SAN FRANCISO, Nov. 18, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Dubbed the “TechCrunch Disrupt” of the cannabis industry, New West Summit’s expertly curated, two-day, 15-panel conference and exhibition will feature over 30 exhibitors, 50 speakers, and include 1,000 attendees. The Summit will forecast legalization in 2016, funding trends, the next crop of mobile apps, the technologies disrupting cultivation, extraction and vaporization, intellectual property, media and marketing, and more www.newwestsummit.com. Joining the panel on Cannabis Editorial Trends, Gaynell Rogers brings years of insider experience and expertise. Her professional input will bring an eye-opening perspective to this important discussion about cannabis business in the media; offering information on better exposure and growing your brand.
WHEN: Friday Nov 20th 12PM Cannabis Editorial Trends / Cyril Magnin Room
Panelists: David Beinenstock-VICE/High Times, Gaynell Rogers-Bloom Cannabis Group, Drake Shutton-Shearer-PROHBTD Media, Max Simon-Green Flower Media
About Gaynell Rogers
A sought-after global media relations expert who has worked for both Lucasfilm and Pixar, to Phillips Dupont and so many more, Gaynell Rogers has worked in talent management, marketing and media relations since the late 70’s. Recognizing the unlimited potential of a world where cannabis is legal, Gaynell dove into this emerging industry as a two-time cancer survivor in 2009, and today there are few individuals who have the cover story history and connectivity with media and top cannabis brands – including funded start-ups – as Gaynell. For the past six years, she has served as the global media and strategic management consultant for visionary medical cannabis leader Steve DeAngelo, the Father of the modern legal cannabis industry, and founder of the national model, Harborside Health Center in Oakland, California, along with several other cannabis industry clients. She also developed The Discovery Channel’s Weed Wars television series and is responsible for placing multiple-issue cover stories in The New York Times and Fortune Magazine, and dozens of pieces in The Los Angeles Times,the San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, Washington Post, and Morgan Spurlock’s documentary series, Inside Man on CNN. Gaynell also manages four branded and Grammy-winning recording artists and has an active .org history, always lending her skills to cause-oriented issues.