SupplySide East events will inform, WUWS Secret Garden Party plans to delight

Karin VanSlyke offers a sneak peak at SupplySide East events (and other partner updates) ranging from an April 16 education session on animal nutrition to a What’s Up With Supps’ networking event that same day benefiting Vitamin Angels.

Karin VanSlyke, Strategic partnerships manager, SupplySide

April 14, 2024

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The SupplySide team poses for a picture in 2023 in Secaucus, New Jersey. This year, the SupplySide East trade show is being held April 16-17 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus.

Jennifer Gornnert from NASC (National Animal Supplements Council) will be a featured speaker at SupplySide East’s “The state of animal nutrition: Insights for 2024 and beyond” taking place on Tuesday, April 16 at the Education Theater from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. This session will cover critical topics such as recent shifts in AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) pet food label modernization (PFLM), innovative functional ingredients for animals of all types and sizes and the key health concerns they target, as well as trend forecasting and best practices for avoiding recalls.  

WIN (Women in Nutraceuticals) will host “Substantiating products for women: Building trust through science” on Tuesday, April 16 from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at SupplySide East’s Education Theater. Topics include formulating using branded ingredients, requirements for clinical trials for women, and how those claims are regulated. 

Join What’s Up With Supps during SupplySide East as they host A Secret Garden Party networking event, benefiting Vitamin Angels. This evening of fun, music and surprises within a secret garden promises to be a can’t-miss event. The party starts at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 at the Envue Hotel in Weehawken, New Jersey. Tickets can be purchased

NSF and SupplySide are partnering once again to offer education courses to expand participants’ industry knowledge on regulatory requirements and risk mitigation. Courses are hosted online and take place within the NSF Health Sciences platform. 

  • April 30 and May 1: ISO 22716 GMPs for cosmetics and personal care professionals 

  • May 2: Dietary supplement label compliance training 

  • May 3: Dietary supplement claims substantiation training 

  • May 6 and 7: Vendor qualification and audit 

  • May 9 and 10: 21 CFR 111 dietary supplement GMP overview 

For more information about these NSF courses, or to register online, please click here

On May 9, at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET, AHPA (American Herbal Products Association) will be hosting online “AHPA Talks: Good agriculture and collection practices.” This free event will provide information for growers, ingredient suppliers and manufacturers of all sizes on implementing and documenting best practices. This informal, open discussion will be led by AHPA members and staff who helped create these GACPs and is part of the new AHPA virtual education series. For more information or to register, visit the website

About the Author(s)

Karin VanSlyke

Strategic partnerships manager, SupplySide , Informa Markets

Karin VanSlyke is the strategic partnerships manager for SupplySide at Informa Markets. She works to manage and add value to existing partnerships, develop new partnership opportunities, and strengthen industry connections. Karin lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and two spoiled rescue dogs. Karin is a proud first-generation college graduate of Southern Methodist University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in political science and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Her passions include connecting people, cooking (and eating) all sorts of cuisines, road trips and bird watching. 

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