CannaVest East is Coming to New York City

The CannaVest East Institutional Capital Forum will be held at CWCBExpo on June 1-2, 2023 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. CannaVest East is expected to draw hundreds of cannabis industry professionals for two days of education, networking, advocacy, and opportunities. 

Attendees will include cannabis industry professionals representing private equity funds, venture capitalists, hedge funds, family offices, ultra-high net worth investors, brands, retailers, regulators, policy advocates, and operators across the entire cannabis supply chain and broader ecosystem. 

Who Will Attend CannaVest East?

CannaVest East is targeted to two key audiences: 

  • Family offices and institutional investors
  • Cannabis business owners, operators, brands, and retailers. 

The conference provides opportunities for investors to meet with other investors for co-investment opportunities and to meet with CEOs of the leading multistate operators (MSOs). In addition, investors will learn about SPAC investing and related risks, evaluate public vs. private cannabis real estate opportunities, and discuss private equity, venture deals vs. public markets. Global investment opportunities in the United States, Europe, and Asia will also be hot topics for CannaVest East’s investor attendees.

Cannabis owner, operator, brand and retailer attendees will learn how to raise capital, navigate current regulations, build brand equity (and manage and defend it), and develop strategies to increase brand awareness and customer engagement. In addition, CannaVest East will offer opportunities for business attendees discover innovative brands and companies as well as to showcase their products and connect with retailers, investors, license partners, and more.

Educational Topics Featured at CannaVest East

This year’s conference schedule is filled with topics that cannabis industry investors and professionals will be interested in, including:

  • Cannabis Market Trends and Consumer Insights in a Post-Pandemic World
  • The Easy Money is Over: Surviving and Thriving in a Mature, Highly Regulated Industry
  • Restructuring and Rollups: The Large MSO Roundtable
  • Lessons Learned, Challenges Faced and Value Creation: The Investment Fund Perspective
  • Cannabis Real Estate Investment Opportunities in a Market Characterized by Rising Rates and Accelerating Defaults
  • M&A, Retail Expansion and Industry Consolidation
  • The California Opportunity vs. Newly Legalized Markets
  • Investing in the Tri-State: Opportunities in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey
  • The Rise of Debt Financing and Impact on Industry Dynamics
  • Debt vs. Equity Markets: New Pathways to Liquidity and Capital
  • Germany, Europe, and Adult-Use
  • From Distress to Opportunity: Restructuring, Workouts and M&A Opportunities
  • Banking and Payments in a Highly Regulated Industry
  • Equity Analyst Outlook and Predictions
  • Exploiting Ground Floor Valuations – Family Office Cannabis Investing 101

CannaVest East Speakers and Panelists

Dozens of cannabis industry and investing experts will participate in educational sessions held during CannaVest East. Some of the companies that speakers, panelists, and moderators represent include:

  • 4Front
  • Achari Ventures
  • Alliance Global Partners
  • Aventine Property Group
  • Chicago Atlantic
  • Cirtin Cooperman Advisors
  • Curaleaf
  • FORCE Family Office
  • Green Market Report
  • Greenwave Advisros
  • Headset
  • Jushi Holdings
  • Ladenburg Thalman
  • Merida Capital
  • Navy Capital
  • New Lake Capital Partners
  • New York State Cannabis Control Board
  • Pelorus Equity Group
  • Safe Harbor Financial
  • Salveo Capital
  • Seyfarth Shaw
  • Statehouse Holdings
  • Tuatara Capital
  • Upwise Capital
  • Verano
  • Viridian Capital Advisors
  • Zuber-Lawler

Will You Attend CannaVest East?

Cannabiz Media’s Co-founder and Chief Data Officer, Ed Keating, will be attending CannaVest East in New York City. Be sure to look for him if you attend and get answers to any questions you have about the Cannabiz Media License Database for sales and marketing or Cannabiz Intelligence™ for business intelligence, financial analysis, and financial reporting. Or schedule a demo to see both solutions in action.

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