2018 HIA 25th Annual Conference (HIACON)

  • 02 Nov 2018
  • (MDT)
  • 05 Nov 2018
  • (MST)
  • Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel - California



The 25th annual Hemp Industries Association conference (HIACON) will be held in Los Angeles, California at the LAX Hilton Los Angeles. The event will feature the Association's Annual General Meeting on Friday, November 2nd followed by a retail-focused open exhibit hall day on Saturday, November 3rd and two days of continued exhibition, the industries awards dinner and education tracks for HIACON registrants only. 

Attention Members: The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an important event that will feature the HIA's annual report, state chapter updates, and elections for the Board of Directors as well as any referendums. If you are not a member of the HIA, but would like to become one sign-up prior to HIACON registration to save on registration but also to attend the AGM, visit www.joinhemp.org.


Presenting Sponsor: Charlottes Web

Major Sponsors:  Bluebird Botanicals

Social Sponsors: Barlean's

Vape Lounge Sponsor: Helderpad

Essential Sponsors: Healthy HempOrange Photonics

More to be announced... Contact Catharene Garula for information about sponsorship opportunities and exhibit booths or call (707) 874-3648 ext. 102.

*Educational Tracks: 
General Sessions in the AM followed by the proposed tracks in the PM: 
Law & Policy
Organic Hemp
Banking & Investment


11/2 - Day One - Annual General Meeting of members 

11/3 - Day Two - Retail focused Exhibitor Day open to the public 

11/4 - Day Three - General Sessions and Breakout Educational Tracks & Awards Dinner in the evening

11/5 - Day Four - General Sessions and Breakout Educational Tracks 

2018 HIACON Programming is Underway. Here’s a look at last year’s event to get an idea of the format:


Lodging: Hilton Los Angeles Airport LAX located at 5711 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045. For the Group Rate, mention "Hemp Industries Association Conference" when you call 310-410-4000 or click HERE to book your room.

CANCELLATION POLICY NOTICE: The HIA is a non-profit association. Due to resources necessary to produce this event, the HIA does not offer refunds. To request a credit or to submit an exceptional circumstance to the conference committee for consideration, please contact Erin Pully, memberservices@thehia.org. 


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