CANNABIS FORUM FOR FOOD & BEVERAGE

Start:
Jun 14, 2019, 12:30 PM
End:
Jun 14, 2019, 6:00 PM
Venue:
CNVS Midtown NYC

About CANNABIS FORUM FOR FOOD & BEVERAGE

NAVIGATE A VOLATILE, AMBIGUOUS CANNABIS MARKET (GO BEYOND SATISFYING YOUR CURIOSITY)
Take a focused look on how the cannabis industry directly impacts food and beverages businesses in the present-day and future. Discover how your company can move forward in this space and if it’s the right time to jump in.

BEVNET LIVE
LEARN BEST PRACTICES ON HOW TO USE CANNABIS AS A FOOD AND BEVERAGE INGREDIENT
Hear expert speakers that provide insight into sourcing and quality control, regulatory and legal issues, retail strategy, marketing and consumer education, packaging requirements and more.

BEVNET LIVE
FIND PARTNERS TO MAKE IT HAPPEN FOR YOUR BRAND
Whether you're looking to develop new products, or just be more knowledgeable about the space, engage with forward-thinking industry players interested in the rising category.

Speakers

Miguel Trinidad
Co-founder, 99th Floor
Doug Cohen
Co-founder, 99th Floor
Michael Harlow
Larry Sandell
Attorney at Law, Mei & Mark LLP
Teresa Piro
Founder & CEO CAN CAN Cleanse
Ben Larson
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Alva Mather
Partner, DLA Piper
Willie Mack
Co-founder & President, Think BIG
Chris Abbott
Co-founder, Botanica
Rashaan Everett
CEO, Good Tree Holdings, LLC
Joyce Cenali
Founding Partner & COO Big Rock Partners
Jeffrey Klineman
Editor-in-Chief, BevNET
Kristi Knoblich Palmer
Co-founder & COO Kiva Confections
John Kagia
Chief Knowledge Officer New Frontier Data
Michael Hayford
CEO and Chairman Lighthouse Strategies, LLC.

Sponsors

Mood33
Green Taste
White Label CBD Company
Enthuse Foundation
Zoom Essence
HerbForce

Agenda

Thursday, June 13
6:00 PM -8:00 PM The Cannabis Forum for Food and Beverage Kickoff Party, Powered by ForceBrandsCraft cocktails, wine, beer, and appetizers to kick off the conference.

Friday, June 14

8:00 AM- 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM-9:05 AM Welcome RemarksJeffrey Klineman, Editor-in-Chief, BevNET9:05 AM-9:35 AM Building a Premium CannabrandKristi Knoblich Palmer, Co-founder & COO, Kiva Confections
9:35 AM-10:00 AM State of the Market -- Challenges for Entrepreneurial Cannabis BrandsBen Larson, CEO, NanogenTeresa Piro, Founder & CEO, CAN CAN CleanseJoyce Cenali, Founding Partner & COO, Big Rock PartnersChris Abbott, Co-founder, Botanica
10:00 AM-10:30 AM The Financial Environment for Cannabis BrandsMichael Harlow, Partner, CohnReznick
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Networking Break
11:00 AM-11:30 AM Tipping Points in RegulationAlva Mather, Partner, DLA Piper
11:30 AM-12:00 PM Infused Products: Where Demand StandsJohn Kagia, Chief Knowledge Officer, New Frontier Data
12:00 PM- 12:30 PM Dining, Edibles, and Culture Change -- Eating on the 99th Floor Miguel Trinidad, Co-founder, 99th FloorDoug Cohen, Co-founder, 99th Floor
12:30 PM-1:45 PM Lunch & Networking Break
1:45 PM-2:05 PM Brand Trademarks for the Cannabis Space Larry Sandell, Attorney at Law, Mei & Mark LLP
2:05 PM-2:35 PM The Post-War Years: Building a Fairer Cannabis IndustryWillie Mack, Co-founder & President, Think BIGRashaan Everett, CEO, Good Tree Holdings, LLC
2:35 PM-3:00 PM Cannabiniers’ Plans for Infused World DominationMichael Hayford, Co-Founder, CEO, Chairman, Lighthouse Strategies
3:00 PM-3:15 PM Conference End & Additional Networking