We recently covered The National Cannabis Industry Association’s Third Annual Cannabis Business Summit in Oakland, California. Described by NCIA as the most influential B2B conference and exhibition in the industry, The Cannabis Business Summit® and Expo brought together over 3,000 top industry professionals for three days of networking and education.
Industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and newcomers gathered to share relating to a wide range of marijuana business issues including; policy and reform, cultivation and processing, financing and risk management, best practices for retail management and handling large amounts of cash, building customer loyalty, financing and creating a corporate structure, emerging market opportunities, ensuring dosage uniformity with medical marijuana products, solvent and solvent-less extraction processes, manufacturing compliance and safety, corporate governance, intellectual property issues and much more.
Conference attendees had the opportunity to hear from over 150 speakers including many of the industry’s top business, policy reform and cultivation professionals as well as and Co-Founder and CEO of Numi Organic Tea, Ahmed Rahim, Mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf and Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsom.
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