Phoenix, AZ – Feb 22-23, 2014

When & Where


When

February 22-23, 2014

9-3pm

PARKING - Free parking is available as long as you park and enter the gates open to the garage.   Otherwise there is  a self park garage ($4 for first hour, $1 each additional hour ($10 max including overnight) as well as valet ($8 day or $15 overnight).

 

Eventbrite - The Gluten & Allergen Free Expo

Where

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

Sprouts on Going GF and the Phoenix Expo!

Tickets


Imagine going to a place where EVERYTHING is gluten-free, free samples are plentiful, you can attend classes on living gluten/allergen-free and be surrounded by our gluten-free community...there is a place like that on February 22nd & 23rd at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa!

You may purchase discounted tickets ahead of time by using the form below. Full-price tickets will be on sale at the event if we do not sell out in advance. Sell outs will be indicated on the website. We recommend buying your tickets ahead of time.

Classes


SATURDAY CLASSES
Time
Presenter(s)
Class Name

Time:10:00-11:00

Presenter(s): Brett Brimhall, BS, DC

Class:Happily Living Gluten Free (This class is now being taught by Chris Serafini, DC)

Time:11:30-12:30

Presenter(s): Amy Fothergill

Class:Tips for Successful GF Baking & Cooking

Time:1:00-2:00

Presenter(s): Erica Dermer

Class:First timer mistakes and how to avoid them

SUNDAY CLASSES
Time
Presenter(s)
Class Name

Time:10:00-11:00

Presenter(s): Kim Koeller

Class:Safely Eat Out Around the World Gluten Free and Allergy Free

Time:11:30-12:30

Presenter(s): Jill Cohn, D.C.

Class:5 Secrets to Managing Your Allergies & Migraines Holistically

Time:1:00-2:00

Presenter(s): Amy Fothergill

Class:Easy Paleo Recipes: Cooking Grain and Sugar Free

Presenters


David Wilks
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Kathy Smart
Kathy Smart

Kathy Smart is a best-selling author, registered nutritionist, Holistic Chef, media go-to gluten-free darling and the Founder and owner of Live The Smart Way. Known as North America’s Gluten-Free Expert™, she has been featured around the world as the leading expert in Gluten-Free living. She is a Chatelaine Magazine recipe developer and writer of national bestselling cookbook Live The Smart Way. She has been a featured expert on Dr. Oz, CTV News, BT, The Social, CH Morning Live, Rogers and Canada AM. Kathy has been named 2013 Most Powerful Woman (Next Best Thing Magazine – Sister Publication to Time Magazine); 2013 Most Amazing Person – CTV Ottawa; National Health Activist for 2012; Leading Women’s Award by the Canadian Government, Winner of the Top 40 Under 40 Business Achievement Awards, Spokesperson for the Gluten Free Expo – the world’s largest gluten-free expo. Kathy was recently named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Social Media Tweeters according to the Huffington Post and is has been tapped as GlobalNews.ca’s On-line Gluten-Free Expert. A TV Host and Chef, Kathy’s mission and work is to make Gluten-Free taste Good!

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Tiffany HInton
Tiffany Hinton

As an adult with health issues, Tiffany learned she was gluten and lactose
intolerant. This turned her life upside down. Not knowing where to start
she found pre-made gluten free items overpriced and she still wanted to
eat family favorites. Experimenting in the kitchen began with research and
practice. Tiffany can now turn any desirable recipe into gluten and dairy
free, without sacrificing the taste. Tiffany started blogging in June of
2010, while going through treatments for infertility. Like many others;
she struggled to talk about her experience, leading to an online journal
for sharing emotions and heart. Following the birth of her first child she
began to share gluten free substitutes for her favorite family recipes on
her blog GFmomcertified.com. After three children in just three years,
gluten free cooking has become a necessity. Discovering she was not alone
in the challenge to feed a gluten free family, opened the path to writing
Gluten Free Mom Certified. She creates and shares GF recipes each week on
her blog to help GF mothers meet the challenge of GF cooking. Tiffany’s
mission persists today to re-create the foods she grew up eating, into
gluten and dairy free.

