About SupplySide West Education

Maximize your experience at SupplySide West by attending our in-depth education sessions. We offer more than 140 hours of education, covering a wide variety of topics for the health and nutrition industry. Whether you are looking for GMP Training courses, or information on market trends, formulation considerations or regulatory changes—we've got you covered.

The 2019 education program will include:

GMP Training

Connect with leading good manufacturing practice (GMP) experts and get the latest critical learnings that will elevate your business. We've teamed up with NSF International to offer training courses on some of the most important issues facing the global health & nutrition industry.  Separate registration required.


Two to three-hour workshops allow a breadth of information, including market trends/demographics, clinical research on ingredients, formulation considerations, regulatory changes and impacts, and much more. SupplySide West workshops are designed to showcase where science and strategy intersect to help you successfully develop effective product development and go-to-market strategies.  Separate registration required.

This year, the SupplySide and Food ingredients teams are collaborating on four special co-branded workshops on hot industry topics: Sweeteners, Beverages, Colors/Flavors and Plant-Based Nutrition.


Looking to take a deep dive into two of the hottest markets around? This year, SupplySide West is offering two full-day summits. The first, “CBD from Seed to Shelf: The Supply Side Story,” will offer proprietary market trend data, insights on seed genetics and extraction technologies, testing considerations and active discussion of the regulatory landscape. The second, “Finding New Pathways in Sports Nutrition,” is designed to first explore new approaches to ideation and market innovation, and then showcase emerging ingredients that will fuel development of new products serving the active consumer. Separate registration required.

Food ingredients North America

Food ingredients North America is designed to connect and educate professionals across the food and beverage value chain. Please join us at the Food ingredients North America theater on the show floor Thursday and Friday for educational content focused on the latest market updates, innovations, and consumer insights driving change and creating opportunities in the food ingredients industry.

Featured Sessions

This year, SupplySide West is offering two featured sessions. Join us Thursday morning for the interactive panel discussion "DSHEA @ 25: Legal Reform and the Future of the Law". This session will look at the past twenty-five years since the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act (DSHEA), and its future and new expectations. 

On Friday morning, you’re invited to the featured session “Accelerating Growth in the Organic Market.” You’ll learn more about global regulatory issues related to organic imports; the top ways marketers can positively impact the availability and breadth of organic ingredients; and the creative solutions being developed to address the critical challenges facing the organic supply chain.

SupplySide Central

SupplySide Central is where science and strategy intersect in a live, interactive forum. Located in the Expo Hall, SupplySide Central offers interactive, quick-paced programming around some of the hottest topics affecting the industry.

Breakfast & Lunch Briefs

Looking for scientific insights on some of the hottest ingredients around? These sponsored presentations feature research experts delving into their cutting-edge clinical findings on key nutritional offerings and the potential they hold for new product development in the dietary supplement and functional food and beverage market. Separate registration required.