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The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Fall Meeting will be taking place ONLINE October 27-29, 2020! This meeting was originally scheduled to take place in-person, but was transitioned to a virtual event due to Covid-19.

The NOSB will meet to discuss substances petitioned for addition to or deletion from the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List), substances due to sunset from the National List in 2022, and recommendations on organic policies.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 08:30 to Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 18:00

Organic World Congress

The Organic World Congress (OWC) is taking place September 8-10, 2021 in Rennes, France. 

On 6-10 September, some 2,500+ organic stakeholders, farmers, researchers and policymakers will address questions around resilience, societal transformation, health, and food sovereignty during the world’s largest organic gathering.

Monday, September 6, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, September 10, 2021 - 17:00

NOSB Spring Meeting - Live Online!

Update: The Spring 2020 NOSB Meeting will be held live online, instead of in-person.

The Spring 2020 National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Meeting will be April 29-30 via webinar. The deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comments is April 3 at midnight Eastern.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 09:00 to Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 17:00

FoodEx Japan

FoodEx Japan is taking place March 10-13, 2020 in Toyko, Japan. 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 08:00 to Friday, March 13, 2020 - 17:00

Natural Products Expo West

The Organic Trade Association and The Organic Center are looking forward to a number of opportunities to bring people together for business, networking, and socializing at Natural Products Expo West, taking place March 3-7, 2020 in Anaheim, CA. 

The Organic Center’s 17th Annual Benefit Dinner
March 4, 2020  |  6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | Anaheim Marriott Marquis Ballroom 

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 09:00 to Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 17:00


Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition, is coming back for its 25th edition with major alliance breakthroughs and multibillion-dollar export deals. Gulfood is taking place February 16-20, 2020 in Dubai, UAE.

Organic Trade Association will host 6 U.S. organic companies at the tradeshow. These spaces are already filled for 2020. Contact Alexis Carey, Organic Trade Association's International Trade Manager, to learn more and connect at the show!

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 08:00 to Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 17:00

MOSES Organic Farming Conference

The MOSES Organic Farming Conference will be taking place February 27-29, 2020 in La Crosse, WI. 

The MOSES Conference is the place where people who have a passion for good food and good-for-the-Earth farming have gathered here to share ideas, discover new resources, and feel supported in their work. However you fit into the organic, sustainable, regenerative movement, you are welcome at MOSES—this event is common ground.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 08:00 to Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 17:00

GOTS Annual Meeting

The Global Organic Textile Standard [GOTS] Annual Meeting is taking place February 15-19, 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany. 

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 08:00 to Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 17:00


BIOFACH, the world's leading trade fair for organic food, is taking place February 12-15, 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany. BIOFACH is the perfect opportunity for visiting professionals to meet organic producers from the organic market and be inspired by the sector’s latest trends.

Organic Trade Association will host 15 U.S. organic companies at BIOFACH, and will also participate in the following education sessions and meetings at the show: 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 08:00 to Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 17:00

Georgia Organics Annual Conference

The Georgia Organics Annual Conference is taking place February 7-8, 2020 in Athens, GA. The annual Georgia Organics Conference & Expo is about fostering community – a community of farmers on the path toward prosperity, and a community of Georgians interested in supporting healthier foods, farms, and families. As we move our conference around the state, we help grow a united good food movement. We learn and share challenges and solutions, and we showcase and celebrate the transformational work of the people in our movement.

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 08:00 to Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 17:00