HIA Presents 26th Annual Conference HIACON

June 27, 2019

Hemp Industries Association Announces 2019 theme “Forward Together” with GenCanna Global™ as Presenting Sponsor

PHOENIX, AZ — The Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®), a non-profit trade association consisting of more than fifteen-hundred of members, will host its annual conference Friday, November 1, through Monday, November 4, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 26th annual conference will feature a local hemp industry tour followed by two days of speaker and panel programming and a hemp exhibition for conference attendees Saturday evening through Monday morning. On Sunday, November 3, the exhibition will be open to the public. The conference will focus on the theme Forward Together to include representation from HIA’s partnered organizations including the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association, U.S. Hemp Roundtable, American Herbal Products Association, United Natural Products Alliance, and more. The U.S. Hemp Authority™ Certification Program Audit Orientation will follow on November 5th.

The presenting sponsor is GenCanna™ headquartered in Winchester, Kentucky. GenCanna has been a member of HIA since 2015. GenCanna’s mission is simple: to deliver wellness and quality of life to the world by helping farmers farm . Founded by industry pioneers who champion the world’s leading hemp genetics, cannabidiol (CBD) formulations, and groundbreaking legislation, GenCanna focuses on scaling premium agricultural hemp production for food products to promote easy availability locally, nationally, and globally.

Programming and seminars at the conference will cover a broad range of issues, including hemp agronomy; industry economics and plant genetics; commodities; cutting-edge cannabinoid research; hemp product manufacturing and innovation; as well as federal and state policy. The conference also offers excellent opportunity for networking and business development.

Early-bird Registration Opens Next Week and Ends July 31st.

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The Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®), a 501(c)6 membership-based non-profit trade association, is to advance the hemp economy and educate the market for the benefit of our members, the public, and the planet. More information about hemp’s many uses and hemp advocacy may be found at www.TheHIA.org.