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LatinAm & Caribbean Summit gains sponsors, speakers

The Summit is Nov. 8-9, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay
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Leading global hemp industry players Hempro International GmbH & Co. KG, and MH medical hemp GmbH, both of Germany, have signed on as sponsors of the inaugural Latin American & Caribbean Hemp Summit set Nov. 8-9 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Organizers also announced the addition of three speakers to the Summit program: Juan Mato Paredes, Sustainability Director at Orinoco Hemp, Colombia; Attorney Jose G. Ojeda, Octagon Consulting Group & Cruz Verde, Inc., Puerto Rico & USA; and advertising agency veteran Dean Harris, CEO and co-founder at TabBrands, USA.

European leader

Hempro Int. GmbH & Co. KG, is a vertically-integrated hemp firm with interests in Germany, Europe and China since 2002. The company is a leading European producer and wholesaler across the entire range of hemp food (mainly bulk raw materials), textiles, accessories and cosmetics. Hempro Int. also helps private-label firms with product development and then makes the products for them under contract, and addresses the direct-to-consumer market via hanfhaus.de, its online shop that offers a wide assortment of hemp products.

MH is trailblazer

MH medical hemp GmbH, an innovation and technology trailblazer, is a maker of bulk cannabidiol rich hemp extracts, CBD oils and CBD isolate. The company also makes the Phytalize Skincare line of lip balm and a balsam and a transdermal cream – all of which incorporate CBD into the formulas. MH specializes in the extraction of CBD as well as the development, production and global marketing of hemp-based cannabinoids and products containing CBD.

Other international presenters previously announced for the Summit are Ramon Granados, Hemp Engineering, Australia; Pamela Bosch, Highland Hemp House, USA; Heinrich Wieker, Henry’s HempHarvester, Germany; Hana Gabrielova, Hempoint, Czech Republic; and Kehrt Reyher, Editor & Publisher, HempToday.

A limited number of sponsorship packages are still available for the Summit, to be held at Montevideo’s Hyatt Centric conference center. Those who sign up to attend the Summit before Aug. 15 receive a special discounted early-bird rate.


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