The Cannabis Business Summit is coming up, and if Facebook is any indication, A LOT of people are going, and rightfully so. The Cannabis Business Summit is going to be the business event of the year, and a must-attend for anyone that is serious about the cannabis industry. The event is a blend of advocacy and industry, which should not come as a shock considering that the event is hosted by the only national organization representing the entire cannabis industry, the National Cannabis Industry Association.
Last year’s Cannabis Business Summit was awarded cannabis ‘Business Event of the Year’ by The Cannabist, and for good reason. The Summit features the leading industry voices and minds in the cannabis space, along with a healthy blend of policy analysis and education. The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) recently held its annual Lobby Days event, in which over 250 members of the cannabis industry descended on Capitol Hill to help educate members of Congress on important cannabis industry topics. Can you name one other cannabis industry event that is tied to such an effort? I assure you one doesn’t exist.
I have always been a big time fan of NCIA because of their advocacy. A national industry voice is so vital to the greater cannabis movement, and NCIA has always been amazing at representing the industry in a responsible, effective way. I have attended many NCIA events, and they are always well put together and packed with education and networking opportunities. Learning about the emerging cannabis industry is no easy task because of how much information is involved, and that the information is always evolving. Attending the Cannabis Business Summit is a great way to learn because you can rest assured the the speakers at the Summit are true experts in their fields.
There is so much going on at the state, federal, and even international level in terms of cannabis policy. Vermont is on the verge of becoming the first state in America to legalize cannabis via legislative action. Other states are sure to follow. More and more states are legalizing medical cannabis. A number of cannabis bills have been introduced to Congress, some having a better shot at passing than others. All the while you have countries like Uruguay and Canada that are taking huge steps forward on cannabis policy, creating international opportunities for the industry. Figuring out how you and your company fit in is a daunting task, but attending the Summit and learning from others will give you a leg up on your competition.
Early bird pricing for the Cannabis Business Summit comes to an end at midnight tonight. You will not want to miss out on the event, and you will also not want to miss out on the early bird discount. Why pay more money when you don’t have to, right? Save that money for sightseeing while you are in California! This event will sell out, and you don’t want to be left on the outside looking in. Do not procrastinate – get your tickets now!