NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO NORTHWEST – TRADE SHOW
This annual event is recognized as the premier natural product show in the region. The 2017 show will be held in Portland on October 13 & 14. Meet hundreds of key industry suppliers, network with industry professionals, establish and re-kindle relationships, attend seminars, find new products and get access to exclusive show discounts. The trade show is one day only on October 14.
NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO NORTHWEST – EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE & EVENTS
Offered in conjunction with the Trade Show is a comprehensive education schedule of seminars, featured speakers with meals, panel discussions, professional enrichment sessions, as well as the Annual Member Meeting and Industry Reception.
DISCOUNTED RATES WITH BASYS PROCESSING INC.
BASYS Processing, Inc. is a small, family-run merchant services company who takes great care with their customers. NPA NW members save between 10-30% on their credit card processing fees by partnering with the NPA NW and BASYS.
TASTE FOR LIFE (TFL) PROMOTIONAL PRICING
Taste for Life is a one-stop marketing and education solution for your business. They offer multiple programs to help grow your business and educate your customers. New TFL customers will receive special pricing on their offered programs.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE SCIENCES (ACHS) ONLINE CLASS DISCOUNTS
The ACHS in Portland, OR, is one of the few accredited colleges specializing in holistic health education in the U.S. NPA NW members can take advantage of ONE FREE online Continuing Education (CE) class and 10% off ALL online CE or accredited courses until May 1, 2018.
LEGISLATIVE UPDATES AND CALLS FOR GRASSROOTS ACTION
Powerful grassroots pressure is required to affect positive change. To alter “business as usual” in our states and nation’s capitals, timing is critical. We work with our members to find the most appropriate actions to take for their states and businesses.
SUPPORTS THE ANNUAL NATURAL PRODUCTS DAY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Since 2005 the NPA NW has helped underwrite sending region delegates to Washington, D.C., for the annual Natural Products Day. The 2017 Natural Products Day occurs on March 22 and any member is welcome to join us there to speak with their elected officials to ask for their support to protect the industry and preserve access to natural products. All meetings are set up by the National Products Association.
SUPPORTS STATE ADVOCACY WITH ORGANIZED EVENTS
Grassroots events were held in Salem OR, Olympia WA and Juneau AK to positively influence legislation. Issues include banning rBGH, BPA (bisphenol A) and junk food in schools, regulating GE products, defining anabolic steroids, including wellness in insurance reform, and supporting naturopathic physicians.
COMMUNICATION AND NPANW.ORG
The association’s newsletters, communications, website, and social networking sites provide timely and quick access to important association information, industry news and updates. Become a fan at facebook.com/npanw or twitter.com/NPANorthwest.
For more information about how to become a member please contact Member Relations at 360.379.2805 or click here to get an online membership form.
Natural Products Association Regional Show Listings:
March 31-April 2, 2017 “Healthfest” – Dallas, TX, Southwest Show
July 21-23, 2017 MAHO “Summer Splash” – Ohio, Midwest Show
September 13-16, 2017 EXPO EAST – Baltimore, MD, East Show
October 13-14, 2017 Natural Products EXPO NorthWest – Portland, OR
Nov 30-Dec 3, 2017 SOHO EXPO – Orlando, FL, Southeast Show
Visit our friends at Provender for more support in the natural products trade.
For a listing of regional gift shows visit: www.giftbizbuzz.com.