hemp building workshop

JUNE 20TH - 21ST

Explore the world of sustainable construction with our two-day hemp building workshop! The event will be hosted by Kifcure and the Northern Illinois Hemp Hub in Maple Park Illinois on June 20th through 21st.

2024 NIHH Hemp Building Workshop

june 20 – 21  •  maple park, IL

Explore the world of sustainable construction with our two-day hemp building workshop! The event will be hosted by Kifcure and the Northern Illinois Hemp Hub in Maple Park Illinois on June 20th through 21st. We will be building a mobile 600 square foot tiny hemp home showcasing the recent addition to the International Building Code. Check out the 3D model for our hemp home.

hempcrete forms
Hands-on tutorials on mixing, molding, and building

Participants Will...

Delve into the science and environmental advantages of Hempcrete.

Engage in hands-on workshops covering mixing, molding, and building with Hempcrete.

Expert-led sessions hosted by sustainability pioneers.

Connect with fellow participants through interactive activities, discussions, and networking opportunities.

Participants will qualify for CEU credits in Architecture

3D Model of Hemp Home


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    Workshop Leaders

    kelly burke

    Kelly Burke




    Jarett Burke



    Danny Desjarlais

    Hemp Construction
    Project Manager

    Lower Sioux Hemp

    danny desjarlais



    Hemp for Humanity

    cody ley
    gustavo salinas

    Gustavo Salinas

    Vice President

    JM Construction Pros

    rachel berry

    Rachel Berry


    Illinois Hemp Growers Association

    james forbes

    James Forbes


    Tiger Fiber

    This Workshop Is Made Possible By

    About Your Hosts

    kifcureNIHH logo

    Kifcure is your ultimate hemp solutions partner. With a forward-looking vision for the hemp industry, we’re here to seize the present and shape the future.

    Our exceptional team of cultivation, processing, and product development professionals are dedicated to bridging every link within the hemp supply chain. We offer a range of university tested genetics in both Fiber & Grain as well as Cannabinoid varieties. We empower our farming network with cutting-edge tools, resources, and expertise to provide turn-key farm solutions.  If you have land, we have the rest and a place to drop it off.  

    From our advanced hemp storage and aggregation center, the Northern Illinois Hemp Hub, to our accomplished hemp sales specialists, KifCure stands as your comprehensive destination for all things Industrial Hemp. 


    Jarett Burke


    kelly burke

    Kelly Burke


    Alissa Schumacher

    Director of Operations


    Alexander Mallek

    Director of Production, R&D

    randy dickens

    Randy Dickens

    Director of Sales

    Participation Opportunities

    Register now to participate in the Hemp Building Workshop. We have additional participation opportunities for vendors, speakers, and sponsors. See below for more information.

    Only accepting vendors that have hemp finished products commercially available for the construction market or those selling products through out the hemp manufacturing supply chain. Limited spots available. Showcase your products and services directly to professionals in construction, architecture, and related industries.

    Share your expertise and insights on the latest developments in hemp building technology. Speakers have the ability to have a table near the workshop site at no cost. The goal is to open up the IL hemp construction market.

    Speaker Slots:

    No direct fee, but submission of presentation and proposal required and limited slots are available.

    • Includes: 30-minute speaking slot, inclusion in promotional materials, and complimentary event access.
    • Proposal deadline: May 15th, 2024.

    Gain visibility and recognition as a supporter of sustainable building practices. View the sponsorship packages

    Benefits for all Participants

    • Network with key industry stakeholders, state representatives, and potential customers.
    • Increase your brand’s visibility among a niche and professional audience.
    • Contribute to the advancement of sustainable building practices.

    Venue Details

    • Northern Illinois Hemp Hub, 45W223 Lees Road, Maple Park, IL 60151
    • Facilities: Full bar on-site, close proximity to equine boarding facility.
    • Food and Beverages: Lunch provided on both days. Full bar available for networking sessions.
    • Thursday night welcome party with live music & food truck

    Sponsorship Packages

    Bronze - $1,500

    Logo on event website, program booklet, and welcome banner.

    Silver - $3,000

    Bronze benefits + free vendor booth and 2 additional free event ticket. Shout out in video production.

    Gold - $5,000

    Silver benefits + logo on all event materials post-notification, prominent display during the event, large ad space on website & registration page, announcement of sponsors at lunch, and an opportunity to speak during the opening & closing statement.