Books and Publications:
Bittersweet Walnut Grove: Winter Thyme 2012
Bittersweet Walnut Grove: Spring Thyme 2013
Gluten Free Mom Certified 2013
Bittersweet Walnut Grove: Summer Thyme 2013
Bittersweet Walnut Grove: Fall Thyme 2013
Gluten Free Mom Certified 2013
Overcoming Mediocrity 2013
Mom Certified Celebrates Heritage 2014

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Vanessa Weisbrod
Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod

Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod is the Executive Editor of Delight Gluten-Free Magazine, an international publication geared towards people with food allergies, celiac disease and other medical conditions relating to food. In addition to the magazine, Vanessa also consults for a variety of gluten-free food manufactures and is an active member of the Advisory Board of the Celiac Disease Center at Children’s National Medical Center.
Vanessa is also the author of two gluten-free cookbooks: Beyond Rice Cakes: A Young Person’s Guide to Cooking, Eating & Living Gluten-Free was released in September 2006 and her second book is The Gloriously Gluten-Free Cookbook: Spicing Up Life with Italian, Asian and Mexican Recipes (Wiley) was released in April 2010.

Vanessa has appeared on numerous television shows as a gluten-free food and celiac disease expert including Planet Green’s Emeril GreenCNBC’s On the Money and CNN’s Newsroom with Heidi Collins. She has been interviewed and quoted in U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Washington Woman, Supermarket News, Publix Greenwise Magazine and numerous other local newspapers.

Vanessa received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the George Washington University and a Culinary Arts degree from the Institute of Culinary Education. She also holds certificates in the Practical Applications of Food Allergy Guidelines and Nutritional Analysis for Federal School Breakfast & Lunch Programs. Previously she worked as a health care reporter for the Advisory Board Company’s Daily Briefing and for Cox Newspapers, where she covered health care, politics, immigration and other breaking news for major newspapers including the Palm Beach Post, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the Dayton Daily News.

 

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Sponsors


Title Sponsor
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Platinum Sponsors
  • BLUE_DelightCorporateLogo
  • sponsor_enjoy
  • FMGF 2014
  • ID Life NJ
  • SMGF_01
  • GFMG-Logo_Primary
Gold Sponsors
  • Earth Balance Small
  • MASSEL
Silver Sponsors
  • BakeryOnMain
  • Omission Beer
  • smart-flour-foods
  • Square-Mile-Cider-logo
Bronze Sponsors
  • Building Blocks Logo
  • Fry's
  • NoGiiLogo
  • sponsor_rudis
  • Simply Gluten Free Magazine
  • Spouts
  • Swerve-1

Vendors


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  • BakeryOnMain
  • Beanfields
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  • Building Blocks Logo
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  • Celiac Disease Foundation
  • chebe
  • BLUE_DelightCorporateLogo
  • Detour
  • DoTerra
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  • Earth Balance Small
  • sponsor_enjoy
  • Erica Dermer
  • FMGF 2014
  • Freedom Foods
  • Fry's
  • Full Flavor Foods
  • GF Harvest Logo
  • GIG Logo
  • Greater Phoenix Logo 300 dpi jpeg
  • glutino_header
  • GMO FREE AZ
  • gopicnic
  • i-heart-keenwah
  • ID Life NJ
  • isagenix
  • Jeff the Sheet guy
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  • Kathy Smart
  • Now Foods
  • Lucky Foods
  • MASSEL
  • Glutagest-Logo-FINAL
  • Mike's hard lemonade
  • Milton's Craft bakers
  • Mompops
  • Natural awakeningsA-Med-Green
  • NoGiiLogo
  • Norwex_House_Logo_PMS660_PMS368
  • NYR_Organic_International_logo
  • Omission Beer
  • Paleo Magazine
  • Papa Murphy's
  • Pure-Goodies-Logo_Brown PNG 250-x-121
  • purely-elizabeth
  • Raw Revolution-2
  • Rizopia
  • sponsor_rudis
  • sponsor_sanj
  • SMGF_01
  • Simple Squares
  • Simply Gluten Free Magazine
  • smart-flour-foods
  • Sonoma Flatbread
  • Spinato'sLogo
  • Spouts
  • Square-Mile-Cider-logo
  • SuperEats
  • Swerve-1
  • Tahiti Uru Factory
  • Teeccino -1
  • Teechia
  • tera'swhey logo_2012small
  • GFMG-Logo_Primary
  • Tiffany Hinton
  • Tracy Hill
  • Trans Ocean
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  • U Be Livin Smart
  • udis_header
  • Vanessa Weisbrod
  • Veggie Revolution
  • Vivian's Phoenix Expo Logo
  • Viviana
  • way-better-snacks
  • Wildtree

Hotels


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

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