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.


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.

NEXTY Awards

The votes are in, and the 2017 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.


Pitch-Slam Award

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!