Every year, our speaker lineup is ON FIRE!!!
The youngest dispensary owner in the nation at only 25 years old! Hope is a former investment banker who now owns a medical marijuana dispensary with her mother in Maryland named Mary & Main. Hope is the youngest female, youngest African-American and youngest dispensary owner period. She's also a reality TV celeb & star on E! channels hit reality TV show "WAGS Atlanta."
World renown Hashish, Concentrate & Extract Expert with 19+ years of experience creating & teaching others how to produce ELITE level hash & extracts. She travels to small farms & large cultivation facilities to teach hash making & increase efficiency. The Dank Duchess spent years learning from the most respected hashmaster himself, Frenchy Cannoli and has been featured on VICELAND's Bong Appetit, Skunk Magazine & many more places.
CEO and Founder of Elev8 Cannabis, a national dispensary chain he founded in 2017 when he was only 23!!! Today, at age 27, Seun is remarkably the youngest African-American dispensary owner in the country, with multi-state licenses & locations.
CEO & Head Horiculturist at JustinCredible Cultivation, Massachusetts first minority-owned business to successfully complete the state’s general application procedure. Reggie raised $1.3 million to open a 5,000 sq ft facility at a fraction of the cost by doing his own architectural layout. JustinCredible is now firmly positioned to outpace many others in the lane.
Expert Geneticist, Master Cultivator & President of Green Luster Phenos. Justin has been a leader in the space for 13+ years serving as the headmaster grower & lead geneticist for a 20,000 sq. ft indoor operation out of Colorado. Justin collabs with expert breeders from Spain to Amsterdam allowing his genetics company to bring one of kind genomes to the USA!
Kym B is one of the biggest influencers in the cannabis industry. She's co-founder of TribeTokes alongside founder Degelis Tufts, a sexy smoke and vape brand out of NYC. Kym hosts a live news show called "Cannabis with Kym B", brand ambassador of Women Grow, NuggMD & recently launched the online CBD product store CBDizzle.com
26-year old entrepreneur, software developer & CEO of WebJoint, an all-in-one cannabis software & backbone for delivery services & brands. Chris founded the company at only 19 years of age and has since grown it to become the most advanced point-of-sale, delivery and inventory management system in the game. WebJoint powers more than 200 cannabis retail operations in the US & Canada.
Travis Ally is a cultivator, manufacturer and traditional farmer. Owner of Little Box Farms Travis created the process of converting shipping containters to turnkey hydroponic farms. Leveraging that and much more Travis was awarded an NJ cultivation license and more.
Managing partner of Sapphire Risk Advisory Group & top cannabis security expert specializing in security & loss prevention for high-risk businesses. Tony has more than 30 years experience in the Security, Audit, Safety & Emergency Management fields. Just recently voted as one of "High Times" Top 100 Most Influential Cannabis Professionals & "OG" of the cannabis security!
Seasoned banking professional bringing 12 ½ years of retail banking experience to the cannabis industry. Angelo is VP of Retail Operations at Financial Resources Federal Credit Union & committed to helping cannapreneurs leverage little-known banking secrets, methodologies & financial instruments to help fund and scale your business.
Veteran Cannabis Chef & Culinary Artist with more than a decade of experience. Used Cannabis to send her Crohn's disease into complete remission. Chef Jazz is now the CEO of Green Panther Chef providing high end catering, cooking classes, demonstrations & private workshops.
Founder of Blazin' Bakery one of the first DIY herbal edibles brownie mix in a box product lines. Awarded best new product at Seattle Hempfest and glowing reviews in High Times magazine. Picked up by Spencer Gifts in 2014 and now nationally distributed at over 700 stores.
Ben is a highly decorated financial analyst & cannabis private investor. Currently serving as research director for private equity investment firm 7thirty. Prior to joining 7thirty, Ben worked with a number of leading firms including J.P. Morgan and Susquehanna. He brings a terrific combination of hard-nosed research combined with cannabis culture to identify the next cannabis industry unicorn!
Chair of McLaughlin & Stern's Cannabis Practice Group, Mollie services high profile cannabis operators, investment partners, CBD/hemp entrepreneurs & municipal governing bodies seeking regulatory counsel. Her extensive & complimentary background experience makes Mollie and an invaluable resource. Just recently named a Super Lawyer's Rising Star in Cannabis Law, she continues to push the envelope for cannapreneurs.
Jason is one of the most established cannabis compliance professionals in the industry! With over 19 years of regulatory audit, quality control and technology risk management, Jason brings a trifecta of skillsets that are invaluable to cannabis operators.
Founder & CEO of 21 year old Digital Marketing Agency Blazin Multimedia. Generated more than $27 million dollars for his clients in the past 3 years, servicing high profile celebrity and Fortune 500 clientele. Gary will be teaching advanced monetization strategy for Cannabis based companies.
