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SupplySide West Announces BASF Nutrition & Health as Exclusive Education Sponsor

<p>SupplySide West, the world&#8217;s largest expo gathering ingredient suppliers and finished product manufacturers is pleased to announce BASF Nutrition &amp; Health as its exclusive 2014 educational sponsor.</p>

PHOENIX, Ariz.—SupplySide West, the world’s largest expo gathering ingredient suppliers and finished product manufacturers is pleased to announce BASF Nutrition & Health as its exclusive 2014 educational sponsor. This marks BASF’s 12th year as the exclusive sponsor of SupplySide West’s education program.

BASF Nutrition & Health continues to sponsor SupplySide West’s education program because we share a mutual interest in innovation and a healthier marketplace—and that begins with shared knowledge," said Ludger Eilers, director of human nutrition for BASF Nutrition & Health, North America.

The SupplySide West education program explores some of the most important topics affecting the dietary supplement, food and beverage marketplace. The education tracks are organized under VIRGO's industry-leading brands serving each of these markets: Natural Products INSIDER for dietary supplements, and Food Product Design for food and beverages.

“The relationship we’ve established with BASF through their generous sponsorship of our education program is remarkable," said Jon Benninger, vice president, VIRGO’s Health and Nutrition Network. “Their contributions to our industry are nearly unparalleled, and we are honored to have them as our 2014 educational sponsor."

SupplySide West has been the industry gathering point for innovation and science in the CPG world for over 15 years. The show offers cutting-edge scientific innovation and strategic educational opportunities, plus crucial networking opportunities that help form mutually beneficial business relationships that last a lifetime.

All five days of SupplySide West are filled with opportunities to learn more about this booming industry. Prior to the expo, attendees can attend summits that address animal nutrition and omega-3 insights. Then, for two full days, attendees will experience the trade show floor with 13,000 other attendees, more than 1700 booths, and 10,000 ingredients and services. After the expo, attendees can attend their choice of five post-conference sessions.

Additionally, nominations are now open for the third annual “CPG Editor’s Choice Awards" that will recognize the most innovative launches from CPG companies in more than 16 categories. More information is available on these awards and subsequent awards reception happening at SupplySide West here.

Hosted by VIRGO, SupplySide West is the finished product manufacturer’s gathering place for top performers, trends, scientific advances and networking. SupplySide West is all about the exploration, discovery, innovation and marketing strategy around the development of finished consumer goods that drive the global business economy. The 2014 show will be held Oct. 6 to 10 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. For more information visit

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