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Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo 2000
Posted by FoM on April 24, 2000 at 08:47:39 PT
Scheduled for May 13 - 14, 2000
Source: Santa Cruz Expo 2000
The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo has scheduled the second weekend in May, Mother's Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California for its 2000 show. Now established as the dominant trade show for the developing hemp industry, vendors and hemp reintroduction advocates are drawn from around the world to Santa Cruz. 
Several reasons precipitated moving the annual event from its previous two-year run on the third weekend in March, including warmer weather and local university UC Santa Cruz being in session show time.Along with expanding vendor booth space to include outside the Civic on Church Street, a brief Pacific Avenue hemp theme parade is planned for the weekend.The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo provides a positive basis for public support of hemp reintroduction, with an open-to-the-public, trade-show based setting that is well organized and effectively promoted. Live music, a hemp fashion show, a hemp house, hemp foods and beverages, educational and historical exhibits, workshops, videos, speakers and panel discussions are featured. For more information call the Hemp Expo's publicity voicemail at (831) 425-3003, or visit on the web at: http://www.cruzexpo.com./April 15, 2000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KENTUCKY HEMP MUSEUM COMING TO SANTA CRUZ CRUZEXPO.COM WEBCAST STARTS APRIL 18 The third annual Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo, Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California, will feature the renowned Kentucky Hemp Museum and Library for its 2000 show. The Kentucky Hemp Grower's Cooperative Museum & Library was established in 1994 to provide educational information about industrial hemp to the public. The Kentucky Hemp Museum collects, preserves, and distributes information on industrial hemp's historical, cultural, and agricultural importance as well as information on the resurgent hemp industry around the world and the economic viability and possibilities hemp presents as an environmentally friendly, sustainable crop alternative for Kentucky's ailing tobacco farmers. The Kentucky Hemp Museum also collects, preserves and displays the implements, machinery, and tools used in the historic hemp industry and information on new harvesting and processing technology and products created in the new and ever changing hemp industry. Starting Tuesday, April 18, a 3 1/2 minute long streaming video presentation of scenes from the '99 Expo can be accessed by clicking the "Play Video" button on the homepage of the Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo's website, http://www.cruzexpo.com The video was produced by Eric Thiermann of Impact Productions, http://www.impact4u.com Santa Cruz. Video stream encoding and programming was produced by Sling-Shot Webcasting Network, http://www.sling-shot.net Santa Cruz, which also maintains the webcast. The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo provides a positive basis for public support of hemp reintroduction, with an open-to-the-public trade show based setting that is well organized and effectively promoted. Now established as the dominant trade show for the developing hemp industry, vendors and hemp reintroduction advocates are drawn from around the world to Santa Cruz. For more information call the Expo's publicity voicemail at (831) 425-3003 or visit on the web at: http://www.cruzexpo.com Sponsor and vendor inquiries may call (831) 466-0500. April 7, 2000FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2000 EXPO PANEL SERIES TOPICS ANNOUNCED CHINESE-AMERICAN HEMP FLAG EXCHANGE SCHEDULED The third annual Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo, Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, is announcing its panel series topics for the 2000 show. 2000 Expo Panels Saturday 12:30 - 1:30 PM "Hemp Legislation Update"2:00 - 3:00 PM "Hemp Politics 2000" 4:30 - 5:30 PM "Hemp Marketing 2000" Sunday 2:00 - 3:00 PM "Hemp Health Products" 4:30 - 5:30 PM "Industrial Hemp's Next 3 Years" A Chinese-American Hemp Flag Exchange is scheduled for 12:00 PM Saturday on the Main Stage. Representing China is Helen Sheng Ge, from Chinese hemp textile manufacturer Shandong Hemp General Mill, which has an American branch office in Alhambra, California. Representing the USA is Candi Penn, Executive Secretary for the Hemp Industries Association, based in Occidental, California. The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo provides a positive basis for public support of hemp reintroduction, with an open-to-the-public trade show based setting that is well organized and effectively promoted. Now established as the dominant trade show for the developing hemp industry, vendors and hemp reintroduction advocates are drawn from around the world to Santa Cruz. For more information call the Expo's publicity voicemail at (831) 425-3003 or visit on the web at http://www.cruzexpo.com Sponsor and vendor inquiries may call (831) 466-0500. March 15, 2000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JOHN HOWELL TO PRESENT FASHION SHOW AT 2000 EXPOLOPI LA ROE TO BE FASHION SHOW TALENT COORDINATOR The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo announces that John