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SmithBucklin Executive Named to the Crain’s 2019 Notable Women Executives Over 50 List

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CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/SmithBucklin70?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#SmithBucklin70lt;/agt;–SmithBucklin – the leading association management and services company
that began 70 years ago in Chicago – is pleased to announce that Carol
McGury, executive vice president, Event and Education Services, has been
named to the 2019 Notable Women Executives Over 50 list in Crain’s
Chicago Business magazine.

The prestigious list recognizes women executives who are leading
successful businesses across industries in Chicago (the complete list is here).
“A generation ago, women in the C-suite were a novelty and, before that,
they were few and far between,” Crain’s said in introducing the list.
“(The list) should provide encouragement and inspiration for the next
generation of women moving up.”

“This recognition is so richly deserved – both for Carol and for our
company,” said SmithBucklin President & CEO Matt Sanderson. “For more
than 30 years, Carol has driven success on behalf of our client
organizations, team members, and our company overall. She is a strong
and vital voice within our company and on our management team.”

For 70 years and counting, SmithBucklin has been at the forefront of
helping associations create value for their stakeholders and foster
loyal communities of engaged members. With SmithBucklin at their side,
these nonprofit organizations make a difference in nearly every industry
and field. They expand economic opportunities, educate workforces,
improve and save lives, create and protect jobs, and promote the
exchange of information. This significant impact is largely due to
associations’ ability to bring like-minded people together in
face-to-face meetings and live events.

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“Carol continues to build on our solid commitment to provide unique
event experiences and education that help achieve the missions of our
client organizations,” Sanderson said. “Additionally, she is passionate
about mentoring and coaching the next generation of event business
strategists – both in our company and in the meetings and events
community.”

Here’s what her colleagues had to say:

  • “Carol is an amazing strategic thinker. I envy the way she can distill
    the essence of a situation or problem quickly and make an excellent
    judgment call about what should be done next. She is calm in the face
    of any crisis. She is tough in business yet fair, and she has an
    excellent sense of humor, which she uses expertly to lighten
    challenging or tense situations,” said Christine Murphy Peck, senior
    director of SmithBucklin Education & Learning Services.
  • “Carol is completely committed to delivering value to our clients
    every single day. It is always top of mind and she encourages the rest
    of us to never lose focus on the importance of creating value. When
    our team delivers event experiences that ensure our clients achieve
    their missions and visions as well as excite and inspire event
    participants, we are having impact and making a difference!” said
    Buffy Levy, events director.
  • “Carol has a gift for helping people be creative. Any time I am
    struggling with how to address a challenge, I imagine what it would be
    like to discuss it with Carol. Once I think about how she would try to
    address it, I’ve got my solution,” said Alexis Bauer Kolak, education
    director.
  • “I feel so lucky to work alongside somebody with such tenacity and
    purpose in all she does to be a leader in our industry. Carol has
    followed her passion and inspires others to do the same. She
    encourages and fosters an environment to take risks, lean in, and go
    after opportunities. As a woman, it is especially inspiring to see the
    path she has carved for herself and others,” said Mary Smith,
    operations director for SmithBucklin Event Services.

McGury joined SmithBucklin in 1988 as an entry-level associate. She
quickly rose in the ranks eventually serving as the executive director
of SHARE and several other technology user communities. She also served
as the strategic account director for PTC (Parametric Technology
Corporation), supporting its global event strategy and expanded North
American Community Event. In 2013, she was promoted to executive vice
president, Event and Education Services, and became a member of
SmithBucklin’s senior management team.

“I am so honored to be recognized among these women leaders in Chicago’s
business community,” McGury said about the Crain’s listing. “I
particularly want to thank my incredible team as well as my colleagues
whose dedication to serving our clients’ needs is extraordinary. I am
proud to serve alongside each of you.”

