Dr. Mercola Headlines Dynamic Educational Program

For Immediate Release:


Len Monheit, William Reed, len.monheit@wrbm.com, tel 312.284.8580

Steven Hoffman, Compass Natural, steve@compassnatural.com, tel 303.807.1042

Dr. Mercola Headlines Dynamic Educational Program at Chicago’s Upcoming Healthy & Natural Show

Internationally renowned physician and New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Joseph Mercola featured as keynote speaker at the Healthy & Natural Show, May 5-7, at Chicago’s Navy Pier. 

Chicago, IL (January 27, 2016) - Chicago’s inaugural The Healthy & Natural Show will kick off Thursday, May 5, with an educational program geared toward demystifying topics in the organic, natural and sustainable products marketplace. Seminars, keynotes and workshops include interpreting current science, understanding consumer confusion about product labels, creating product differentiation, and anticipating and understanding emerging needs and demands. The program will be presented over three days, May 5-7, with Friday and Saturday also featuring the trade show exhibition hall.

Headlining the educational program will be Dr. Joseph Mercola, D.O. - a wellness champion who is empowering tens of millions of subscribers to take control of their health. In 2009 he was voted the Ultimate Wellness Game Changer by the Huffington Post and has been featured in several national media outlets including Time magazine, LA Times, CNN, Fox News, ABC News, the Today Show, and The Dr. Oz Show. He is the author of three New York Times Bestselling books, The Great Bird Flu Hoax, The No-Grain Diet, and his latest book, Effortless Healing. He will share invaluable information for retailers and manufacturers serving the burgeoning healthy lifestyles consumer market. 

“We are excited to feature Dr. Mercola as part of a unique educational curriculum geared toward all retailers of natural, organic and nutritional products,” says Len Monheit, General Manager, North America, for William Reed Business Media, producer of the Healthy & Natural Show. “We’re in an age where consumers have just as much access to information as those retailers with whom they shop. We’re going to newly empower our retail community by providing them an intimate show experience that leverages new information and also gives them access to an exhibitor base filled with leaders and disrupters.”

Featured speakers at the Healthy & Natural Show include:

Dr. Joseph Mercola, D.O.. Founder, Mercola.com

Dr. Mercola is an internationally renowned physician and New York Times Best Selling Author and will be presenting on Why We Get Sick and How to Fix It. Dr. Mercola will include cutting edge information to improve health and longevity, discuss the pillars of health, what mitochondrial dysfunction and inflammation is and how it impacts all consumers.

Kora Lazarski, Business Development and Marketing Manager, SPINS

SPINS is a leading market research group covering natural and organic products. Lazarski will share insights using SPINS data to illuminate the powerful healthy lifestyles consumer movement, helping retailers and brands understand how to leverage this changing market.

Jennifer Amdur Spitz, Branding Consultant at Amdur Spitz & Associates

In addition to being a brand and marketing expert, Spitz is also the producer of the award-winning documentary Food Patriots.Jennifer influences consumer demand for fresh, local, organic and sustainable food through campaigns that reach audiences through live public events, media advocacy and education programs in schools, workplaces and communities. Her presentation will focus on How the Good Food Movement is Scaling Beyond the Fringe.

Registration for the event is currently available online at http://thehealthyandnaturalshow.com/.  

For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Heather Howser, Heather.Howser@wrbm.com, tel 303.956.1331

About the Healthy & Natural Show

The Healthy & Natural Show is brought to you by William Reed Business Media, publisher of leading titles in food and drink retailing, manufacturing and distribution. As an international multi-media events company, William Reed is focused on helping customers achieve business success and the Healthy & Natural Products show will be a major part of that success. Welcoming more than 40,000 representatives to over 40 live events, conferences and exhibitions every year — on every continent — the international media company regularly engages with over 2.8 million food, drink, nutrition, restaurant and food service professionals.  

About William Reed Business Media

William Reed Business Media launched its first title, The Grocer, in 1862; and with unmatched expertise, the company is wholeheartedly focused on the future. Through aligning its mission with customers’ needs and requirements, William Reed supports the ever-changing dynamics of the sectors it serves – food, beverage, health, hospitality, retail, manufacturing and more. With high-value information and research, robust journalism, innovative events and revered awards, William Reed helps customers to compete and succeed within their markets.

Communications by: Compass Natural Marketing