MJBizCon is set to take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, November 16-18, 2022. Along with MJBizCon, the reMind Psychedelics, Business Forum, CannaVest Institutional Investment Conference and the Hall of Flowers Experience events will comprise MJBizCon Week, beginning Tuesday, November 15.
Now in its 11th year, MJBizCon will host more than 35,000 cannabis industry professionals looking to network, secure start-up funding, create alliances, seek regulatory reform and receive business management insight on an industry expected to generate $52.6 billion in retail sales by 2026.
Chris Walsh, CEO of MJBiz will deliver his 'State of the Industry and Predictions for 2023' on Wednesday, November 16. He will address the current cannabis climate and opportunities for future growth. Topics include: the mid-term election and how it will it impact the industry, mature and emerging market woes and opportunities, the strategies companies should be employing now to overcome industry growing pains, and whether federal reform is gaining momentum.
The 2022 event will showcase more than 1,400 exhibitors and 70 hours of educational content from 170 speakers.
MJBizCon’s agenda is curated to deliver value for businesses and enterprises at all stages: from education to development to launch and growth and expansion. The main stage will feature a diverse lineup of both cannabis industry leaders and successful mainstream executives providing exclusive insights:
- A one-on-one on-stage interview with Cookies Co-founder and CEO Berner. Berner has mastered branding and global expansion in the cannabis industry. He’ll shed light on how he has carved a sizable presence in the market and jumped many hurdles in both life and business.
- Rhonda Kallman is a trailblazer in the alcoholic beverage industry. Kallman founded the Boston Beer Company (producers of Sam Adams) and now runs Boston Harbor Distillery. She will provide insight from decades of business, branding and marketing expertise from an industry with many parallels to cannabis.
- A panel featuring cannabis business leaders Nancy Whiteman (Co-founder and CEO, Wana Brands), Ruben Lindo (Founder, Blak Mar Farms, LLC), Troy Datcher (CEO, The Parent Company), Toi Hutchison (President and CEO, Marijuana Policy Project) and Peter Caldini (CEO, Acreage Holdings) will address current cannabis challenges, trends and opportunities.
- Six pre-show forums start on Tuesday, November 15 at the Westgate Las Vegas Hotel: MJBizFinance Forum, MJBiz Hemp + CBD Forum, MJBiz Marketing Forum, MJBiz Science Symposium, reMind Psychedelics Business Forum, and Associations Day.
The new expo-floor spans two floors of the Las Vegas Convention Center’s South Hall. Divided into industry sectors including: cultivation, processing, packaging and lab services and business services and retail/dispensary.
Additional experiential exhibits include: the return of Hall of Flowers, First-Timers Open House, Innovations Product Showcase, and the Exhibitor Spotlight theater.