NCIA’s Northeast Cannabis Business Conference (formerly called the Seed to Sale Show), is coming to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts on February 19-20, 2020. The Cannabiz Media team will be there at Booth #802 on the expo floor where you can see a live demo of the Cannabiz Media License Database and learn how the only source of verified leads in the cannabis industry can help your business grow this year.
The Northeast Cannabis Business Conference is expected to draw more than 3,500 cannabis industry professionals and experts who want to network and learn about emerging and region-specific trends, regulations, and opportunities in the Northeast’s growing cannabis market.
Educational Tracks Targeted to B2B Interests
The inaugural Northeast Cannabis Business Conference offers four educational tracks:
- Regulations and Business Services
- Lightning Lessons
- Cannabis in the Northeast
- Seed to Sale
More than 150 speakers from business, government, and non-profit organizations will lead two days of educational sessions within the four main tracks, including representatives from NCIA, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission, the Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council, the Colorado Governor’s Office, BDS Analytics, Coda Signature, Kiva Confections, Curaleaf, Viridian Capital Advisors, the Marijuana Policy Project, New Frontier Data, Greenwave Advisors, Vincent Seiderberg LLP, Treehouse REIT, Cresco Labs, Acreage Holdings, and many more.
Nearly two dozen sessions will be offered in the four educational tracks over the two-day event covering diverse topics of importance to B2B interests in the cannabis industry. Some session titles include:
- Cannabis in 2020: Exploring Mature Market Trends from a Northeast Perspective
- Moving Money, Banking Money, and Cannabis Cash
- The Future of Cannabis Packaging
- From Seed to Sale : The Global Supply Chain
- Interstate Commerce: Environmental, Economic, and Social Equity Implications
- Environmental Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry
- Hemp: State and Federal Regulation after the 2018 Farm Bill
- Hemp in the Northeast: Challenges for the Supply Chain
- Responsible Sourcing: Protecting Your Best Asset, the Consumer
- A Safer Sustainable Cultivating
- Growing Beyond State Lines: How to Expand Your Cannabis Business
- An Outlook on Cannabis Legalization in Northeast States
Each day of the conference will kick off with a keynote session. Wednesday’s keynote speaker is Derreck Kayongo, an entrepreneur, Global Soap Project founder, and former CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Derreck will present Reimagining Diversity & Inclusion: A Pathway to Courageous Conversations.
Thursday’s keynote speakers come from NCIA, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission, the Boston Police Department, the Colorado Governor’s Office, and the Last Prisoner Project. Together. They will present Illicit Market Summit: Addressing the Illicit Cannabis Market through Public-Private Collaboration.
More Learning and Networking on the Expo Floor
In addition to the specific educational track sessions offered during the conference, there will be educational opportunities happening on the expo floor, so you can visit vendor booths, network, and learn at the same time.
At the Elevation Lounge (Booth #1525), there will be 20-minute educational sessions open to all conference attendees. After each session, attendees can visit the Knowledge Bar (Booth #1531) for a Q&A and more discussions with each speaker.
NCIA will also host a live podcast during the conference at Booth #1240 featuring live discussions with industry experts.
The first day of the conference will end with the 420 Networking Event in the exhibit hall where speakers, exhibitors, and attendees will have an opportunity to meet and build relationships.
Will Cannabiz Media See You at Booth #802?
Stop by Booth #802 during the Northeast Cannabis Business Conference and visit with the Cannabiz Media team! If you’d like to pre-schedule a personal demo of the Cannabiz Media License Database or a time to meet with a Cannabiz Media team member during the conference, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not going to the conference in Boston on February 19-20? You can follow the link to schedule a demo of the Cannabiz Media License Database at any time.