AHPA Botanical Congress

Seventh Annual Botanical Congress

Nov. 10 - SupplySide West - Mandalay Bay - Las Vegas



The 2018 American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Botanical Congress provides a unique opportunity to learn about sustainability, sports nutrition, regulatory considerations facing the botanical market, current and emerging financial trends and many more of the diverse opportunities and challenges that are shared by the worldwide herbal products industry.


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AHPA's 7th Annual Botanical Congress is being presented in cooperation with the American Botanical Council (ABC) and will provide guidance to dietary supplement ingredient suppliers, manufacturers and affiliated firms that bear the burden of regulatory compliance. This unique, one-day event features a wide array of industry experts offering first-hand experience, education and information. Galina Roofener, LAc, of The Cleveland Clinic will provide a keynote presentation on the groundbreaking practice of Traditional East Asian Medicine being incorporated into The Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute’s dispensary. A sampling of other topics* that will be covered at the Botanical Congress include:

  • Political advocacy in the herbal products industry
  • Financial trends and opportunities shaping the supplements industry
  • Sustainability
  • Current legal and regulatory challenges within the sports nutrition sector
  • Regulatory and scientific focus on cannabis, CBD and hemp


Licensed acupuncturist Galina Roofener will deliver the keynote presentation at AHPA's 7th Annual Botanical Congress, where she will provide attendees with details about the groundbreaking practice of Traditional East Asian Medicine being incorporated into The Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute’s dispensary.

The Cleveland Clinic was one of the first to open a hospital-based herbal clinic in the U.S. to round out its integrative medicine services and provide supplementary options for patients seeking a holistic, natural approach to their care. Roofener will provide an overview of this program and some of the lessons learned through this innovative program.

Botanical Congress Videos

Who Should Attend the Botanical Congress?

  • CEO / CFO / COO / CSO / CMO / CIO / Chairman / President / Owner / Partner
  • Purchasing / Supply Chain / Procurement
  • Product Development / Food Technologist / Food Scientist / Cosmetic Chemist / Research / Scientist / Formulator / Nutritionist
  • Brand Management / Marketing / Communications / Public Relations / Consultants
  • Sales / Sales Manager / Director of Sales / Business Development
  • QA/QC / Testing / Lab Technician / Operations
  • Legal / Regulatory / Compliance

For information about Botanical Congress sponsorship, exhibiting or American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) membership, contact sponsorship@ahpa.org

2018 Annual Fund Sponsors


AHPA appreciates the support of its sponsors, but does not endorse, recommend, or provide a warranty for any sponsor company, its products or services. AHPA has no responsibility for any transaction entered into with any of these companies.