Welcome!

News Feed Item

The Gluten & Allergen Free Expo Comes to Phoenix

Special Diets Event Brings Education, Flavor and Support to Community

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As part of its support to the fast-growing gluten free community, The Gluten Free Marketing Group will hold the Phoenix Gluten & Allergen Free Expo on February 22th and 23rd at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa in Glendale, Ariz.  

(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/MN54807)

The event attracts the celiac community, those with gluten sensitivities, auto-immune/inflammatory diseases, and autism. Athletes and the health conscious also benefit from the Expo.

All of the vendors are 100% gluten-free and many will also showcase products free of the top eight allergens: milk, egg, peanut, tree nut, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat. The Expo also offers personal care products, vitamins and supplements, and green household cleaning alternatives.

The Expo will allow attendees to sample hundreds of gluten-free products and try before they buy, in addition to receiving coupons, discounted products available for purchase, informative classes related to the gluten and allergen-free lifestyle and the chance to meet their favorite food manufacturers, authors and bloggers.

The Expo will also include a dedicated area featuring nut-free products and special area for gluten-free kids. Allergen-savvy health care practitioners will be available to answer medical questions. Guests can attend free lectures, connect with gluten and allergen-free restaurants, associated non-profits and more.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.gfafexpo.com or at the door. A one-day ticket is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Children, active military and veterans can attend free of charge and discounted pricing is available for seniors and families.

For more information, visit www.gfafexpo.com. To schedule an interview with CEO and Founder Jen Cafferty, contact Sara Lefebvre at 860-208-7682 or [email protected].

 

ABOUT THE GLUTEN & ALLERGEN FREE EXPOS

Managed by The Gluten Free Marketing Group, the Gluten & Allergen Free Expos are the largest and fastest growing special diet consumer events in the United States. Started in 2007, the events are professionally managed and have expanded from one to seven cities throughout the country. In addition to meeting the needs of the Celiac community, the Expos welcome those with gluten sensitivities, auto-immune/inflammatory diseases and autism. Athletes and the health-conscious community also benefit from the Expos. The Expos will have an attendance of over 35,000 consumers in 2014. For more information, visit www.gfafexpo.com.

 

ABOUT THE GLUTEN FREE MARKETING GROUP

Headquartered in Chicago, the Gluten Free Marketing Group is the leading U.S. marketing and event company dedicated to promoting the gluten free lifestyle. The company holds a captive gluten free lifestyle community across its many facets including the Find Me Gluten Free apps for iPhone, iPad and Android and the Gluten & Allergen Free Expos. The Group is expanding in 2014 to keep up with the needs of this rapidly expanding consumer base with additional app features, a gluten free e-magazine, and a monthly gluten free subscription box. For more information, visit www.glutenfreemg.com

Media Contact: Sara Lefebvre, The Gluten Free Marketing Group, 860-208-7682, [email protected]

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

SOURCE The Gluten Free Marketing Group

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Transformation Abstract Encryption and privacy in the cloud is a daunting yet essential task for both security practitioners and application developers, especially as applications continue moving to the cloud at an exponential rate. What are some best practices and processes for enterprises to follow that balance both security and ease of use requirements? What technologies are available to empower enterprises with code, data and key protection from cloud providers, system administrators, inside...
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform and how we integrate our thinking to solve complicated problems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and sh...
With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, enabling developers to roll out their own database infrastructure in minutes with minimal management overhead. However, this same amount of flexibility also comes with the challenges of picking the right tool, on the right ...
What are the new priorities for the connected business? First: businesses need to think differently about the types of connections they will need to make – these span well beyond the traditional app to app into more modern forms of integration including SaaS integrations, mobile integrations, APIs, device integration and Big Data integration. It’s important these are unified together vs. doing them all piecemeal. Second, these types of connections need to be simple to design, adapt and configure...
Traditional on-premises data centers have long been the domain of modern data platforms like Apache Hadoop, meaning companies who build their business on public cloud were challenged to run Big Data processing and analytics at scale. But recent advancements in Hadoop performance, security, and most importantly cloud-native integrations, are giving organizations the ability to truly gain value from all their data. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, David Tishgart, Director of Product Marketing ...
More and more companies are looking to microservices as an architectural pattern for breaking apart applications into more manageable pieces so that agile teams can deliver new features quicker and more effectively. What this pattern has done more than anything to date is spark organizational transformations, setting the foundation for future application development. In practice, however, there are a number of considerations to make that go beyond simply “build, ship, and run,” which changes how...
Cloud computing delivers on-demand resources that provide businesses with flexibility and cost-savings. The challenge in moving workloads to the cloud has been the cost and complexity of ensuring the initial and ongoing security and regulatory (PCI, HIPAA, FFIEC) compliance across private and public clouds. Manual security compliance is slow, prone to human error, and represents over 50% of the cost of managing cloud applications. Determining how to automate cloud security compliance is critical...
Traditional IT, great for stable systems of record, is struggling to cope with newer, agile systems of engagement requirements coming straight from the business. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, William Morrish, General Manager of Product Sales at Interoute, will outline ways of exploiting new architectures to enable both systems and building them to support your existing platforms, with an eye for the future. Technologies such as Docker and the hyper-convergence of computing, networking and...
Contextual Analytics of various threat data provides a deeper understanding of a given threat and enables identification of unknown threat vectors. In his session at @ThingsExpo, David Dufour, Head of Security Architecture, IoT, Webroot, Inc., discussed how through the use of Big Data analytics and deep data correlation across different threat types, it is possible to gain a better understanding of where, how and to what level of danger a malicious actor poses to an organization, and to determin...
Adding public cloud resources to an existing application can be a daunting process. The tools that you currently use to manage the software and hardware outside the cloud aren’t always the best tools to efficiently grow into the cloud. All of the major configuration management tools have cloud orchestration plugins that can be leveraged, but there are also cloud-native tools that can dramatically improve the efficiency of managing your application lifecycle. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, ...
Organizations planning enterprise data center consolidation and modernization projects are faced with a challenging, costly reality. Requirements to deploy modern, cloud-native applications simultaneously with traditional client/server applications are almost impossible to achieve with hardware-centric enterprise infrastructure. Compute and network infrastructure are fast moving down a software-defined path, but storage has been a laggard. Until now.
Let’s face it, embracing new storage technologies, capabilities and upgrading to new hardware often adds complexity and increases costs. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Seth Oxenhorn, Vice President of Business Development & Alliances at FalconStor, discussed how a truly heterogeneous software-defined storage approach can add value to legacy platforms and heterogeneous environments. The result reduces complexity, significantly lowers cost, and provides IT organizations with improved efficienc...
Nicolas Fierro is CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions. He is a programmer, technologist, and operations dev who has worked with Ethereum and blockchain since 2014. His knowledge in blockchain dates to when he performed dev ops services to the Ethereum Foundation as one the privileged few developers to work with the original core team in Switzerland.
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...