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 2018 education programs will continue to 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.


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.

Panel Discussions

Two-hour panel discussions have been structured to provide unique information and points of view on emerging markets to discuss, debate and define the whitespace market opportunities. SupplySide West education showcases where science and strategy intersect to clarify the emerging sectors that will shape the industry into the future.

SupplySide Central

SupplySide Central is where Science & Strategy intersect in a live, interactive forum. Centrally located in the Expo Hall, SupplySide Central offers a variety of interactive, quick-paced programming, designed to delve into some of the hot topics facing the industry. From the Ingredient Launchpad, where exhibitors will highlight their new products, to the Editor’s Choice Awards, where we will recognize the most innovative product launches in supplements and food and beverage, SupplySide Central is designed to be a hub of activity in the Expo Hall. The SupplySide Central Stage is located in Booth #EE182. SupplySide Central sessions are open to all participants.

AHPA Botanical Congress

The 2017 American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Botanical Congress provides a unique opportunity to learn about global supply chain management techniques, regulatory considerations facing the botanical market, current financial trends in the worldwide herbal marketplace, and many more of the diverse challenges the herbal products industry faces.