(GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – March 27, 2017) – Heliospectra AB (https://www.heliospectra.com/) (OTCQB: HLSPY (http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/HLSPY/quote)) (FIRSTNORTH: HELIO (http://www.nasdaqomxnordic.com/shares/microsite?Instrument=SSE101607&symbol=HELIO&name=Heliospectra)), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for controlled plant growth environments , announced today that CEO Ali Ahmadian will present at the upcoming session of the Viridian Cannabis Investment Series (http://www.viridianca.com/viridian-cannabis-investment-series-new-york-2017/) at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, New York on Friday, March 31, 2017.

Entitled “Cultural Diversity in the Cannabis Industry”, this private event will explore opportunities to strengthen diversity in the cannabis industry by educating and inspiring professionals and investors to get involved. Cannabis legalization is continuing throughout the United States. and the world, spearheading the growth of a multi-billion-dollar market. Yet, the industry in general lacks cultural diversity among its entrepreneurs, investors, and workforce.

“As the pace quickens for legalization and regulation of medicinal cannabis across North America, Latin America and now Europe, Heliospectra will empower businesses to embrace new technology solutions and ensure consistent, pharmaceutical grade products for patients,” said Ali Ahmadian, CEO for Heliospectra. “We are privileged to support Viridian Capital Advisors and cannabis industry entrepreneurs’ commitment to creating a sustainable and value-driven business model that also supports cultural diversity across the globe.”

Viridian’s Cultural Diversity in Cannabis event features industry-leading companies, executives, investors, and thought leaders from a variety of cultural backgrounds who will discuss why and how they entered the cannabis industry. Presentations and panel discussions will be followed by networking sessions so that all participants will have the opportunity to meet and engage.

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