The only event bringing the plant-based movement to a mainstream audience.


June 7–8, 2019  •  Jacob K. Javits Convention Center  •  New York City

Advisory Board

Plant Based World Conference & Expo is being created with the support of a world-class council of advisors. Click on each photo to learn more about our council members' inspiring stories and the experience they bring to the Plant Based World team!

Plant Based World Council Members

Tom Dunnam

Co-founder
The Plantrician Project

Brian Wendel

Founder and President
Forks Over Knives

Nelson Campbell

Founder
PlantPure Nation

Gene Baur

Co-founder & President
Farm Sanctuary

Eric Adams

Borough President
Brooklyn

Josh Balk

VP Farm Animal Protection
The Humane Society

Michele Simon

Executive Director
Plant Based Foods Association

Nil Zacharias

Co-founder
One Green Planet

Jodi Monelle

Founder and CEO
LIVEKINDLY

Stephanie Redcross

Founder & Managing Director
Vegan Mainstream

Eric Brent

Founder and Director
HappyCow

Andy Levitt

Founder and CEO
Purple Carrot

Matthew de Gruyter

Co-Founder & CEO
Next Level Burger

Krissi Vandenberg

Executive Director
Vegan Action

Alison Rabschnuk

Director of Corporate Engagement
The Good Food Institute

Paige Ohliger

Owner and CEO
Plantricious

J. Morris Hicks

Author and CEO
4Leaf

Robert Cheeke

Founder and President
Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness

Chad Sarno

Co-Founder & VP of Culinary
Good Catch Foods

Martin Tull

Director of Partnerships & Development
American College of Lifestyle Medicine

Lisa Feria

CEO
Stray Dog Capital

Jody Rasch

Managing Trustee
VegInvest

Mark Langley

Investment Manager
New Crop Capital

Ben Davis

Council Chair
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