JOIN US OCTOBER 19–22, 2021

Registered? Here are some 'Things to Know Before You Go'

Join your industry colleagues in-person at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, California. 
Learn more and register today
(Virtual options available.)

RSVPs—see who's coming

See SCIENCE in Session agenda.

See NOW, NEW, NEXT info here—including information on group activities—and agenda details.

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Learn more about health and safety at CRN's events, registration rates, and booking your accommodations.











CRN invites dietary supplement industry executives to join us “in real life” (IRL) and in-person as we go beyond “back to normal” and bounce forward even better.

CRN is excited to present our newly-branded SCIENCE in Session and NOW, NEW, NEXTour traditional events re-imagined for the new environment. The industry will come together again for the face-to-face engagement and connectionas well as engaging and inspiring educational content that longtime attendees of our events look forward to.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with your colleagues and be part of the conversation on:

  • The latest science behind the supplements
  • Challenges the dietary supplement industry is facing right now
  • Insights for identifying and optimizing what’s new
  • Preparing yourself and your company for what’s next

Hear from supplement industry professionals why year after year, CRN's events are their go-to

Learn more and register today:

Health and Safety Information

Both CRN and the conference venue will follow all local, state, and federal requirements in place at the time the 2021 SCIENCE in Session and NOW, NEW, NEXT are held. Click here for what to expect at the Ritz Carlton.  If you have any questions regarding health and safety protocols, please contact Maya English (

CRN takes the safety of all attendees seriously. Please respect your fellow attendees. CRN requests that everyone wear masks during all indoor events. Orange County ordinance requires you to wear a mask in all indoor public settings if you are unvaccinated. CRN has set up meeting rooms with social distancing in mind and is providing outdoor space for eating/drinking and networking. Let’s all mask up for one another!


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*Guest rates include meals and social functions only—not industry sessions; activities with added fees (golf, hiking, surfing not included).

Group discounts are available for in-person registrations—send four or more people from your company to claim your discounts.

To take advantage of this offer, please contact our registration associate, Adam Lewis, at or 202-624-1767.

Virtual registration includes: streaming access to sessions; CRN swagbox; and interaction with virtual and in-person attendees via CRN app.

Cancellation/refund policy

Should you need to cancel, if you do so by September 3, 2021, you will receive a full refund, minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations between September 3 and September 17, 2021, will receive a full refund, minus a $150 administrative fee. There will be no refunds provided if cancellation occurs after September 17, 2021, (5 pm EDT). If you need to cancel after September 17, 2021, due to extenuating circumstances caused by COVID-19, please contact Maya English ( All cancellations must be sent via email to

If you register before September 17, 2021, you will have 48 hours after receipt of your registration confirmation email to cancel without incurring an administrative fee. Should you need to cancel after this 48 hour period, if you do so by September 3, 2021, you will receive a full refund, minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations between September 3 and September 17, 2021 will receive a full refund, minus a $150 administrative fee. After September 17, 2021, there will be no refunds. CRN will not issue refunds if attendee experiences technical issues outside of CRN’s control. All cancellations must be sent via email to


The deadline to book at CRN's group rate has been extended to September 30, after this date the $349 per night rate may no longer be available. 

We strongly recommend you register then book your room as soon as possible. Room reservations and the CRN event group rate are subject to availability.

To be eligible for CRN’s room block and the group rate, you must be registered for SCIENCE in Session and/or NOW, NEW, NEXT.

If you are not registered for the event, you will receive notification that your room reservation will be cancelled. Contact Maya English ( for more information.

To book a room in CRN’s room block at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, for the group rate of $349 per night, single/double occupancy (plus taxes):

  •  Book directly online using this link:
    – OR—
  • Call 800-930-5146 NOTE: You must mention the "Council for Responsible Nutrition 2021 Annual Meeting" to get the group rate

Please note: Due to high demand, CRN is not able to extend the group rate outside of the contracted dates, October 18–22. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Hotel Cancellation Policy

Guests must modify or cancel reservations no later than 7 days before arrival to avoid penalty charge equivalent to one night's room rate. Early departures may incur a fee. All changes to room reservations, including cancellations, must be made directly with the hotel.

QUESTIONS ABOUT CRN'S EVENTS? Please contact Maya English.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available—please contact Carl Hyland for additional details.

See what our 2020 virtual event experience was like. 

Check out our 2019 event.