Arizona’s Hemp Industry Trade Association to Host Department of Agriculture Speaker Panel

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The HITA-AZ networking event is open to the public and will take place on May 23rd.

We’re here to honor Arizona’s rich farming history while also supporting its future in the burgeoning hemp market. We are committed to helping Arizona’s greater agricultural community survive and thrive.

The Hemp Industry Trade Association of Arizona (HITA-AZ), the state’s first hemp-specific, non-governmental agricultural organization, will host a monthly networking event Thursday, May 23rd, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Modern Grove Views at OdySea in the Desert, located at 9500 East Vía de Ventura in Scottsdale.

Open to the public, the meeting will include a speaker panel with industry experts and members of the Arizona Department of Agriculture. Admission is $20 per person or two for $35. For information or tickets visit http://www.hita-az.org.

Co-founded by hemp experts Sully Sullivan, Laura Franklin and Danielle Sedgwick, HITA-AZ debuted to a standing room only crowd of more than 350 agricultural experts, business leaders and entrepreneurs on April 11th.

“We’re here to honor Arizona’s rich farming history while also supporting its future in the burgeoning hemp market. We are committed to helping Arizona’s greater agricultural community survive and thrive,” said Sullivan.

The upcoming May 23rd meeting will be moderated by Sullivan with high-profile speakers, including:

  • Alex Holley, Arizona Department of Agriculture Hemp Rules Committee Member
  • Colleen Lanier, Executive Director of Hemp Industries Association, and Arizona Department of Agriculture Hemp Rules Committee Member
  • William Jamieson, MA, Hemp Expert and Director of Operations for Bright Orchard Developments
  • Michael Stoltz, Arizona Department of Agriculture Hemp Rules Committee Member

Members of HITA-AZ will benefit from enhanced political representation, unparalleled networking opportunities, exclusive access to industry information, special training and educational opportunities, local business connections and brand recognition. For more information, go to http://www.hita-az.org.

About HITA-AZ:
The Hemp Industry Trade Association of Arizona (HITA) is a community of stakeholders committed to building a strong and sustainable future for hemp in Arizona. In addition to enhanced political representation, HITA offers members unparalleled networking opportunities; exclusive access to industry information; special training and education opportunities; and local business connections and brand recognition.

HITA regularly hosts hemp industry networking events throughout the state, special engagement private events and industry bench-mark celebrations. Our events attract the best and brightest operators, business owners, government officials, activists, and community members from across the industry who enjoy learning from each other and exploring business opportunities in a casual environment. For more information visit http://www.hita-az.org or connect with the organization on Instagram and Facebook.

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