New ingredients, formats and benefits are shaping the active nutrition industry, and now is an opportune time for new companies in the sector that are seeking to move forward with their business plans.

NutraIngredients-USA is looking for start-up stars in the field and who are in search of a global platform. They must be innovators in the space who are confident they can stand out in a competitive environment. We’re seeking entrepreneurial, science or technology-based start-ups to join our community and present their company at the Sports & Active Nutrition Summit USA 2024

Our three winning Start-up Stars will be invited as a guest of NutraIngredients-USA to take part in the summit from February 12-14, 2024 in San Diego.

If selected as a Start-Up Star by our editorial panel, you will receive:

• A full delegate place giving you access to the full program including all presentations and networking sessions

• A place on the event program, taking part in the startup panel live on stage

• Your business banding on the Start-up Hub situated within the networking area summit, giving you a base to network from or meet new connections

• Coverage in NutraIngredients-USA including preview articles and your opportunity to appear in multimedia coverage of the event.


All you need to do is complete a simple entry form with your company information and submit your entry before December 8, 2023

It is FREE to enter and to be eligible all companies must:

• Have started to trade no earlier than 2019

• Be ‘independently owned’. This is defined as a business that is substantially owned by its founders and/or a group of independent investors; is not quoted on AIM or any other stock market; and is not a subsidiary or associated company of another business.

• Be based and founded in The Americas

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Entries close on Friday, December 8, 2023


2023 Start-Up Stars Winners