If you own a vitamin or supplement brand, you are aware of the importance of following the latest trends and regulations, and constantly improving your product. Those who want to stay on top of current trends should stay in touch with other companies and relevant shareholders in their industry.
A great way to do that is by visiting a nutraceutical expo. These events often gather brand owners, suppliers, and experts who can help you to upgrade your knowledge. That way, you can find ways to optimize the manufacturing process, improve the product, and save money.
We gathered the list of crucial nutraceutical expos in 2020. You can benefit from attending each of them, so take a look at the list and pick your priorities.
31st World Congress on Nutrition and Food Sciences in New Zealand
The organizers decided that the host of the 31st edition of the World Congress on Nutrition and Food Sciences will be New Zealand. The event will be held on February 12-13, 2020, and the theme is “Assessing, Analyzing & Monitoring Food & Nutritional Research.” 
The summit should gather hundreds of participants from all parts of the world, including but not limited to nutritionists, nutrition-based companies, pharmaceutical companies, scientists, researchers, and others. The organizers estimate that more than 200 delegates and approximately 100 speakers will participate in the event. Many of the session topics and tracks are related to nutraceuticals, which makes this congress very attractive.
23rd World Congress on Nutrition and Food Sciences in Tokyo
Tokyo will be the host of the 23rd World Congress on Nutrition and Food Sciences organized by Conference Series LLC.  The theme of the summit will be exploring “Revolutionary Strategies of Improving Health with Best Nutrition.”
The event might be a great opportunity to exchange opinions related to current research and challenges with other professionals. Clinical nutritionists, registered dieticians, scientists and researchers, and nutrition-based manufacturers and business entrepreneurs are expected to attend.
Tracks that the event will cover include dietary supplements, prebiotics, and probiotics, clinical nutrition, etc. An entire segment will be dedicated to nutraceuticals and medicinal compounds. The event will be held on February 24-25, 2020.
9th World Congress on Probiotics, Functional Foods, and Nutraceuticals
Japan will be the host of another important nutritional expo in February 2020. 9th World Congress on Probiotics, Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals is scheduled for February 17-18 in Osaka. 
The main theme covers “New Trends in Probiotics and Healthy Nutrition.” The tracks focus on probiotic and their potential uses in weight management, skin care, cancer treatment, etc. Other topics include discussing probioceuticals, nutricosmetics, and marketing strategy of nutraceuticals.
25th International Conference on Clinical Nutrition
After an exciting February in Japan, you might want to move to Europe in March. Rome will be the host of the 25th International Conference on Clinical Nutrition. The dates are 2nd and 3rd March 2020. As most nutraceutical expos, this will be a two-day event. The main theme is “Clinical Nutrition: Empowering Wellbeing and Health.” 
One of the tracks will particularly focus on nutraceuticals, but other sessions might also be intriguing for representatives of companies who manufacturer vitamins and supplements. Apart from upgrading your knowledge, you will have the opportunity to meet company CEOs and presidents, scientists, researchers, and other experts from the industry.
24th Asia and Pacific Nutrition Meet and Expo
The event will focus on underlining the latest innovations in the area of nutrition. The biggest benefit of this expo is that it is largely community-based. That means you will have plenty of opportunities to meet other professionals from various parts of the world. Representatives of nutrition-based companies, researchers, equipment providers, and other businesses will be present at the event that has a long tradition.
The host of its 24th edition will be Kyoto, Japan. Nutritional supplements and particular nutrition areas like pediatric and clinical nutrition will be among more than ten sessions planned for the event. The summit will be held on March 26th and 27th, 2020. 
A unique global nutraceutical event will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 12-14, 2020.  The event has been successful for over two decades, and it serves to connect buyers, distributors, and manufacturers with suppliers throughout the nutraceutical chain.
Vitafoods Europe will include product demonstrations and specialized theatres to learn about new ingredients and industry trends. You might have the opportunity to find an innovative solution for your product development, as well as discover the latest industry trends. Additionally, the suppliers will offer thousands of raw ingredients and other products and services.
Finally, you shouldn’t neglect the networking opportunity. You will have technical experts at industry peers at a single location, which is an excellent opportunity to expand your network.
3rd World Congress on Food and Nutrition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will host the 3rd World Congress on Food and Nutrition. The preparations are still in progress, but we know that the main theme will be identifying recent advancements in food and nutrition for new generations. 
Healthplex Expo 2020
The 2020 edition of the Natural & Nutraceutical Products Expo will be held on 22-24 June 2020. This time, the host will be Shanghai, China, and this can be a great opportunity to present your product to the Chinese market, and learn more about how the market in this country works.
The expo will have more than 140,000 square meters of exhibition space and probably more than 1,800 exhibitors from China and other countries. The organizers claim that over 100,000 people visit the expo every year. 
16th International Congress on Advances in Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals & Neurocognition
Advances In Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals & Neurocognition will have the 16th edition of its congress on June 22-23, 2020.  The chosen host is Zurich, Switzerland, and the event should gather hundreds of participants from the field.
As the main focus of the summit is on innovations in natural medicine and nutraceuticals, you can expect numerous opportunities to establish contacts with representatives of other companies, suppliers, and other relevant shareholders. The first track of the summit focuses on the differences between pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, which might be a particularly attractive topic. You can also look forward to sessions dedicated to dietary supplements, marine nutraceuticals, and many others.
19th World Congress on Nutrition and Food Chemistry
Rome will be the host of another interesting event for companies in the nutraceutical industry. The main theme of the Nutrition and Food Chemistry Congress is exploring the novel trends in food and nutrition. The two-day meeting is set for September 23rd and 24th, 2020. 
