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European Specialist Sports Nutrition Awards



We are excited to share that after two years online, the ESSNawards 2022 will be coming back to an in-person event on Thursday, 1 December at Twickenham Stadium in London.

Celebrating excellence and innovation in the sports nutrition sector, the ESSNawards not only announce the winners of the ESSNawards but also give attendees the opportunity to:

  • Meet new suppliers, brand and business partners, and collaborators

  • Listen to insightful presentations of industry experts and testing experts

  • Network with peers from the industry

  • Attend dedicated roundtables to exchange views and best practices on sustainability in sports nutrition, and all upcoming regulatory challenges and opportunities on the horizon.


We are excited to announce that ​Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, one of Britain’s greatest Paralympian and multi-gold medal winners, and Will Cowling from FMCG Gurus  will be our keynote speakers at the ESSNawards 2022 ceremony!

  • Baroness Grey-Thompson will tell her story and experience as an elite athlete and how sports and active nutrition helped her to achieve her results.
  • Will Cowling, Marketing Manager at FMCG Gurus will provide insights into the active nutrition consumer in 2023 and the impact that this will have on the sports nutrition market.



18:00 Drinks reception, arrival and registration

19:00 Welcome remarks by Chris Whitehouse, Chairman of Whitehouse Communications and Dr Adam Carey, Chair of the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA)

19:10 Dinner and Networking

20:00 Announcement of the ESSNawards 2022 winners and runners-up – Part One

20:25 Guest speaker: Will Cowling, FMCG Gurus

20:35 Break and Networking

20:50 ESSNawards 2022 Gold Sponsor presentation: Terence O’Rorke, Business Development Manager, EMEA & Asia, Informed Sport and LGC Group

21:00 Announcement of ESSNawards 2022 winners and runners-up – Part Two

21:25 Guest Speaker: Baroness Tanni-Grey Thompson

21:35 Break and Networking

21:45 Announcement of ESSNawards 2022 winners and runners-up – Part Three

22:10 Closing remarks from Dr. Adam Carey

22:15 Networking

22:45 End