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4 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Cannabis Career

4 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Cannabis Career

4 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Cannabis Career

When it comes to the cannabis industry, it’s difficult to even find an accurate comparison in business. Every business in this industry is effectively a startup in addition to the fact that we’re in one of the newest and fastest growing industries in the world; that makes it like a startup on steroids. To say it’s unpredictable and risky is an understatement.

So many events. So little time. Where’s the value?

So many events. So little time. Where’s the value?

The cannabis industry is growing in every respect and events are no exception. From small regional meetings to full-scale 3-day expos across the United States, an industry enthusiast could spend 85% of the year going to events. But which ones are worth it?

Expo Experience

Hacking Your Cannabis Expo Experience

With the California Cannabis Business Expo hitting San Francisco March 3-5, 2016, here are 11 tips for hacking your cannabis expo experience so you can build your network and expand your knowledge.

Lori Ferrara

Investor Dispatch: Lori Ferrara Trailblazing in the Marijuana Industry

Lori Ferrara wasn’t deterred when she walked into her first ArcView meeting and found herself the only female investor among 80 men. She recalls being a little intimidated but took them on “one-by-one” and ended up being the organization’s first female investor.

MJIS Portland and Los Angeles

Marijuana Investor Summit Boot Camp—Shaping a New Frontier—Sept. 16, Los Angeles

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Join us Sept. 16, 2015, in Los Angeles for the Marijuana Investor Summit Boot Camp for investors and entrepreneurs, produced by the Marijuana Investor Summit and in conjunction with Viridian Capital Advisors and Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo.


Chicago Cannabis Conference Spotlights CBD, Tech Innovations

This year’s annual My Compassion Cannabis Conference in Chicago brought together advocates, vendors and prospective medical marijuana patients during a three-day event focused on education and networking.

Zimmer Keynote and CWCBExpo

Cannabis Business Certification and Career Workshops Presented at New York Trade Show & Conference

PARAMUS, N.J., May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — A six-hour certification program on “How to Open a Cannabis Business,” is being presented at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Taking place on Wednesday, June 17th this workshop is part of a dedicated day of education at the leading event on the East Coast for the legalized and medical marijuana industry.

MJIS Day One

Marijuana Investor Summit Recap: Day 1

Away from all of the 4/20 celebrations and madness, the movers and shakers of the marijuana industry, and those that aspire to be, have gathered for a different kind of event: Marijuana Investor Summit.

Marijuana Investor Summit 2015—Shaping a New Frontier—APRIL 20-22, Denver, CO

CHICAGO—Let MJINews.com and Cannafundr.com guide you through the complexities of the new frontier market of legal cannabis at the Marijuana Investor Summit, April 20-22 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Denver, CO.

Conference Ideas

Marijuana Conferences Spark Ideas

Some invisible business spirit once whispered, “If you build it, they will come,” (or its variant, “If you book them, they will come). The hectic marijuana business conference schedule for the winter and spring suggests that marijuana entrepreneurs are not waiting for Election Day.