Growing awareness of health and wellness is fueling demand for natural and organic products in Asia. Countless of regional distributors and retailers are tapping into the natural and organic trend, but in face of uncertain challenges of this emerging industry sector, how should businesses prepare themselves to secure success?

As part of Natural & Organic Asia 2019, the inaugural NOA Academy offers education, resources and solutions to help industry leaders and professionals of the natural and organic industry to keep their businesses stay relevant and get ahead of competition. The academy will feature international specialists and industry experts who will share their professional experience and innovative concepts.

Workshops

Two special two-hour workshops that offer a wealth of information, conducted by accredited specialists and industry experts.

Seminars

Experienced industry leaders will share their unique insights and success stories, including fundraising for start-up brands, cross-border e-commerce, product research & development, etc.

Forums

Complimentary sessions sponsored by NOA exhibitors and supporting organisations to present their latest products, research topics and ideas to an audience of professionals.

Full Programme & Registration

3 September, Tuesday

11:45 – 12:15 Seminar: Green Queen Talks Global Eco Wellness Trends  Details
Speaker: Ms. Sonalie Figueiras, Founder & CEO, Ekowarehouse and Green Queen Media (Hong Kong)
*Conducted in English
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13:45 – 15:45 Workshop: Modern Diet: A Guide to Healthy Meal Planning  現代流行飲食新趨勢專業營養餐單策劃工作坊 Details
Speaker: Mr. Wong Chi Wing, Director of Food & Dietetic, Hong Kong Adventist Hospital (Hong Kong) 黃志榮先生, 香港港安醫院膳食及營養部主管 (香港)
*Conducted in Cantonese
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16:00 – 17:00 Seminar: Powering the Mind: How Brands Can Tap the Next Level of Human Potential Details
Speaker: Ms. Anika Nafis, Associate Director, Trend and Innovation Consultant, Mintel (Singapore)
*Conducted in English
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17:15 – 18:00 Forum: How Water Quality Affects Human Health 水質決定體質,體質決定健康
Speaker: Mr. Moses Yuen, Assistant Manager, R&D & Technical, Walton Possesion Ltd (Hong Kong)
*Conducted in Cantonese
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4 September, Wednesday

11:30 – 12:30 Seminar: An Introduction to Cross-Border E-commerce to China – A Guide for International Cosmetics Companies Details
Speaker: Mr. Don Zhao, Co-Founder, Azoya International (China) 趙冬棟先生,Azoya 聯合始創人 (中國)
*Conducted in English
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12:45 – 14:45 Workshop: Natural Skincare Formulation and Application天然護膚品配方設計及應用 Details
Speaker: Mr. Albert Leung, Hong Kong Society of Cosmetic Chemist, Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, England (Hong Kong) 梁國斌先生,英國皇家化學協會會員及特許化學師、香港化妝品化學師協會會員 (香港)
*Conducted in Cantonese
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15:00 – 15:45 Seminar: Natural, Organic and Ethical Labels in the Personal Care Industry Details
Speaker: Mr. Amarjit Sahota, Founder and Director, Ecovia Intelligence (United Kingdom)
*Conducted in English
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16:00 – 16:45 Forum: How Great Superfood Combination Can Take Your Diet to the Next Level 超級食物點樣配搭先最好
Speaker: Mr. John Wong, Senior Dietitian and Fitness Coach, JAC Nutrition and Healthy Consultancy (Hong Kong) 黃榮俊先生,資深營養師及體適能教練, 浚健營養及健康顧問 (香港)
*Conducted in Cantonese
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5 September, Thursday

11:15 – 11:45 Forum: Current Status of Hong Kong Organic Industry 香港有機產業的現狀
Speaker: Prof. Jonathan Wong Woon-Chung, Director, Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre (Hong Kong) 黃煥忠教授,香港有機資源中心總監 (香港)
*Conducted in Cantonese
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12:00 – 12:45 Forum: Aloha from Hawaii: Natural Products
Speaker: Ms. Meli James, Partner of Mana Up, USA
*Conducted in English
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Admission

* All the registration fees are non-refundable.
* If a registrant is unable to attend an event for any reason they may substitute, by arrangement with the registrar, someone else to attend in their place.

Contact

For enquiries, please contact our Organising Partner – Go Natural Marketing & PR Co Ltd :

Contact Person: Ms. Wendy Wong
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +852 8202-0126

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