PHOENIX, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 4Front Holdings, LLC ("4Front"), a leading retail and brand development company in the cannabis industry, announced today that Kris Krane, its Co-Founder and President; Josh Rosen, its CEO; and Leise Rosman, its Chief Operating Officer, will be speaking at five major industry and investor-focused conferences across the U.S. in the coming months.
On September 27, during the second day of the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Los Angeles, Mr. Krane will participate in an in-depth panel discussion on the intersection of cannabis and the capital markets, including a discussion of the similarities and differences between companies going public in the U.S. and in Canada, the RTO and IPO processes, as well as the pitfalls, opportunities and lessons learned from his experience leading a company currently in the process of going public.
On October 12, Mr. Krane will speak at the New West Summit, the first conference to focus exclusively on the game-changing, disruptive developments in technology, investment and media within the cannabis space. Mr. Krane will be moderating a panel discussion on whether cannabis will be the next billion-dollar sector and the realities of investing in companies that touch the plant versus those that do not.
On October 22, Mr. Krane will participate in a panel discussion at the second Institutional Capital and Cannabis Conference in New York, the leading investor forum for the cannabis industry. The panel will discuss federal legalization, the pathway to the end of cannabis prohibition, and what that means for the future of the industry.
On October 24, Ms. Rosman will participate in an in-depth panel discussion at the New Jersey Cannabis Summit on what cannabis businesses should know in order to establish legal and compliant operations. The panel will include discussions on the importance of compliance, best practices for hiring and maintaining diversity in the boardroom and in the workforce, as well as banking and financial security.
On November 13, Mr. Krane will be moderating a "crash course" panel on regulations, testing and licensing at MJBizCon in Las Vegas. In addition, Mr. Krane will also participate in an expert Q&A panel where the audience will be able to pose questions about a range of topics within the cannabis sector.
On November 16, Mr. Rosen will participate in an in-depth panel discussion at MJBizCon in Las Vegas covering best practices for investing in the global cannabis markets.
Founded in 2011 with a mission to help professionalize the emerging cannabis industry, 4Front Holdings, LLC ("4Front") is a leading retail and brand development company in the U.S. cannabis sector. It has developed a national platform that consists of a multi-state footprint, including its Mission-branded retail operations, and a far-reaching network of partnership relationships. Led by a group of professionals with experience in finance, real estate, manufacturing, and multi-location retail and hospitality operations, 4Front has invested heavily to assemble a comprehensive collection of management skills and hands-on operating expertise that can support the rapid operational growth opportunity being afforded by the increased legalization of cannabis across the United States, as well as internationally. For more information, visit 4Front's website.