For those wanting to get their bearings in the fast-developing cannabis industry, attending New West Summit 2019, October 10-11 in San Francisco, is the perfect event option. Set to be held at the Bespoke Event Center in Westfield Mall, the event – now in its fifth year – will gather decision makers from the technology, media and investment sectors to discuss the forces shaping the future of the cannabis industry.
New West Summit 2019 attendees will be treated to an array of presentations, displays by more than 50 exhibitors, a smorgasbord of food and drink and plenty of networking opportunities. Over 100 speakers will be on hand to share their experiences in the space. Event sponsors include Media Jel, Wes Martin Cannabis, New Frontier Data and CannabisNewsWire. The summit will feature 30 sessions, each lasting about 45 minutes. Each day of the conference will culminate in a burst of music and celebration.
Keynote speakers at New West Summit 2019 are scheduled to include Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rosen and Paul D. Miller. Silverstone achieved global recognition for her performance in the 1995 blockbuster Clueless. A vegan for over two decades, her book, titled ‘The Kind Diet: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet’, became a New York Times bestseller. She is the co-founder of mykind Organics, the first-ever food-based, certified organic and non-GMO project-verified vegan supplement line.
Rosen is co-founder of Pantry Food Co., a cannabis company focused on the functional food market. He is also managing director of BreakWater Venture Capital, which has invested in more than 150 cannabis companies.
Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, is a composer, multimedia artist and writer whose work has captivated audiences with its blend of genres, global culture and environmental and social issues. He has collaborated with a range of recording artists, including Metallica, Chuck D, Steve Reich and Yoko Ono. His 2018 album, ‘DJ Spooky Presents: Phantom Dancehall’, debuted at number three on Billboard Reggae.
Finally, New West Summit is honored to have Michael Render, also known as Killer Mike, on board. As an activist, businessman and artist, Killer Mike has quite the range of experience. Killer Mike has won a Grammy award, created the Bank Black program encouraging citizens to use Black-owned banks, and works to support political candidates that advocate for ordinary people.
In addition to the keynote addresses, conference sessions will include ‘New Banking in a Gray Market’, which focuses on state and federal cannabis legislation; ‘Technology & Innovation for Brand Growth & Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry’, which will explore how big data is allowing cannabis brands to predict trends, meet consumer demand, reduce costs, improve efficiencies and maximize sales; and ‘Gene to Seed to Sale: Why Is This Important & the Best Tracking Apps’, which will take a look at the apps that monitor seed genealogy, cultivation, customer service, delivery and other cannabis business areas.
Don’t miss out on this must-attend event. Attendees can currently secure a 50 percent discount when registering (http://nnw.fm/5dWhq).
For more information, visit the event’s website at www.NewWestSummit.com
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