tour of the Natural Products Expo Virtual platform. Our in-house Swapcard expert will guide you and provide the best tips and tricks to make the most of your virtual event. 

Exhibitor Tours:

April 6, 1:00 - 1:45pm EST/10:00 - 10:45am PST

April 20, 1:00 - 1:45pm EST/10:00 - 10:45am PST

May 4, 1:00 - 1:45pm EST/10:00 - 10:45am PST

Attendee Tours:

April 13, 1:00 - 1:45pm EST/10:00 - 10:45am PST

April 27, 1:00 - 1:45pm EST/10:00 - 10:45am PST

May 11, 1:00 - 1:45pm EST/10:00 - 10:45am PST

May 18, 1:00 - 1:45pm EST/10:00 - 10:45am PST


Climate Keynote

Monday, May 24 | 12:00-1:00pm EST/9:00 - 10:00am PST

From rolling winter blackouts to storm surges, supply chain disruptions and destructive wildfires, climate change impacts us all in many ways and requires collective action immediately.

Join us for an impactful keynote that examines the clear link between the impact of climate change and social justice. We'll explore this dynamic and what we in the natural products industry can do to reverse global warming with justice and equity at the core of all that we do.


The State of the Natural & Organic Keynote

Tuesday, May 25 | 12:00-1:00pm EST/9:00 - 10:00am PST

Join us for an information-packed session highlighting product trends and retail insights to inform your business strategy this year. Discover what's next in product innovation and the conversations driving change in the industry.

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Natural Products Expo West Virtual Week Pitch Slam Semi-finals

Tuesday, May 25 | 4:30 - 6:00pm EST/1:30 - 3:00pm PST

Join us for the Natural Products Expo West Virtual Week Pitch Slam Semifinals competition as 10 pre-selected brands take the virtual stage for a shot to win over $40K in New Hope Network services! This exciting, fast-paced event features three-minute pitches from standout emerging brands, five minutes of Q&A with a rockstar judging panel and an interview with Spark Change 2020 Pitch Slam winner, Trishna Saigal of Down to Cook.

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Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Keynote

Wednesday, May 26 | 12:00-1:00pm EST/9:00 - 10:00am PST


Natural Products Expo West Virtual Week Pitch Slam Finals

Wednesday, May 26 | 4:30 - 6:00pm EST/1:30 - 3:00pm PST

Join us for the Natural Products Expo West Virtual Week Pitch Slam Finals and a networking nirvana of investors, successful brands, and service providers. Come for the pitch; stay for the celebration as our finalists from Tuesday compete to win the Grand Prize, which includes a FREE booth at Expo West 2022 & over $40K in New Hope Network services. Together, we’ll share a virtual toast to the incredible innovation in our industry!

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Changing Consumer Keynote

Thursday, May 27 | 12:00-1:00pm EST/9:00 - 10:00am PST

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Announcing the NEXTY Awards Winners!

Thursday, May 27 | 1:00 - 2:30pm EST/10:00 - 11:30am PST

Join us as we celebrate what’s next in the natural products industry by awarding the products that inspire a healthy and sustainable future for both people and planet. Hitting high marks for the NEXTY judging criteria of Innovation, Inspiration and Integrity, these products rose above hundreds of nominations to be crowned 2021 Natural Products Expo West Virtual Week NEXTY Award winners!