Denver, CO—The 7thAnnual NoCo Hemp Expo are rescheduling this year’s event out of concern for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

The show was originally scheduled for March 26-28; it is now scheduled for August 6-8, in the same locations, including the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel and the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado.
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Morris Beegle, Producer of the Expo, said in a press release: “The decision to shift the timing of this year’s Expo has not been an easy one. The health and safety of all participants remains a top priority. We want to provide attendees, exhibitors, vendors, staff, industry partners, and others involved in the Expo enough time to rework their schedules and plan accordingly for the newly announced August dates. We’re also exploring options for a potential online digital conference in the upcoming weeks to continue the conversation about hemp. We look forward to creating a robust, powerhouse event in August, and appreciate everyone’s support.”

The Expo team will monitor and comply with all protocols provided by the CDC and WHO regarding the coronavirus. The Expo team is collaborating with partners including the City of Denver Coronavirus Task Force, Colorado Governor Jared Polis’ office, and other local public health agencies to ensure the safety of all participants for the Expo.

The Southern Hemp Expo, the release adds, is on hold; it was originally scheduled for August 14-15 in Nashville, Tennessee. More information on that event will be released at a later date. Updates will be posted on theExpo’s website.