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NoCo Hemp Expo: Co-creating the Hemp Revolution

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NoCo Hemp Expo: Co-creating the Hemp Revolution

Alyssa Boston, Miss Universe Canada 2019, a prominent hemp and cannabis advocate, is a featured speaker at NoCo7. Photo courtesy of Miss Universe Canada 2019.

Miss Universe Canada 2019, Former Pro Soccer Star Rachael Rapinoe, USDA Hemp Program Chief William Richmond, Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Kate Greenberg to Headline Speaker Program at 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo

Now in its seventh year, organizers of the NoCo Hemp Expo are pleased to announce its initial all-star line-up of speakers and programming for the world’s most comprehensive hemp exposition and trade show, taking place March 26 – 28, 2020, at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO. More than 20,000 attendees will network, learn, and discover new trends and regulations from hemp industry business leaders, government officials, celebrity athletes, and farmers.

Presenting Sponsor EcoGen Laboratories, along with Lead Sponsors John Deere/4Rivers Equipment, New Holland Agriculture, Patagonia, Nutrition Capital Network and Halcyon Holdings, NoCo7 is the country’s premier hemp-centric event where the hemp community gathers together under one roof to co-create a vibrant future for the legal hemp market.

Notable Industry SpeakersInitial confirmed keynote speakers include business leaders in the hemp space, investors, legal and policy experts, and elite athletes, including a special appearance from celebrity soccer star Rachael Rapinoe. Plus, Alyssa Boston, Miss Universe Canada 2019, a prominent hemp advocate, will provide insight into the health and wellness benefits of hemp at the conference. Top government officials, including William Richmond, USDA’s Chief of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Program, and Kate Greenberg, Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, will also be on hand to discuss recent rules and regulations regarding hemp. In addition, Arran Stevens, Cofounder organic and hemp food leader Nature’s Path Foods, will discuss innovation in consumer products, hemp and organic agriculture.

The Let’s Talk Hemp Stadium Arena at NoCo7 will host distinguished keynote speakers and panelists throughout the three-day conference. It will feature experts ranging from government affairs to the industrial and consumer hemp market, including:

Paul Benhaim, Cofounder and Chair, The Hemp Plastic Company; Founder, Elixinol GlobalAlyssa Boston, Miss Universe Canada 2019

Felecia Dawson, M.D., Holistic OB/GYN, Cannabis Educator & Advocate

Doug Fine, Author, American Hemp Farmer

Kate Greenberg, Commissioner of Agriculture, Colorado Department of Agriculture

Bob Hoban, Cannabis Attorney and Founder, Hoban Law Group

Michael McGuffin, President, American Herbal Products Association

Rachael Rapinoe, Athlete and CEO/Co-founder, Mendi

William Richmond, Chief, U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, USDA

Arran Stephens, Co-founder and Co-CEO, Nature’s Path Foods

Hemp Pitch Slam

Canopy Boulder will host a Pitch Slam for exhibitors on Friday, March 27, during the Business Conference. The Pitch Slam is an opportunity for attendees and investors to learn about some of the hottest and most exciting hemp businesses on the market today.

Three Days Celebrating the Business and World of Hemp

NoCo7 includes an investor forum, business conference, and farm symposium throughout the three-day conference. Each day will focus on specific topics ranging from legal updates to discussions on the 2020 hemp business landscape to soil health and farming equipment:

Thursday, March 26: NoCo Hemp Expo Investor Forum, Renaissance Stapleton Hotel

Friday, March 27: Let’s Talk Hemp Business Conference, B2B Trade Show, National Western Complex

Saturday, March 28: Let’s Talk Hemp Farm Symposium, Consumer Day, National Western Complex

More than 200,000 square feet of event space will showcase hemp’s many uses from CBD to botanicals to building materials and will include over 400 exhibitors. The Expo will also feature six interactive learning zones, including a Materials Zone; Mushroom Pavilion; Friends of Hemp Plants Zone; Rejuvenation Spa; Equipment Zone; and an International Pavilion, dedicated to all things hemp.

More than Just a Conference

“NoCo Hemp Expo is more than just a conference; it’s an overall experience where the community gathers together on hemp education and advocacy. NoCo7 embodies the innovative spirit of the industry and features the country’s most prominent names, with high-level speakers and experts helping chart a course for the hemp industry,” says Morris Beegle, Producer of the NoCo Hemp Expo. “The time is right for the hemp industry to remain proactive on all fronts. NoCo7 sets the stage for discussions about the opportunity to co-create an industry built on authenticity, transparency, entrepreneurship, innovation, diversity, equal opportunity, and cooperation.”

NoCo7 Hemp Expo

Thursday, March 26: NoCo Hemp Expo Investor Forum, Renaissance Stapleton Hotel

Friday, March 27: Let’s Talk Hemp Business Conference, B2B Trade Show, , Stadium Arena Concert and Speakeasy Party, National Western Complex

Saturday, March 28: Let’s Talk Hemp Farm Symposium, General Admission Consumer Day, National Western Complex

NoCo Hemp Expo is produced by the Colorado Hemp Company, a leading organization for the advancement and advocacy of hemp farming, processing, production, innovation, education, and legalization in the USA. The entire team is committed to researching and developing alternatives so that hemp can once again thrive, prosper, and help individuals and communities throughout America and around the globe.

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