As more and more states are passing legislation to legalize some form of cannabis use, there is a rapidly growing number of entrepreneurs looking for information on how to launch, improve, or expand their cannabusiness. In a budding industry that involves everything from where to acquire plants, to security and banking, it can be difficult to find all the answers you need to succeed in one place. This is where the Cannabis Creative Conference comes in. This event takes place July 29th and 30th at the Expo Center in Portland, Oregon.
This event will bring cannabis industry professional from all avenues together for two days of informational sessions, product and dispensary displays, growing tips, and face to face networking events. The cost is $99 for one day, a two day pass is $149 until July 15th, when the price will rise to $295. Attendees can register online at the website, where you can also see a full list of the speakers, and other details.
CannaGaurd Security, a Portland based security company, Elevate, Chalice Farms, DOPE Magazine, Willamette Week and the Oregon Cannabis Business Council are the top sponsors of the conference, among others. There will be professionals from all avenues of the cannabis industry present for the informational sessions, so be sure to check the website for updated schedules. Whether you are an investor, cultivator, processor, retailer, physician, scientist, or consultant, there will be valuable information at the Cannabis Creative Conference for you. There will be speakers covering a myriad of topics which are at the forefront of the rapidly expanding cannabis industry, including regulatory procedures, marketing and financial strategies, legal issues, and creative approaches.
Some of the listed speakers are:
● Steven Marks, Executive Director of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.
● Aaron Smith, CoFounder/Executive Director of National Cannabis Industry
● Amy Margolis, Attorney & Shareholder of Emerge Law Group.
● Laura Harris, former Director of the Colorado Medical Marijuana Enforcement
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● Noah Stokes, founder and CEO of CannaGuard Security,
● William Simpson, Founder of Chalice Farms.
● AC Braddock, CEO of Eden Labs,
The event was organized by Mary Lou Burton , owner of Bravo Trade Shows, and is sponsored by several big names in the cannabis industry. “Oregon is the perfect location for this inaugural conference,” Mary Lou says. “Oregon is the next state to authorize legal recreational cannabis, starting on July 1, 2015. As the state ramps up to unfold rules and regulations for recreational cannabis sales, businesses and entrepreneurs are setting the stage for their future success.”
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