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NJ's top cannabis business conference and networking event is September 15th.Speakers, topics and how to buy tickets

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There are currently over 300 legal weed permit holders (growers, manufacturers and retailers) in New Jersey. That number is expected to grow as states approve licenses almost every month since the consumer market opened in April.

To help businesses operating in the Garden State cannabis market, NJ Cannabis Insider Live designed an intensive learning experience. The Cannabis Business Bootcamp, brought to you by Weedmaps, is a full-day, two-track conference focused on serving New Jersey conditional licensees, small businesses, and future businesses.

Bootcamp September 15th from 8am to 5pm at the Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center. In addition to special discounted prices for half-day tickets and his full-day tickets, benefits are available for conditional license holders. register here.

Not only will the event feature some of the biggest power players in the cannabis space, but many of the industry’s leading professional services companies will be exhibiting on the vendor floor.

Full lineup of speakers, workshops and CannaTalks:

Keynote speech:

  • Wesley McWhite IIIDirector of Diversity & Inclusion, NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission
  • Ken Vande VredeMoreFounder and CEO of New Jersey-based HillviewMed and Kaló Beverages


Track 1 — Beginner

An integral part of license applications and related funding challenges

  • Lou MagazOwner of Magaz Law Firm

Understand why compliance and security are important to your business

  • Dave MyersVice President of Security at Cannaspire

How to set up your business for investors

  • Ekutojia nwavzorLowenstein Sandler Investment Manager Lawyer
  • Todd Polyniak Partner at Sax LLP, a multidisciplinary accounting, tax, and advisory firm
  • Tyler ViewlineChief Strategic Business Development Officer, Safe Harbor Financial

Track 2 — Advanced

I have a conditional license.

  • Sarah TrentFounder of Valley Wellness – Craft Dispensary Opened in November – CEO of NJ Cannabis Certified
  • Rob Mejiaauthor, entrepreneur, adjunct professor at Stockton University
  • Furkan MuzonAttorney for Fox Rothschild LLP, Assistant to Former New Jersey Governor John Corzine

How small businesses market themselves successfully

  • Lizzie Kirshenbaum, Associate Director of East Coast Government Relations at Weedmaps
  • Stephen GoldSenior Manager of Client Sales at Weedmaps

canna talk

In addition to keynotes and workshops, we host CannaTalks ranging from 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Real estate: special markets mean special challenges

  • Darrin Chandler Jr.Director of Cannabis Real Estate at RIPCO, Co-founder of Premium Genetics

Construction: Avoiding the dangers of planning and construction

  • art hansCEO of Hance Construction

Skipping Red tape: What Government Agencies Can Do

  • melanie willoughbyExecutive Director of the NJ Business Action Center

Winning: Best Practices for Running a Successful Business

  • Gary CohenCEO of Cova Software
  • Peter GrossCEO of Epic Valley Farms, an Oregon cannabis grower

Keys to the City: How to Work in Your City

  • Mayor Janice KobachClintontown, New Jersey, immediately prior president of the League of Municipalities
  • Molly Hartman Lustigthe attorney is chairman of the McLaughlin and Stern Cannabis Practices Group

Vendor & Sponsor Expo Floor

NJ Cannabis Insider event sponsors and partners are among the companies shaping the industry locally and regionally.