Carol comes from a family where service to others is paramount – her
father served the Chicago Fire Department for more than 30 years – and
she continues this tradition today. She is the current chair of the PCMA
Foundation, overseeing scholarship awards and industry research for
business event strategists. She also serves as a member of several
industry boards, including the Marriott Hotel Advisory Board and
Destinations International Partner Advisory Council, and she serves as
co-chair of INCON (an international consortium of association and event
management companies). In her personal time, she serves as board
secretary of the Helping Hand Center, a nonprofit serving children and
adults with developmental disabilities in the greater Chicago area.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications with a minor in business
from St. Xavier University in Chicago and a master’s degree in public
service administration from DePaul University in Chicago.

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About SmithBucklin

SmithBucklin is the association
management
and services company more organizations turn to than any
other. Our mission is to achieve the missions of the client
organizations we serve. SmithBucklin serves trade associations,
professional societies, technology communities, charitable
organizations, and corporations. Founded in 1949, SmithBucklin has
offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Old Lyme, Conn., St. Louis, and San
Ramon, Calif. The company is 100 percent employee-owned. For more
information, please visit www.smithbucklin.com
or call 1-800-539-9740.

Contacts

Jennifer Clark
[email protected]
Phone:
+1.312.673.5380
Twitter: @SmithBucklinPR
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Industrial Hemp Market Soars from $6.6 Billion to $25.7 Billion by 2034, Fueled by Sustainable Innovation

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Industrial Hemp Playing Key Role in Carbon Sequestration and Soil Remediation Aligning with Sustainable Farming Practices

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Based on a new research report by Fact.MR, worldwide sales of Industrial Hemp Market are estimated to reach US$ 6.6 billion in 2024. By 2034, this market is anticipated to skyrocket to a staggering US$ 25.7 billion, driven by a steady CAGR of 14.5% from 2024 onward.

Demand for industrial hemp is skyrocketing as more and more industries recognize its versatile and sustainable properties. Once overlooked, this remarkable crop is now being embraced for its myriad uses across various sectors. From textiles and construction materials to biofuels and nutritional supplements, hemp’s applications are seemingly endless.

Environmentally conscious consumers are driving much of this demand, as hemp requires minimal pesticides and herbicides, making it an eco-friendly choice for sustainable farming. Its ability to sequester carbon dioxide and remediate contaminated soil further adds to its appeal. Moreover, hemp’s durability, lightweight nature, and renewable qualities make it an attractive alternative to traditional materials in manufacturing.

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As awareness of hemp’s benefits continues to spread, industries are investing in research and development to unlock its full potential. With its multi-faceted applications and sustainable credentials, industrial hemp is poised to become a cornerstone of the green economy, meeting the growing demand for environmentally responsible products and practices.

Key Takeaways from the Market Study:

  • Based on nature, sales of organic hemp are estimated to reach a valuation of $3.2 billion in 2024.
  • The market in Mexico is evaluated to expand at a CAGR of 13.6% from 2024 to 2034.
  • Revenue from sales of industrial hemp in East Asia is projected to reach $5.9 billion by the end of 2034.
  • The South Korean market is evaluated to reach a valuation of $1.4 billion by the end of 2034.
  • North America is analyzed to hold a global market share of 24.3% by 2034.

“Use of industrial hemp in textiles, medicines, and food, coupled with global sustainability trends, is creating opportunities for suppliers. Governments worldwide are collaborating to boost global hemp distribution,” says a Fact.MR analyst.

Increasing Awareness of Therapeutic Potential of Hemp in Medical Applications

Once relegated to the fringes, industrial hemp is rapidly emerging as a sustainable wonder crop, fueling a wave of cutting-edge innovations across diverse industries. As researchers and entrepreneurs unlock its vast potential, hemp is proving to be a versatile and eco-friendly resource, paving the way for exciting new products and applications.

The automotive industry is also exploring the use of hemp fibers as a reinforcement material for lighter, stronger, and more sustainable car parts. These natural fiber composites could reduce vehicle weight, improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions.

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In the field of biotechnology, scientists are harnessing the unique properties of hemp to develop innovative products. For instance, researchers are exploring the use of hemp-derived compounds, such as cannabidiol (CBD), for their potential therapeutic applications in various medical conditions.

