AHPA to host a virtual sports nutrition congress with industry veterans


The American Herbal Products Association is hosting a virtual Sports Nutrition Congress on Oct. 21, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA; Silver Spring, MD) is hosting a virtual Sports Nutrition Congress on Oct. 21, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT to help companies capitalize on opportunities, address challenges, and help ensure the long-term success of the growing sport and fitness food and supplement industry.

“This first-of-its-kind event will showcase industry and sports nutrition experts who will cover key sport nutrition industry issues providing the most up-to-date information, resources and practical tools and guidelines,” said Robert Wildman, chief science officer at Post Active Nutrition Brands and AHPA sports nutrition committee chair, in a press release. "For more than a decade, AHPA’s Sports Nutrition Committee has guided companies to best practices that help businesses succeed while also promoting the responsible commerce of sports nutrition products. The committee leverages AHPA’s expertise working with regulators, industry veterans and legal experts to identify challenges and collaborate to find solutions. The strength of the committee is the collaborative approach between brands, suppliers, manufacturers, legal firms and testing facilities.”

The sessions include:

  • Keynote: David Vobora, NFL Veteran and Founder of the Adaptive Training Foundation
  • U.S. and International Trends in the Sports Nutrition Market
  • Building the Business Through Winning Innovation: People, Pipeline and Process Strategies
  • Champion of Compliance: Ingredient and Product Testing for Label Validation, Prop 65, and GMOs
  • Staying out of the Penalty Box: Liability and Risk Reduction
  • Clean and Trusted: Opportunities to Leverage Banned Substances and Quality Marks in Sales and Marketing
  • Proven Performance: Developing a Highly Efficient, Cost-Effective Research Program

“The sports nutrition segment of the industry continues to grow significantly and faces a unique set of opportunities and challenges. AHPA established its Sports Nutrition Committee 10 years ago to provide a space for these companies to collaborate and establish best industry practices,” said AHPA’s president, Michael McGuffin, in a press release. “Over the last decade the committee has helped companies provide consumers with informed access to high-quality products produced in compliance with all federal manufacturing and labeling requirements.”

The event is sponsored by Dymatize, International Protein Board, KML laboratories, LGC, Nutrition 21, and REDCON1. Register for the event here.

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