Natural Products Expo East’s events and education schedule will include some of the most vocal and influential visionaries in creating a healthier and more sustainable future, PR Newswire reports. The largest East Coast trade event, showcasing the latest launches in natural, organic and healthy living productsand co-located with All Things Organic-BioFach America and The Organic Summit will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, from 21 to 24 September 2011. The fair is open to a professional audience of media, manufacturers, buyers and industry members. (Picture: Natural Products Expo East 2010)
Daniel H. Pink, the New York Times bestselling author of “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us”, will deliver this year’s keynote address, sharing his secrets on inspiration, high performance, motivation and satisfaction in business. Laurie David, environmentalist, producer and author, of “The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Children, One Meal at a Time,” will speak to simple strategies for connecting at the dinner table, and the positive impact anyone can have on the planet.
“While Natural Products Expo East leads the natural, organic and healthy living sector on an international scale, we are committed to supporting the local infrastructure within the city of Baltimore. This year our retail store tour will visit the city’s best health food stores and dine at a local organic restaurant. All of our events will be held at various Baltimore cultural landmarks, and food will be sourced from local farms and culinary artisans of the area,” said Erica Stone, Show Director.
Natural Products Expo East will bring together industry members in a variety of networking eventsincluding the annual Community Celebration, Celebrity Chef Demonstrations, Women in Naturals Reception and through partnership events with the OTA, eTown, Farm Aid and Vitamin Angels. The entire education program encompassing business management, consumer trends, retailer workshops, supply, sourcing, and digital strategies, and the state of the industry can be found here.
Text: Organic Market Info