CANNACON, The World’s Largest Cannabis Trade Show, Goes North to Alaska 

65 Exhibitors, 25 Speakers and Hundreds of Industry Pioneers Fire Up Alaska’s Legal Cannabis Industry

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON- CannaCon, the world’s largest cannabis trade show, announced its list of featured speakers for CannaCon Anchorage. An all­star lineup of cannabis industry business leaders will kick off the launch of Alaska’s recreational marijuana market as CannaCon comes to Anchorage, Sept. 9 – 10. The sold-out expo will fill the entire third floor of the Dena’ina Center in downtown Anchorage.

The nation’s 49th state has allowed limited home grow and private personal possession since the 1970s, and became the nation’s 4th state to fully legalize the adult use of marijuana in November 2014, joining Colorado, Washington, Oregon and the District of Columbia.

CannaCon Anchorage will showcase the wares of more than 65 exhibitors, and two dozen leading cannabis industry speakers, who will entertain and educate attendees on a wide range of topics, including the latest in breeding techniques, grow room technology, extraction methodology, “interpreting,” and marketing.

Featured Speakers and Seminars

Adam Dunn partner and lead genetics consultant with MedCanna Consulting LLC, is the shows Keynote Speaker. Dunn, founding partner of HempWorks CV (Netherlands), parent to T.H.Seeds®, (Cannabis genetics), as well as HempWorks International Ltd. (Hong Kong). Dunn will also be moderating the panel: Breeding with the Best, T.H.Seeds®.

Other notable featured speakers include:

  • Auto flower expert, MTF Jeff
  • The Trichome Institute’s Max Montrose
  • Top cannabis attorneys Aaron Pelley, NWMJ Law
  • Cannabis Industry CPA, Dani Espinda
  • MJBA founder/executive director David Rheins
  • Civilized founder Derek Riedle.

A panel discussion on the role of Women in Cannabis will include activist

  • Cat Jeter,
  • Julie Martin, Owner of Southside Garden Supply,
  • Theresa Collins CEO/Founder Pot Luck Events and
  • Jana Weltzin, Counsel to Hoban & Feola.

Denver­based Trichome Institute will be hosting training sessions for would­be workers in weed. Attendees looking for employment in the fast­growing cannabis industry will be able to obtain their budtender license or marijuana handler permit by attending and passing special training sessions at the 2­day event.

Top Sponsors

A wide range of top industry marketers has signed on as Gold Sponsors of CannaCon Anchorage, including AK Leaf, Anchorage Press, Lyon Pride Music, Southside Garden Supply (E­Blunt), Advanced Nutrients, General Hydroponics, Solis­Tek, Marijuana Business Association (MJBA), Alaska Adventure Media and 4­Seasons Grow.

About CannaCon

CannaCon is dedicated to creating and strengthening lifelong partnerships within the emerging cannabis industry. It is our mission to provide a global venue for Cannabis businesses, investors, and community partners to showcase industry products, people and innovations; to cultivate business values within the cannabis industry through education and responsible community involvement.

Press Contact

Bob Smart
Founder, CannaCon
bob@cannacon.org
425.791.4467
For more information about CannaCon Anchorage, please visit: CannaCon.org

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