Glendale, AZ – June 24-25, 2017

When & Where

Eventbrite - The Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo

June 24 & 25, 2017

10:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday the 24th

10:00 am – 3:00 pm on Sunday the 25th

Free Parking


Safety is Our First Priority

By entering the exhibit hall, you are accepting the following:

The show is not 100% free from any potential allergen, as it is hosted in a multi-use venue. All visitors must be aware of their health situation, take appropriate precautions and carry necessary medication.

The show is meant to meet the needs of people with a diverse array of health conditions. All products are gluten free however, many booths do contain other allergens.

Not all items at the show are certified gluten-free. Also, some items are made in shared facilities but meet certification and government requirements. It is up to each individual to read labels before using, consuming or purchasing products.

You know your health situation better than anyone else. If you are not able to tolerate a product, do not sample.

The products and advice of exhibitors are not endorsed in any way by the show organizers. Show organizers take no responsibility for discussions between visitors and exhibitors, nor for any situation that may occur as a result of those conversations.


Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa (Media Center)
9495 W. Coyotes Boulevard
Glendale, Arizona 85305
Phone: (623) 937-3700

Click HERE for hotel map.





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Saturday June 24, 2017 in Cira Ballroom C
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Class: "Gluten is Hidden in More Than Food!" While serving the Gluten & Allergy Free Community, Elizabeth Anthony Gronert has learned many are still plagued with external and internal symptoms after eliminating gluten & allergens from their food. In this interactive presentation, Elizabeth will illuminate the numerous places where gluten, allergens, toxins and even carcinogens are hidden in our everyday consumable products. Many with auto-immune issues, skin problems, sleeplessness, low energy, pain and cancer are unintentionally sabotaging their wellness. Learn how to look and feel better while having peace of mind that all you bring into your home is safe for you and your family.


Class:"Gluten- Beyond the GUT!" This is a very powerful and informative presentation to learn how gluten has its effects outside the intestinal tract. You will learn how gluten affects your body, which organs and tissues it can affect and how to test and treat it.


Presenter(s): Tiffany Hinton

Class:"5 Steps to Healing Your Inflammation" This educational course will teach you the five steps to heal your inflammation. Tiffany Hinton will share the answers you have been looking for to heal your gut and make your pain go away!

Sunday June 25, 2017 in Cira Ballroom C
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Presenter(s): Kara Kunz



Presenter(s): Rich Jacobs M.S., FMP

Class:"Gluten and its Effects on Hormone Balance" We know that gluten plays a big part in gut health and gut related disorders, but what else does gluten effect? Join Rich, Functional Medicine Practitioner, as he explains how gluten-caused inflammation can effect your hormones and disorders such as insomnia, depression and fatigue. You will also get some tips to start reversing the imbalance.


Presenter(s): Danielle Baumgart

Class:"The Dark Side of Hidden Gluten Contamination and How To Effectively Lower Your Exposure Risks." "Allergen’s are skyrocketing and the public is being left behind by FDA’s lack of regulation for not only gluten but for all sensitivities. Education on avoidance isn’t enough, we must look for advanced options in the fight against exposures. This program will outline educating oneself on what questions to ask when determining whose quality standards can you trust for dietary supplements OTC’s, and prescription drugs. How to read supplement facts labels correctly, and finally what breaking research is out there for lessening the exposure to gluten or other allergen’s in your daily life."


Danielle Baumgart

Danielle Baumgart is a leading executive in the nutritional manufacturing field, with over twenty years of experience in both the education and regulation of dietary supplements. She has been involved in the development of over 500 nutritional supplements and lectures extensively on the avoidance of hazards both allergen and adulterants in the food chain.

Recently she lectured at the Beijing University of Agriculture, China, and JASIS, the largest analytical and scientific convention in Japan.


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Edward A. Madrid, DC, CFMP, CGP

Dr. Madrid has been in clinical practice for 30 years as a chiropractor. Over the last 3-4 years, he has attained professional certifications in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, Functional Medicine and Celiac/Gluten Disorders. He is a listed healthcare provider on the Celiac Disease Foundation website.

As a practicing clinician, he continues to stay abreast on the latest scientific research as it pertains to these chronic conditions to better help his patients and the public. Being a gluten sensitive patient himself, he has been devoting much of his time and practice to educating the public about Gluten Related Disorders. He is a presenter to numerous celiac groups including GIG and other local and national organizations.

