May 24, 2019 to Host the 6th Annual Oregon Hemp Convention

May 24, 2019

The Oregon Hemp Convention returns to Portland for its sixth year, this time under new leadership: Industry powerhouse and B2B cannabis and hemp marketplace is now leading the event.

The largest trade show for hemp and CBD professionals in the Pacific Northwest takes place Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Portland Expo Center.

“Producing the Oregon Hemp Convention is a natural next step for, since our business is centered around connecting thousands of cannabis and hemp producers, processors and retailers,” said Michael Gordon, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of “For this particular business community, the chance to build relationships face-to-face is a powerful opportunity.”

The Oregon Hemp Convention (#OHC2019) features more than 100 exhibitors and is expected to draw over 2,000 attendees. As part of the 2019 convention’s new features, is offering free entry to attendees who bring a donation for the Oregon Food Bank: Just bring five cans of non-perishable food to waive the $10 entry fee. Attendees can also choose to purchase two day passes for $20.

The convention features a silent auction where attendees can bid on a bucking machine, valued at $17,000, as well as gift baskets that include lab-testing vouchers, edibles, smokable goods and topicals.

Other features of this year’s #OHC2019 convention include:

  • More than 20 speakers representing a wide range of industry sectors
  • Products available for purchase
  • Free samples of CBD products from vendors
  • CBD cooking demonstrations from Hemp Way Foods and Portland chef Sebastian Carosi
  • A tie-dye station, where the first 1,000 attendees in the door receive a complimentary shirt to tie-dye on the trade-show floor
  • After-party on June 7 at the Portland Expo Center with DJ, drinks and appetizers
  • After-party on June 8 hosted by convention partner Coalition Brewery, featuring custom Oregon Hemp Convention CBD beer, live music, food and more’s mission is to support licensed cannabis and hemp farmers, producers and retailers by providing a trusted, secure network for them to do business,” Mr. Gordon said. “Presenting the Oregon Hemp Convention is the ideal way for us to elevate that mission and solidify the Pacific Northwest’s position as the leader of this burgeoning American industry.”

The marketplace platform connects more than 7,500 licensed and regulated business owners and operators in the largest network of verified and vetted farms and raw-materials vendors in the domestic cannabis and hemp industries. disrupts the traditional broker model by creating a level playing field for buyers and sellers. gives farmers and vendors access to an out-of-the-box supply chain, as well as providing free, up-to-date industry data and forecasting, business support, industry-specific tutorials and marketplace pricing indexes. The platform has already facilitated nearly $11 million in transactions and is expecting nearly $100 million to close in the next eight months.

Tickets for #OHC2019 are available here.

About is a managed marketplace dedicated to helping the legal hemp and cannabis industries thrive. Kush builds bridges between licensed producers, processors and retailers with an innovative B2B platform for wholesale transactions and business development. Our carefully curated network of verified and vetted buyers and sellers is thousands strong. By streamlining sales and procurement, frees up the resources of fast-growing cannabis and hemp brands so they can scale quickly, and gives any operation, big or small, the same opportunities to succeed. Along with our out-of-the-box supply chain, Kush provides members with free market forecasting, business support, education and pricing indexes based on marketplace data. To learn more, visit


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