The ideas of the Nutri-Food Chemistry 2020 include an opportunity to get familiar with the latest research and improve awareness of companies throughout the industry. The community part of the event focuses on bringing industry peers together and allowing them to trade and exchange ideas.
International Conference on Functional Food & Advanced Nutraceuticals
Vancouver, Canada, will be the host of the Functional Food 2020 Conference. The main theme is yet to be decided, but the focus on functional food and advanced nutraceuticals might be a good opportunity to expand your network.
The event will be held on September 25-26, and a part of the focus will be on food processing and biotechnology.  Apart from lectures, keynote talks, and presentations, the event should also offer opportunities for B2B and meetings with investors.
2nd World Congress on Advanced Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
The first edition of this event was a huge success. It doesn’t come as a surprise that Pulsus decided to schedule a second congress so soon. The host of the summit will be Edinburgh, Scotland. If you are interested in participating in a congress that focuses on advanced nutraceuticals, make sure to mark September 28-29, 2020, in your calendars. 
The organizers pinpoint that the main focus will be on “Modification of Lifestyle by Innovation in Nutraceuticals Medicine.” Nutraceuticals are the main topic, but sessions will also discuss medical foods, dietary supplements, and other relevant issues related to the main theme.
During the event, the latest nutraceutical breakthroughs and products will be presented to the participants and the public. Additionally, the summit should increase awareness about nutraceuticals and improve connections between exhibitors, delegates, students, and other participants.
2nd World Congress on Probiotics, Functional Food, and Nutraceuticals
Here is another event that is relatively new, but it is getting ready for its second annual edition. The Congress on Probiotics, Functional Food and Nutraceuticals will be held in Tokyo, Japan, and the dates that were chosen are October 26th and 27th, 2020. 
The main focus is on probiotics as the summit will present cutting edge concepts in probiotics, gut microbiota, and health. During the sessions, the participants will also discuss nutraceuticals and dietary supplements, as well as functional food and market challenges and developments. The summit had an all-around approach during the first edition, which seems to be the reason for its big success. Although it is still far away from the start, it seems that the organizers will have the same approach this time.
Natural Products ExpoWest 2020
One of the largest expos for organic innovations and all thins organic is ExpoWest. In 2020, ExpoWest will take place from March 3rd to March 7th, 2020.  The event will take place in Anaheim, California and it will bring together many like-minded people who are very interested in everything organic.
Natural Products ExpoEast 2020
Natural Products also runs ExpoWest, the main difference between the two is the location and date. ExpoEast will take place from September 23rd to September 26th, 2020.  The expo will be held in Baltimore, Maryland. It boasts a strong visitor base and is annually one of the largest expos of its kind, on the eastern coast of the USA.
Healthplex Expo and Natural & Nutraceutical Products China(HNC) 2020
This expo is for natural nutraceuticals and closely related fields. Typically, natural tonics, health supplies, beauty products, and adult health are just some of the industries that are covered at the show. The expo will take place from June 22nd to June 24th, 2020.  The event takes place in Shanghai, China and has a very promising turnout each year.
SupplySide West 2020
Finding people to work with for high-quality nutraceuticals may be a difficult task, but SupplySide West annually does a great job of bringing together thousands of suppliers and manufacturers to help create strong business relations. In 2020, SupplySide West is going to be held from October 27th to October 30th. 
SupplySide East 2020
Known for bringing together both ingredient suppliers and buyers, SuppleSide East will have another expo in 2020 from April 21st to April 22nd.  This event will take place in the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey.
PackExpo East 2020
Manufacturing a nutraceutical supplement is only half the bottle, following the production of the supplement itself, it must be bottled and packaged. At PackExpo East, it will serve as a prime location for manufacturers to find business partners who can package their products. This event takes place from March 3rd to March 5th, 2020.  The location for this event is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and will be one you do not want to miss.
WestPack Expo 2020
Taking place from February 11th to February 13th, 2020, this is a perfect time to find a packaging partner that is perfect for you and your company.  The event will take place in Anaheim, California and will be packed with noteworthy packaging engineers, manufacturers and more.
This is an international trade show for organic products. The expo will begin on September 21st and end on September 22nd, 2020.  The expo is being held in Lyon, France.
GOED Exchange 2020
This is an international event for the growth and development of all things omega-3. While omega-3 is a common fatty acid in nutraceuticals, so if you find yourself in the supplement realm attending this event might be very beneficial for you. The event takes place from February 4th to February 6th, 2020.  The event will be in Barcelona, Spain, and is going to have some great opportunities for business people looking to gain some knowledge and network.
Cleanroom Technology Conference 2020
Manufacturing nutraceuticals requires proper equipment and safety protocol. For the delicate supplements that need to be produced and stored in both a clean room or a specific setting, that will be the main discussion at the Cleanroom Technology Conference. That is why anyone in the supplement industry might find this conference very useful. There will be three different expos hosted by Cleanroom this year: 
1. Birmingham Virginia – June 2nd – 3rd, 2020
2. Hyderabad, India – November 24th – 25th, 2020
3. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore – December 1st – 2nd, 2020
CPHI Worldwide 2020
Focusing on many different areas of the industry, CPHI Worldwide has grown to be an excellent expo that has proven beneficial to those who attend. Covering things like API’s, machinery, packaging and more, it is a versatile expo. The event takes place in Milan, Italy from October 13th – October 15th, 2020. 
Will is a Co-Founder of SMP Nutra, founder of GetKnownPros, and owns a handful of supplement brands. Will has extensive knowledge of trends in the nutraceutical industry after contract-manufacturing for hundreds of brands. Will has spent the last decade learning the best online marketing & brand-building techniques for supplement & vitamin brands and enjoys sharing this unique knowledge with his nutra-entrepreneur community.