Dr. Madrid’s website is:


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Elizabeth Anthony Gronert

With over 32 years of experience owning her own business, Elizabeth Anthony Gronert is a seasoned trainer, coach and mentor. With 20 years in professional beauty industry as a salon owner, platform educator and international trainer then transitioned into the Direct Selling Industry for the last 16 years. Initially in fashion and helping people with Total Image Consulting, then entering the health arena by helping people learn how to sleep more restoratively. The last 3 ½ years has been marketing for, The Wellness Company, helping people and families live without toxins, carcinogens and allergens like Gluten. Our goal is to help as many people save money with their everyday shopping and still have peace of mind that everything they purchase/use for their family is safe from poisons, carcinogens, gluten and other allergens.

Elizabeth is a veteran speaker, stage trainer, published author of textbooks, magazine columns, technical videos and blog. Elizabeth is an active fundraiser that enrolls others in giving back to the community. Elizabeth and Kris are on staff at Willow Creek Church helping their large church build small, rewarding community.

• Business Trainer & Direct Sales Coach
• Fundraising for Charity, Community & Scholarships
• Success Strategies for the Small Business
• Speaker for Events (Club Meetings/Business Functions)

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Jen Cafferty

Jen Cafferty
CEO, The Gluten Free Media Group

Jen Cafferty is “all things gluten free.” As founder and CEO of The Gluten Free Media Group, Jen is a nationally recognized expert on connecting gluten-free brands to consumers in ways that help everyone live a better lifestyle. Not only does Jen run the largest gluten-free media group in the US, she and her family follow restricted diets due to a variety health concerns. With years of experience living a gluten-free lifestyle, Jen’s opinion has become the “seal of good housekeeping” for many brands, and she is considered to be one of the foremost experts in gluten-free living in North America.

As a Certified Health Coach and Chef, Jen frequently teaches lifestyle classes, writes articles and collaborates on gluten-free projects. Through the consulting division of her company, Jen collaborates with numerous CPG brands and retailers to ensure they are attaining their full marketing potential when reaching the free-from customer. Combining her personal and professional experience, Jen Cafferty truly has become a proponent for gluten-free and allergen-friendly living. For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Jen Cafferty at or 847-217-1317.

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Kara Kunz

Kara Kunz is the Community Outreach & Education Manager for the American Liver Foundation’s Desert Southwest Division. She oversees the Liver Wellness, Love Your Liver, Teens to Twenties, Viral Hepatitis, and Ask The Experts program series for the division. As a person living with Celiac Disease for 8 years now, Kara has a passion for nutrition and is completing her Nutrition Communication degree at Arizona State University.

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Rich Jacobs M.S., FMP

In 2012, life changed forever for Rich. He had fatigue, bloating, insomnia, depression and libido issues. Modern medicine couldn’t find a cause or a solution because it was “all in his head”.

Rich went back to school for Functional Medicine and found the root cause of his health issues. His new found purpose in life is to holistically heal the body by finding the root cause of disfunction to reduce/eliminate symptoms.

Being a former patient himself, Rich understands what his patients are going through. He also knows, there is hope, and they will get better through the process of Functional Medicine.

Rich works with patients locally and online. He can be found at

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Tiffany Hinton

Tiffany Hinton is the author of the #1 Amazon best-sellers Gluten Free Mom Certified and Mom Certified Celebrates Heritage. She’s been called “Super Mom” by fellow Gluten-Free speaker and advocate Pam Jordan, I’m A Celiac. She is a Public Speaker, Blogger, Cook and Allergy Coach for the Gluten-Free community. She has written 11 cookbooks. She was recently a speaker at North Carolina State University during the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event. She is a regular speaker through out the US including the award winning Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo, where she signs books in the Author Area.

Tiffany has a compelling story that led to her gluten free lifestyle. She is not your average author and is a Person You Should Know. Tiffany is available for speaking engagements, book readings/signings, cooking demonstrations, as well as gluten and allergy free promotional events. She would be thrilled to work with any company that instills the same healthy lifestyle that she, the Gluten-Free Mom, promotes. Connect with Tiffany on Twitter or Facebook

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A block of rooms has been reserved at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa. Click HERE to make a reservation. Rooms must be booked no later than 6/1/17.

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