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Cannabis Industry Summit

November 4, 2019

About this Event

Why the Summit?

The Michigan cannabis market is moments away from retail sales as the state enters a new phase of recreational licensing. The goal of this event is to update attendees on the status of the industry as it changes gears and shifts from educational, to compliance and now regulation.

What to Expect?

  • Presentations focused on business structure, compliance and best practices

  • Branding opportunities, education, and high level networking

  • Exhibit space, cocktails & hors d’oeuvres and an afterglow reception 

  • Speed networking session with participants, speakers, and sponsors

Who Will Attend?

  • Top state licensed operators and pre-qualified attendees

  • State and various municipal leaders

  • Professional service providers 


3:00 PM Registration, Trade Show, Networking

3:30 PM Business Structure & Investing*

Moderator: RJ King, editor, DBusiness Magazine


Harley Sherman, CPA

Jeff Gunsberg, Title Connect 

Mike Elias, Common Citizen

Nick Calkins, Cannabis Property Brokers

4:20 PM Compliance & Business Practices*

Moderator: Shelly Edgerton, Dykema


Joe Weber, Conifer

Lawrence Levy, CTEM

Nick Tenant, Precision

Steve Haddad, Motas

Steve Hernandez, The North Group

5:00 PM Cocktail & Hors D’oeuvres Reception

6:15 PM Program Begins

Update: U.S. Senator Gary Peters

6:25 PM Keynote Presentation

Andrew Brisbo 

Executive Director

Marijuana Regulatory Agency

6:45 PM Cannabis Industry Trends* 

Moderator: Charlie Langton, Fox 2 


Andrew Brisbo, MRA

Omar Hishmeh, Exclusive Brands

Randall Buchman, Emerald Growth Partners

Samuel Buchalter, State of Michigan

8:00 PM Speed Networking 

9:00 PM Afterglow Reception

*Panelists and speakers are subject to change

Click here to purchase tickets! Use code SBAM to save 50%.

Thursday, November 21, 2019
The Townsend Hotel
Birmingham, MI 

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