Events

Celebrate, connect, and have some fun at Expo East! The events below are included with your badge at no additional cost.

Between the after show festivities, dinners, exhibitor events and networking parties it can be hard to decide what to do. Here is a look of just some of the things happening off the exhibit floor.

Harvest Festival

Wednesday, September 11
2:00 – 6:00pm
BCC, Level 300, Outside Terrace

Part of Natural Products Expo East, the Harvest Festival tabletop event features an array of organic and natural products in a festival-style atmosphere. This innovative outdoor event combines the lively appeal of a traditional farmers' market, with the business-building power of an industry trade show. 


Natural Products Expo East Pitch-Slam Semi-Finals

Wednesday, September 11
5:00pm – 6:00pm

The Pitch-Slam Semi-Finals Competition offers the opportunity for brands to pitch to experts and investors for the chance to win a valuable prize package, including a free booth at Expo East 2020! Join to see these fantastic brands compete to advance to the Pitch-Slam Finals on Thursday night.

Pitch-Slam applications will open in the summer of 2019.


Thursday Morning Run

Thursday, September 12
7:30 – 9:00am
Baltimore Harbor Waterfront (corner of Pratt St. & Light St.)

See parts of Baltimore that you may not normally see during Expo East! Grab your colleagues and your favorite sneakers and join us for an early morning fun run geared toward runners of all abilities! 


Natural Products Expo East Pitch-Slam Finals and Party

Thursday September 12
4:30pm – 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!

Pitch-Slam applications will open in the summer of 2019.


Thursday Evening Concert

Thursday, September 12
6:00 – 8:00pm
On Eutaw Street

It's here that you'll find friends, colleagues, new faces and industry veterans, and plug in to an enjoyable evening of fantastic music, dancing and all around fun.

 


Friday Morning All-Levels Workout

Friday, September 13
7:30 – 9:00am
On Eutaw Street

Set the tone for the rest of your day! Workouts will include simple movements that can beat up the experts but are safe for beginners.


Community Breakfast

Friday, September 13
7:30 – 10:00am
Level 300, Outside Terrace

You know the old saying: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Join us on the outside terrace first thing Friday morning for an array of tasty food, networking and fresh air.


Women in Naturals

Friday, September 13
5:30 – 7:00pm
Level 300, Outside Terrace

The Women in Naturals Networking event is the coming together of women and men alike, dedicated to women in the natural products industry looking to network and learn from other professionals. Don’t miss this chance to be among a group of powerful women who are changing the world.


Retailer of the Year Award Ceremony

Friday, September 13
6:00 – 8:00pm (Between Sets)

The annual Expo East Retailer of the Year award ceremony will honor individuals and/or stores nominated in the categories of Inspiring Retail Woman, Standout Health Food/Supplement Store, Best Community Project, and Creative New Store/Remodel. 


Community Benefit Concert

Friday, September 13
6:00 – 8:00pm
On Eutaw Street

The Friday Community Benefit Concert on Eutaw Street will bring together the natural products industry, benefit Baltimore City’s youth, honor the Retailer of the Year AND feature live music! Not only will we be enjoying incredible music, and dynamic networking, but we'll be actively participating in loading up backpacks with healthy food for recipients.

 


Exhibitor-Hosted Events

Looking for additional educational and networking opportunities outside of show floor hours? Enhance your Natural Products Expo East experience by attending an exhibitor-hosted event. Check back for an updated list of meetings, seminars and networking events brought to you exclusively by Expo East Exhibitors.