Join our keynote speaker Cat Cora for an infused cooking demo. Chef Cora will demonstrate an infused recipe for you, and then answer some of your culinary questions.
This talk will discuss how the technology developed in industrial biotechnology has been adapted to recreate Cannabis flavors, aromas and effects through biomimicry.
Charles will demo commercial candy making machines, and answer any questions that attendees may have regarding cannabis candy making using commercial candy machines
The cannabis industry is moving at light speed. Now, more than ever, a cannabis retailer’s POS systems needs to be nimble, innovative, and forward thinking. Up until now, it’s been a patchwork of repurposed retail software that is woefully inadequate. Experiencing first-hand the pain points a retailer faces day after day and looking toward the…
Learn infused cooking techniques from Chef Shaun O’Neale winner of season 7 of Fox’s hit show Masterchef.
The presentation will cover the importance of proper and accurate inventory management to stay compliant and maximize business efficiency. It will cover the common pitfalls license holders experience and how to recognize and avoid them.
Lossless activation is one of the hottest emerging trends in the cannabis industry and for good reason. Through this technology we can begin to capture the specific medical benefits of each distinct cannabis strain into non-smoked forms.
Dani will cover a variety of topics including: Importance of Entity/Corporate Structure Federal Tax Issues Tax Strategies for Prod/Proc Tax Strategies for Retailers State Tax Overview Federal Tax Law Changes Bookkeeping and Documentation Is your Business Ready for an IRS Audit?
Will discuss how to grow and maintain cannabis business internationally as the world moves towards global relaxation regarding legalization of hemp and recreational cannabis.
Cannabis companies want their workplace to look like the non-cannabis world. A 401(k) plan gets the cannabis industry a long way toward that goal. Learn how a 401(k) plan helps cannabis companies recruit, retain, and reward a committed workforce.
Join me as we discuss the journey of brands looking to establish themselves in the ever growing and competitive new cannabis industry. Here you’ll gain insight into creating a unique and memorable brand with the most successful design firm in cannabis, Wick & Mortar and understand how to push your brand out to consumers with…
Morris Brink has been in hundreds commercial cultivation facilities. He knows what works and what does not work. This session focuses on realistic, boots-on-the-ground environmental controls solutions to optimize your grow environment. 1. Attendees will learn about the different systems & technologies available for their unique grows. 2. Attendees will gain insight into proper setup to…
An in-depth look at how to obtain private, non-bank debt based financing for working capital, equipment or real estate loans. You will learn the top 10 sources for financing any marijuana business, which options are available for financing your co.
Payroll and Cannabis Companies- The Importance of Tracking Payroll Costs to Maximize Income Tax Deductions of Salaries and Wages
One of the most significant costs of operating a Cannabis company is the salaries and wages paid to employees and owners. Bryan McDonald, Certified Public Accountant of CPAMD, will explain and navigate the financial benefits and techniques of maximizing the deductibility of these wages. Included in this informative presentation will be the process of setting…
This session will focus on integration between technology platforms within the cannabis industry, and demonstrate the necessity for an agnostic product that can integrate with state systems such as METRC.
Jim’s presentation will describe why the typical HVAC system design for grow rooms does not work. He will discuss the alternatives for controlling indoor environments to promote proper plant growth, maximize yields and minimize operating costs.
Why Digital Transformation of Product Sourcing, Sales and Distribution is a “Must Have” in the Cannabis Industry.
Three main challenges are driving the need for digital transformation in the cannabis industry: producers can’t get mindshare, distributors can’t keep up and retailers have limited visibility. A simple, efficient and powerful e-marketplace is needed!The objectives of this presentation are to expose the growing challenges that are facing buyers and sellers, and educate attendees about…
Industry advice on choosing a strong brand and protecting it. Determining your protectable inventions such as grow methods and extraction apparatus. Updates on cases such as Gorilla Glue #4 and the United Cannabis patent infringement case.
Staying on top of your environment is one of the biggest concerns for any cannabis cultivation operation. In this session, attendees will learn how to increase product consistency and quality with answers as to how important the mechanical system is, considerations to make for their mechanical design, why data is so important, and more.
Join Orion Inskip to learn about the history and outline of the laws and rules that pertain to hemp, industrial hemp, hemp extracts, and CBD.
To truly gain full support and understanding for cannabis as a medicine, and to ensure its continued success, we must break the barrier between the medical and cannabis communities. We must provide the education and bridge the gap.
Comprehensive overview of traditional marketing channels, the corresponding unique challenges and pitfalls that ancillary services, cannabis brands and retail operations face in the industry. Covering industry specific hurdles, banned mediums, differentiated customer purchasing patterns and the impacts of legislative apprehension across the board. Further delving into industry proven marketing and advertising channels, effective mediums, messaging…
Discussion leading to an understanding why the female cannabis plant is important and how feminized seeds are created
Transitioning from an unregulated industry to a regulated industry has some unique risks and exposures. The purpose of this seminar is to educate Plant Touching Businesses (Cultivator, Manufacture / Processors, Dispensary, Testing Laboratory, and Transportation) on the risks and exposures of managing a State Regulated Cannabis business. While every business has its own unique…
Sandy will educate Educate attendee’s on licensees & prospective licensees on the background of 280E. Learn what is deductible and not deductible for cannabis enterprises, & the proper accounting to facilitate the maximum deductions that could withstand the scrutiny of an IRS audit.
Identifying trends in the cannabis retail market to facilitate growth while meeting expectations of an increasingly demanding customer base. Strategies around consolidation & margin compression and how to remain relevant in an aggressive growth cycle
A discussion on the confluence of indoor controlled systems with sunlight harvesting capabilities for optimal grow environments.
We are in the middle of a “Green Rush,” so fastest to the finish line wins the race, right? Wrong. You can’t cut corners and still achieve sustainable growth and success. Sound strategy, clear records, and well-documented corporate governance practices are vital to attract the best terms from business partners, private investors and suppliers; as…
In this session, discover everything you need to know to think seriously about branding, marketing and advertising and how it can boost your success. What is branding and how is it different from marketing and advertising? Why do you need a strong brand? How do you create one? What’s challenges exist for marketing and advertising…
Massachusetts represents a huge opportunity for the cannabis industry. With a population of almost 7 million, it’s larger than Colorado, Oregon and Nevada. Recreational and revised medical regulations were finalized this spring, but because of “home rule,” every one of the Commonwealth’s 351 cities and towns have different rules and regulations. Kaily Hepburn, Esq. of…
Alignment with key vendors is crucial to achieving your business goals. Vendors are more than just sales people looking for a purchase order, or at least, they should be. Consultation, networking connection and collaboration are just the beginning.
Leaders in the sustainable packaging industry discuss options available for more sustainable packaging within the cannabis industry.
Eric will discuss the spectral dynamics of daylight and how to best supplement with LED’s to get indoor lighting consistency and flower structure commanding higher prices for your bud.
Lead Funding will be discussing alternative financing options for Cannabis business owners. In particular, a discussion about the benefits of utilizing private debt financing to finance an existing retail or grow operation. When anti-cannabis banks say “No”, Lead Funding says “Yes”.
Regulations in the cannabis industry are vastly different from any other field. This session will outline the key pitfalls that CEOs should be aware of, with crucial advice on implementing accurate accounting protocols and remaining compliant.