22nd Annual HIA Conference

  • 27 Sep 2015
  • 29 Sep 2015
  • Lexington, KY


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • HIA member conference registration rates for the HIA Conference 2015 in Lexington, KY.

Global Hemp
Cannabis Basics
Alaska Hemp Industries
Northern Lights Legal Services 
Tahoe Hemp Company

The 22nd Annual HIA Conference will be held September 27-29 at the Hilton in Lexington Kentucky.

The HIA Conference is SOLD OUT

The HIA is hosting its annual conference this year in the heart of hemp country, and you don’t want to miss it! Due to the fast growth of the industry following the passage of the Farm Bill and subsequent hemp pilot programs, this conference is expected to be the largest in HIA history. We have planned 1 ½ days of expert speakers and an ½ day optional Hemp Farm Tour*.


Only Hemp Industries Association members are eligible for the discounted HIA Member rate a savings of $100 for this event. Join today and enjoy year-long benefits. 


Sept. 27 - Networking Reception
Sept. 28 - Conference Featuring Expert Speakers (speakers list below), Luncheon, Hemp Exhibits, Silent Auction
Sept. 29Hemp Farm Tour 
(Not included in general registration. You must add it on during registration. Proceeds go to Vote Hemp.


James Comer  - Commissioner of Agriculture, Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Adam Watson - Hemp Program Coordinator, Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Chris Stubbs - Chief Science Officer, GenCanna Global

David Mitlin Ph.D. - Professor, Clarkson University

David Williams - Agronomist, University of Kentucky

Ed Lehrburger - President, Pure Vision Technology

Emily Paxhia - Founding Partner & Director of Relations, Poseidon Asset Management

Ethan Russo MD - Medical Director, Phytecs

Mike Fata - CEO, Manitoba Harvest

Legal Panel:

Patrick Goggin,
Panelist Moderator
Jonathan Miller, Frost Brown Todd LLC
David Bush, DavidLaw
Courtney Moran, EARTH Law LLC

Click here to download the conference flyer with the full schedule. 


Rooms at the Hilton can be reserved at the HIA rate of $154 per night until August 27th or our block of rooms is sold out:

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