The one-day exhibition and networking event for independent health food trade, 23 October 2016, Manchester.

Welcome to the
Natural Health Trade Summit

The new one-day exhibition and networking event exclusively for independent health food retailers.
23 October 2016, Palace Hotel, Manchester

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Featuring 75+ of the UK’s leading natural product suppliers who all showcase exclusive show-only offers

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Network with friends and colleagues old and new over a free three-course buffet lunch and a free welcome drinks reception

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Guarantee your place

Registration is free for all independent health food retailers


Preferential Hotel Rates

You can book your hotel rooms at discounted rates through our partner, Reservation Highway. The first 100 retailers to book will receive £40 cash back from us at the event, just bring your receipt with you.

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An exhibition area featuring 50+ of the industry’s leading product suppliers, showcasing their special show-only offers.

Round Table Discussions

Inviting industry professionals to host informal round table discussions on retail-related topics under the theme of ‘better and more successful retailing’.


There is plenty of time to network with friends and colleagues alike with our free, three-course healthy lunch, free refreshments all day and a free welcome drinks reception.

Show-only trade offers

All of our exhibitors are showcasing their exclusive, special show-only offers that are only available at the Natural Health Trade Summit.

What is the Natural Health Trade Summit?

Organised by the publisher of Health Food Business magazine, the Natural Health Trade Summit is a one-day exhibition and networking event exclusively for the independent health food trade.

Organised in association with the National Association of Health Stores, this free event promises to bring retailers together in an atmosphere dedicated to the business of better retailing.


When is the Natural Health Trade Summit?

The Natural Health Trade Summit is on Sunday 23 October 2016 in the Palace Hotel, Manchester. Registration is from 8.45, with the event finishing around 16.45.


Who should attend?

If you are an independent retailer, a buyer for an independent health food store or involved in the independent health food trade, you should join us at the Natural Health Trade Summit.

It’s completely free to register for the trade.


Round table discussions


Show-only offers

Why attend?

If you are an independent health food retailer who wants to grow your retail knowledge at an event dedicated to you, you should join us at the Natural Health Trade Summit. As well as invaluable, innovative discussions, there’s a huge exhibition area with the leading product suppliers and time to network with new and old friends with a free three-course lunch.

What's included with your registration?

Here’s what’s included with your free registration:

  • Entry to the Natural Health Trade Summit exhibition area, featuring
    75 product suppliers
  • Unlimited access to our informal, round-table retailer discussions
  • Preferential hotel booking rates for all hotels in the area around the Summit
  • £40 cash-back for your hotel booking (exclusive to retailers-only)
  • Free freshly-prepared, healthy, three-course lunch (worth £45) and refreshments (worth £10)throughout the day (exclusive to retailers-only)
  • Access to a whole host of special offers and retail information after the event
Who do I contact for help?

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact our UK based office on 01279 810080 or email

The NAHS is delighted to be working alongside Target Publishing to bring this important northern trade event exclusively to independent health retailers, who we hope will embrace and support it to enable its success,
not only for this year but for many years to come.

Gary Trickett

Chairman, National Association of Health Stores (NAHS)

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Natural Health Trade Summit, which we are confident will prove to be a productive and beneficial event for the UK’s independent retailers.

David Cann

Managing Director, Target Publishing

I’m proud to be involved in this year’s Natural Health Trade Summit – it’s guaranteed to be a worthwhile event for the UK’s independent health food retailers.

Rachel Symonds

Editor, Health Food Business magazine

Free registration

Registration is completely free for anyone involved in the independent health food trade.


Supported by:

National Association of Health Stores
Health Food Business magazine
Natural Products magazine
Organic and Natural Business magazine
Natural Lifestyle
Health Food Institute
Target Publishing logo


Wholesale partners:


The Health Store
Tree of Life
Wholefoods Wholesale