Thousands of cannabis entrepreneurs and activists are expected to flock to Chicago next week. Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference.
The two-day event kicks off at the Palmer House Hilton on September 13th, giving attendees the opportunity to network and hear from keynote speakers.
This is the 15th edition of the Cannabis Conference, which financial media outlet Benzinga claims is the world’s best cannabis conference, and the summit, “where stars are born and real trades are made.”
outlet To tell A recent cannabis conference said, “That’s exactly where the Trulieve Cannabis team met Harvest Health & Recreation, ultimately leading to a $2.1 billion acquisition.”
“This contemporary gathering will give you the opportunity to meet some of the most important cannabis stars at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, stand shoulder-to-shoulder with executives from top performing companies and gain valuable insights from the world’s leading cannabis. Investors, entrepreneurs, social justice leaders, women who have taken the industry by storm, and many more.” Said In an announcement earlier this summer.
“The CCC, now in its 15th year, is where countless companies, from large corporations to small businesses to start-ups, have met investors and backed tens of millions of dollars. Chat with us, join us for exclusive interviews, and enjoy friendly access to the companies that represent over 90% of the cannabis industry’s market cap, all in one place.”
Benzinga is Offers 3 different ticket packages for a meeting. For $797.00, attendees can receive general admission tickets. This gives him two days of admission to the conference content track, his two days of admission to the exhibition halls, and access to the cocktail reception.
A VIP pass costs just under $1,300, but you get: Access to the VIP area at the afterparty. Special Invitation to Dinners & Parties; Express Check-In; VIP Name Badge; Reserved Seating; 2 days entrance fee to the exhibition hall. Access to the cocktail reception on both days. Access to the Conferencing Network App. “
A third option, the Investor Pass, is “for institutional and accredited investors” and costs just under $300.
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names in the cannabis industry. Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve Cannabis Corp.; Chris Beals, CEO of WeedMaps. Wendy Berger, Director of Green Thumb Industries. Boris Jordan, Chairman of the Board of Curaleaf. Village Farms CEO Michael DeGiglio said:
Additionally, the conference will be highlighted by dozens of other prominent speakers, including Vic Mensa, who recently launched Chicago’s first black-owned cannabis brand. 93 boysand NFL Hall of Famer Calvin Johnson, founder of Michigan-based cannabis company Primitive. Boxing legend Mike Tyson, co-founder of cannabis company Tyson 2.0. Former professional wrestler Ric Flair involved in Tyson 2.0.
Three members of the US House of Representatives will also speak at the conference. Rep. Troy Carter (D-LA); Rep. Dave Joyce (R-Ohio).
The conference will also place special emphasis on social equity.
“Through the Cannabis Capital Conference Series, we will shine a spotlight on the conversation around social equity through panel discussions with organizations fighting inequality in the cannabis industry, individuals adversely affected by the war on drugs, and policy makers. “We are leading the charge to create legislation to reverse the effects of the ban,” Benzinga says. We have pledged to donate to The Last Prisoner Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to it, and we are proud to offer discounted conference tickets to Social Equity Initiative state-accredited marijuana business owners. increase.”