Natural Products Expo West has been postponed, with a new date expected to be announced in mid-April. The association behind Expo West, New Hope and its sister companies, made the decision after reviewing advice provided by local government and health authorities and taking into account the views of the communities the trade show serves In light of the recent concerns regarding COVID-19.
“Today, it is clear the majority of [our industry’s] voices are saying they want Expo West but not this week. And so we are being guided by that majority in postponing the show,” said Fred Linder, Group President of New Hope Network. “We will be working closely with all our customers and partners across the industry to identify a new date for the show later in the year, and providing the service and support to deliver the connections and experience everyone expects from Expo West and the New Hope Network.”
In addition to the postponement of the show, the association also made the following four important announcements, as listed in a press release:
“As with all our events, it was the intention here at Expo West in Anaheim, to follow official guidance from local authorities and to listen to the voices of the community we serve and support, in order to maximize the health of the industry,” continued Linder.
To read Expo West’s announcement in its entirety, click here. Deli Market News will continue to report on any and all updates.