Berry Health Benefits Symposium 2023

Tuesday, 31 January 2023 8:45 AM - Tuesday, 28 February 2023 8:00 PM EST

5303 West Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33609, United States

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Symposium + 4 Nights Hotel + Tour Partial Approval - $2,200.00

Access to the 2 ½ day full symposium, 3 morning coffee and snack breaks, 3 lunches and 2 receptions , and 4 nights prepaid lodging at Hotel Alba (site of the event). This package includes the 1/2 day berry discovery tour (Thursday) and dinner.

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Tuesday, 31 January 2023 8:45 AM - Tuesday, 28 February 2023 8:00 PM EST

Hotel Alba Tampa, 5303 West Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33609, United States.

Join a selection of the world’s most renowned berry researchers as we gather in Tampa, Florida, USA to hear them present the latest research that attracts media and consumer attention to berries as a superfruit. Behind news releases on how berries improve heart health, memory and skin health is the work of these research scientists.

The Berry Health Benefits Symposium or BHBS is an international conference dedicated to showcasing the latest scientific research into berries and health.

The symposium, which has been held biennially since 2005, features cutting edge findings in many areas including cognition, berry phytochemicals and metabolites on cardiovascular function & cardio-metabolic health, gut health & gut microflora, berries and the skin and berry special topics. 

Put on under the auspices of the National Berry Crops Initiative, the Berry Health Benefit Symposium offers 2 and a 1/2 days of dynamic research presentations and seminar sessions and a 1/2 day chartered bus tour to discover Florida berry farms, the University of Florida Gulf Coast Research and Education Center Balm Campus and finishes with a Cowboy BBQ at the Southern Grace Ranch.

Cancellation policy

Conference Refund and Cancellation Policy

BHBS hopes everyone who registers for the conference will be able to attend; however, BHBS knows extenuating circumstances do occur.

The BHBS Conference Cancellation and Refund Policy will be as follows to assure consistency and is applicable to the annual BHBS conference.

  • Conference registration canceled online on, or before January 15th, 2023 is refundable but subject to a $50 administrative fee.
  • Registrants canceling on or after January 15th, 2023 will not receive a refund. The refund and cancellation policy will not be waived. Registration fees may be transferred to another individual; the invoice for the new registration will be revised to reflect the new registrant's information.
  • In the event BHBS must cancel the conference due to unforeseen circumstances, BHBS will refund the cost of registration.

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The Berry Health Benefits Symposium is organized by the National Berry Crops Initiative (NBCI) is a partnership of industry, academia and government formed to develop a strategic plan for the continued growth and sustainability of berry crop production in the United States. Berry crops include, but are not limited to: strawberry, brambles (raspberry, blackberry, others), blueberry, cranberry (including lingonberry) and Ribes (currant and gooseberry).

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