Wednesday, February 22, 2017

NoCo Hemp Expo Announces Initial Programming Schedule


Headliners include former CIA Director James Woolsey; Hemp Oil Canada Founder Shaun Crew; Hoban Law Group Founder Bob Hoban

This press release was orginally distributed by ReleaseWire

Loveland, CO -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/21/2017 -- The NoCo Hemp Expo, the largest hemp-centric event in the U.S., has announced programming details for its event on March 31 and April 1.

The Expo's Let's Talk Hemp main stage, presented by The Hemp Road Trip, features TED-style talks, presentations and industry panels. Featured keynotes include the return of author and hemp evangelist Doug Fine; leading cannabis attorney Bob Hoban of the Hoban Law Group; and Hemp Oil Canada founder Shaun Crew.

Friday's Hemp Summit Room, hosted by Hemp Business Journal and CPS (CannaPro Series) will feature a keynote by James Woolsey, a former director of the CIA and hemp advocate. Woolsey's talk will highlight key governmental issues that have plagued the industrial hemp movement and solutions to getting the industry legal and operational at a federal level. Other topics to be addressed include: The State of Hemp; Hemp vs Marijuana: Industries Colliding or Merging; and the Cannabis Professional Advancement Series (CPAS).

CPAS will include discussions on Industrial Hemp Products & Markets: Good Manufacturing Practices and Consumer Safeguards; Industrial Hemp Infrastructure & The Related Role of Government, Import, Export, and Transport; Medical/Wellness Uses of Industrial Hemp and the FDA; and The Future of Industrial Hemp in America and Beyond.

New to NoCo this year is The Artists and Activists Tent, presented by Bluebird Botanicals, featuring a variety of talks on topics that include organic foods, sustainability, alternative energy, corporate responsibility, social consciousness, and more. There will be music segments between presentations both days, including performances by Loveland guitarist Dave Beegle.

The Workshop Tent, presented by THR Technologies, will feature workshops and demonstrations on hemp building and insulation, paper making, cooking with hemp, and a coffee roasting and infusion demo with a master coffee roaster. More workshop topics to be added!

Expert speakers from the United States and around the world will discuss farming, harvesting, processing, technology, innovation, equipment, economics, jobs, environmental impact, sustainability, health, wellness, hemp foods, phytocannabinoids, hemp plastics, hemp composites, hemp building materials, legislation, policy, and regulations.

Those interested in a taste of the knowledge shared at prior events can learn more via this link to the NoCo4 promotional video.

To buy tickets to the March 31-April 1 event, visit

NoCo Hemp Expo 4 is Presented by CDBRx with support from key Harvest Sponsors Enerhealth and Sub Zero Extracts.

For a complete list of sponsors for the NoCo Hemp Expo 4 and special related events, including the Hemp Summit, Global Hemp Village, Fashion Alley, and more, visit

For a complete list of exhibitors, visit

Expo events include two full expo halls; a dedicated business/industry day; the Hemp Summit with Cannabis Professional Advancement Series (CPAS) for attorneys, accountants and professional services; Fashion Alley; an Artists & Activists Tent; as well as expert speakers, workshops, demonstrations, and countless other educational and networking opportunities and a pre and post-expo concert.

About NoCo Hemp Expo 4, Colorado Hemp Company and TreeFreeHemp
WAFBA LLC (We Are For Better Alternatives) is home to the NoCo Hemp Expo, TreeFreeHemp and Colorado Hemp Company, located in Loveland, Colorado and operating since 2012. Areas of focus include product and brand development, marketing, printing, production, events and advocacy.

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Morris Beegle
Colorado Hemp Company
Telephone: 970-541-0448
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