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 the 45th annual“Summer Splash” Convention & MAHO Expowill take place in person July 23-25, 2021. MAHO shared that its Board of Directors and staff have been planning an event with health and safety as the main priority.

Following retailer and exhibitor requests from a recent survey, the show floor will be open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. MAHO said this will support a socially distanced floor plan and is in keeping with health and safety accommodations provided by the Hilton Columbus at Easton. The show floor is 80% sold out, with many of MAHO Loyalty Exhibitors returning along with companies new to the Expo, according to a press release. There will also be show specials and discounts offered by exhibiting companies, retail bag samples, and food.

Educational programming will begin on Friday, July 23. Terry Naturally/EuroPharma will provide the opening luncheon and intensive workshop featuring Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum and Terry Lemerond. Educational programming ends on Sunday July 25, with prize drawings and giveaways.

On the agenda (with more to be announced in the coming weeks):
  • Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum on “Metabolic Secrets of Health and Disease," courtesy of Terry Naturally/EuroPharma (lunch included)
  • Carl Germano on “Defending Immunity with the Right ONE,” courtesy of Bluebonnet (lunch included)
  • Tom Sokoloff on “The Dynamic Duo of IP-6 & Inositol,” courtesy of IP-6
  • Jerrilyn Bristow on “Beyond the Boost: Restoring Our Essential Foundation,” courtesy of Buried Treasure (Breakfast included)
The event takes place at Hilton Columbus at Easton in Columbus, OH, and those interested can call the hotel direct for rooms (614-414-5000) and use the Group CodeMAH.

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