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Join the HIA

HIA members offer hemp research, farming, processing, product development, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and education.

If you have questions about joining the HIA, please contact Kathi Levine, HIA Member Services, at 707-874-3648, ext. 3 or email office@thehia.org.

If you have any interest or involvement in the industry, we want you to be part of our efforts. Click here to join today!

Economic Opportunities
New jobs have been created and millions of dollars of revenue have been generated with the potential for much more. If you are interested in working with industrial hemp, the HIA is interested in working with you.
Global Reach & Accessibility
The HIA provides a friendly forum for hemp businesses around the world. Members network and support one another through the exchange of ideas and the sharing of information and expertise. As a member, your company will have access to the premier entrepreneurs in the hemp industry whom you can tap for helpful advice. As a member, your company will also have the opportunity to help others build the worldwide hemp industry.

Joining the HIA includes numerous benefits:

  • Printed copy of the HIA member directory
  • Members only email newsletter & special reports
  • Vote Hemp "Let U.S. Farmers Grow Hemp" bumper sticker
  • Able to attend the annual HIA Conference for an additional cost. (The 2014 HIA Conference will be at the Phoenix Park hotel in Washington, DC.)
  • Committee participation
  • Discount on HIA and Vote Hemp merchandise
  • * Eligibility to run for the HIA Board
  • * Voting privileges (one accrued vote per year)
  • * Opportunity to participate in the Hemp History Week marketing and lobbying program (HempHistoryWeek.com)
  • * Public relations team to educate the media about the benefits and growth of our industry
  • * Listing in the Members & Products Directory on HIA Web site, with link to your site
  • * May display products at the HIA booth at trade shows and events
  • * May participate in the HIA and Vote Hemp social networking program at no additional cost
  • * Opportunity to have a HIA Featured Member profile in the The HIA Member Newsletter
  • * HIA logo window sticker
  • * Permission to post the HIA member logo on your Web site
  • * Listing in printed directory
  • * May participate in the TestPledge program (TestPledge.com)
  • * Opportunities to speak at the HIA Convention and other events

* Full Business and Farmer members only

Dues - Full Company Membership

A sliding scale dues structure encourages participation to support mutual efforts. Members upgrade membership status as revenues increase and contribute to special project funds.

Annual dues based on the previous year's gross revenues in U.S dollars:

  • $125 for companies with less than $50,000
  • $225 for companies up to $100,000
  • $350 for companies up to $500,000
  • $500 for companies up to $1,000,000
  • $1,000 for companies up to $5,000,000
  • $2,000 for companies up to $15,000,000
  • $4,000 for companies up to $25,000,000
  • $6,000 for companies more than $25,000,000

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Farmer Membership

Farmer member dues are $75 per year for Small Family Farms, $150 per year for Large Famly Farms and $500 for Non Family Farms. Member benefits are the sames as for Full Company members.

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Supporting Membership

Supporting member dues are $50 per year for individuals. Member benefits are as above, but items with asterisk are for Full Company members only. Companies must join at the appropriate rate under the Full Company Membership plan.

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Termination of Membership
Members may be terminated by resignation, 90 days lapse in dues and/or failure to abide by HIA policies.
Rewards for Referrals

Members can receive a reward for recruiting new members! We offer a special incentive program where Members can earn money when friends, associates and customers they refer join the HIA.

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