CannaVest North Investment Forum Comes to Toronto

For the first time, the popular CannaVest conference that connects cannabis companies seeking capital with accredited investors will come to Canada as part of the Lift&Co. Expo, which is Canada’s leading cannabis conference and trade show. The CannaVest North Investment Forum, sponsored by Cannabiz Media, will be held on May 13-14, 2022 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center in Toronto.

The CannaVest North Investment Forum was developed for institutional investors and sophisticated accredited investors, and it will include exclusive educational content, an in-depth look at the evolving cannabis industry, and an exploration of the returns that investors can achieve. 

Information-Packed 2-Day Agenda

Educational sessions offered during the CannaVest North Investment Forum will cover everything from market insights and consumer trends to investment opportunities and predictions for the future of the Canadian cannabis market. Some of the scheduled presentations and panels include:

  • Cannabis Market Insights and Consumer Trends: A Compare/Contrast Between the US and Canada
  • From Seed to Sale: Investment Opportunities Along the Total Continuum of the Cannabis Industry
  • Investor Due Diligence and Underwriting Best Practices
  • The Operator Perspective: A Look at Business Plans, Operating Models and Future Expansion
  • Building a Thriving Cannabis Business: Lessons from Industry Pioneers
  • Financial Market Outlook: The Equity Analysts’ Roundtable
  • Navigating the Political and Regulatory Framework While Avoiding the Landmines
  • Cannabis Goes Global: Trends in International Markets
  • Raising Capital: Perspectives on Market Trends
  • Crystal Balling the Future of the Canadian Cannabis Market

The growing list of speakers already includes more than a dozen experts from leading organizations, including:

  • Brazeau Seller Law
  • Canaccord Genuity
  • Cannabis Council of Canada
  • CapitalNow Cannabis
  • Deloitte
  • Dentons
  • Golden Eagle Partner
  • Green Acre Capital
  • Greenwave Advisors
  • Headset
  • Hoban Law Group
  • Pathway Group
  • Purpose Investments
  • Stifel/GMP
  • Viridian Capital Advisors
  • WGD Capital
  • Zuber Lawler

The speaker list and agenda are still being updated with several more presentations and panels to be added. You can follow the link to view the current CannaVest North agenda.

Who Should Attend CannaVest North

While CannaVest is known for its investment focus, the educational sessions will also dive into other business topics, such as consumer market insights and trends, regulations, compliance and legal considerations, banking, cannabis SPACs, and more. The conference is a must-attend for seasoned and novice investors as well as for businesses, including owners, operators and brands from operational businesses and aspiring cannabis entrepreneurs.

CannaVest North promises to provide family office and institutional investor attendees with information about:

  • SPAC investing and the inherent risks
  • Public vs. private cannabis real estate investment opportunities
  • Private equity and venture deals vs. the public markets
  • Global investment opportunities
  • Market predictions from Wall Street equity analysts

For cannabis business owners, operators, brands, and retailers, the CannaVest North Investment Forum will deliver education about:

  • The current regulatory framework
  • Raising capital in a competitive environment
  • Strategies to build brand equity and customer engagement

In addition, business owners, operators, brands, and retailers will have opportunities to showcase their products, share their stories, and connect with retailers, license partners and investors. All of this and more will happen throughout the conference during scheduled networking opportunities and on the exhibit floor where hundreds of exhibitors will show off their products and services, including Cannabiz Media. 

The Cannabiz Media team will be at Booth #1810, so stop by, say hello, and watch a demo of the Cannabiz Media License Database in action! Follow the link to purchase tickets for the conference.

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