Registrations open for Vitafoods Europe 2023

The nutraceutical event returns both in person and online this May with an expanded offering including new, premium content.

Vitafoods Europe 2023 serves as a platform for the nutra, functional food and beverage and dietary supplement industry to gather and share innovation and insights

Registrations are now open for Vitafoods Europe 2023, the global event for nutraceutical, functional food and beverage, and dietary supplement professionals. The event, which features the title sponsor Ashwagandha, is set to welcome over 15,000 attendees from around the globe to the Palexpo Convention Centre in Geneva (9-11 May) and online (1-12 May). Visitors can experience professional-led content on consumer trends, market opportunities and scientific innovations, as well as connect with like-minded peers and suppliers to kickstart new collaborations and finished products.

In addition to returning favourites, this year’s event will offer brand new show features, such as the new Sustainability Resource Centre and the Startup Innovation Challenge, alongside special content offerings via the Future of Nutrition Summit (8 May) and the Vitafoods Europe Conference (9-10 May) which are designed to keep businesses at the leading-edge of the industry.

Speaking on the return of the event and the addition of new premium content offerings, Andy Mather, brand director of Vitafoods Europe at Informa Markets, said: “Vitafoods Europe 2023 aims to create a unique experience that visitors will not just find valuable, but that they will also really enjoy. This year, we are introducing a host of new content, designed to inspire, engage and provide the spark to propel the industry forward.

“The new Sustainability Resource Centre will feature innovations and insights from passionate experts dedicated to driving sustainable change in the nutrition industry. Meanwhile, the Startup Innovation Challenge provides an opportunity for upcoming nutraceutical stars to make their mark on the industry and develop their innovative projects through a through a specialised support programme. We are excited to welcome everyone in the Vitafoods community back for 2023 both in Geneva and online, including those joining us for the first time, to experience the creativity and collaborations on offer.”

Show highlights

Offering a huge range of new and returning content for visitors to explore, including a mix of premium paid-for and free-to-attend sessions, the Vitafoods Europe 2023 agenda will explore everything from market trends, sustainability, women in nutraceuticals, and more. Highlights of this year’s event include:

  • At the Future of Nutrition Summit, attendees can join a diverse range of C-suite industry leaders and futurist thinkers for a paid-for one-day summit discussing the trends and technologies that will shape the nutrition industry in 5+ years’ time – from precision nutrition and the digitalisation of health management to sustainable supply chain solutions.
  • The Vitafoods Europe Conference is a two-day conference returns in a new format, focused on current challenges and opportunities in sports and active nutrition; cognitive and emotional health; metabolic and immune health; life stages and healthy ageing. Now located in a purpose-built theatre on the Vitafoods Europe show floor, visitors can easily combine attending the conference alongside their regular show floor and expo experience.
  • Returning in 2023, the Vitafoods Insights Theatre offers free-to-attend sessions diving into current global consumer trends, updates on regulatory and supply chain issues, as well as insights into delivery formats and packaging.
  • At the Startup Innovation Challenge, visitors can discover the latest innovations from health and nutraceutical startups as they pitch their ideas live. Together with the popular Startup Pavilion, this challenge provides an opportunity for companies to find innovative ingredients, technologies, services, and finished products to help their businesses grow.
  • The Sustainability Resource Centre is centred on driving sustainable change in the nutrition industry. This resource centre offers expert presentations and insights into the full spectrum of sustainability issues, including supply chain traceability, regulatory compliance, certifications, carbon offsetting, alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and gender and LGBTQ+ inclusivity.

Experience innovations, ideas and insights

“Standing still simply isn’t an option in this industry; people return to Vitafoods Europe year-after-year to drive their businesses forward and be inspired.” says Mather. “This year, we are offering another lively agenda, packed full of exciting opportunities to connect and gather knowledge. This includes both new and reimagined premium, paid-for events that will dive deeper into current trends and future industry predictions; the Vitafoods Europe Conference and the Future of Nutrition Summit. The latter joins the Vitafoods Europe 2023 family after being a huge success at previous Food Ingredients Europe events. We truly believe that Vitafoods Europe 2023 has something for everyone, and that this year’s attendees will experience the very best in industry innovations and insights to keep their businesses at the leading-edge of nutrition.”