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Oct112016

Organisers announce closure of camexpo

After a run of 14 years, Diversified Communications, the organisers of camexpo, has sadly announced that this year’s event was the last and that the show will not run again. According to Carsten Holm, managing director of Diversified UK, the decision was taken following consultation with leading supporters and exhibitors, who agreed that a decline in the […]

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Sep272016
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camexpo 2016 – video highlights

The CAM community was out in full force at camexpo 2016! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. The full show review will be out soon.  In the meantime, here are some video highlights from camexpo 2016.   Filmed by Jim Manson, editor, Natural Products Magazine

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Sep272016
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The CNHC wins camexpo’s Outstanding Achievement Award 2016

One of the highlights of the 2016 show was the big announcement that the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) had been named this year’s recipient of the camexpo Outstanding Achievement Award.  CNHC Chair Michael Watson was at the show to accept the award from last year’s winner Robin Daly, founder of cancer charity Yes to Life. […]

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Sep272016
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Wiley’s Finest voted Best New Product at camexpo 2016

camexpo’s prestigious Best New Product Award 2016, voted for by visitors to the show’s New Products Showcase on Saturday 24 September, was won by Wiley’s Finest for its Wild Alaskan Fish Oil Elementary EPA For Kids. “All of the team at Wiley’s Finest are delighted to have won the camexpo 2016 Best New Product Award, as voted […]

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Sep262016
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camexpo Clinic of the Year Award 2016: Leyton Sports Massage

This year’s camexpo Clinic of the Year Award was won by Leyton Sports Massage, based in Leyton, East London.  Katherine Creighton Crook, founder and principal therapist, was at the show to collect the award from Diversified UK’s MD Carsten Holm. Now in its 7th year, the award was judged on the treatments offered, marketing, client testimonials, […]

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Sep262016
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Full results: 1st National Complementary & Natural Health ‘Industry Snapshot’ Survey

The first ever ‘Industry Snapshot’ Survey was introduced to discover more about the role and aspirations of people working within the UK’s vibrant complementary and natural health sector.  Over 400 practitioners, therapists, healthcare professionals and students took part.   Which of the following best describes your role? Individual Practitioner / Therapist (self-employed) 80% Owner of […]

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Sep252016
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camexpo 2016 – what’s in store today?

If you weren’t able to attend the show yesterday, there’s still plenty of great content to enjoy at the second day of camexpo 2016. Today’s highlights include (in running order): Keynote Theatre (sponsored by the FHT) Christine Bailey – Feeding our gut microbiota: dietary & nutrition strategies to restore gut health and encourage microbiome diversity […]

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Sep242016
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camexpo 2016 opens today

camexpo opens for business at 10am today at Olympia London.  5000 attendees are expected to pack the aisles over two days (Saturday and Sunday, 24-25 September). Today’s highlights include (in running order): Saturday 24 September: Keynote Theatre (sponsored by the FHT) Professor Robert Thomas and Elizabeth Butler – Cancer: The latest research into lifestyle/nutrition, and caring […]

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Sep232016
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camexpo ‘Industry Snapshot’ Survey: Infographic

Here’s a taster of some of the findings of the 1st National Complementary & Natural Health ‘Industry Snapshot’ Survey, with the full results to be announced at a dedicated session at camexpo on Sunday at 11.15am in the Demo Theatre.  Get there early to be sure of a seat! If you haven’t already registered for your ticket: You’ve got […]

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Sep232016
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camexpo 2016 opens this weekend

UK’s leading natural health and wellbeing event opens at Olympia London tomorrow camexpo – the UK’s largest professional event for complementary and integrative health practitioners, therapists, students, healthcare professionals, pharmacies, and health store retailers – opens at Olympia, London on Saturday 24 September. The two day show combines a 200-strong trade exhibition – showcasing everything […]

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Sep222016
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Why come to camexpo this weekend?

