Expo East Awards
For a complete list of award winners from Expo East 2016, check out the post-show press release.
Best of East Press Awards
In the Best of East Press Room Showcase, exhibitors’ newest products are showcased for registered press. You and your press colleagues sample and vote for the top products which is presented with the Best of East Press Award.
2016 Best of East Winners: Honey Peanut Butter + Banana Chip Snack Pack by Justin's, Black Garlic Avocado Oil Mayo by Chosen Foods, Superfood Creamer (original) by Laird Superfood, LLC
Retailer of the Year
Four retailers from the following categories will be honored:
- Most Inspirational Woman in Retail
- Best Standout Health Food/Supplement Store
- Best Community Project
- Most Creative New Store or Remodel
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Retailer of the Year Award (ROTY). Nominations are being reviewed, and our ROTY board will select finalists and vote for the winners. The finalists will be hosted at Expo East, where the winners will be announced at the Evening Celebration on Friday, September 15th, 2017.
2016 Retailer of the Year Award Winners: Nature’s Food Patch (Community); Alameda Natural Grocery (Sustainability); Turnip Truck (Innovation); and Native Sun (Best New Store). Thank you for your supporting natural product retailers!
The votes are in, and the 2016 Natural Products Expo West NEXTY Award winners have been selected. These are the companies that voters and New Hope Network editors believe represent what tomorrow's healthy living landscape will look like.
Click here for a list of 2016 NEXTY Award Winners:
Pitch-Slam is a fun, fast-paced event that lets entrepreneurs pitch their natural product businesses to a panel of six leading natural products investors and branding experts, as well as receive immediate feedback and expert suggestions for improving and refining their companies.
Three of the most exciting new brands at Expo East competed for a generous prize package on Wednesday. Thursday, we revealed the winner of the Pitch-Slam at the Pitch-Slam Finals!
2016 Pitch-Slam Award Winner: Milton's Local