Expo West: Bigger and Better, Naturally

VANCOUVER, April 29 /CNW/ - Retailers to the natural health and organic products industry are sure to be amazed upon entering Expo West 2010 (http://www.chfa.ca/EVENTS/ExpoWest.aspx), May 13-16, as the conference and trade show are not only in a brand new facility, the trade show has grown more than 20 per cent.

Over 500 exhibiting companies will be displaying the newest in health and wellness products in the award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building. This green-designed, state-of-the-art facility is going to accommodate about 100 more exhibitors than in previous years and international and organic exhibitors have increased accordingly.

The conference program, May 13-14, is the prelude to the trade show and provides natural health retailers an opportunity to further their education in product knowledge, sales strategies, and industry issues.

The trade show, May 15-16, will see an expected 2,500 attendees who will see, touch and taste thousands of natural health and organic products such as,

    -   Health & beauty aids
    -   Herbs & botanicals
    -   Natural foods
    -   Organics food & ingredients
    -   Pet products
    -   Sports nutrition products
    -   Supplements

Finally, Expo West is the event where industry members in the natural health and organic sector in Western Canada come together to recognize the dedicated and passionate individuals and companies in an awards ceremony, CHFA People of Excellence Awards.

About CHFA

The Canadian Health Food Association is Canada's largest national trade association dedicated to the natural health and organic products industry. The association represents growers, manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers of natural and organic products, including foods, vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal products, homeopathics, sports nutrition products, fibres and health and beauty aids. CHFA represents more than 1,000 business owners and operators and is an industry that contributes $3.5 billion to the Canadian economy.

SOURCE Canadian Health Food Association

For further information: For further information: For media passes, contact Natalie Cajic, Communications Specialist, at 1-800-661-4510 x.234 or ncajic@chfa.ca

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