  • Weedmaps is the leading technology and software infrastructure provider for the cannabis industry. The company’s suite of cloud-based software and data solutions includes his POS, logistics and ordering solutions that enable customers to grow their business while complying with the complex and disparate regulations that apply to the cannabis industry. . The platform will provide consumers with information about cannabis products across web and mobile platforms, including listings of local retailers and brands, to facilitate product discovery.
  • NJ Cannabis Insider’s founding sponsor, Hance Construction, is building a cannabis growing facility in New Jersey and is providing consulting and site location services.
  • SAX Accounting & Advisory is a top 100 multidisciplinary accounting, tax and advisory firm serving all segments, serving the needs of privately held companies, family businesses, non-profit organizations and high net worth individuals. Company. of the market through the SAX Cannabis Advisors group
  • HillviewMed is a new grower and distributor of medical cannabis. Hillview is one of the first companies in the state to grow cannabis and manufacture products such as the popular CBD-infused drink Kaló.
  • The Botanist is a retail and product brand created to help wellness seekers guide patients and consumers when they discover cannabis.
  • HBK CPAs & Valuations, a multidisciplinary financial services firm, is committed to providing a wide range of superior client services, including tax, accounting, auditing, business advisory, valuation, financial planning, wealth management and office support services. It provides the collective wisdom of dedicated professionals. Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Florida.
  • Cova builds innovative retail software solutions specifically for pharmacies. The company’s His Point of Sale & Inventory Management Platform is designed to simplify compliance, streamline complex pharmacy operations, and help pharmacies deliver the best possible shopping experience. Based in Denver, his Cova powers more than 1,800 of his retail outlets in North America.
  • McLaughlin & Stern engages in sophisticated legal practice with burgeoning practices in cutting-edge areas of law such as the arts, media, entertainment and hospitality. The company has a sports practice group, a land and marine environment group, and a cannabis, medical marijuana and hemp group.
  • Cannaspire Consultants are accredited women-owned businesses providing application creation, security and technical solutions, regulatory compliance consulting, and audit services.
  • Owned by Lou Magazzu, Magazzu Law Firm has successfully navigated the site selection and approval process, related zoning and planning issues, and the opening of clinics and growing sites.
  • Safe Harbor Financial was one of the first financial services providers to provide cannabis, hemp, CBD and subsidized businesses with trusted access to banking solutions, making communities safer and driving local economic growth. , fostering long-term partnerships. Over the past seven years, Safe Harbor has processed more than $12 billion in transactions across 20 states where the cannabis market is regulated.
  • Fox Rothschild Law has been named Best Practice Group of the Year by Law360 and ranked by Chambers USA, and its experienced cannabis law team works closely with highly regulated businesses from New Jersey to California. increase.
  • For more than a decade, UFCW 360, a cannabis workers union, is proud to have led the development and stabilization of the emerging cannabis industry through its innovative Cannabis Workers Rising campaign.
  • John Mackevich Law is an established law firm in the Midwest whose attorneys have served cannabis clients for over a decade with a focus on competence and loyalty.
  • For over 40 years, VGS Studio has been a leader in employee-owned, fully integrated retail design and manufacturing spanning 12 markets and thousands of projects. Our offerings include full store concept design, customer journey mapping, interior/exterior signage, menu boards, drive-thru and mobile order pickup systems, modular building and more.
  • Treez is an industry-leading enterprise cloud commerce platform that streamlines retail and supply chain operations in the cannabis market. Through innovative technology for retailers and brands, the company offers the breadth and depth of software solutions needed to make modern pharmacies successful.
  • Zencorn is a minority-owned company that provides secure seed-to-sale payment solutions for suppliers, pharmacies/retailers, and consumers.
  • InSign is a national architectural design studio and fabricator based in West Deptford, New Jersey.
  • Dutchie is an all-in-one technology platform that provides POS, e-commerce, payments and more for the cannabis industry. With over 5,000 dispensing partners, we process over $14 billion in cannabis sales annually.

Strategic Partner:

  • The New Jersey Canna Business Association is the Garden State’s largest trade association and operates as the state’s cannabis chamber of commerce.
  • An interdisciplinary minor in cannabis studies, Stockton University provides students with a foundation for understanding the burgeoning cannabis industry. Stockton recently opened the Cannabis & Hemp Lab, which studies hemp cultivation and develops laboratory tests.
  • Women Develop global leaders by connecting, educating, inspiring and empowering the next generation of female leaders in the cannabis and hemp industry.
  • Cannabis Insider Jobs, in partnership with NJ Cannabis Insider, is dedicated to helping individuals find careers in the cannabis industry by leveraging their digital presence through’s parent company, Advance Local.

Click here for details and ticket purchase. (Note: Stock is limited. As others have said, we’ve had to keep people away from the past few big events.)

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