SPRING HOPE, NC, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —
Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the western hemisphere, announced today that the Company’s CEO Bruce Perlowin will be speaking at the Black Communities Conference on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, North Carolina and at the afternoon workshop at the NC Biotechnology Center in the Research Triangle Park. He will join other industry experts on three of the event’s first-ever hemp panels, discussing the business of hemp, the overall industry and plant genetics.
“We are honored to participate in the first-ever hemp panels and to guide this new conversation topic at the conference,” said Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin. “The state of North Carolina is quickly becoming the center of the industrial hemp industry and we are excited to be a part of its growth both on a regional and national level.”
Conference organizers created discussion opportunities about industrial hemp at this year’s event due to increased demand for hemp education from local farmers. Hemp, Inc. wholly-owned subsidiary Hemp University, LLC offers industrial hemp educational programs for farmers in North Carolina throughout the year, making Perlowin’s participation in this high-in-demand event a natural fit. The hemp industry is projected to grow 700% and hit $1.8 billion by 2020, according to Hemp Business Journal. Perlowin’s complete speaking schedule at the conference can be found below.
11:00 a.m. – The Hemp Industry: Avoiding Pitfalls
2:30 p.m. – Seeds, Plant Genetics, Testing and Monetizing Your Crops
As part of Hemp, Inc.’s ongoing expansion of its operations, the Company announced on March 7, 2018, that it was set to grow 25,000 acres of industrial hemp this year, thus further positioning North Carolina as the epicenter of the industrial hemp industry. In addition, the Company announced March 13, 2018, its long-term strategy to build the world’s largest hemp oil extraction infrastructure by creating joint ventures with multiple companies to house and operate their CBD extraction equipment in its 85,000-square foot facility in Spring Hope, North Carolina. The first company of these joint ventures is HQ Global Education, Inc. (OTC: HQGE), a scientific research development company.
The Hemp panel and workshop sponsored by RGJ and urbanforce™ is hosted by The Institute for African American Research and NCGrowth. The Black Communities Conference connects academic researchers and Black Communities across North America to create new collaborations, as well as help to document, safeguard and enhance the life of these communities.
For more information about the conference and to view the entire agenda, please visit http://blackcommunities.unc.edu/index.php/static-agenda/.
ABOUT HEMP, INC.
With a deep-rooted social and environmental mission at its core, Hemp, Inc. seeks to build a business constituency for the American small farmer, the American veteran, and other groups experiencing the ever-increasing disparity between tapering income and soaring expenses. As a leader in the industrial hemp industry with ownership of the largest commercial multi-purpose industrial hemp processing facility in North America, Hemp, Inc. believes there can be tangible benefits reaped from adhering to a corporate social responsibility plan.
https://www.facebook.com/KingOfPot (Bruce Perlowin’s Facebook Page)
https://www.facebook.com/TheHempUniversity/ (The Hemp University’s Facebook Page)
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UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC EVENTS
Across the globe, the hemp industry is rising to astronomical levels. In the wake of the hemp industry projected to grow 700% and hit $1.8 billion by 2020, there has been more education and networking within the industry. That means more events and conferences, thus, Hemp, Inc. has started compiling an ongoing list of upcoming hemp events around the world. Check out the listing of international and domestic events here.
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Source: Hemp, Inc.