ANAHEIM, Calif., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA), California's leading industry association, and the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the only national trade association representing the legal marijuana industry, announce the launch of a new business-to-business event - California Cannabis Business Conference, taking place at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA, September 21-22, 2017. The co-hosted event is announced at NCIA's highly successful 4th annual Cannabis Business Summit® & Expo which concludes today in Oakland, CA.
As California prepares to launch the world's largest cannabis market, the two-day California Cannabis Business Conference will prepare cannabis professionals for operations under the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), which goes into effect in January 2018. A first-of-its-kind, the conference is the only industry association trade show focusing exclusively on the detailed, nuanced regulations, logistics, methods, and operations tactics required of licensed cannabis businesses to successfully own and operate a company within California's robust, competitive cannabis market – a market that will undoubtedly expand greatly in the new year.
CCIA & NCIA's California Cannabis Business Conference, themed "Navigating the Largest Adult-Use Market," unifies the Golden State, bringing seasoned industry leaders from all over the state to Southern California, predicted to become the new epicenter of the cannabis industry in the U.S. To gain the tools and resources necessary for success in a rapidly expanding market, professionals from all parts of the cannabis economy will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in six educational tracks providing best practices and processes and coinciding with the major categories of cannabis business licensing offered under AUMA:
- Track 1: Distribution
- Track 2: Manufacturing & Processing
- Track 3: Cultivation
- Track 4: Retail & Delivery
- Track 5: Industry & Political Forecasting
- Track 6: Emerging Topics
The newly established event also promises to deliver:
- 70 thought leaders and speakers
- 20,000 square feet of expo floor
- 2,000+ cannabis business leaders in attendance
Registrations for California Cannabis Business Conference are now open. Prices will increase after June 21, 2017. For more information or to register for passes, please visit: http://www.californiacannabisbusinessconference.com/ or call (888) 409-4418.
Members of the media on assignment for an established media outlet may request a press credential for this event at http://www.californiacannabisbusinessconference.com/anaheim-2017/media/press-pass
The California Cannabis Industry Association was founded on the principle of strength in numbers. The thousands of California businesses involved in our state-legal cannabis industry represent a significant economic force. As the industry's unified voice, CCIA works every day to ensure our burgeoning business sector is represented in a professional and coordinated way at the state level.
Representing more than 1,300 member-businesses nationwide, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is the largest cannabis trade association in the U.S. and the only association representing cannabis-related businesses at the national level. NCIA promotes the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry and works toward a favorable social, economic, and legal environment for that industry in the United States.
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SOURCE National Cannabis Industry Association