National Cannabis Industry Association Presents The Second Annual Cannabis Business Summit and Expo

DENVER, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association – the Voice of the Cannabis Industry – is announcing its second annual national conference, the Cannabis Business Summit and Expo, taking place June 29-July 1 in Denver, Colorado. The summit will offer cannabis business leaders an open forum to discuss best practices and business developments throughout the industry. Over the course of three days, attendees will have the opportunity to explore various workshops and tours, view over 100 exhibitor stations, network with over 2,000 attendees from the cannabis business industry, attend an investor demo day event, and finally let loose at the popular Cannabis Carnival II.

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The summit is positioned for business owners and operators across multiple verticals in the cannabis industry. Several topic-oriented tracks will give attendees the opportunity to focus on their area of expertise. Tracks offered include: Running Your Cannabusiness; Cultivation and Processing; Money Matters: Finance, Accounting and Insurance; The Law, Policy and Reform; as well as Emerging Topics offering attendees an open forum to discuss industry updates and trends. Featured educational sessions will highlight some of the industry’s leading pioneers and figureheads.

Conference Highlights

  • Educational facility tours and workshops
  • Investor Demo Day Event, featuring a select group of cannabis startups
  • Second Annual Cannabis Carnival Music Concert, featuring an eclectic lineup of world-class musicians
  • Multiple networking opportunities.

Highlighted Speakers

  • Tripp Keber
  • Scott Van Rixel
  • Aaron Smith
  • Julianna Carella
  • Henry Wykowski
  • Leslie Bocskor
  • Mike Hesser
  • Troy Dayton
  • Lezli Engelking
  • Julie Dooley
  • Rachel Gillette
  • Kara Bradford
  • Garrett Fortune
  • Bob Hoban
  • Martha Monthemayor
  • Jill Lamoureux
  • Matt Karnes
  • Kris Lotlikar
  • Jaime Lewis
  • Khadijah Adams
  • Kara Bradford
  • Alan Brochstein
  • Alex Cooley
  • Lauren Vazquez

Hot Topics:

  • Analyzing the Current Market Data
  • Packaging and Labeling & Preparing for Future Regulations
  • Litigation Issues
  • Analysis of Different Lighting Technology
  • Testing for Pesticides and Fungi
  • Boutique Cannabis – The Case for Small Business
  • Trademark Enforcement
  • Private Equity & Investment
  • The Importance of Standard Operating Procedures
  • National outlook on evolving state-wide cannabis regulations
  • Analyzing & Driving Customer Loyalty
  • The Greener Way – Steps towards a Sustainable Industry
  • Patient Relief

The Cannabis Business Summit ( will be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Downtown Denver. Along with educational sessions and an exhibitor showcase, the event will also include an NCIA fundraiser and reception.

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is the largest cannabis trade association in the U.S. and the only organization representing cannabis-related businesses at the national level. NCIA promotes the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry and works toward a favorable social, economic, and legal environment for that industry in the United States.

Taylor West, Deputy Director
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SOURCE National Cannabis Industry Association

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