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Industry Reception, Award Presentation, and Dinner

September 29, 2022

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Industry Reception, Award Presentation, and Dinner

In-Person and Virtual Options!

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Join us for this complimentary and in-person event at the historic Union League of Philadelphia, or view it virtually. Just a 5-block walk from Natural Products Expo East and a 10-minute cab ride from Amtrak’s 30th Street Station.

Designed to connect and support retailers who champion the industry’s products with manufacturers, this event brings together senior executives from the homeopathic industry and professionals from adjacent associations before hearing the Integrative Medicine Retailer award winner share retail initiatives for natural products.

Integrative Medicine Retailer Award Presented to H-E-B

Hear about this San Antonio-based retailer's many unique programs to help consumers navigate their health journeys. Mike Schaeffer, Director, Drug Store, will be accepting the award on behalf of H-E-B as it strives to be a one-stop health-and-wellness destination. 

The Integrative Medicine Retailer Award has been previously accepted by Wegmans Food Markets, Rite Aid, and Meijer, Inc.


Please note virtual programming begins at 6:00 p.m.

  • 5:30 p.m.: In-person networking kicks off.
  • 6:00 p.m.: Welcome by Mark Land, MS, RAC, AAHP President.
  • 6:10 p.m.: "Future Consumers, Future Markets" presented by Troy Beeler, Co-Founder and General Manager, Future Commerce Initiative.
  • 6:40 p.m.: AAHP Award to H-E-B accepted by Mike Schaeffer, Director, Drug Store.
  • 7:00 p.m.: Dinner following reception.


The Philadelphia Union League
The Meade Room, 1st Floor

1450 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Union League of Philadelphia is ranked the #1 City Club in the Country. Founded in 1862 as a patriotic society to support the Union and the policies of President Abraham Lincoln, the League has hosted U.S. presidents, heads of state, industrialists, entertainers, and dignitaries from around the globe and has proudly supported the American military in each conflict since the Civil War. Today its 4,000 members represent Philadelphia leaders in every sector. Join AAHP in its unique event room with a distinguished collection of art and artifacts adorning the walls and hallways recognized by historians and art experts as a valuable component of American history. Business attire required. 

View The Union League Dress Code here.

  • When

    September 29, 2022

    In-Person programming begins at 5:30 p.m. EST
    Virtual programming begins at 6:00 p.m. EST

  • Where

    The Philadelphia Union League

    The Meade Room, 1st Floor
    1450 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Business attire required. 
    View The Union League Dress Code here.

  • Price

    Complimentary and open to non-members.

  • Registration

    Registration required. 

    See options below for in-person and virtual registration forms.

Register Now:

For questions, contact Eric Foxman (info@aahp.info) or Alissa Gould (alissa.gould@boiron.com)

Featured Speaker

Future Consumers, Future Markets
Presented by Troy Beeler

Troy is the co-founder and general manager of the The Future Commerce Initiative (FCI). FCI educates and advises today’s senior commercial leaders in retail and consumers products organizations in the future of commerce and work. FCI’s uniqueness is its well-grounded casework, faculty, and engaged alumni. Before FCI, Troy was an early team member at RetailNet Group (RNG), an advisory and insights firm that works with leading retailers and consumer brands worldwide. During his time at RNG, Troy ran the Advanced Retail Strategy Program, an executive education program taught at the UCLA Anderson School of Management with more than 1,500 alumni from 20+ countries. (RNG sold to Ascential Insight, PLC in 2015.) Troy started his career with the Grocery Manufacturers of America (now called the Consumer Brands Association) in Washington, DC.

Presenting Sponsor

The Emerson Group is a consumer products equity organization focused on accelerating mid-market brand growth. It also operates internationallyEmerson Group Logo, providing partners in the European, South American and Asian Pacific regions with the expertise and infrastructure necessary to successfully operate in the U.S. market. An Emerson Group division, Emerson Logistics is a consumer products logistics solutions provider. A third division, Emerson Marketing, is an analytics and insights-based consumer products communications organization.


September 29, 2022
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The Union League of Philadelphia
1450 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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