Source: Peter Sessa, Florida Cannabis Coalition, Press Release
Medical Cannabis Business Event Hits Orlando Attracting Big Names And Eager Entrepreneurs
Hundreds will gather in Central Florida to learn the business from experienced professionals who have set the ‘gold-standard’ in patient care and community building while creating valuable companies in the cannabis sector.
TAMPA BAY, Fla., May 28, 2014
TAMPA BAY, Fla., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Steve DeAngelo, founder of the nation’s largest non-profit medical cannabis dispensary will deliver keynote address.
CannaBiz Day Orlando begins at 8:00AM on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Royal Caribe Hotel. Tickets are available by visiting: http://floridacannabiscoalition.com/event/cannabiz-day-orlando/.
The daylong event blends education, motivation and consultation to help Florida business and individuals prepare for the coming medical marijuana industry. The lineup of guest speakers includes business owners, executives, legal, real estate and finance professionals with real-world cannabis business experience, as well as activists and policy makers instrumental in changing cannabis laws in Florida.
Steve DeAngelo, an inspired and undisputed national leader with almost four decades of activism and advocacy in the cannabis reform. Steve has been featured by The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, and the BBC; Fortune Magazine and more. In addition to Harborside Health Center, Steve has help found Ecolution, SteepHill Laboratory, Cannassure andThe ArcView Group.
COMMUNITY BENEFITS OF MEDICAL CANNABIS BUSINESS
Meg Sanders, CEO of Gaia Plant Based Medicine
FROM GAMING TO GANJA – COMMONALITES IN STARTUP BOOMS
Dooma Wendschuf, founder of Ebbu and co-founder and co-writer/designer of popular video games such as Prince of Persia and Assassin’s Creed.
STRAINS, CONCENTRATES AND SCIENCE
Tyler Markwart, Executive Director of Allele Seeds Research
UNDERSTANDING THE LAW
Dominic Fariello, attorney and host of 102.5FM Tampa’s “Ask the Dom”
PROPOSED LAWS AND HOW THEY CAN BE IMPLEMENTED
Adrian Wyllie, Libertarian Party Candidate for Governor of Florida
“CHARLOTTE’S WEB” IS NOT ENOUGH – WHY WE NEED THE WHOLE PLANT THERAPY
Renee Petro, Cannamom & activist who believes cannabis could save her epileptic son Branden’s life.
MASTER CULTIVATION TIPS
Brad Weinstock, Cultivation and Distribution Specialist
THE LEGENDARY MAYAKKA GOLD & INDUSTRIAL HEMP
Donnie Clark, Author & Hemp Entrepreneur
LEADING THE MEDICAL CANNABIS MOVEMENT IN FLORIDA
Cathy & Bob Jordan, Medical Marijuana Patient and Activists
COMPLYING WITH GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS
Shawn Gearhart, Attorney & Compliance Specialist
AMENDMENT 2 AND YOU
Oscar Ramirez, United for Care
SECRETS OF A SUCCESSFUL STARTUP
Tom Quigley, CEO of Florida Cannabis Coalition
THE MARKETING PARADOX: HOW TO ATTRACT ATTENTION WITHOUT ATTRACTING ATTENTION
Pete Sessa, COO of Florida Cannabis Coalition
More speakers to be announced.
Florida Cannabis Coalition is a business-consulting group serving Florida’s medical cannabis community, providing a central touch-point for credible professional services, strategic guidance, planning and resources. The organization is dedicated bringing high-quality consulting services to cannabis businesses, a sector which most professional business-consulting firms have been reluctant to enter. Florida Cannabis Coalition is committed to the safe and successful implementation of and new medical cannabis laws throughout Florida and is comprised of only the most scrupulous individuals and organizations in the business community. Learn more at www.FloridaCannabisCoalition.com.
Media Contact: Peter Sessa, Florida Cannabis Coalition, 813-351-9784, [email protected]