Howell, president and CEO of Hempwell Inc., will present the hemp fashion shows to be held Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14 as part of the Expo's third annual event at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California. On display will be clothing, accessories, and other products from the vendors who will be exhibiting at the Expo. Local liason for the Expo fashion show is well known Santa Cruz performing artist and dance/theater producer Lopi La Roe. La Roe, who was fashion show talent coordinator for the '99 Expo, will source and coordinate talent for the 2-set fashion show. Howell will organize and stage the fashion shows in conjunction with staff from Planet Hemp and Hemp Times. Howell was the founding editor/publisher of Hemp Times magazine and managing director of Planet Hemp, the retail store and mail order catalog. He continues as a consulting director to those enterprises, while providing marketing and sales services to a select group of businesses with an interest in hemp products through Hempwell Inc., the firm he founded in February 2000. Prior to starting up the Hemp Company of America in 1995, Howell worked in marketing and editorial positions for Elle magazine, Calvin Klein, and Polo/Ralph Lauren. He manages Stokes Farms, a 2,500-acre family farm business in the Bootheel area of southern Missouri. His great-grandparents were hemp farmers in central Missouri before the Civil War. The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo provides a positive basis for public support of hemp reintroduction, with an open-to-the-public trade-show based setting that is well organized and effectively promoted. Now established as the dominant trade show for the developing hemp industry, vendors and hemp reintroduction advocates are drawn from around the world to Santa Cruz. For more information call the Expo's publicity voicemail at (831) 425-3003 or visit on the web at:http://www.cruzexpo.com Sponsor and vendor inquiries may call (831) 466-0500.February 24, 2000FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOOTHS OUTDOORS FIRST TIME AT 2000 EXPO NEW DESIGN FOR CRUZEXPO.COM SITE The third annual Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo, Saturday and Sunday May 13 and 14 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California, will feature outdoor booths for the first time. Two years in a row there were considerably more vendor requests than space available to accommodate them inside the Civic.Outdoor vendor booths on Church Street next to the Civic will accommodate 30 or more vendors at the 2000 Expo. A major portion of Church Street will be corraled in temporary fencing with additional ticket gates on each end for Expo admission. The outside section will include educational displays, a stage and an area with seating for hot hemp food and hemp alcohol to be served. The new design for the Expo's website was developed by Santa Cruz Web Integration and Design (http://www.scwid.com), a dynamic and young new design and web development group in Santa Cruz. New developments will be posted, including a complete vendor list with links, as the 2000 show unfolds. The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo provides a positive basis for public support of hemp reintroduction, with an open-to-the-public, trade-show based setting that is well organized and effectively promoted. Live music, a hemp fashion show, a hemp house, a hemp camp display, hemp foods and beverages, educational and historical exhibits, workshops, videos, speakers and panel discussions are featured.Now established as the dominant trade show for the developing hemp industry, vendors and hemp reintroduction advocates are drawn from around the world to Santa Cruz. For more information call the Expo's publicity voicemail at (831) 425-3003, or visit on the web at http://www.cruzexpo.com Sponsor and vendor inquiries may call (831) 466-0500. January 27, 2000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESANTA CRUZ INDUSTRIAL HEMP EXPO OPENS OFFICE DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZSPECIAL GUEST WAVY GRAVY BOOKED FOR BOTH DAYS AT 2000 SHOW The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo is gearing up for its third annual show, scheduled for May 13 and 14 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California. Over 75 booths are available for vendors at the 2000 show, which includes a major expansion on Church Street in front of the Civic. The Hemp Expo has opened an office at 224 Walnut Avenue, Suite C in downtown Santa Cruz. The new phone number is (831) 466-0500. The new fax line is (831) 466-0510. A sub-lease through the Hub for Sustainable Transportation, the space is ideally located a block away from the Civic Auditorium. Special Guest Wavy Gravy, AKA Hugh Romney, is living proof that the ideals and beliefs of a generation are being continued today. One of the 60Ôs most colorful characters, Wavy Gravy is winner of the 1999 Creative Altruism Award presented by the Institute of Noetic Sciences, as well as numerous other recognitions of service, including the Arthur M. Sohcot Award for Dedicated Public Service. The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo provides a positive basis for public support of hemp reintroduction, with an open-to-the-public, trade-show based setting that is well organized and effectively promoted. Live music, a hemp fashion show, a hemp house, a hemp camp display, hemp