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Cannabis Business Summit & Expo 2019 Anticipated to Attract 10,000+ Attendees, 150+ High-Profile Speakers

May 17, 2019 GMT

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via CannabisNewsWire -- The Cannabis Business Summit & Expo is the nation’s most influential, award-winning cannabis conference and trade show. Hosted by the National Cannabis Industry Association, the industry’s largest and most broadly representative national trade association, this year’s Cannabis Business Summit & Expo is set to take place July 22-24, 2019, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. For the sixth straight year, the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo will bring together the industry’s best and brightest minds, providing attendees with an unparalleled opportunity to gain insight into the latest developments shaping the cannabis space and what could be on the horizon as global sentiment toward cannabis legalization continues to mature.


In total, NCIA anticipates a strong showing of 10,000+ cannabis industry leaders, along with more than 400 companies on the expo floor and an extensive lineup of 150+ speakers and thought leaders at this year’s Summit. If you’re involved with the cannabis industry or looking for an entry point, this is a can’t-miss event! Attendees can look forward to plenty of chances to network with like-minded peers, engage with exhibitors, create meaningful connections with fellow cannabis entrepreneurs and discover best practices from some of the biggest names in cannabis.

With upwards of 10,000 attendees, including high-ranking cannabis executives, expected to be in attendance, the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo is sure to put the scope and potential of this emerging industry on full display.

An exciting lineup of high-profile speakers has already been announced for Cannabis Business Summit & Expo 2019, and more are being announced every day, with over 150 expected in total. Michael Cooper, co-founder and managing member of MadisonJay Solutions LLC, joins Lisa Hansen, vice president of Plaid Marketing, and Shanita Penny, president of Minority Cannabis Business Association, on the growing list of speakers. Stay tuned for NCIA’s announcement of even more big-name keynotes in the coming weeks. Cannabis Business Summit & Expo 2019 is coming up soon!

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The Cannabis Business Summit & Expo’s agenda is divided into two segments: education and exhibits. The education segment will run throughout the three-day summit, with multiple workshops and tours being planned for attendees prior to the show opening on July 23. If you’re new to the cannabis space, you may want to check out the “Cannabis Business 101: The Fundamentals for Starting a Successful Business” session, which kicks off at 9 a.m. on July 22. This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the core necessities for starting and operating a successful and compliant commercial cannabis business. For startups and entrepreneurs, “Managing for Success: Striking a Balance Between Doing and Managing” may prove to be equally appealing. Beginning at 1 p.m. on July 22, this session will deliver valuable insight into the underappreciated art of delegation.

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Interesting and valuable panels are scheduled to span the event, but they are far from the only offering at the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo. July 23 marks opening day for the expo hall. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., conference-goers can roam the hall, which already boasts a confirmed roster of more than 400 exhibitor booths. Wednesday, July 24, offers even more time for exploring the expo hall, as well as a full lineup of educational sessions spanning the entirety of the cannabis industry. No matter where your interests in cannabis may lie, the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo has something to offer.

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About the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo

Created by NCIA, #CannaBizSummit is the industry’s only association-backed, business-to-business event that empowers the industry through education and commerce. The show embodies the core values of NCIA–education, advocacy and community–to deliver invaluable insights and best practices to both the novice and experienced business owner. If you’re looking for the newest products and education that can provide you with the information you need to give you an edge in this market, #CannaBizSummit is the event you’re looking for.

Cannabis Business Summit & Expo ContactPhone: 888.347.6445 http://www.cannabisbusinesssummit.com/ 6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3500 Plano, TX 75093#CannaBizSummit

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