Natural Products Expo East is right around the corner! Taking place September 20-23, 2023 in Philadelphia, Expo East is the largest natural and organic products trade show on the East Coast. Qualified suppliers, manufacturers, business services, and investors can receive exclusive discounts on booth spaces and show badges through PBFA membership. Click here to access member discounts.

PBFA is excited to lead a variety of events at Expo East this year that will use our team’s marketplace expertise to provide valuable insights and elevate the plant-based foods industry. Check out the details below:

Education and Engagement at the Show

Understanding Consumer Shopping Behavior & Beliefs Across Plant-Based & Animal-Based Categories To Help Shape Your Strategy
Thursday, 9/21 from 10am-11am EST

PBFA’s VP of Marketplace Development, Julie Emmett, and Data Analyst, Linette Kwon, along with experts from PBFA member Greenleaf Foods and 84.51 will be leading the panel to discuss findings from our first-of-its-kind Migration Analysis and Clickstream Study. Learn More

Innovation Experience Workshop: Winning at Food Service

Thursday, 9/21 from 2:30pm-4pm EST
Join PBFA’s Director of Marketplace Development, Food Service, Hannah Lopez, and other industry experts for this engaging 90-minute workshop offering valuable insights and effective tactics for achieving success in the expansive foodservice market. Registration is required to participate.

Show Floor Tour: Plant Based Picks for Food Service
Friday, 9/22 from 12pm-1:30pm EST
PBFA’s Director of Marketplace Development, Food Service, Hannah Lopez, and Matt Cotton of Rooted Food Sales will lead a food service buyers tour of the show floor focused on plant-based innovation. Space is limited—register now to secure your spot!

Connect with the PBFA Team and Members

PBFA’s Associate Director of Member Relations, Maddie Segal, and Senior Manager of Member Relations, Sara McGoun, will be attending, so be sure to catch them on the showfloor!

Looking to connect with PBFA members on the showfloor? Check out our booth guide here.

Member Happy Hour
Friday, 9/22 from 5pm-6:30pm EST
PBFA is hosting a small get-together for our members on Friday evening after the show. Space is limited! Register now to secure your spot. Please contact Maddie Segal at with any questions. Learn More & Register