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AmericanHort Launches NEW Hemp Conference at Cultivate’21

Featuring Leading Experts on the Technical Aspects of Growing Hemp

COLUMBUS, OH – (January 19, 2021) AmericanHort, host of Cultivate, the largest all-industry horticultural trade show and conference, announces a new Hemp event to take place July 9-10, prior to Cultivate’21. This two-day event will include a trade show and education programming featuring leading perspectives on hemp production. The Hemp Conference at Cultivate will be held in Battelle Hall at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and a separate registration will be required. Discounts will be offered if attending both events. Learn more at  opens in a new windowthehempconference.org.

“This event brings together hemp growers, industry vendors, educators and researchers to discuss best practices for successful hemp production.” said Ken Fisher, President & CEO of AmericanHort. “As more ornamental plant growers look to diversify their business with hemp production, it is important that AmericanHort provide quality grower programming for this crop.”

The event is designed for greenhouse and field growers, both novice and expert alike, who are currently growing hemp or contemplating entering this market. Anyone wanting to learn more about the technical aspect of being a successful grower will benefit from participation.

The hemp education programming will be production focused covering topics like the constantly evolving landscape of state and federal laws and regulations, the impact of genetics and environment on yield and quality, production inputs, identification and management of hemp pest and diseases, harvesting and processing practices, and more.

Exhibit sales for this trade show is now open and sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit thehempconference.org for more details and contact information.

Registration for The Hemp Conference includes a complimentary Expo Plus for Cultivate’21, providing access to the Cultivate’21 trade show. Discounted event registration is offered to AmericanHort members registering for this conference and the Cultivate’21 All-Access education pass. Pre-registration for The Hemp Conference at Cultivate and Cultivate’21 opens February 8.

For more information visit thehempconference.org or contact AmericanHort directly at phone: 614-487-1117 or email: hello@americanhort.orgcreate new email.

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About AmericanHort

Green industry businesses perform better, grow faster, and prepare for the future as a member of AmericanHort, the green industry’s leading association. With a rich history of serving horticultural professionals, AmericanHort supports nearly 15,000 members and affiliated businesses that include breeders, greenhouse and nursery growers, garden retailers, distributors, interior and exterior landscape professionals, florists, students, educators, researchers, manufacturers, and all of those who are part of the industry market chain. The horticulture industry’s production, wholesale, retail, and landscape service components have annual sales of $346 billion, and sustain over 2.3 million full- and part-time jobs. AmericanHort works to impact the growth, performance, and successful future for the industry through advocacy, research, education, and advancing industry standards. 

About Cultivate

Cultivate is the national industry event hosted by AmericanHort every July in Columbus, Ohio. This year Cultivate’21 is July 10-13, 2021. Cultivate owns the niche for gathering the entire industry supply chain in one place for four days of professional development and robust business opportunities with its 650+ exhibitor trade show, 100+ educational sessions and plentiful networking opportunities.