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Third Annual Vermont Hemp And Cannabis Convention Announces Keynote Speakers And Sponsors

Saturday keynote speaker Debra Borchardt, CEO and Editor-In-Chief of Green Market Report
Heady Vermont Staff
Heady Vermont Staff 9 Mar 2020

The Third Annual Vermont Hemp and Cannabis Convention, part of New England’s largest cannabis convention series NECANN, returns to Vermont May 30-31 at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction for two full days of exhibitions, educational seminars, and speakers related to medical cannabis, industrial hemp, CBD wellness products, and the ever-growing New England cannabis industry. Tickets are on sale now.

The show will take place throughout the course of the weekend and includes a keynote address on Saturday from Debra Borchardt, CEO and Editor-In-Chief of the cannabis financial news site Green Market Report.

Borchardt has covered the cannabis industry for seven years at Forbes, Seeking Alpha and The Street. Prior to becoming a financial journalist, Debra was a Vice President at Bear Stearns where she held a Series 7 and Registered Investment Advisor license. Debra has a Masters degree in Business Journalism from New York University.

Keynoting on Sunday is Seth Lapidow, founder of Vermont Pure CBD.

Keynoting on Sunday is Seth Lapidow, founder of Vermont Pure CBD. A graduate of Amherst College and Cardozo School of Law, with decades of experience as a corporate attorney, Lapidow founded in 2017 to produce organically-grown, full-spectrum CBD products. The team at Vermont Pure CBD grows all its own hemp, extracts its own oil, and handcrafts all its full-spectrum products in Shoreham, Vermont, priding itself on offering superior, responsibly-produced products at fair prices.

NECANN-VT will feature programming on numerous aspects of cannabis business, medicine, and cultivation, as well as a special panel on cannabis politics with Erica Campbell from the office of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

The expo floor will showcase over 120 exhibitors and vendors from across New England and the country.

The expo floor will showcase over 120 exhibitors and vendors from across New England and the country, including equipment manufacturers, medical cannabis dispensaries, home cultivation suppliers, advocacy groups, CBD products and a wide range of ancillary businesses related to the cannabis plant and industry. Outside the convention hall, food trucks and vendors will serve up a wide range of locally sourced dishes.

Exhibitor space is still available, and interested businesses can reserve a booth here.

NECANN-VT is locally produced by Heady Vermont and sponsored by SunCommon, White River Growpro, Vermont Security, Ethos Genetics, Anden, and Marble Valley Farm.

Learn more about the convention at https://necannvt.headyvermont.com/.

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