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Vitafoods Europe returns in May 2022

April 9, 2022
Food & Drink

Last October, 22,000 nutraceutical professionals came together virtually and in person to network, collaborate and share knowledge from across the industry at Vitafoods Europe 2021.

Now, Vitafoods Europe is back once again – at its usual May timeslot – combining an online platform and the in-person event in Geneva, to reconnect and inspire the nutraceutical community in an ever-changing and increasingly health-conscious post-Covid world.

By bringing together in-person attractions with a virtual programme, Vitafoods Europe offers an event to network, forge long-term collaborations, share ideas, source innovative ingredients and new suppliers, discover new product development solutions, and hear from technical experts and industry thought-leaders.

This year, visitors will be able to access the Vitafoods Europe online platform a week before the live event (2-13 May) to immerse themselves in exclusive insight-led content and use the data-driven matchmaking tool to conduct virtual meetings. The online platform also enables them to plan their visit to Geneva and set up in-person meetings in advance to enhance their experience and maximise their time at the live event (10-12 May).

Vitafoods Europe 2022 highlights

The comprehensive event agenda explores key market trends, plus regulatory complexities, packaging and labelling challenges, and more – including an enhanced focus on pressing industry issues, such as mental wellbeing, women in nutraceuticals and sustainability. Highlights of this year’s event, across online and in person, include:

Extensive industry expert insights

With online content and in-person presentations taking place across four theatres – including the Main Stage powered by Vitafoods Insights, Life Stages, New Ingredients and Probiotics theatres – visitors can explore over 90 hours of content across the whole event.

Expect talks on everything from the regulatory landscape for probiotic ingredients, to innovative prenatal supplement ingredients for child mental health.

Tailored networking opportunities

This year’s SMART event format allows for global connectivity across both in-person and online platforms. Visitors can find and connect with potential partners and suppliers before and during the show. Facilitating efficient and effective networking, this connects visitors and exhibitors with shared goals, the right backgrounds and in-demand expertise.

Discover the latest innovations

Visitors looking for inspiration for their next product can tour the New Product and Ingredient Zones to discover the very latest ingredient technologies, formulations and products, as well as explore new research. The virtual Innovation Tour is available in video and audio format, to complement the live show experience.

Deep dive into trending ingredients with themed Resource Centres

For those interested in Omega-3 fatty acids or probiotics and gut health, the tailor-made Resource Centres offer a deeper dive into these trending and expanding market areas via bespoke and exclusive expert content.

Sustainability success stories

With sustainability moving up the priority list for many brands, Sustainability Corner enables visitors to explore some of the challenges and the success stories, with expert-led sessions on how the industry can become more sustainable.

As the pace of innovation continues to gather speed, and with consumer interest in nutrition and health at an all-time high, there’s never been a better time to take an active role in the nutraceutical community. Vitafoods Europe 2022, which will continue to run in accordance with the latest Informa AllSecure standards and local Swiss guidance, is once again set to connect the community, facilitate learning and discovery, and provide an opportunity to solve the biggest global health issues, together.

Registration for Vitafoods Europe 2022 is now open. Discover more about the show features and registration options at: vitafoods.eu.com/.

For further information on the Vitafoods Europe Summit, or to secure a place, visit: vitafoods.eu.com/en/summit.html.

Source: foodbev.com

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