Japan’s Industrial Hemp Market Poised for Rapid Growth

The industrial hemp market in Japan is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.1% from 2024 to 2034, with the country expected to hold a 29.4% market share by the end of the period.

Increased investment in research is crucial for unlocking the full potential of industrial hemp. Research efforts may focus on improving hemp genetics for higher yield and quality, optimizing cultivation practices, and exploring innovative applications such as advanced nanomaterials or pharmaceuticals. This investment fosters innovation and establishes a foundation for the hemp industry’s long-term growth and competitiveness in an ever-evolving market.

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Expanding Opportunities in the United States Industrial Hemp Market

The industrial hemp market in the United States offers abundant opportunities for stakeholders to broaden their product portfolios. Beyond traditional uses like textiles and oils, there is significant potential for hemp-based products to evolve into biodegradable polymers, eco-friendly packaging, and even biofuels. This diversification, a prominent trend in the industrial hemp market, not only targets emerging markets but also positions hemp as a versatile and sustainable resource with applications across various industries.

More Valuable Insights on Offer:

Fact.MR, in its new offering, presents an unbiased analysis of the industrial hemp market for 2019 to 2023 and forecast statistics for 2024 to 2034.

The study divulges essential insights into the market based on nature (organic, conventional), product type (fiber, seeds), and end use (food & beverages, consumer textiles, personal products, industrial applications, hemp CBD, supplements, other consumer products), across seven major regions of the world (North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, East Asia, South Asia & Pacific, and MEA).

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Check out More Related Studies Published by Fact.MR Research:

Hemp-Based Products Market is expected to reach $1.8 billion in 2023 and jump to a size of $16.2 billion by 2033.

Cannabis Infused Drinks Market is predicted to race ahead and end up at US$ 8.7 billion by 2032.

Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market to surge from $459.9M in 2024 to $800.6M by 2034, driven by 5.7% CAGR, marking substantial growth.

Specialty Fat and Oil Market will hit $85.94 billion by 2034 with a 4.6% Annual Growth Rate.

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Baking Ingredient Market is set to reach $41.48 billion by 2034, Driven by 6.5% Annual Growth Rate.

Infant Milk Formula Market: From Growth Spurts to Baby Boom – Projected Surge to $22.35 Billion by 2034.

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With its unwavering dedication to providing reliable market intelligence, FACT.MR continues to assist companies in navigating dynamic market challenges with confidence and achieving long-term success. With a global presence and a team of experienced analysts, FACT.MR ensures its clients receive actionable insights to capitalize on emerging opportunities and stay ahead in the competitive landscape. 

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Innocan Pharma Announces Successful Preliminary Safety Evaluation of LPT-CBD in Minipigs

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HERZLIYA, Israel and CALGARY, AB, June 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Innocan Pharma Corporation (CSE: INNO) (FSE: IP4) (OTCQB: INNPF) (“Innocan” or the “Company”), a pioneer in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, is pleased to announce the success and conclusion of a preliminary safety evaluation of Innocan’s single injection and sustained-release LPT-CBD conducted on minipigs. The animals demonstrated excellent drug tolerance and did not exhibit any drug-related adverse events.

 

 

Recognized by the FDA as an excellent model for toxicology, small breeds of miniature domestic pigs known as minipigs share strong similarities with humans in crucial aspects such as drug metabolism, skin structure, genetics, and physiological mechanisms. In this preliminary safety study, minipigs received a single subcutaneous injection of LPT-CBD and were closely monitored for pharmacokinetics and basic safety parameters over one month. Encouragingly, the animals all exhibited good drug tolerance and did not manifest any drug-related adverse reactions.

“We are thrilled with these findings, which further underpin the safety profile of LPT-CBD following a single injection,” commented Dr. Eyal Kalo, the R&D Director of Innocan Pharma. “With each new data point collected for LPT-CBD, we make significant strides in our quest to revolutionize patient care through sustained-release therapy. Our efforts to continuously gather data to fully characterize LPT-CBD are paramount in our journey towards its ultimate approval.”