Highly sought after Cannabis industry business consultant specializing in raising capital, marketing and operations. He has consulted with over sixty companies and raised over $10 million dollars collectively. Founded four companies and exited three successfully via acquisition. Featured on MSNBC, USA Today, Marijuana Business Magazine & the Cannabis Business Times.
Meet Teresa Kearney from Panacea Payroll, one of few cannabis & hemp focused payroll services on the east coast. Teresa is advisor to large cannabis companies and leaders building smart Payroll, HR & timekeeping solutions specifically tailored to cannabis outfits.
Jamie Embry is President & CEO of Zeolite Premier a volcanic ash based fertiziler, water purifier & heavy metal extraction tool. Zeolite has produced some AMAZING results for cultivators as well as inadvertent health benefits for the average person.
Harry Carpenter is a partner, accountant & Cannabis Advisory Services Practice co-leader based in Citrin Cooperman. With 20+ years of experience Harry helps Canna-Companies thrive in production, distribution, accounting & investment in cannabis. Recently recognized in NJBiz's "Power 50" Accounting lists & named one of the "Top 24" CPA's in the state.
One of the first social equity applicants in NJ to be awarded a conditional license. Tahir is now CEO of Simply Pure Trenton NJ nd Director of Social Equity & Inclusion at the Marijuana Policy Project. Tahir is one of the most well known faces in cannabis and will be sharing inside information about the licensing process in NJ and more.
Experienced Cannabis Consumption Lounge, hospitality & entertainment industry professional with 15+ years growing some of the country's most lucrative establishments. Sara managed America's first Cannabis Cafe (formerly known as Lowell Cafe). She spent 5 years working in LA's prominent nightlife scene managing celebrity door services for the Golden Globes, American Music Awards, Kanye West's Album Release Party, Drake's Birthday Party, Astroworld & more.
Dave is the Founder of TRESS Capital a strategic boutique private investment firm embedded at the core of the global cannabis sector managing investments for family office & institutional investors. TRESS has a track record of successful industry investment and works closely with its companies and the industry providing active value-add support. Portfolio includes Headset, Cannabis Now, Grownetics & more.
Founder and CEO of Roseland Edibles an Arizona based CBD & THC granola brand. Rosezett is a highly decorated veteran who discovered the power of the plant to ease her chronic pain & PTSD. Her personal experience sparked a passion to spread the word and help millions of veteran's with her all-organic, holistically healing infused granola blends.
President & CFO of HFM Financial Advisors, specializing in hard-to-find financial solutions & 401(k)'s for Cannabis Operators & Employees! Michael is an Independent Registered Investment Advisor providing financial planning, trusts & investment management. Using his experience to manage the personal wealth & corporate 401(k) plans he helps coordinate personal and business objectives and provides integrated strategies that include succession & retirement planning.
Small business funding strategist teaches CannaCompanies how to build & use business credit to get a guaranteed $50k+ loan without personal credit or a personal guarantee! Cash flow is king and Brian will show you how to GET IT!
Maria is the OG of cannabinoid formulation utlizing 15+ years of science based research to develop superior products that REALLY WORKS! She is a serial entrepreneur that successfully developed, formulated & launched more than (12) THC, CBD, Delta-8, HHC, THC-O based cosmetics lines generating 7+ figures. Maria will be teaching a product whitelabeling masterclass!
Imani Staton is a Green Zone Realtor who helps cannabis retail, cultivation, & manufacturing clients find properly zoned Green Real Estate. She closed more than a dozen NJ cannabis properties in the last 6 months ALONE!!! Many of NJ's top attorneys & consultants hire Imani to help their clients lockdown the #1 most important piece of the cannagame.. "Real Estate".
Chef Almaz Adeigbola has over 10+ years of experience running an infused soul food brick & mortar and delivery service serving high profile clientale. She will be teaching how to strategically utilize CBD stores to jockey for canna retail position!
Terry is a highly accomplished executive with 30+ years of experience in private and public sector engagements, primarily overseeing the deployment of multi-billion dollar asset expansions & ensuring SEC compliance for publicly traded companies. Highly experienced with over 7 years providing expert guidance to cannabis companies on matters relating to Structured Capital Raises, Mergers & Acquisitions & Exit Strategy.
Co-Founder & CEO of Skip Intro Advisors, author of four books on finance & entrepreneurship, and is known as one of the leading Cannabis Finance attorneys in the U.S. having served as Co-Lead of the 60-lawyer Cannabis Practice Group. David is an expert in cannabis finance & conceived financing innovations such as the SEC's Regulation A+, a simplified and streamlined approach for going public in the US and Canada.
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