The Cannabiz Media team will attend the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City later this month. Will we see you there?
The event will be held from May 29th through June 1st, and Cannabiz Media will be offering demonstrations of the Cannabiz Media License Database at Booth 141 in the exhibition space alongside of nearly 200 exhibiting cannabis and cannabis-related businesses.
The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition is considered to be the leading forum for entrepreneurs, growers, dispensary owners, investors, suppliers, legal counsel, government regulators, and medical professionals who want to identify new growth opportunities and increase their success in the cannabis industry.
Attendees are highly qualified professionals and entrepreneurs representing all segments of the industry – from cultivation, manufacturing, and retail to medical, regulatory, legal, and more.
Diverse Educational Tracks and Networking Opportunities
Most attendees at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition are interested in purchasing or investing in a wide variety of cannabis industry products and services. Therefore, the educational sessions cover diverse topics offered in 11 distinct tracks:
- Adult use in the Northeast: Consumers
- Adult use in the Northeast: Industry
- Banking and finance
- Business opportunities
- Cannabis community and society
- Marketing, branding, and commerce
- Medical and recreational sales
- Policy, compliance, and legal
The conference will kick-off on Wednesday, May 29th with a special feature session (paid separately from the registration fee) that will cover how to purchase or open a cannabis business. Two more special feature sessions will be held on Friday. The first will dive into the topic of hemp in the United States, and the second will be a cannabis bootcamp for investors. A final special feature session will be held on Friday and will focus on clinical and therapeutic applications of medical cannabis.
The keynote speaker for the event is Steve White, CEO of Harvest Health & Recreation, who will begin the day on Thursday discussing cannabis investing today and tomorrow. Other educational sessions will tackle topics like big data, licensing applications, taxes, funding, compliance, bank accounts, extraction, global trends, future business opportunities in New York and New Jersey, cannabis and blockchain technologies, the state of the cannabis industry, and what the East Coast can learn from other states that have more mature cannabis markets.
The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition always attracts dynamic speakers, and the agenda for the New York event is filled with industry experts, including professionals from:
- Arcview Group
- Canna Advisors
- Canopy Growth Corporation
- Clover Leaf University
- Harvest Health & Recreation
- Marijuana Policy Project
- Minorities for Medical Marijuana
- MJ Freeway
- National Hemp Association
- Navy Capital
- New Frontier Data
- Safe Harbor Private Banking
- United States Department of Agriculture
- Vanguard Scientific Systems
- Women Grow
Attendees will have opportunities to network throughout the conference as well as during two scheduled networking events. The Networking Mixer will be held on Thursday, and the Industry Party will be held on Friday.
Visit Cannabiz Media at Booth 141 During the Expo
If you attend this year’s Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in New York later this month, make sure you visit Cannabiz Media at Booth 141.
The team will be available to answer any questions you have about the Cannabiz Media License Database – including the recently added international cannabis licenses – and give you a demo of the License Database so you can see for yourself how it can help you generate more leads and close more sales for your business.
Not going to the event? No problem. Contact Cannabiz Media to schedule your free demo online.
Susan Gunelius, Lead Analyst for Cannabiz Media and author of Marijuana Licensing Reference Guide: 2017 Edition, is also President & CEO of KeySplash Creative, Inc., a marketing communications company offering, copywriting, content marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, and strategic branding services. She spent the first half of her 25-year career directing marketing programs for AT&T and HSBC. Today, her clients include household brands like Citigroup, Cox Communications, Intuit, and more as well as small businesses around the world. Susan has written 11 marketing-related books, including the highly popular Content Marketing for Dummies, 30-Minute Social Media Marketing, Kick-ass Copywriting in 10 Easy Steps, The Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing, and she is a popular marketing and branding keynote speaker. She is also a Certified Career Coach and Founder and Editor in Chief of Women on Business, an award-winning blog for business women. Susan holds a B.S. in marketing and an M.B.A in management and strategy.