Top speakers confirmed for September event

Sports Nutrition Congress: Brussels event shines a light on sports and active nutrition

By Staff Writer

- Last updated on GMT / Lecic / Lecic
A new Sports Nutrition Congress organised by NutraIngredients and hosted in partnership with the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA), will offer a one stop shop for the latest must have insights in the worlds of sports and active nutrition.

The Sports Nutrition Congress​ – held 25-26 September, as part of the European Week of Sport – aims to bridge the gaps between cutting edge science, business strategy and key regulatory developments in the sports and active nutrition marketplace.

Top-level speakers from the European Commission, Oxford University, and the APC Microbiome Institute are already confirmed for the event, alongside legal experts from Keller and Heckman LLP, Hyobates Consulting and ESSNA.

From insights on elite level sports nutrition for teams and individuals, to those looking to use a new wave of innovative and convenient products to get active and healthy, the congress brings together global leaders in business, regulation and academia to shine a light on the future of the industry.

“Our new Sports Nutrition Congress, in partnership with ESSNA, will bring together delegates and speakers from all parts of the biggest category in the nutrition industry – creating real networking and learning opportunities for everybody in attendance,”​ commented Nathan Gray, senior editor at NutraIngredients.

“We have a fantastic agenda already in place, and some truly amazing speakers lined up to share insights on a huge variety of topics in the sports nutrition landscape.”

Early bird tickets are on sale now, with a 20% discount on standard registration fees until July 1st​. Register now to make you are there!

Sports nutrition takes centre stage

The new Sports Nutrition Congress​ comes a direct result of the collaboration between ESSNA and William Reed, the publishers of NutraIngredients.

It will explore new opportunities in sports and active nutrition, offering insights into consumer understanding and marketing to millennials – including looking at the power of social media to connect to consumers in our ever digitalised world.

Also on the agenda are engaging sessions on modulating the microbiome for sports, a look at new science and nutritional ingredients for endurance, performance and recovery, a look at the growing importance of personalisation and how the growth of digital health and wearable devices is shaping the industry – in addition to top insights on elite level nutrition for world champions in both individual and team sports.

From branding, to formulation, science, marketing, regulation and market strategy, join your peers in Brussels for a ticket to sports nutrition success​ and the chance for a host of networking opportunities, including roundtable lunches and an evening cocktail reception.

Top levels speakers already confirmed to join us in Brussels include:

  • Florina-Andreea Pantazi, European Commission
  • Orla O’Sullivan, APC Microbiome Institute
  • Professor Kieran Clarke, University of Oxford
  • João Gonçalo Cunha, KickUP Sports Innovation
  • Katia Merten-Lentz, Keller and Heckman LLP
  • Tom Morgan, Lumina Intelligence
  • Luca Bucchini, Hylobates Consulting & ESSNA Vice-Chair

Click this link find out more about what’s on the agenda for the congress.

Early bird tickets are on sale now, with a 20% discount on standard registration fees until July 1st​. Register now to make you are there!

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