Registration is now open for the annual Dietary Supplements Regulatory Summit (DSRS), taking place Wednesday, May 27, at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Now in its fifth year, the summit is an intimate, one-day, executive-level conference and networking event in the heart of the nation’s capital.
Once again, this year’s summit will feature updates and insights from top U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials, including the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, and industry experts, with a focus on dietary supplement regulatory compliance. A reception will follow the summit.
The DSRS is an industry-wide event designed specifically for manufacturers, marketers and distributors of dietary supplements, along with others in the supply chain, such as testing labs, and related service providers, including legal and marketing firms.
The summit is produced by the four major trade associations of the dietary supplement industry, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA).
Early-bird rates are in effect through Feb. 15, and registration discounts apply for members of the four host trade associations.Key 2020 DSRS topics include*:
- The regulatory future for CBD
- DSHEA 2.0
- Mandatory product registration
- Food Safety Modernization Act
- Digital marketing social media
Speakers and the full agenda and will be posted shortly on the summit registration page. Limited reception sponsorship opportunities are available. Kira Olsen.
*Summit topics, agenda and speakers are subject to change.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal and botanical products industry. AHPA is comprised of more than 300 domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers, and marketers of herbs and herbal products, including foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and non-prescription drugs. Founded in 1982, AHPA's mission is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products. Website: www.ahpa.org.
The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) is the 138-year-old trade association representing the leading manufacturers and marketers of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, dietary supplements and consumer medical devices. Every dollar spent by consumers on OTC medicines saves the U.S. healthcare system more than $7, contributing a total of $146 billion in savings each year. CHPA is committed to empowering consumer self-care by preserving and expanding choice and availability of consumer healthcare products. Visit www.chpa.org.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing 150+ dietary supplement and functional food manufacturers, ingredient suppliers and companies providing services to those manufacturers and suppliers. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements and food in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as to CRN’s Code of Ethics. Visit www.crnusa.org. Follow us on Twitter @CRN_Supplements and LinkedIn.
The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) is an international trade association representing nearly 120 leading natural products, dietary supplement, functional food, scientific and technology and related service companies that share a commitment to provide consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability. Founded in Utah in 1992, UNPA was instrumental in the passage of the 1994 Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) and continues to take a leadership position in legislative and regulatory issues and industry best practices. Visit www.unpa.com. Follow us on twitter @UNPANational and LinkedIn.