The world’s largest natural products show gets bigger and better every year. Expect the same of Natural Products Expo West this year. A new exhibit hall, redesigned education track, added programs and upgraded convention center facilities enhance this year’s experience. Natural Foods Merchandiser covers what you need to know to make this show your best.

When: Thursday, March 7, through Sunday, March 10

Where: Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., 800 W. Katella Ave.

Show floor: 

Friday, March 8: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  

Saturday, March 9: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, March 10: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

(Hall E, the Hot Products Pavilion, opens at 9:30 a.m. each day)

(Level 300, the NEXT Pavilion, opens at 9:30 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m.)

Education: 

Friday, March 8: 11:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.  

Saturday, March 9: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

On the Web:

Expowest.com

Twitter: @NatProdExpo, #ExpoWest

LinkedIn: Natural Products Expo group

Facebook: facebook.com/NaturalProductsExpo

Mobile: m.expowest.com

 

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