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NoCo Hemp Expo EARTH WEEK Virtual Conference and Trade Show a Success

NoCo Hemp Expo EARTH WEEK Virtual Conference and Trade Show a Success; Organizers Gear Up for Next Digital Gathering

Hemp Leaders and Brands Connected Online with the Industrial Hemp Community on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Hot Topics Included Sustainability, Regulations, Policy, Trends and the Future. Next Up: Experience Hemp Summer Solstice Virtual Conference & Trade Show, June 16-19, 2020, and the NoCo Hemp Expo Live Event, Aug. 6-8, 2020, in Denver.

Denver, CO (April 29, 2020) – NoCo Hemp Expo, in conjunction with Let’s Talk Hemp Media, hosted its first-ever EARTH WEEK Virtual Conference and Trade Show on April 22, 2020 – the official 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Presented by Python Extraction Systems, and sponsored by PureHemp Pulp and PaperHelderpadRoyale Botanicals and Victory Hemp, the show opened with a virtual live conference and included 25 companies in the virtual expo hall. During the show you could find pre-recorded video presentations from more than twenty nationally acclaimed industry experts. Distinguished speakers shared their stories and provided critical updates and relevant information relating to the latest government regulations and the hemp supply chain.

Let’s Talk Hemp and the 422 Podcast hosts Morris Beegle and Rick Trojan provided keynote remarks. They served as virtual emcees throughout the live broadcast, which focused on four distinct sessions targeting sustainability, regulatory policies, health and wellness, and the future of hemp farming.

Notable Industry Speakers

The NoCo Hemp Expo EARTH WEEK Virtual Conference and Trade Show featured special guests including: Bill Richmond, Chief, U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, USDA; Alyssa Boston, Miss Universe Canada 2019; Rachael Rapinoe, former pro Soccer Star and cofounder of the Mendi Co.; Doug Fine, hemp farmer and nationally acclaimed author, and others. In addition, Jonathan Miller, one of the nation’s foremost hemp attorneys, led a fireside chat and discussed the current state of the industry, specifically relating to business and regulatory affairs during the coronavirus crisis.

A lively discussion also took place during the final session of the live broadcast. Panelists discussed the future of hemp farming and the progress being made in genetics, technology, and innovation. Other speakers included: Tim Gordon, Chief Science Officer, Functional Remedies, Managing Member of International Hemp Solutions, and President, Colorado Hemp Industries Association; Wendy Mosher, President & CEO, New West Genetics; and Preston Whitfield, NoCo Hemp Expo.

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Road to NoCo: Experience Hemp Summer Solstice

EARTH WEEK was the first of a number of online and virtual events NoCo Hemp Expo has planned for the remainder of the year. Additionally, organizers are already gearing up for the second online event, the Experience Hemp Summer Solstice Virtual Conference & Trade Show, scheduled to take place June 16-19, 2020. The producers are also planning to move forward with the 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo live conference and trade show, set for Aug. 6-8, 2020, at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO.

Experience Hemp - Summer Solstice June 16-19

“We’re forever grateful for the amazing feedback and tremendous support NoCo Hemp Expo received during our EARTH WEEK Virtual Conference and Trade Show. After the successful turnout of EARTH WEEK, we realized that our community needs opportunities to gather, whether it’s in a virtual or live setting. Let’s Talk Hemp is proud to provide a platform where people can continue to learn, thrive, and network,” said Morris Beegle, Let’s Talk Hemp Media Co-founder and Producer of NoCo Hemp Expo.

Stay tuned for more information on the upcoming Experience Hemp Summer Solstice event at nocohempexpo.com.

Let’s Talk Hemp Video Library

Exclusive EARTH WEEK webinars, presentations, and seminars will be available to watch on the Let’s Talk Hemp YouTube Channel soon.

About Let’s Talk Hemp Media

Let’s Talk Hemp is a leading media platform that focuses on “Changing the Cannabis Conversation.” We curate news, education, and information about hemp and cannabis to our podcast listeners, newsletter subscribers, and digital magazine readers so that they can learn more about the industry and get tips and tricks on the latest technologies. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and learn about everything from legal updates, farming, production, and new products entering the hemp and cannabis space. Let’s Talk Hemp is a publication of the Colorado Hemp Company (a division of We Are For Better Alternatives WAFBA) focused specifically on the subject of industrial hemp and cannabis. Let’s Talk Hemp features news globally and shares the benefits of cannabis on health, energy, manufacturing, and the planet (HEMP).

About Colorado Hemp Company

The Colorado Hemp Company, the producer of the 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo (NoCo7), is 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 and help individuals and communities throughout America and around the globe.

Contact

Steven Hoffman, Compass Natural, 303.807.1042, steve@compassnaturalmarketing.com

Morris Beegle, Colorado Hemp Company, 970.541.0448, info@nocohempexpo.com

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Capitol

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By Goodwin Law

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FASHION, FIBER AND CONSTRUCTION

Better Homes & Gardens Features Hemp Fabric for Eco-friendly Homes
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Construction Causes Major Pollution: How We Can Build Better
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FARMING AND AGRICULTURE

American Hemp Farmers May Prosper During the Pandemic
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Mexico Moves Toward Legal Hemp, Marijuana, Despite Delay
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EVENTS

Free Webinar: Where Next for Hemp and CBD?, Hosted by Food Navigator-USA, May 20, 2020, 11:30 am CDT

Experience Hemp Summer Solstice Virtual Conference & Trade Show, presented by NoCo Hemp Expo, June 16-19, 2020 – Stay Tuned for More Details!

NoCo Hemp Expo Expands 2020 Show at National Western Complex in Denver, August 6-8, 2020

Diversify Hemp Meetup at NoCo Hemp Expo, August 6-8, 2020

 


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About Colorado Hemp Company
The Colorado Hemp Company, the producer of the 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo (NoCo7), is 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 and help individuals and communities throughout America and around the globe. The 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo will take place August 6-8, 2020, at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO.

Contact
Steven Hoffman, Compass Natural, 303.807.1042, steve@compassnaturalmarketing.com
Morris Beegle, Colorado Hemp Company, 970.541.0448, info@nocohempexpo.com

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