Hall of Legends premieres at Natural Products Expo West and Engredea

Natural Products Industry to Celebrate Heroes Across all Categories

BOULDER, Colo. (March 5, 2012) New Hope Natural Media is pleased to announce the inaugural Hall of Legends, an event celebrating individuals who have made significant contributions to the development and evolution of the natural products industry. The event will take place Thursday, March 8th 2012, 5:30 pm, at the Anaheim Hilton in California Ballroom D.  The event will be in conjunction with the annual NutrAward reception at the natural, organic and healthy living industry’s most vibrant event, Natural Products Expo West / Engredea.

“On behalf of New Hope Natural Media, and the entire natural products industry, we are honored to recognize those individuals who have devoted significant portions of their lives to making this industry what it is today.  We invite all attendees of Natural Products Expo West / Engredea to this celebratory event and the unveiling of these true legends," said Len Monheit, Executive Director of Engredea.

Inductees will represent all categories of the natural, organic and healthy living sector, ranging from natural retail to research, science to supplements, personal care to packaged goods.  Those selected to receive this inaugural award have shown unyielding entrepreneurial spirits, a passion to inherently define natural products, a sense of community and unwavering dedication to health.  These individuals have made this industry viable for decades, and one that has bucked conventional economic lulls.

Individuals interested in attending the inaugural event should RSVP today at

Natural Products Expo West / Engredea produced by New Hope Natural Media, remains the premiere natural, organic, functional ingredients and healthy living tradeshow in the world since its inception over 30 years ago. The trade-only event will be held March 8 - 11, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center.  For Industry news and coverage of Natural Products Expo West / Engredea before, during and after the event visit

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Natural Products Expo West and Engredea are produced by New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media Inc., the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry, with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services.

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