Events

Our events include a combination of live events and virtual webinars with progressive leaders in the new food movement. Our commitment to social good and climate beneficial action set the tone for these candid yet informative events. We will be examining emerging trends and featuring innovative thinkers that are driving systemic change in our industry. Stay tuned here for an upcoming schedule of in-person and online programming or sign up today for our mailing list to receive periodic updates and announcements as we release new content.

How to Register

Below you’ll find a list of upcoming events organized by date. Click on the event you’re interested in to be taken to the eventbrite page where you’ll be able to register by securing a ticket.

Upcoming Events

Climate Day @ Expo West 2022

Start date: March 8, 2022

End date: March 8, 2022 6:30 pm

Join industry leaders for inspirational keynotes, roundtables, workshops, and inspiring calls to action. 

Register here. 

ABOUT THE EVENT

Connect with innovative leaders at Climate Day to find the tools, information and community your company needs to take meaningful action to reverse global warming. From sustainable packaging solutions to net zero and climate justice commitments, we’ll discuss key action areas the natural products industry should focus on to have greater impact in 2022.  One Step Closer is pleased to be joining the Climate Day Resource Fair - stop by and learn more about our programs, networks, and Packaging Collaborative's Zero Waste Campaign!

OSC Pavilion in Hot Products @ Expo West

Start date: March 9, 2022

End date: March 11, 2022 6:00 pm

Showcasing OSC member brands & collaborations at Expo West, including a Community Happy Hour on March 9th!

RSVP to Happy Hour!

ABOUT THE EVENT

Explore OSC member brands at the official OSC Pavilion in Hot Products at Expo West. Enjoy the opportunity to connect in unique and meaningful way with our community, explore collaborations, sample new product launches, and so much more!  The 2022 OSC Pavilion Community includes Kuli Kuli, Numi Tea, Dr. Bronner's, Imlak'esh Organics, Lundberg Family Farms, Planet FWD, and Nutiva.  Don't miss our Community Happy Hour in the OSC Pavilion March 9th 4:30pm-6pm - featuring themed superfood cocktails by Kuli Kuli and Numi Tea, plus plant-based tacos from Imlak'esh Organics!

Find us in the OSC Pavilion, located in North Hall Level 200, March 9-11, 2022!

J.E.D.I Collaborative @ Expo West 2022

Start date: March 9, 2022

End date: March 9, 2022 2:00 pm

Join J.E.D.I Collaborative and partners for an afternoon of programming centered on generating systemic change and Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion in the natural products industry. 

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ABOUT THE EVENT

The natural products industry has long been a leader in promoting products that are better for people and the planet, but too many have been left out. It’s imperative that this industry recognizes the need for systemic change. It’s not only possible to operate a more just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization, but the benefits of doing so are far-reaching. J.E.D.I Collaborative is pleased to present this program in partnership with New Hope Network featuring industry leaders, inspiring speakers, and architects of J.E.D.I Collaborative and its programming. Sessions include heartfelt and activating keynotes, storytelling, data-driven impacts of JEDI practices, and an interactive workshop on regenerative financing.

See you 10am-2pm in Grand Ballroom F at the Anaheim Marriott!

Packaging Collaborative @ Expo West 2022

Start date: March 10, 2022

End date: March 10, 2022 4:00 pm

Get ready to get inspired about packaging innovations and the Zero Waste movement in the natural products industry!

ABOUT THE EVENT

Hear from brands and packaging providers about innovative solutions in sustainable packaging options. Don't miss out out on updates from Packaging Collaborative's Zero Waste Campaign and ways to get involved as a brand, consumer, or both! Sessions include public policy conversations, innovative technologies, and unique educational approaches to engaging a broad audience in supporting a future with zero waste.

See you March 10, 2022 12-4pm in Grand Ballroom E at the Anaheim Marriott!

OSC Leadership Community Breakfast @ Expo West 2022

Start date: March 11, 2022

End date: March 11, 2022 10:00 am

Celebrating 10 Years! One Step Closer’s Community Breakfast at Expo West Returns!

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ABOUT THE EVENT

Join us for a special gathering to shine a light on our leaders and collaborations, March 11th 8am-10am!

Featuring light breakfast fare from OSC member brands and engaging reflections from our leadership community. This signature One Step Closer event is free to attend.

JEDI Community Happy Hour @ Expo West 2022

Start date: March 11, 2022

End date: March 11, 2022 6:00 pm

Join J.E.D.I Collaborative, (included), New American Table, and Project Potluck in this Friday afternoon Happy Hour.

Learn more here.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Join J.E.D.I Collaborative, (included), New American Table, and Project Potluck in this Friday afternoon Happy Hour on the Arena Plaza 4-6pm. Sponsored in part by General Mills and Presence.

PAST Events

J.E.D.I @ Expo West Virtual

Don’t miss this session at Expo West in partnership with the J.E.D.I. Collaborative! We’ll cover how your organization can incorporate justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion into your company policies, workplace practices, marketing efforts, partnerships, and strategic plans. Hear from companies who’ve embarked on the J.E.D.I journey and from BIPOC-owned brands on what else we can do to move the natural products industry forward. The J.E.D.I Collaborative will also introduce additional programs and initiatives launching in 2021. We hope you’ll join us to get started on your J.E.D.I journey!

Climate Collaborative @ Expo West Virtual

This Natural Products Expo West, we’re featuring world-class climate speakers and new insights on climate change! We've got exciting new project announcements and leading industry voices lined-up. You'll hear inspiring stories and gain expertise so your company is able to address supplier and consumer engagement, climate justice and more in 2021!

Future of Food: The J.E.D.I Mindset

The undeniable case for a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive natural products industry

The Future of Food: Crossing the Climate Chasm

Helping stakeholders understand and take action on climate