The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the largest and most-respected cannabis trade association in the U.S. is holding its
2nd Annual Southwest CannaBusiness Symposium
Plaza Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
If you are planning to work in or with the cannabis industry in Nevada this will be a great networking opportunity as well as a time and place to add to your cannabusiness education Register here http://swsymposium2014.ezevent.com/ for the 2nd annual southwest cannabusiness symposium or read on and click at the bottom to register.
This day-long educational program will provide a unique opportunity to glean information from cannabusiness professionals and experts with decades of combined experience in the fields of regulatory models, operations, and ancillary businesses and feature special presentations by industry leaders addressing trends in cannabusiness and emerging products or services. Each symposium also includes lunch and an evening networking reception.
Agenda for the NCIA 2nd Annual Southwest CannaBusiness Conference
Registration – 9:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks – 9:45-10:00 a.m.
Aaron Smith, National Cannabis Industry Association
State Legislator Keynote Addresses – 10:00 a.m.-10:45 p.m.
US Representative Dina Titus (D – 1st District)
Nevada State Senator Tick Segerblom (D – 3rd District)
Infused Products and Extraction – 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Moderator: Brooke Gilbert, National Cannabis Industry Association
Andy Joseph, Apeks Supercritical
Adam Mintz, Steep Hill Labs
Julianna Carella, Auntie Dolores
Etienne Fontan, Berkeley Patients Group
Lunch Break – 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Responsible and Profitable Business Practices – 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Cody Bass, Tahoe Wellness Cooperative
Leslie Bocskor, Nevada Cannabis Industry Association
Carole Richter, CRichter ~ HR Consulting
Amanda Conley, Cobalt LLP
Alex Cooley, Solstice
Federal Policy Update – 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Michael Correia, National Cannabis Industry Association
Networking Break – 3:30-4:00 p.m.
Effective Messaging – 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Moderator: Hilary Bricken, Canna Law Group
Taylor West, National Cannabis Industry Association
Joe Brezny, Nevada Cannabis Industry Association
Networking Reception – 5:00-6:30 p.m.