Sept 20-23, 2023

Philadelphia, PA USA

Education Highlights

Learn how to grow for good at Expo East!

*All general education sessions are included with your exhibit hall badge; Natural Products Business School is a paid add-on that should be selected as part of the registration process. On-site classrooms fill up quickly and all attendees are not guaranteed a seat.

Here are some education highlights to plan for in Philly!


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Natural Products Business School
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 | 8:00am - 12:30pm | Level 200, Room 204A

Join New Hope Network and TIG for a half day of learning and networking purpose-built for emerging brands. The Natural Products Business School provides an opportunity to connect with and gain impactful insights from a supportive ecosystem of industry experts and peers.

Leading into in-person Business School programming, be sure to check out monthly virtual classes hosted with TIG on a variety of topics. Learn more and register to attend here.

*Please note that in-person Business School programming is a paid add-on that should be selected as part of the Expo East registration process. 


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Supplement Symposium

Thursday, September 21, 2023 | 7:30 - 10:00am | Level 200, Grand Hall Stage


Join us for breakfast and a keynote address from legendary mycologist and author Paul Stamets, plus panels and discussions surrounding the latest supplement industry insights. During this event, we’ll explore the best retail channel strategy for supplement brands, how buyers can identify the next consumer wellness trends and products to create a standout supplement department, smart ways to combat the industry’s widespread counterfeiting issue,  and the latest from Washington—and what it means for your business.  


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Friday Keynote:

Vision 2030: Insights from Today's State of Natural You Can Use to Grow for Good
Friday, September 22, 2023 | 8:30 - 10:00am | Innovation Experience Stage

We’re shaking up our annual State of Natural & Organic keynote with more interactivity, more leading industry voices and more data to help you understand how the growth trends and challenges of today could shape a more prosperous, inclusive and regenerative future for CPG, food and retail. Come to learn and share your ideas for what our industry could look like by 2030.


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Saturday Keynote: 

Innovating With Purpose: A Conversation With Jay Shetty

Saturday, September 23, 2023 | 9:00 - 10:00am | Innovation Experience Stage

While novelty and technology are driving many aspects of CPG product development, customer experience and retail strategy, connecting with people and purpose has never been more important to forward-thinking business. Author, mindfulness coach and entrepreneur Jay Shetty invites you to open your mind to new strategies for navigating today’s fast-paced digital world, while stewarding a responsible future of wellness. Join the #1 New York Times bestselling author and former monk as he explores how to balance technology with humanity and why to double down on your purpose throughout the innovation journey.