Dublin hosts the second Natural Health Expo

Back by popular demand – the Irish Health Trade Association’s show for health and wellness retailers and practitioners returns to the RDS Dublin in early October

With hundreds of products on display, many of which are being exclusively unveiled at the event, this year’s Natural Health Expo is not to be missed.

Taking place at the RDS, Dublin on 2-3 October, if you operate in the health and wellness sector, are actively looking to grow this area of your business, and want to learn more about what products and services are available in Ireland, Ireland’s only natural health trade expo is the place to be.

Free to attend, the Expo will feature almost 100 exhibitors, many of which are offering special ‘show only’ discounts and visitor competitions.

Joining the wealth of products and services on show will be industry experts, including the Coeliac Society of Ireland, presenting on the IHTA Information Exchange Stage. Following the successful 2015 format, visitors will learn about trends in the industry, how to boost sales and benefit from industry insights.

Phil Costigan, General Secretary of organiser the IHTA, (pictured above with IHTA Board members Peter Noone and Dominic Galvin) comments: “Last year’s inaugural Natural Health Show was a phenomenal success and demonstrated the value in creating a trade expo, which gathered all of the stakeholders within health and wellness in Ireland under one roof – matching suppliers with industry buyers.

“This year, we’re building on that success to deliver an even more interactive show. For visitors, there’ll be a wealth of new products to discover, education via the Information Exchange stage and healthy cooking demonstrations from Soul Food.”

Returning for 2016 is the Product of the Show awards, with categories including Food & Drink, Vitamin & Mineral Supplements, Herbal Products and Skincare/Beauty Products. Highlighting the very best in products and services at the Natural Health Expo, the stamp of approval gained from a Product of the Show accolade demonstrates the quality of the products to visitors.

Last year, Holos Skincare was named as Best New Skincare & Beauty Product. Niamh Hogan, Founder of Holos Skincare adds: “As a new product to market, receiving recognition for our range at the Natural Health Expo definitely increased our profile. Visitors benefited from the third party endorsement for Holos, and it’s where we first met many of our current stockists.”

With an expansive line-up of natural health suppliers exhibiting at the event, the Natural Health Expo will provide retailers and practitioners with a one-stop-shop to source new products, learn about the latest trends and developments and find a wealth of innovative business opportunities.

Attendance is free – pre-register at www.naturalhealthexpo.ie or on the door.

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