BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hope Natural Media, the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organics and healthy lifestyle industry, today announced that Carlotta Mast, senior director of content and insights, has been named to the board of directors of Naturally Boulder, an economic development organization whose mission is to nurture start-up natural products companies and promote Boulder and Colorado's Front Range as the epicenter of the natural products movement.
Mast currently serves as the co-chair of Naturally Boulder's education committee, which organizes Learning Lunches and other events designed to help local natural products entrepreneurs grow their businesses and be more successful.
"I'm thrilled to join the team of natural products industry leaders who make up the Naturally Boulder board," Mast said. "I'm particularly excited to help Naturally Boulder continue serving as a vital resource for the growing number of natural products entrepreneurs who call Boulder and Colorado home."
In her role at New Hope Natural Media, Mast oversees Natural Foods Merchandiser, newhope360.com, Functional Ingredients, Nutrition Business Journal and New Hope's consumer content portfolio. She also is the content director for the NEXT Accelerator, an online platform designed to help entrepreneurs launch and grow their natural products businesses, and is the lead author of NEXT: The Natural Products Industry Forecast, an annual trend report published in partnership with Sterling-Rice Group.
Mast is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences, and has been interviewed about natural products industry trends, regulatory issues and market performance by numerous media outlets, including The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, NPR, ABC News and others.
"We're delighted to have Carlotta join our board," said Bill Capsalis, president of Naturally Boulder. "Carlotta is a nationally recognized expert and thought leader in health, wellness and sustainability, and we are fortunate to have her join our team."
About New Hope Natural Media
New Hope Natural Media is the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry, with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services.
About Naturally Boulder
Naturally Boulder is an economic development organization dedicated to nurturing and promoting organic and natural products businesses of all sizes in Boulder, throughout Colorado's Front Range and beyond. We do this by creating meaningful connections for and among our members, offering education in business-building skills, serving as an advocate on important issues and coordinating economic development activities that advance the interests of our members. Our vision is to be the most supportive organic and natural products community in the nation, enabling companies to thrive so they can change the world for the better. Naturally Boulder was created in 2005 and today has more than 700 members, including manufacturers, service providers, entrepreneurs, investors and individuals who are part of a thriving organic and natural products community in Boulder and throughout our region. Visit us online at www.naturallyboulder.org.
Heather SmithNew Hope Natural Media
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