foods and beverages, educational and historical exhibits, workshops, videos, speakers and panel discussions are featured. "The 2000 Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo could be one of the most important events in the history of hemp reintroduction," says Tom Hemmer, Development Director. Now established as the dominant trade show for the developing hemp industry, vendors and hemp reintroduction advocates are drawn from around the world to Santa Cruz. For more information call the Hemp Expo's publicity voicemail at (831) 425-3003, Sponsor and vendor inquiries may call (831) 466-0500. November 2, 1999FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMARI KANE TO EMCEE2000 SANTA CRUZ INDUSTRIAL HEMP EXPO Well known hemp activist Mari Kane will be emcee for the third annual Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo, scheduled for May 13 and 14 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California.Mari Kane is the publisher of the International Hemp Journal (formerly known as HempWorld) and Hemp Pages- The Hemp Industry Source Book. Mari sits on the boards of the Hemp Industries Association and Californians for Industrial Renewal, a political action group which lobbys for industrial hemp legislation. Mari authored articles about hemp recently published in E- The Environmental Magazine and New Age Journal. Mari lives with her husband in Sonoma County, California."I'm thrilled to be asked to emcee this incredible event. It will be a great opportunity to make my debut as a performance artist," says Kane.Over 75 booths are available for vendors at the 2000 show, which includes a major expansion on Church Street in front of the Civic with a large, fully tented space for 30 or more vendors. Additionally, a second stage, a hemp foods and hemp alcohol serving area, and a hemp educational display area are planned for outdoors. A Pacific Avenue hemp theme parade is planned for Saturday morning, May 13.The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo provides a positive basis for public support of hemp reintroduction, with an open-to-the-public, trade-show based setting that is well organized and effectively promoted. Live music, a hemp fashion show, a hemp house, a hemp camp display, hemp foods and beverages, educational and historical exhibits, workshops, videos, speakers and panel discussions are featured. Now established as the dominant trade show for the developing hemp industry, vendors and hemp reintroduction advocates are drawn from around the world to Santa Cruz. For more information call the Hemp Expo's publicity voicemail at (831) 425-3003, or visit on the web at cruzexpo.com. Vendor inquiries may call (831) 457-2670.August 10, 1999FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESANTA CRUZ INDUSTRIAL HEMP EXPO RELEASES FLOOR PLAN FOR 2000 SHOWNONPROFIT REORGANIZATION UNDERWAYThe third annual Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo, scheduled for May 13 and 14 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California has released its 2000 show floor plan, expanding vendor capacity to over 75 booth spaces. Major changes inside the Civic include a main floor middle left-to-right aisle for better traffic flow. Expansion outside in front of the Civic on Church Street continues in 2000 with a large fully tented space for 30 or more vendors. Additionally, a second stage, a hemp foods and hemp alcohol serving area, and a hemp educational display area are planned for outdoors. A Pacific Avenue hemp theme parade is planned for Saturday morning, May 13.The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo is in the process of reorganizing to become a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with an expected filing date of September 1, 1999. The initial board of directors are Al Haindl, Event Coordinator, Tom Hemmer, Development Director and Bob Lamonica, Advertising & Public Relations. The board of directors will be increased to 7 members by the end of 1999.The Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo provides a positive basis for public support of hemp reintroduction, with an open-to-the-public, trade-show based setting that is well organized and effectively promoted. Live music, a hemp fashion show, a hemp house, hemp foods and beverages, educational and historical exhibits, workshops, videos, speakers and panel discussions are featured. Now established as the dominant trade show for the developing hemp industry, vendors and hemp reintroduction advocates are drawn from around the world to Santa Cruz. For more information call the Hemp Expo's publicity voicemail at (831) 425-3003, or visit on the web at: http://www.cruzexpo.com Vendor inquiries may call (831) 457-2670.Related Articles & Web Sites From Santa Cruz:WAMMhttp://www.wamm.org/The Compassion Flower Innhttp://compassionflowerinn.com/California Bed & Breakfast Puts MMJ Into Practicehttp://www.cannabisnews.com/news/thread5491.shtmlMedical Pot Users Welcome, Says New Inn http://www.cannabisnews.com/news/thread5470.shtmlBed, Bud and Breakfast Opens in Santa Cruzhttp://www.cannabisnews.com/news/thread5478.shtmlSanta Cruz Council OKs Cultivation Of Marijuanahttp://www.cannabisnews.com/news/thread5476.shtmlInside the Remote Farm That Supplies M. Marijuanahttp://www.cannabisnews.com/news/thread5423.shtmlPictures From The Compassion Flower Inn:http://homepages.go.com/~marthag1/cfinn.htm
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