Columbus, OH—The Mid-American Health Organization (MAHO), a regional trade association serving the retail and supply members in the natural products industry, announced that its annual Summer Splash” Convention & MAHO Expo, which is taking place July 26-28, is now sold out. The event, which focuses on the Independent Brick & Mortar Retailer, is being held at Hilton Columbus at Easton, in Columbus, OH. This year, MAHO boasts 94 booths and tabletop spaces representing 93 exhibiting companies, not including industry business partners and affiliates. Eighteen exhibiting companies are new to the MAHO Expo, and 17 are returning companies that have lapsed for one year or more.

Summer Splash caters to those who may not typically attend large shows, giving them the opportunity to attend a modest-sized yet intimate show where they can connect and spend quality time with exhibitors and industry professionals. The MAHO team, along with industry partners, has been soliciting retailer attendance through social media, phone call invitations, e-blasts, mailings, information included in shipments, and personal visits to valued industry independent natural product retailers across the country. 

"Many say this is their ‘favorite show’ in the industry, as it affords both retailers and exhibitors quality time for networking in this two-day trade show format in addition to excellent educational programming throughout the weekend," MAHO shared.


MAHO show at a glance

Trade show hours are Saturday, July 27, from 3pm-6pm and Sunday, July 28, from 12pm-4 pm. 

Educational sessions begin on Friday, July 26 with an Intensive Luncheon Workshop featuring Cheryl Myers and Dr. Lexi Loch (Terry Naturally/EuroPharma), Liza Docken (Pranarom), Stacey Littlefield (Redd Remedies), Brendan Gaughran (Liver Medic), Marjorie Roberts (Newton Homeopathics), Dr. Crystal Gossard (Life Extension), Carl Germano (Bluebonnet), Nicole Gitlin (Nordic Naturals), Jim Higdon (Cornbread Hemp), and Tom Dadant (Host Defense).

All registered retailer attendees have the opportunity to partake of at least seven free meals provided courtesy of MAHO's Loyalty Exhibitors, as part of their membership in MAHO.

To register badges, meals and/or hotel rooms for the 2024 “Summer Splash” MAHO Expo, contact Marcy or Diane at the MAHO Office, (800)795-6246, or email: and/or

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