We hope you enjoyed our speaker Q&As this year as much as we did.  Here’s why some of our speakers recommend you should visit camexpo 2016 – which opens tomorrow! Ruth Duncan, owner of Myofascial Release UK  “There are very few shows dedicated to complementary and alternative healthcare and camexpo offers us a chance to […]

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Sep222016
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Robin Daly: camexpo Outstanding Achievement Award Winner 2015

We caught up with camexpo’s Oustanding Achievement Award winner Robin Daly, founder of cancer charity Yes to Life, almost a year after accepting his award at camexpo 2015.   camexpo is a must for anyone in the sector – the key players are all there; if there’s something new happening, such as product developments or new CAM […]

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Sep222016
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Speaker Q&A: Chris James

Find out more about Chris Jame’s lifestyle brand Chris James Mind Body – ahead of his demo session at camexpo this weekend. Tell us a bit about your company Chris James Mind Body and your background Chris James Mind Body has evolved very naturally out of my own life experiences.  Firstly there was India, where […]

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Sep222016
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Jayney Goddard at camexpo 2016

All my work with practitioners is geared around providing them with step-by-step blueprints that they can use to build a sustainable, joyful practice that will enable them to thrive. As well as sponsoring the Business Clinic, Jayney will be hosting a business session at camexpo (which is this weekend!).  Jayney is one of the world’s foremost […]

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Sep222016
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Speaker Q&A: Rick Hay

Find out more about Rick Hay, aka ‘The Superfoodist’ ahead of his seminar session at camexpo. Who or what has been the biggest influence on your career? Dr Robert Buist is a renowned nutritional therapist in Australia who also has a PHD in Biochemistry. I was lucky enough to work very closely with for about seven years. […]

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Sep202016
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camexpo announces results of first ever National Complementary & Natural Health Survey

Diversified Communications UK, organiser of camexpo – the UK’s leading natural health and wellbeing event, has released a summary of some of the key findings from its first ever National Complementary & Natural Health ‘Industry Snapshot’ Survey. The full results will be unveiled this weekend during camexpo, which opens at 10am on Saturday 24 September […]

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Sep202016
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Speaker Q&A: Judy Rocher

Registered nutritional therapist and naturopath Judy Rocher will be talking about how to reduce the viral load in chronic disease in the demo theatre at camexpo.  She works for Rio Trading, a company specialising in South American botanicals, as their education manager and product advisor. Who or what has been the biggest influence on your […]

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Sep202016
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Speaker Q&A: Nadia Brydon

Every day as a CAM practitioner is such a privilege and memorable on a daily basis – helping to empower people to find their optimum health, healing and happiness that is within themselves. Senior therapist at The Haven, Breast Cancer Support Centre, Nadia Brydon is also qualified in Western and Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture and […]

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Sep192016
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Focus on: Sophrology

Sophrology means “the science of the consciousness in harmony”. Created in 1960 by a Spanish neuro-psychiatrist, it is a life-balancing technique aiming at an alert mind in a relaxed body, a mind-body training for performance and wellbeing. It does not require complicated postures or large amounts of time each day. It is also very flexible and […]

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Sep162016
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Thoughts on Pregnancy Massage by Meghan Mari

In this guest post, camexpo workshop host Meghan Mari from Jing gives her thoughts, and shares her personal experience with pregnancy massage.  For just about, the last 20 years I have had the honour of being a massage therapist and teacher. In that time, I have worked with thousands of individuals with all types of […]

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Sep162016
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Natural Health Supplements: The Power of Arginine

With a tremendous shift towards achieving optimum health for the mind, body and spirit, holistic medicines and therapies support the belief that our individual parts are intrinsically interconnected, and therefore can only be improved when we analyse our bodies as a whole. Natural therapies and health supplements provide a host of benefits, including contributing towards […]

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Sep162016
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Nucleotides – Nutrition’s best kept secret

In Nucleotide Nutrition’s previous blog, Nucleotides – what’s on your plate?, Rachel Hoyle introduced you to these special nutrients and their conditional essentiality. Before she moves on to explaining how stress impacts on our need for nucleotides, here’s a little recap. Nucleotides have a major role in cellular development within the body, and an extremely important effect […]

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Sep162016
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Speaker Q&A: Lisa Barber

camexpo is a wonderful opportunity to have exploratory conversations with like-minded people. Collaborate with practitioners who have a passion or purpose similar to yours. I don’t believe in competition. We’re all stronger together! Find out more about marketing teacher and business mentor Lisa Barber, who supports natural health professionals to grow their businesses… Who or […]

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Sep152016
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camexpo 2016 panel debate looks at the key challenges of ‘Caring for an ageing population’

Complementary health practitioners are increasingly required to support clients with multiple conditions linked to aging – from brain health and mobility issues to nutritional deficiencies.  This month’s camexpo event, taking place over the weekend of 24-25 September at London’s Olympia, is to host its first panel discussion into ‘Caring for an ageing population’, with a […]

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