- Christopher Smith, Publisher
CWCBE Coming to NYC
The Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (CWCBE) is coming to New York City for the EIGHTH TIME, from Thursday June 2 to Saturday June 4, 2022. The cannabis industry's most important east coast event will be held again in the Jacob Javits Convention Center, Hall 3A, 11th Avenue & 38th Street, NY, NY 10001.
CWCBE 2022 will be co-hosted by journalist Carl Cameron; Founder and CEO of Pure Genesis Faye Coleman; Cannabis pioneer and entrepreneur Calvin Frye; and CEO of Panoptic Strategies and the CWCBE's Chief Strategist, Gretchen Gailey.
The theme of CWCBE 2022 is "Where Deals Get Done."
Here are just a few of the familiar faces we'll see at CWCBE this year:
Tremaine Wright, Chairwoman of the New York Cannabis Control Board, and former member of the NY State Assembly and
Chris Beals, CEO of Weedmaps
Mona Zhang, States Cannabis Policy Reporter for Politico
Nick Kovacevich, CEO of Greenlane Holdings, and
Tim Seymour, Co-Host of CNBC's "Fast Money"
... and other special guests whose names are being kept secret until the event. But rest assured, CWCBE does not disappoint!
In a unique development, CWCBE is providing a dedicated section of the event space to Women Grow (Gia Moron, President) for the first Women Grow Pavilion featuring 15 women-owned cannabis companies.
The Education Pavilion to promote cannabis curricula from multiple colleges
The "She-Blaze" Podcast LIVE from the Exibition floor, and
the Proud Mary Lounge to provide exhibit space and a safe environment for the LGBTQ+ entrepreneurial community and to recognize Gay Pride Month.
Curated and Hosted content organized around the following themes:
Day 1: Thursday: Investing and Industry Progress
Day 2: Friday: Policy and Legislation
Day 3: Saturday: Cannabis and Lifestyle
SOCIALIZING & NETWORKING
CWCBE attendees also have the opportunity to attend special Networking Events including
The NORML Formal,
The Networking Mixer hosted by Weedmaps, (co-sponsored by NY Waterway, MGO and the law firm, Prince Lobel);
The "After" After Party on the roof of Yotel in Times Square
The Industry Yacht Party
Here's a breakdown of the CWCBE Schedule:
Thursday, June 2 Expo floor open: 10 am – 5 pm Conference program: 11 am – 4 pm Networking Mixer: 5 pm – 7 pm
Friday, June 3 Expo floor open: 10 am – 5 pm Workshop: 9 am – 11:30 am Conference Program: 11 am – 4 pm Industry Yacht Party: 6 pm – 10 pm
Saturday, June 4 Expo floor open: 10 am – 3 pm Conference Program: 11 am – 2 pm
CANNABIS WEEK EVENTS & DISCOUNTS
And... it's Cannabis Week in New York City, so have a look at all the Events, Coupons, and Savings Opportunities HERE
The CWCBE events are organized and presented by Leading Edge Expos, Christine Iannuzzi, CEO.