The third-annual Northern Colorado Hemp Expo will take place April 1-2 at the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland.
Hosted by the Colorado Hemp Company, a group of artisans and revivalists who came together to regenerate hemp as a sustainable commodity, the two-day event aims to provide attendees with over 100 exhibitors and more than 50 speakers focused on the emerging industry.
Tickets are available for entrance both days starting at $60, with Saturday general admission sitting at $20.
Doors open Friday at 10 a.m. for “Industry Day,” which boasts a docket of topics including best farming practices, seed certification, genetics, new technology, policy and legislation.
First-day attendees will get access to presentations and exhibits geared toward providing key information on helping hemp businesses grow.
Friday will also include a networking event for industry investors, founders and CEOs in the CoHempCo Lounge from 5-6 p.m., hosted by the National Hemp Association.
Saturday, those in attendance can expect several hands-on workshops, art shows and hemp product vendors.
Keynote speaker Doug Fine, author of “First Legal Harvest: Game on for the Hemp Industry and Hemp Bound,” will be giving presentations both days.
Specialty workshops include Building with Hemp, Cooking with Hemp, Brewing Beer with Hemp, Painting with Hemp and Artisan Crafting with Hemp.
More information and tickets are available at http://nocohempexpo.com.
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