March 18, 2019 5:30 am

State of Cannabiz – 2019 Legislative Update & B2B Expo, 4/13 w/Ariel Clark

By 2025 the global legal cannabis market is expected to reach $146.4B. Build your network so your cannabis business can maximize its net worth!

Collective StrategiesSocial Equity LA, the California Cannabis Coalitionand Eaze invite you to the inaugural State of Cannabiz – 2019 Legislative Update & B2B Expo, to come learn about the current state of cannabis legislation, the marketplace and gain expertise from cannabis businesses across the supply chain.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Join 500+ licensed cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, retail operators, suppliers, as well as other professional service providers and government representatives (21+).

DATE AND LOCATION
Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 10 am – 4 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles CA, 90015
South Hall: Concourse Meeting Room, 403 A&B

Event Information, https://www.lacclink.com/events/detail/state-of-cannabiz or http://www.stateofcannabiz.com,
$50 Pre-Sale Tickets (valid until 4/1) visit, https://stateofcannabiz.eventbrite.com 
This is a non-consumption event

FOCUS
The State of Cannabiz – 2019 Legislative Update & B2B Expo will provide:

1. Key Legislative Updates (State and Federal)

2. B2B Information Sessions:
a) Licensing, Compliance and Enforcement (CA & City of LA)
b) Legal, Taxes, Banking and Accounting
c) Medicinal, Wellness and Holistic
d) Social Justice, Culture and Economic Opportunities
e) Investment, Innovation and Tech

3. Networking (Connect with policy experts and leading industry professionals with hands on experience and expertise to help grow your cannabis business).

4. 40+ Exhibit Booths, Food, Drinks and Giveaways

Current Sponsors and Partners Include:

  • 4 Leif Consulting
  • American Organics
  • ASM Premier Consultants
  • Baker Tech
  • Beverly Hills Cannabis Club
  • Brownie Mary Democrats
  • California Cannabis Coalition
  • California Minority Alliance – L.A. Chapter
  • California Minority Alliance- I.E. Chapter
  • CannaClub at UCLA
  • CannaClub at USC
  • Clark Neubert LLP
  • Collective Strategies
  • CPA Green Growth
  • Dama Financial
  • Drug Policy Alliance
  • Eaze
  • Green Holdings Group
  • Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project (MAPP)
  • NatureTrak
  • Orange County NORML (the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)
  • Rebalan
  • Social Equity LA
  • Veterans Cannabis Coalition
  • Weed Blog
  • Weed for Warriors Project

AGENDA
10:00 am – Networking & Exhibit Booth Expo (ongoing)
10:30 am – Eaze Insights Data Report
10:45 am – Key Legislative Updates
11:15 am – Licensing, Compliance & Enforcement
11:45 am – Legal, Taxes, Banking & Accounting
12:15 pm – Break
12:45 pm – Medicinal, Wellness & Holistic
1:30 pm – Social Justice, Culture & Economic Opportunities
2:15 pm – Investment, Innovation & Tech
3:00 pm – Networking & Exhibit Booth Expo
4:00 pm – Close

SESSION OVERVIEW
10:30 AM – Eaze Insights Report (15 mins):
Highlights of the latest report in the Eaze Insights series which reveals the cannabis customer base is growing and diversifying, demonstrating a rise in popularity across all adult groups, regardless of gender or age.

10:45 AM – 2019 Legislative Update Session (30 mins):
2019 is a going to be a major year for the cannabis industry as lawmakers across the country will introduce more legislation and regulations than ever before to try to keep up with the rapid growth and demand.

This presentation will focus on the global state of the cannabis marketplace from a Federal and State perspective. Speakers will provide an analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the legal cannabis marketplace in 2019 and beyond.

11:15 AM – Licensing, Compliance & Enforcement (30 mins):
Updates on licensing in CA & City of LA Phase 1-3, the future of regulations, and an overview of the compliance and enforcement tools and efforts being utilized to shut down the illegal market.

11:45 AM – Legal, Taxes, Banking & Accounting (30 mins):
Information on changes related to Tax Codes, Sales and Use Tax Laws, Insurance, Banking and other relevant financial regulations to make sure you are not paying too much on your taxes.

12:45 PM – Medicinal, Wellness & Holistic (45 mins):
Discover the latest science, breakthroughs and biotechnologies of cannabinoids; as well as the health, lifestyle and mindfulness benefits.

1:30 PM – Social Justice, Culture & Economic Opportunities (45 mins):
Explore efforts to right the wrongs of “the war on drugs”, the culture of cannabis and new business and career opportunities in the industry (including ancillary services).

2:15 PM – Investment, Innovation & Tech (45 mins):
Learn about the latest stocks and the broad range of investment vehicles; as well as innovative technologies and compliance solutions to track every step of the process, from seed to sale.

SPONSOR OR EXHIBIT BOOTHS
To inquire about becoming a sponsor or for an exhibit booth please fill out the Exhibit Booth form at, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DHBM6GN.

LOGISTICS
Venue:
The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), is located at 1201 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles CA, 90015. This event will take place in the South Hall: Concourse Meeting Room 403 A&B.

View facility map at, https://lacclink.production.carbonhouse.com/assets/doc/LACC_Level_2_Map_2018-e031b4ed85.pdf

Parking:
The Los Angeles Convention Center can accommodate 5,600 vehicles. Daily parking rate ranges $15-30. General parking garage hours are 5:30 am – 9:00 pm daily. See map at, https://www.lacclink.com/assets/doc/LACC_Parking_Updated-June-2015.pdf

*Recommended Parking Lot: The South Hall parking lot is located within the closest proximity to the venue.

For more information visit, https://stateofcannabiz.eventbrite.com or call (818) 669-6144.

 

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