Sept 22-25, 2021

Philadelphia, PA USA

Experience Expo

The Exhibit Hall isn't the only place you can connect with your peers in Philadelphia. Check out everything you can experience off the show floor!

✅ = Included in Exhibit Hall Badge
$$ = Must be purchased in addition to the Exhibit Hall Badge


Harvest Festival

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | 2:00 - 6:00pm | ✅
Level 300 Ballroom A/B

Connect with brands the day before the main exhibit floor opens! The Harvest Festival is a tabletop event with a festival-style atmosphere that allows you to connect with exhibitors in a more casual setting. Many of the brands showcasing products this year are new to Expo and do not have booths on the main trade show floor; don’t miss out on exploring this space!

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Natural Products Expo East Pitch Slam Semifinals

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | 4:30 - 6:30pm | ✅
Level 400, Terrace Ballroom | Livestream

The Natural Products Expo Pitch Slam elevates mission-driven and innovative brands, connecting changemakers with the exposure and resources they need to take their companies to the next level. Join us for the Semifinals as we select the top 5 finalists who could win over $40,000 in New Hope Network services, including a FREE booth at Expo East 2022!


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Philly Fun Run
Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 7:30 - 9:00am | ✅

Meet at the Grand Hall

Expo East is excited to be moving to Philly - and what better way to see our new city than the Inaugural Philly Fun Run! The Philly Fun Run will take you on an interactive tour of Philadelphia, starting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, passing and allowing for photo opportunities at attractions like Love Park, Logan Square, Barnes Foundation and up Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art, aka the Rocky Steps & Statue!

Signup required to attend; Form coming soon!

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Natural Products Expo East Pitch Slam Finals

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 4:30 - 6:30pm | ✅
Level 400, Terrace Ballroom | Livestream

Come for the pitch, stay for the celebration! The 5 finalists from Wednesday night will be back to compete for over $40,000 in New Hope Network services, including a FREE booth at Expo East 2022!

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Thursday Night Concert

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 6:00 - 8:00m | ✅
Grand Hall

Live music is back! Network and wind down after a long day on the show floor by dancing and singing with friends and colleagues. The Grand Hall is the perfect venue to enjoy a concert, you won't want to miss this!


Friday Morning Yoga

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 7:30 - 9:00am | ✅
Grand Hall

Standing and walking for multiple days can take a toll on your body. Start your Friday right with early morning yoga! This class is the perfect way to refresh and get ready for another day on the show floor. 


Keynote: Shawn Achor

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 9:00 - 10:15am | ✅
Level 400, Terrace Ballroom | Livestream

Shawn Achor is one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. Shawn has worked with over a third of Fortune 100 companies, and with places like the NFL, the Pentagon and the U.S. Treasury. To do his work, Shawn has traveled to 51 countries, speaking to farmers in Zimbabwe, CEOs in China, doctors in Dubai and schoolchildren in South Africa. In 2014, Oprah Winfrey did a two hour interview with Shawn on the science of happiness and meaning. His research on happiness made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular of all time with over 23 million views, and his lecture airing on PBS has been seen by millions.

Join Shawn at Expo East to explore the science of happiness and how his research can directly impact the success of the natural products industry. To learn more, check out Shawn’s recent Harvard Business Review article, “What Leading with Optimism Really Looks Like” and his video interview with Sumo Logic exploring how to increase social connection in a time of social distancing. 

Friday Night Concert

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 6:00 - 8:00pm | ✅
Grand Hall

Enjoy a second night of live music while networking with your peers! We're excited to be part of the return to live music with the Friday Night Concert at Expo East. Stay tuned to see who will be performing. 


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