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Friday, March 3 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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There is an industrial revolution happening in the United States right now and Colorado based businesses and entrepreneurs are leading the county. Industrial Hemp is fast becoming a multi-billion dollar industry that includes: food, medicine, body care products, fiber, biodegradable plastics, fuel and building materials. This session will bring together an amazing group of experts and ‘Hempreneurs’ to discuss what you need to know before starting a hemp based business and how to overcome barriers to Hemp startups.

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Hunter Buffington

Directing Manager, Sauce Promotion & Productions & Everybody Loves Sauce Consulting
Hunter Buffington has owned and operated Sauce Promotion & Productions, a successful small business for over 10 years. She also works in Enterprise Development and Resource Management using her experience to assist other entrepreneurs to create businesses that make the world a better place. Her goals are to connect her clients to the resources and expertise they need to achieve their own goals and dreams with businesses that emphasize social... Read More →

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Morris Beegle

Founder and CEO, Colorado Hemp Company
Morris Beegle is founder and president of WAFBA, LLC - We Are For Better Alternatives | Morris spent 25 years in the music and entertainment industry before launching Colorado Hemp Company in 2012. In 2015 the WAFBA umbrella was created and there you will find Colorado Hemp Company, TreeFreeHemp.com, The NoCo Hemp Expo, and other developing projects and brands. The company focuses on product and brand development, merchandise, hemp printing and... Read More →
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David Bush

Principle, David Law
David B. Bush earned an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arizona and a J.D. in law from the University of Wisconsin. He is admitted to practice in all courts in Colorado, as well as the United States Court of Federal Claims. David began practicing law in Minnesota before moving to Colorado in 1997, where he worked in the offices of the Denver District Attorney and the Colorado Attorney General, before... Read More →
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Kristen Kunau

Founder, Frieda Farms
Kristen has been a supporter of hemp since beginning her quest for earth-friendly product alternatives in high school. Through years of research she found that hemp products were the safest and best for keeping her family nourished, healthy, and clothed. The added bonus that hemp is great for the planet made her secure in the good choices she was making. | | From food to fashion and health, hemp has been a large part of their lives for years. As... Read More →
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John Long

Founder, Fat Pig Society
John R. Long graduated from the University of Florida in 1995 with a BS in Zoology and from Colorado State University in 1999 with a MS in Botany. Since then, he has launched a number of successful nonprofits and for-profits, including the Sustainable Living Fair in 1999, Blue Sun Biodiesel in 2001, ZeroHero Events in 2008, Biodiesel for Bands in 2011, and most recently the Fat Pig Society in 2014. The FPS is a hemp workers' cooperative... Read More →
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Wendy Mosher

CEO and Co-founder, New West Genetics
Wendy is the CEO and a co-founder of New West Genetics. She holds an MA from California State University in Education, which she uses to wrangle her partners into a cohesive, prioritized force. Prior to working in education for 12 years, Wendy worked in the nonprofit sector in HR and in contract procurement for an aerospace business in Seattle. Wendy creates and articulates New West’s strategy and vision, raises capital, manages business... Read More →
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christy thiel

Director of Business Development, Elixinol
I'm a Nutrition Therapist that specializes in DNA and CBD. | Prevention is at the heart of health. Your individual genetic blueprint is an important piece for knowing specifically how and why your body does, or doesn't do what it's designed for. Nothing scary- everything supportive. | CBD is a molecule from Hemp that supports many systems in the body. Again we are designed for it. We have an endocannabinoid system. I want to share all this... Read More →

Friday March 3, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Artery 252 Linden St, Fort Collins, CO 80524

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