A place for industrial hemp entrepreneurs and innovators to connect, share ideas, and grow.

YOU set the agenda. Collaborate with industry leaders and fellow entrepreneurs to solve your toughest business challenges
as hemp establishes its vital role in the circular economy.
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Interactively learn with industry leaders

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Tackle business challenges with others just like you

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Get inspired to take your  

business to the next level

All hemp entrepreneurs and enthusiasts should have a place to connect, share ideas, and grow

Does this scenario sound familiar?

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Searching for answers on the web is time-consuming and has you running in circles.

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In-person conferences are great but infrequent, leaving you isolated the rest of the year.

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Webinars can be unengaging, and don't always address your specific issues.

We have a solution: Hemp OpenSpace
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We're offering a better way to connect with people who share your passion for hemp

We are OpenSpace Gatherings™, the team behind Hemp OpenSpace. We are committed to making the world a better place by supporting industries that nurture our communities and our planet. We understand the challenges you face in finding a vibrant, real-time community of hemp entrepreneurs who share the same level of passion and investment in hemp as you do. We are experts in building thriving communities where people connect, learn, share, and grow.

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Our team has collectively hosted over 200 community-building OpenSpace events online
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People rate us highly:
4.7 out of 5 stars
 
Participants from 47 countries around the world have benefited from our events

Network with these industry leaders
at the May 4, 2022 Hemp OpenSpace

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LEADER PROFILE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,

HEMP INDUSTRIES

ASSOCIATION

Jody McGinness started as just the fourth Executive Director in HIA’s nearly 30-year history during the
first wave of the pandemic in mid-2020. The...

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LEADER PROFILE

MANAGING DIRECTOR,

EUROPEAN INDUSTRIAL

HEMP ASSOCIATION

Based in EIHA’s Brussels office, Lorenza is a veteran policy advisor and
communication manager at the European level. She has led EIHA’s...

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LEADER PROFILE

VP OF POLICY & ADVOCACY,

ELEMENT6 DYNAMICS

Hunter utilizes her experience working with regulators, policy makers, businesses, farmers and livestock producers to implement strategies...

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LEADER PROFILE

PRESIDENT, VOTE HEMP

Eric Steenstra is a hemp industry pioneer, co-founding hemp clothing and lifestyle brand Ecolution with Steve DeAngelo in 1992...

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LEADER PROFILE

CHIEF ECONOMIST AT

WHITNEY ECONOMICS

Serving an international clientele, Beau is considered one of the leading cannabis economists in the U.S. and
globally. His applications of economic principles to...

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COO,

ABRAHAM PAISS &

ASSOCIATES

Zev serves as Chief Operating Officer of Abraham Paiss & Associates, Inc. where he provides consultation support to hemp...

Some past Industry Leaders:

  • Doug Fine, Best-selling author and filmmaker

  • Jamie Campbell Petty, Executive Director of Midwest Hemp Council

  • Patrick Goggin, Co-founder and Chief Counsel of California Hemp Council

  • Sergiy Kovalenkov, CEO of Hempire

  • Frederick Cawthon, Board member of U.S. Hemp Roundtable and President of Verge Agritech

  • Hana Gabrielová, Founder/ Executive of Hempoint

  • Christian Gray, Partner at Atlas Consulting

  • Mike Lewis, President of the Hemp Industries Association

  • Franny Tacy, CEO of Franny's Farmacy

What makes Hemp OpenSpace so SPECIAL?

SERENDIPITY + INTERACTIVITY

Steve Jobs once said, "Creativity comes from spontaneous meetings, from random discussions. You run into someone, you ask what they're doing, you say 'Wow,' and soon you're cooking up all sorts of ideas." He attributed that creativity to serendipity.

 

At Hemp OpenSpace, your event facilitation experts create chance encounters throughout the event that foster serendipity. This ensures that everyone leaves with new connections, new ideas, and renewed energy for action. 

Gain actionable insights from industry leaders and peers
Build your network with valuable connections
Collaborate with others to solve your toughest challenges

Because you set the agenda, you 

discuss what matters to you

Hemp enthusiasts love Hemp OpenSpace!

95%

value the networking opportunities*

98%

would recommend Hemp OpenSpace to a colleague*

95%

rate Hemp OpenSpace as well organized*
*post-event survey respondents who responded Excellent, Very Good and Good, or 7-10 on a 10 point scale.
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"It was a phenomenal event!"

Franny Tacy, CEO of Franny's Farmacy

A special thanks to our media partner

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