dicentra Honoured to be a Platinum Sponsor at CHFA East Conference and Trade Show

September 4, 2019 By

dicentra, the leading global consulting firm for life sciences and food industries, is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor at CHFA East Conference and Trade Show. dicentra is sponsoring the Regulatory Forum and two educational sessions at the conference. CHFA East Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, from September 12-15, 2019.

The Regulatory Forum on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 12:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., (for CHFA Members and Associates only) which will cover “Product and Manufacturing Compliance in the NHP Sector” from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., “Health Product Standards in Canada – Their Role in Domestic & International Regulations and How You Can Help Develop Them” from 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m., and “CHFA Members-Only Forum” from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. As a regulatory and compliance leader, dicentra is at the forefront of discussions that aim to implement impactful change for the life sciences and food industries.

dicentra is also sponsoring two educational sessions on “The CBD Disconnect: Regulating CBD in Canada” on Friday, September 13, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and “CBD as a Health Product: Considerations for the Future Market” on Friday, September 13, 2019, from 2:35 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. to discuss the current and future regulation of CBD health products.

On Friday, eight suppliers will showcase their new products in the CHFA Launch Pad competition, pitching their products to a panel of judges in “Dragons’ Den” style. The contest, sponsored by dicentra, will judge products on innovation, creativity, and value-add to the market. The contest winner will receive a prize package valued at $30,000. The first 50 retailers in attendance will receive a gift bag that includes samples of the products being presented. As a proud member of the CHFA, dicentra supports fostering the evolving trends of the consumer market and showcasing new and original products.

“We’re honoured to have been a member of CHFA for over 18 years and we look forward to sharing thought leadership and sharing great discussions with fellow industry professionals. dicentra is committed to the success of the CHFA as the largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products,” said Alicja Wojewnik, CEO, dicentra.

“CHFA is pleased to have dicentra as a valued sponsor at our annual conference. This year’s program provides industry stakeholders with the most up-to-date information regarding product and manufacturing compliance in the NHP sector, the role of health product standards in Canada in helping to shape domestic and international regulation, as well as a session on CBD regulations. Through their participation as sponsors, dicentra demonstrates their commitment to this industry and the importance of education to the sector,” said Judy Sharpe, Director Trade Shows & Conferences, CHFA.

Show attendees can visit the dicentra booth #812 to speak with regulatory experts about cannabis health products, NHPs and self-care framework, food safety, labeling, and other hot topics. Conference attendees are invited to learn how dicentra provides guidance on product and marketing compliance, quality assurance and safety standards, research and development, new ingredient assessments and overall regulatory strategies for food and health-related products sold in North America.

To learn more about dicentra’s services, visit http://www.dicentra.com

About dicentra

dicentra is a contract research organization and professional consulting firm that specializes in addressing all matters related to safety, quality and compliance for all product categories in the life sciences and food industries. We evaluate, implement and provide all the necessary support for your products and operations, allowing you to gain market access while building confidence in your brand. We achieve this through our four business divisions: Life Sciences, Food Safety & Quality, Global Certifications and Clinical Trials. Since our inception in 2002, we have completed over 18,000 projects and serviced over 1200 companies internationally. Our clients look to us to help protect their bottom line while integrating our team as a part of theirs. This is a result of the continuous efforts we make to provide the highest level of client care.

dicentra is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and has an office in Guelph, Ontario. To learn more about our services, visit http://www.dicentra.com or contact our multidisciplinary team of industry experts to discuss your goals.