October 25-26, 2019 | HempToday Center | Poland
To be held at the Palace at Nakło, Lelów, Poland, the Summit is an opportunity for current and future industry stakeholders to get up close and personal as we survey the vast opportunities in hemp food and health products, hemp construction, textiles and fashion; hemp farming and processing and specialized field and processing equipment – worldwide. Join us as we explore investment and business opportunities together. Apply to speak.
Mentors & Presenters
Jan Siemons, Holland
International Trade & Investment Center (ITIC)
Investment adviser Jan Siemons of the Holland-based International Trade & Investment Center will talk about reaching sustainable growth in foreign markets at this year’s Entrepreneurship & Investing Summit at HempToday Center in Poland, Oct. 25-26.
ITIC supports companies working in or entering foreign markets, providing access to an exclusive international network of investors, entrepreneurs, service providers and government representatives abroad.
Siemons, who serves as Chairman at ITIC, is also a board member of various business councils and think tanks in China, Europe, Asean, Japan, Iran, Turkey and India, and serves the supervisory boards of leading real estate companies.
Jacek Kramarz, Poland
Chief of Sales, HemPoland/CannabiGold
Under Jacek’s leadership, HemPoland’s blue-chip CannabiGold brand has quickly worked its way into the leading ranks of global CBD purveyors. Jacek previously worked in management consulting in Vienna where he coordinated international projects tackling complex changes in company ownership and restructuring. He is also a licensed securities broker.
Muhammed A Qayyum, Spain & Pakistan
Co founder & CEO Fytocina SL
Muhammed is a natural products specialist and innovator working in herbals and nutraceuticals. Before starting Fytocina SL, Muhammed was managing his family business of manufacturing herbal medicines in Pakistan. He has served as an officer in a number of professional groups in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and traditional medicine sectors. Muhammed served a a consultant to the World Health Organization in 2003 and 2005, advising on Good Manufacturing Practices, policy and regulatory framework for traditional medicines.
Emir Polat, Canada & Turkey
Emir Polat is an entrepreneur with experience in hospitality, jewelry and engineering sectors with a life-long interest in ecology and self-sustained living. He’s a polyglot fluent in five languages and holds a BA in Economics from University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Emir is also a GIA certified Graduate Gemologist and has attended the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver, Canada. Emir is a devoted father of a young son.
CEO, Hempoint, Czech Republic
Hana is one of Europe’s pioneering and most innovative hemp entrepreneurs and activists. She is a widely recognized expert and consultant on everything from hemp farming to patient focused certification (PFC) for medical cannabis, through her affiliation with the Prague-based International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute. Hana’s company advises farmers on hemp cultivation, and is an organic hemp food producer.
Kehrt is founder of HempToday, and co-founder of the Poland-based Nakło Foundation, which supports environmental protection, entrepreneurship and green industry thought leadership globally; and historical preservation, economic development and tourism at the local level. Kehrt is founder and past President, CEO and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of VFP Communications, a Warsaw-based B2B media company. A former European Bureau Chief for Smart Grid Today, he previously worked in the USA at The Providence Journal, The Detroit News and USA Today.
What we’ll explore:
- How to turn your idea into a business
- Bartering your way to success
- Preparing for investment
- Developing a strategic plan
- Organizing for growth
- Social Responsibility
- Evaluating investors
- Marketing & Communications
- Writing the business plan
- Financial planning
The aims of the Summit are:
- To share knowledge and experiences
- To foster business matchmaking among participants
- To generate a body of content for broader distribution around the world
- To jointly explore hemp’s potential as an engine for sustainable economic development
- Technology Developers
- Machine Developers
- Policy experts
Apply to present
If you would like to mentor or give a presentation at the Entrepreneurship & Investing Summit, please fill in the form below. Presenters pay the standard attendance fee of €1,299+VAT, which includes room and board, local transportation and many extras.