Registration Now Open for The Workshop and The Conference: Oct. 26–29, 2016—Annual Events to be Held at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California

Washington, D.C., July 5, 2016—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced that registration is now open for CRN’s annual events, The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science and The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry. The educational and networking industry-wide events will take place Oct. 26–29 at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, California.

The Workshop is a full-day symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 26, centered on relevant scientific topics about dietary supplements and nutrition. It ends that evening with a networking reception/cocktail party that kicks off the beginning of The Conference. Featuring high-level speaker sessions ranging from regulation to politics to business issues, and substantive networking opportunities, The Conference runs through 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, Oct. 29.

Those attending have four flexible registration options: 1) The Workshop/The Conference package; 2) The Workshop only; 3) The Conference only; 4) The Workshop and first day of The Conference. In order to book a hotel you must be registered, and attendees are urged to book their hotel room promptly, once registered, as the hotel block will likely sell out.

David Campbell, who sits on CRN’s Board of Directors and is vice president, regulatory and government affairs, North America with RB, will chair The Conference for the second year in a row.

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel sits on top of a 150-foot bluff along the Pacific coastline, providing its visitors with scenic ocean views, superb service, and spacious meeting facilities. Available airports include: John Wayne/Orange County Airport, SNA (25 minutes/23 miles); Long Beach Airport, LGB (45 minutes/44 miles); Los Angeles International Airport, LAX (60 minutes/63 miles); and San Diego Lindbergh Field Airport, SAN (75 minutes/67 miles).

For more information, and registration for The Workshop and The Conference, visit For sponsorship opportunities, contact Carl Hyland at 202-204-7674 or

Note to Editor: The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing 150+ dietary supplement and functional food manufacturers, ingredient suppliers, and companies providing services to those manufacturers and suppliers. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements and food in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as to CRN’s Code of Ethics. Visit Follow us on Twitter @crn_supplements and @wannabewell and on Facebook.