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Education & Events March 3-7, 2020
Anaheim Convention Center North Halls, Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim Marriott March 4-6, 2020
Anaheim Convention Center Main Halls March 5-7, 2020
Anaheim, CA USA
Between the after show festivities, dinners, exhibitor events and networking parties it can be hard to decide what to do. Here is a look of just some of the things happening off the exhibit floor.
9:00am - 8:00pm
Concerned about climate change but not sure what your company can do? Join industry leaders for inspirational keynotes, executive roundtables, workshops, music, networking, climate awards, a rockin' reception and more. Get the tools, information and inspiration you need to help your company take meaningful action to reverse climate change.
Tuesday, March 3
5:00 - 6:30pm
The Pitch-Slam Semi-Finals Competition showcases pre-selected companies who will pitch for the chance to win a valuable prize package, including a free booth at Expo West 2021!
Join 10 Semi-Finalists as they compete to advance to the Pitch-Slam Finals on Wednesday night
Wednesday, March 4 -Friday, March 6
8:15 – 9:00am
Meditation is a simple practice, available to all, which can reduce stress, increase calmness and clarity, and promote happiness. Join us on the Arena plaza for a daily practice to focus your mind and rest in the here and now.
Wednesday, March 4
Join us as we celebrate the suppliers and innovators that power what's inside the box and bottle. The evolution of supply chains and technology are driving developments in ingredients with scientific merit, efficacy, market potential, safety, innovation and the ability to increase market credibility. On the finished products side, companies are
able to develop emerging categories with creative product concepts like
distinct health applications, unique packaging and matchless marketing.
With New Hope's NEXTY Awards, plus merging with the SupplySide events, new awards opportunities are developing. Keep your eyes peeled, and your minds open as we continue to support making new markets for supply chain innovation and excellence.
Wednesday, March 4 - Friday, March 6
6:00 – 8:00pm
Grand Plaza Stage
Any veteran of Expo West knows that you come to Anaheim for great work AND play. If this is your first time, consider yourself warned. Pack your dancing shoes.
Thursday, March 5
7:30 – 10:00 am
Big White Tent at Anaheim Marriott
Connect with your peers and clients at the Community Breakfast! This is a free breakfast open to all attendees and exhibitors of the show, located in the big white tent by the Marriott! Many vegan and gluten-free options will be available.
Thursday, March 5
6:00 – 7:30 pm
The Hall of Legends ceremony celebrates the individuals who have made significant contributions to the natural products industry.
During Hall of Legends, we’ll also announce NEXTY Gold winners. These newer brands represent the pinnacle of the natural product industry’s future and epitomize what it means to have integrity, innovation and inspiration.
Friday, March 6
5:30 – 7:00pm
Hilton, Sunset Deck
Race, culture, age, heritage, experience, background, ethnicity and personal history all affect the way in which we interact with one another and conduct business.
The Diversity in Naturals Networking event is the coming together of the natural products community to celebrate and recognize our individual differences. Don’t miss this opportunity to network and learn from industry leaders that want to support a more just, diverse, equitable and inclusive natural products industry.
Looking for additional educational and networking opportunities outside of show floor hours? Check back soon for an updated list of meetings, seminars and networking events brought to you exclusively by Expo West Exhibitors.