Las Vegas, NV—From October 25-28, 2021, industry members will once again gather at the Mandalay Bay for SupplySide West and Food ingredients North America (FiNA). The WholeFoods Magazine team will be there too, and we’d love to see you—come visit us at booth 5674.

Currently, 700+ exhibitors from across the health and nutrition supply chain were slated to attend, according to the SupplySide West website. The site also outlines safety protocols, explaining that, per CDC and local guidance, face masks are required while indoors at Mandalay Bay. Unlike at Expo East, however, SupplySide West & Food ingredients North America will not require COVID-19 testing or vaccination attestation. 

Expo Hall hours: Wednesday, October 27, 10am to 5:30pm Thursday, October 28, 10am to 5pm

Also on tap for 2021, the conference will include 10 education sessions covering food, beverage, supplement and regulatory issues. A few highlights:

Dietary Supplement Label Compliance Mon., 8am to 5pm This session will educate on the regulations that govern dietary supplement labeling including what can be considered a dietary supplement, mandatory aspects on the principal display panel, Supplement Facts formatting, ingredient lists, and type of permitted claims, enforcement/litigation trends, and other responsibilities of dietary supplement manufacturers such as Adverse Event Reporting. Separate course registration required.
Microbiome modulation for strategic wellness Tues., 9am to 11:30am
Join this session to learn about:
  • Emerging microbiome science and whole-body health
  • Researched “-biotic” ingredients and formulation synergies
  • Related market data, challenges, and opportunities
  • Trends in microbiome-related product launches and areas with promising white space
Fostering a happy, harmonious company culture for business success Wed., 9am to 10am In this keynote, Simon T. Bailey, Executive Coach & Author, will help company leaders better listen to and learn from colleagues to foster business growth and employee trust, leverage human connection to build resilient, agile teams, and prioritize employee mental health and well-being while also meeting financial goals.

SupplySide West & Fi North America will also be offering co-branded workshops (separate registration required), including:
  • Thriving beverage category survived—and during a global pandemic
  • Plant-based gets mainstream
  • Delivering sweetness naturally
For details on exhibiting companies, safety protocol updates, educational sessions, and more to help plan your show, visit the SupplySide West website.