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Professor Chezy Barenholz the CSO of Innocan Pharma added, “These results are immensely gratifying and hold significant promise as they highlight the characteristics of LPT-CBD in a physiological setting similar to humans.”

The study involved administering three ascending doses of LPT-CBD via subcutaneous injection in minipigs, followed by comprehensive monitoring of pharmacokinetics and safety parameters for 28 days. Throughout the study, the minipigs demonstrated excellent drug tolerance, as evidenced by blood clinical parameters whithin normal range, healthy appetite, and normal behavior. These findings are consistent with prior safety evaluations conducted with LPT-CBD on diverse animal models including goats and dogs, affirming the drug’s favorable tolerability profile following both single and repeated use.

Grant of Restricted Share Units                                                                                                 

The Company has granted an aggregate of 290,000 restricted share units (each, an “RSU“) to consultants. Each RSU entitles the recipient to receive one common share of the Company (a “Common Share“) on vesting. A total of 150,000 RSUs vest on May 30, 2024, and 140,000 RSUs vest on September 30, 2024. The RSUs and the underlying Common Shares are subject to a statutory hold period of four months and one day expiring on October 1, 2024.

Innocan also announces that it granted 2,380,000 stock options to employees and consultants to the Company. These options have a strike price of $0.28, with various vesting periods up to 12 months. All options expire on May 30, 2029.

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About Innocan Pharma:

Innocan is a pharmaceutical tech company that operates under two main segments: Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Wellness. In the Pharmaceuticals segment, Innocan focuses on developing innovative drug delivery platform technologies comprises with cannabinoids science, to treat various conditions to improve patients’ quality of life. This segment involves two drug delivery technologies: (i) LPT CBD-loaded liposome platform facilitating exact dosing and the prolonged and controlled release of CBD into the blood stream. The LPT delivery platform research is in the preclinical trial phase for two indications: Epilepsy and Pain Management. In the Consumer Wellness segment, Innocan develops and markets a wide portfolio of innovative and high-performance self-care products to promote a healthier lifestyle. Under this segment Innocan has established a Joint Venture by the name of BI Sky Global Ltd. that focuses developing on advanced targeted online sales. https://innocanpharma.com/

Contact Information:

For Innocan Pharma Corporation:
Iris Bincovich, CEO
+1 5162104025
+972-54-3012842
+442037699377
[email protected] 

NEITHER THE CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER HAVE REVIEWED OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.

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Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Information

Certain information set forth in this news release, including, without limitation, the Company’s plans for human trials of its LPT-CBD platform, is forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. By its nature, forward-looking information is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond Innocan’s control. The forward-looking information contained in this news release is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by Innocan, including expectations and assumptions concerning the anticipated benefits of the products, satisfaction of regulatory requirements in various jurisdictions and satisfactory completion of production and distribution arrangements.

Forward-looking information is subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and experience to differ materially from the anticipated results or expectations expressed in this news release. The key risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to: global and local (national) economic, political, market and business conditions; governmental and regulatory requirements and actions by governmental authorities; and potential disruption of relationships with suppliers, manufacturers, customers, business partners and competitors. There are also risks that are inherent in the nature of product distribution, including import/export matters and the failure to obtain any required regulatory and other approvals (or to do so in a timely manner). The anticipated timeline for entry to markets may change for a number of reasons, including the inability to secure necessary regulatory requirements, or the need for additional time to conclude and/or satisfy the manufacturing and distribution arrangements. As a result of the foregoing, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking information contained in this news release. A comprehensive discussion of other risks that impact Innocan can be found in Innocan’s public reports and filings which are available under Innocan’s profile at www.sedarplus.ca.

Readers are cautioned that undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information as actual results may vary materially from the forward-looking information. Innocan does not undertake to update, correct or revise any forward-looking information as a result of any new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable law.

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