Carlotta Mast

SVP, Content

Carlotta leads the team producing all content and conference programming for the New Hope Network’s Natural Products Expos, NBJ Summit, Esca Bona, Natural Foods Merchandiser, newhope.com, Nutrition Business Journal, the NEXT portfolio and Delicious Living. In addition she is the chief author of The NEXT Natural Products Industry Forecast. With 20 years of experience, Carlotta has her finger on the pulse of new health, wellness and natural product trends and the forces shaping consumer attitudes and behaviors.

Carlotta is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences and has been interviewed about the natural products industry, regulatory issues and market performance by media outlets including The New York TimesCosmopolitan, NPR, ABC News, BusinessWeek and many others.

In 2013, Carlotta co-founded a paleo snack company called Wholly Bites, which hit the market well before Whole Foods Market and other retailers began adding paleo sections to their stores.

A Colorado native, Carlotta is the president of Naturally Boulder, a trade group with the mission of nurturing community, leadership and innovation in the Colorado natural products industry.

Carlotta is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Journalism.

Sessions

July 17, 2018

1:30 PM  -  5:10 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

NBJ Summit Innovation FIX

Six game-changing entrepreneurs and business visionaries will present their innovations and challenges to a select group of nutrition industry leaders as part of this interactive and high-impact “master mind” session. NBJ Summit participant will get to know and help those who are working to create new opportunities for the nutrition industry, while sharing their talent, … Continued

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July 18, 2018

8:30 AM  -  9:40 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

NBJ State of the Industry

Change in the dietary supplement industry is happening faster than ever, driven by forces that include regulatory developments, health-tracking technologies, ingredient innovation and the accelerating complexity of consumers spreading purchases across sales channels. This session will showcase Nutrition Business Journal’s proprietary market data and survey results to reveal where the market is expanding, where consumers … Continued

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July 19, 2018

3:50 PM  -  4:45 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Disrupted Retail

We will close the NBJ Summit by navigating the seismic changes happening in nutrition retail being driven by Amazon, Whole Foods, private label and other powerful forces. Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Retail Issue for insight into how the omnichannel world is changing everyone’s status quo.

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July 19, 2018

4:45 PM  -  5:30 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Fireside Chat with Walter Robb

Few people have had a bigger impact on how Americans perceive and purchase natural and organic foods and dietary supplements than Walter Robb. The former Whole Foods Market Co-CEO helped lead the chain through years of growth that inspired upheaval across the grocery sector. Robb has strong opinions about conscious capitalism, building purpose into a … Continued

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