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June 10th, 2017

Eventbrite - 2017 PDX HEMPFEST Expo

As the ‘Green Rush’ grows, Cannabis industry leaders, entrepreneurs, networkers and newcomers will gather to learn best business practices for maintaining a successful Cannabis business. At the 2017 PDX HEMPFEST© Expo they will gain knowledge about emerging Cannabis topics and policy issues.

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Wondering What to Expect ?

A full day of educational sessions with professional Cannabis speakers to bring you up to speed on rapidly changing developments in the Cannabis industry. A high concentration of Cannabis industry technology buyers will be present.

Donations for the Oregon Food Bank will be accepted at the door.

Now in our fourth year, Seattle HEMPFEST and the former Oregon Hemp Convention have joined forces to produce PDX HEMPFEST Expo. Check out this video from the first Oregon Hemp Convention in 2015.

“This event is excellent for networking, and offers high value information.” ~Andrew Black

Ed Rosenthal in Greenhouse

Ed Rosenthal Lecture

New Industry Solutions

Ed Rosenthal will teach time and energy saving strategies.  Be prepared to change your paradigm of harvesting and the technology available to the modern gardener. He shows you how to apply these technologies to save on staff, reducing energy and time, as well as preserving trichomes. Learn how easy it can be to move your ripe plants to the next stage, drying.

He will also demonstrate how to construct a dry room instantly. In six simple steps create a pop up drying area that you can keep outside or move inside to dry and cure. The process uses inexpensive materials and is easy to deconstruct for later reuse. Cut your harvesting time by 2/3’s or more. What was once a daunting task requiring tons of labor and effort can be accomplished quickly and easily.

Tickets to the Ed Rosenthal lecture will include an autographed new release copy of ‘Harvest’ 2017.

Expo Schedule

Speakers and scheduled talks are subject to change.

Exhibitor Floor Opens — Opening Remarks

by Jenny Dresler, Oregon Farm Bureau

8:00 am

Investors Pitch Deck Introduction

by Cannabis Connex

8:30 am

Oregon Cannabis Law Q & A

by Leland Berger

9:00 am

Building Hemp Homes

by Pamela Bosch

9:30 am

Consultation

by Karen Sprague

10:00 am

Extraction

by MRX Xtractors

10:30 am

Edible Manufacturing

11:00 am

Growing Outdoors

by Todd Dalotto

11:30 am

Lunch Break

12:00 noon

Labs Q & A

by Green Leaf Lab & MRX Labs

12:30 pm

Cannabis & Banking

1:00 pm

Oregon State Advisory Rules Committee Q & A

by Pioneer Pete, Omnibudsman

1:30 pm

Topicals

by Megan Schwarting

2:00 pm

Packaging

2:30 pm

Cannabis in the Eyes of the Public

by Sarah Jane Gallegos

3:00 pm

Cannabis Insurance

3:30 pm

Cannabis Grow Mediums & Nutrients Q & A

by Andrew Black

4:00 pm

National Cannabis Advocate Q&A

by Russ Belville & Paul Loney

4:30 pm

Hemp Panel Q & A

by Tim Pate, Benjamin Christensen, Jerry Norton, Cliff Thomason

5:00 pm

How Cannabis & Hemp Can Coexist

by Cliff Thomason & Courtney Moran

5:30 pm

Treating Pain With Cannabis

by Dr. Jack McCue

6:00 pm

New Industry Developments

by Wolf Segal & Farmer Tom

6:30 pm

CBD’s: Animals & Ailments

by Bill Cyr

7:00 pm

How To Get Into the Cannabis Green Rush

7:30 pm

Closing Remarks

7:55 pm

Driving & Directions

Portland Expo Center

2060 N. Marine DR Portland, OR, 97217

Driving Directions:

From Interstate 5 north and south— 
Traveling from both north or south on Interstate 5, follow either route:

 Take exit 306B and follow the signs to the Portland Expo Center.
 Take Exit 307, stay left at the fork and turn left onto N. Marine Drive. Follow signs to the Portland Expo Center, located on the west side of the freeway. 

From Portland International Airport.

When leaving the airport, turn left on N.E. 122nd Avenue. Turn left (west) onto N.E. Marine Drive and continue past (over) Interstate 5. The Expo Center will be to the left.



From Northeast Portland
: Take N.E. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. north until it crosses over Interstate 5. The Portland Expo Center will be to the left.

Travelling a great distance? Use Tripcheck – a convenient and up-to-date tool to plan your visit to the Rose City from any location in Oregon. For current conditions in Portland, here is the link to the various ODOT cameras in the Portland area. For I-5 conditions closest to the Expo Center, check N. Marine Drive and Victory Boulevard.

Parking – General Information
For most events at the Portland Expo Center, parking is available in the main lot at the cost of $8 per space, per entry, without in and out privileges. Carpools of three or more people are only $7 .If your vehicle (RV, trailer, or other) takes more than one space, note the charge is per space, per entry.

Exhibitor passes are sold as run-of-show passes only. Exhibitors can purchase passes for $7 per space, per event day. Exhibitor passes include in and out privileges.

Wondering Where to Stay?

Click here to go to a listing of local hotels. This is also a downloadable .pdf

TriMet MAX Light Rail Yellow Line:

A short 30 minute ride from downtown Portland, the MAX Yellow Line directly serves the Portland Expo Center. Upon arrival, you’ll cross the Expo parking lots west under a covered walkway. To plan your MAX trip and other information, visit the TriMet web site or call 503-962-7660.

Click here to review any special alerts or notices regarding interruption of TriMet Services.

For other traffic concerns
Visit the ODOT website or call their toll-free information line at 1-877-927-4343

See you soon!

The PDX HempFest Expo team

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