Sports & Active Nutrition Summit focusing on esports, CBD, regulatory landscape and more

Taking place again at the Hyatt Regency in San Diego on beautiful Mission Bay, the event begins with an exploration of the modern sports nutrition consumer. The mainstreaming of the category means a diverse group of consumers are looking for more accessible products to fit into their active lifestyles.

Confirmed speakers for this session include Ken Huntly, Sr. Director of Merchandising at GNC; Joshua Schall, JSchall Consulting; and TWISTS.

Other topics to be covered during the event include:

The Esports Opportunity

Esports is huge and new products and ingredients are emerging to support supplements aimed at gamers and the gaming community, but brand authenticity is key.

Confirmed speakers for this session include Eric Huml, CMO at, and Jason Chung, Director, Esports and Gaming Initiative at NYU Tisch Institute for Global Sport.

CBD/hemp for sports nutrition

With $1 million in NFL research grants awarded to cannabinoids for pain management and neuroprotection, and celebrity athletes like Alex Morgan investing in CBD brands, we might just be on the cusp of something big for hemp-derived CBD in the space of sports nutrition stand.

Attendees will hear from brands, scientists and category experts to find out what’s next for CBD and how to avoid potential legal troubles. Confirmed speakers for this session include Floyd Landis, Floyds of Leadville, and Dr. Sibyl Swift, cbdMD.

The Sports & Active Nutrition Summit also features sessions focused on:

Personalization – from the active consumer to the elite athlete

quality and certification

Sports nutrition products and the US military

Sports nutrition for mood and mental health

The regulatory landscape

More speakers will be confirmed in the coming weeks!

start-up stars

Founder Stars 2023

We are also looking for sports nutrition startups to join our first cohort of startup stars!

If you are an innovator in the industry and confident that you can differentiate yourself in a highly competitive environment, then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for consumer-focused entrepreneurial, science or technology-based startups to join our community. Our three winning startup stars will be invited as guests by NutraIngredients-USA to attend the Sports and Active Nutrition Summit in San Diego.

For more information and to apply, please click HERE.

Early bird discounts!

Registration for the Sports & Active Nutrition Summit 2023 is open. Our early bird discount ends on December 2, 2022, so register today!

Please click for more information HERE.


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