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 2018 Oregon Hemp Convention at the
they will gain knowledge about emerging Cannabis topics and policy issues.
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.
Thanks to all of you, the Oregon Cannabis Convention is now in it’s fifth year.
“This event is excellent for networking, and offers high value information.” ~Andrew Black, Certified Kind
Speakers and scheduled talks are subject to change.
by Jenny Dressler, Oregon Farm Bureau / Beau Whitney, Frontier Data10:00 am
by Leland Berger, Attorney and Pioneer Pete, Omnibudsman10:30 am
by Sanjeev Sharma, MD11:00 am
by Todd Dalotto, CanResearch11:30 am
by Will Patterson, Attorney at Harris Bricken12:00 noon
by Ben Cassiday, True Terpenes12:30 pm
by Chris Van Hook, Clean Green Certified1:00 pm
by Dr. Janice Knox1:30 pm
by Courtney Moran, EARTH Law and Jay Noller, Oregon State University Hemp Research & Development2:00 pm
by Nishan Karassik, Phylos Bioscience2:30 pm
by Pamela Bosch, Highland Hemp House3:00 pm
by Rachel Kurtz, National Cannabis Industry Association3:30 pm
by Tim McCormick, Cultured Biologix / Cannaflage Designs (4:20)4:00 pm
by Anthony Taylor, Compassionate ORegon4:30 pm
by Megan Schwarting, Kush Creams5:00 pm
by Paul Loney, Attorney5:30 pm
by Roshawn Reordan, Green Leaf Lab6:00 pm
by David A. Dawson6:30 pm
by Jerry Norton, American Hemp Seed Genetics6:55 pm
Portland Expo Center
2060 N. Marine DR Portland, OR, 97217
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.
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