As Vice President of Events of Informa Markets’ New Hope Network, Lacey Gautier has been a leader of the Natural Products Expos for over a decade. Combining her expertise in event excellence and strategic growth with a passion for collaboration and community impact, Lacey continues to raise the bar and go beyond conventional industry boundaries. Lacey joined New Hope Network in 2012 as a member of the sponsorship team and has also held the titles of Show Manager, Show Director, and Group Show Director. With Lacey’s oversight and vision, sustainability became a foundational element of the Natural Products Expos, and she has led comprehensive, multi-city programs that empower and inspire the team, suppliers, partners, exhibitors, and visitors to strive for greater impact. Her collaborative approach with all parties involved in event production has resulted in strengthened partnerships, innovative revenue streams and cost efficiencies, and industry-leading diversity & inclusion initiatives. Lacey lives in Colorado with her wife and their two wild and wonderful boys.