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.
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Few niche networks ever really made it big time. I can say that because if you just asked yourself to name a few vertically-focused networks, you’d probably scratch your head and come up empty.
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?
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.
While recent data from New Frontier has shown that women are significantly less likely to participate in medical marijuana programs than men, women working in legal marijuana continue to actively advance the industry.
At the local level, Women Grow provides the opportunity for cannabis entrepreneurs to meet and exchange ideas.
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.
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.
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.
At regular intervals throughout the year, just about every industry takes time out to get its ranks together to network, entertain potential clients and show off new products.
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.
The legalization of marijuana – no matter how sticky the parameters – will undoubtedly bring the people behind the scenes of a billion-dollar industry to the forefront.
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.
Cannabis stocks were mixed again today as participants were still working off the long Presidents Day weekend.
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.
Earlier this year, Facebook turned 10 years old. After a decade of likes, shares, and pokes, it is hard to remember a time without the social media giant.
Growing up, I was always fascinated by music; hip-hop has a special place in my heart. Listening to an artist like Lil Wayne express his thoughts about drugs and money helped inspire me to dedicate my childhood to the pursuit of money … .
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On Saturday, November 1st, Florida entrepreneurs hoping to learn more about opportunities in the medical cannabis industry will gather at a conference in Orlando, Florida.
It’s a quiet morning. With a couple of hours of darkness, no one else needs anything of me yet. Coffee in hand, I can go where I want. Destination Ladybud.
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.
Just like that klatch of stoners who always hung out under the oak tree during high-school lunch period, the burgeoning marijuana industry needs some women, pronto.