Oct 4, 2016 9:30 AM

5 Marijuana Business Events to Attend in October

Marijuana-themed events is a unique source of information for those who want to become a cannapreneur or change the current marijuana policy. WeedLex will tell you about the five upcoming cannabis events for marijuana producers, retailers, advocates, and supporters. By attending one of these events, you can expand your knowledge about the recent marijuana policy changes and become a part of the pro-marijuana movement. This will allow you to actually make a difference by creating new jobs, bringing more money to the community, and educating other people about the benefits of legalizing weed for medical or recreational use.

The Business of Pot

Where: Seattle, WA

When: October 13, 2016

Use your chance to meet some of the most successful cannapreneurs and learn from the best―attend the first The Business of Pot meeting that will take place in Seattle. This event will gather all sorts of marijuana industry experts and professionals, from dispensary owners to marijuana manufacturers to advocates and lawmakers.

Visit the official website of the event to learn how to attend the first-ever The Business of Pot event.

International Cannabis Business Conference

Where: Vancouver, Canada

When: October 13-14, 2016

The upcoming International Cannabis Business Conference has three major parts: educational, networking, and pro-legalization. You can learn from the leading experts of the legal marijuana industry and get all the needed information about how to start your first marijuana company and how to keep your business in accordance with the law. You can meet cannabis producers, manufacturers, and retailers who improve this industry day by day. And, of course, you can learn more about the latest changes in the weed policy and get answers to your legal questions from the leading marijuana policy experts, advocates, and lawmakers.

For more information about the conference, go to event's website.

NewWest Summit

Where: San Francisco, CA

When: October 15-16, 2016

In contrast to other marijuana-themed events, the organizers of the New West Summit want to focus on three topics that usually do not get as much attention as they should: investment, technology, and media.

The participants of the summit will discuss the future prospects of the legal cannabis industry, including non-profit organizations, publicly traded companies, venture-backed startups, crowdfunding, etc. You can also learn about the newest technologies that will determine the future of the weed industry, and the way the media can influence the development of both marijuana industry and culture.

For more information about the event, go to the NewWest Summit's website.

Marijuana Management Symposium

Where: Denver, CO

When: October 27-28, 2016

Attend the upcoming Marijuana Management Symposium in order to meet like-minded people and exchange new ideas with those who want to make a difference. The conference will feature panels, guest speakers, and breakout sessions that will cover various topics from changing the current marijuana laws to implementing new policies at both local and state levels.

For more details, go to the symposium's website.
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