The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) is a non-profit trade association representing more than one-thousand (1,000) supporters, farmers and business members serving the hemp industries since 1994.  The hemp industries are primed to once again become a major global economic force as a result of new applications and opportunities that are in demand. Hemp is a sustainable choice for industrial products, textiles, and also offer exceptional ingredients and components for nutrition and wellness products.  Hemp is one of our planet's most important natural resources, and we advocate for the whole plant.

The HIA stands for the fair and equal treatment of industrial hemp and it's opportunities in agriculture and in the marketplace. The Association is dedicated to education, industry development, and the accelerated expansion of hemp world market supply and demand but is focused on the rebirth of the hemp industries in the United States. 

The HIA recognizes the following collaborative partners: U.S. Hemp Roundtable, American Herbal Products Association and U.S. Hemp Authority™, Drug Policy Alliance and FAAAT.

The HIA recognizes the following international hemp association partners: British Hemp Association, Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance, European Industrial Hemp Association and Indian Industrial Hemp Association. 


The HIA will celebrate the 10th year of Hemp History Week, which is the Association's national grassroots education and marketing campaign. Mark your calendars: June 3 - 9, 2019

HIA is the official training program partner of the U.S. Hemp Authority™ Certification Program and will soon announce all dates & locations for next year's trainings. 

The HIA is coordinating it's second European Tour to coincide with the European Industrial Hemp Association's annual conference in Cologne, Germany. Official announcement coming soon. 

HIACON will take place November 1 - 4 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Westin. 

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