Events at Expo West

Here is a look at the events happening off the exhibit floor which are included with your Exhibit Hall Pass at no additional charge.


Climate Day

Tuesday, March 3
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.


Natural Products Expo West Pitch-Slam Semi-Finals

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

 


Early Morning Yoga

Wednesday, March 4 - Saturday, March 7
7:30 – 9:00am

Join us each morning for an early morning yoga session to start the day centered and rejuvenated.  


Morning Meditations

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.


Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace

Wednesday, March 4
11:00-4:00pm
Big White Tent at Anaheim Marriott

Network and meet the leading organic producers and manufacturers in a lively outdoor setting. Enjoy a wide range of certified organic products.


Happy Hours at the Arena Plaza

Wednesday, March 4-Friday March 6
Happy Hours 4:00-6:00pm
Arena Plaza Stage

Each day we’ll be hosting an energetic happy hour featuring live music, appetizers, and drinks. Come get some fresh air and experience this amazing space just outside the North Halls.


Natural Products Expo West Pitch-Slam Finals & Party

Wednesday, March 4
4:30-6:30pm

Enjoy the Pitch-Slam Finals and a networking nirvana of investors, successful brands and service providers. Come for the pitch; stay for the celebration. Together, we'll toast to the grand innovations in our industry! 

 


Celebration of Ingredients & Supply Chain

Wednesday, March 4
5:30-7:00pm

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.


Evenings on the Plaza

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.


Community Breakfast

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.



Hall of Legends Award Celebration

Thursday, March 5
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Anaheim Marriott

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.


Diversity in Naturals Networking Event

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.


Exhibitor-Hosted Events

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.