Region: Northeast Cannabis Business Conference
Oct. 27-28, 2020 | Atlantic City Convention Center | Atlantic City

Conference Agenda

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Everything you need to know about the East Coast cannabis market is right here!

We have our eyes on all of the changes taking place on the East Coast. We’ve created a regionally focused agenda to help you understand the best way to position yourself in this emerging market. Grow your business by joining NCIA members, policymakers, entrepreneurs and service providers as we all work together to elevate your business.

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General Schedule

Wed, February 19

7:00 - 5:30: Registration Open

9:00 - 10:00: Educational Sessions

8:00 - 6:30: CannaVest Investment Forum

10:15 - 11:30: Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address

11:00 - 5:30: Expo Floor Open

11:30 - 1:00: Break to Explore the Expo Floor

1:00 - 4:30: Educational Sessions

4:20 - 5:30: Networking Reception

Thu, February 20

8:00 - 3:00: Registration Open

9:00 - 10:00: Educational Sessions

8:30 - 5:30: CannaVest Investment Forum

10:15 - 11:00: Keynote

11:00 - 3:00: Expo Floor Open

11:30 - 1:00: Break to Explore the Expo Floor

1:00 - 4:30: Educational Sessions


Educational Agenda

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CannaVest East

CannaVest is the only official industry sponsored trade association investment forum where single and multi-family offices, institutional investors, cannabis companies looking to showcase their products/services and investment funds looking to raise capital will convene. CannaVest East has been created specifically with the needs of the institutional investor and sophisticated accredited investor in mind and will provide an in-depth look into the emerging cannabis industry and show attendees how to evaluate investment returns and achieve investment returns uncorrelated with the equity markets.

Space is limited. Attendees must apply to be considered.

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2020 Topics Include

Program Day 1
Cannabis Market Trends & Consumer Insights
Investor Due Diligence & Underwriting Best Practices
Finding Relative Value in the Cannabis Sector
Investment Opportunities in Legal Cannabis
Public vs. Private Cannabis Real Estate Investment Opportunities
The Multi-State Operator Roundtable
Brand Building, Marketing & Packaging
Going Public vs. Staying Private
Program Day 2
Navigating the Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Maze
Banking Solutions for Investments in the US Cannabis Industry
Payment & Insurance Solutions for Cannabis Operators
Opportunities Abroad
Cannabis-Infused Beverages
A Look at Opportunities in Hemp & CBD
Impact Investing & Social Justice
A Public Relations Deep Dive
Crystal Balling the Future of Cannabis

Elevation Lounge: Lightning Lessons (Booth #1525)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

11:10 AM – 11:30 AM Cannabis Cultivation: The Gateway to Agricultural Water Management Best Practices
Speaker: Kyle Lisabeth, Director of Business Development, Silver Bullet Water Treatment

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM Cannabis in 2020: Exploring Mature Market Trends from a Northeast Perspective
Speaker: Kate Senzamici, Account Manager, BDS Analytics

1:10 PM – 1:30 PM The Power of the First Impression – Exhibiting at Trade Shows 101
Speaker: Rhiannon Andersen, Chief Marketing Officer, Steelhead Productions

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM From Seed to Sale : The Global Supply Chain
Speaker: Peter Holzworth, President/CEO, Fly Soul Shoes

3:10 PM – 3:30 PM Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Best Practices and GMPs THat Will Allow Your Business to Scale
Speaker: David Vaillencourt, President, Principal Consultant The GMP Collective

Thursday, February 20, 2020

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Vital Pet Cannabis Industry Implications
Speaker: Zac Pilossoph, General Practice Veterinarian, YouDoYou LLC

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM Growing Your Business With Data Powered Marketing
Speaker: Jon Lowen, Co-founder, Surfside

12:00 PM – 12:20 PM Making Green, Greener: Establishing Sustainability In Cannabis Through Energy Regeneration
Speaker: Ed Dow, CEO, Solar Therapeutics

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM The Beauty and The Beast of Resilience
Speaker: Vanessa Vaughn Mathews, Chief Resilience Officer, Asfalis Advisors

1:30 PM – 1:50 PM Lessons Cannabis Businesses Can Learn from the Craft Beer Industry
Speaker: Ted Whitney, Sales Director, NUG