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Convening & Informing The Leading Dealmakers In Cannabis

CANNABIS
DEALMAKERS
SUMMIT

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5 SEPT 2019
INVESTMENT
FORUM
DALLAS, TX
8 JAN 2020
Entrepreneurship
Summit & Expo
MIAMI, FL

About


Industry experts convene for a conference tailored to serve the top dealmakers in the industry today and for the future

We welcome you to join us in experiencing the Cannabis Dealmakers Summit Series, where the top dealmakers and business leaders in Cannabis convene to collaborate with experts, innovators, and the investors who are leading the financing of the emerging Cannabis Industries.

The best and the brightest from across all industry verticals come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities evolving in the medical and adult-use markets with panel round-table discussions in the areas of branding, cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, compliance, regulation, banking, finance and investing

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Goals


One of the primary goals of our event productions is the convening of great minds to cultivate a cohesive conversation around critical topics.

We take great pride in curating a space that fosters connections among industry leadership and build meaningful relationships for future business success.

As the Cannabis Industries continue to emerge in an environment of constantly evolving regulatory policy, we work to bring together the thought leadership and industry stakeholders, cultivating conversations and building partnerships to help drive new opportunity and growth for Cannabis.

These efforts are the culmination of countless commitments from our partners, our dedicated contributors, industry professionals, and the thought leaders driving growth and change in these industries.

We recognize and thank all of the individuals who continue to join us to create these immersive cannabis discussions.

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Events


With locations in Miami and West Palm Beach, we are a team of industry experts and affiliated investors, entrepreneurs have aligned to accelerate and navigate the creation of world class businesses in an emerging market. We offer co-working space, access to funding, educational programming, mentoring and exclusive research and events.

Our mission is to influence the creation of value of “A Billion”. We define Billion in terms of dollars, invested capital, revenues generated, economic and community impact and liquidity events for our companies. But we also track the lives impacted as our target.

05 SEPT 19
Cannabis
Investment
Forum
DALLAS TEXAS
26 SEPT 19
Canex
JAMAICA
Montego bay
08 JAN 20
Cannabis
Dealmakers
Entrepreneurship
Summit
Miami Florida

Event Speakers


Contributing Thought Leaders

Join the key thought leaders in the Cannabis Industries who are investing, leading Mergers & Acquisitions, and working to draft progressive solutions to resolve industry roadblocks in banking and regulatory policy. These top attorneys, executives, investors and decision makers convene at our events to discuss breaking industry issues, risks, and the emerging opportunities for growth through capital investments in cannabis. These discussions are built around industry verticals and trending interests from our investor network and are presented as a cohesive conversation led by a moderator, concluded with a brief audience question and answer session.

Special Guests
Speakers
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Matt Kumin
Founding Attorney,Matt Kumin Law
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Joe Bondy
Attorney, The Law Offices of Joseph A. Bondy
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Brent Johnson
CEO, Hoban Law Group
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Paul Josephson
Partner, Duane Morris
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Nelson Guerrero
Executive Director, Cannabis Cultural Association
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Ryan Ansin
Co-Founder, Revolutionary Farms
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Brett Finkelstein
Managing Director, Phyto Partners
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Andi Goldman
Principal, Equitas Partners Fund
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Brian Sheng
General Partner, The Arcview Group
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Jon Trauben
Founding Partner, Altitude Investment Management
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Mitch Baruchowitz
Managing Partner, Merida Capital
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Sara Presler
General Counsel, Mojave Cannabis Co.
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Michael Huttner
Vice President, Young America Capital
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Juan Garcia
Sr. Advisor
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Jonathan Small
Editor-in-Chief, Green Entrepreneur
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Kimberly Simms
Founding Attorney, Law Office of Kimberly Simms
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Tyler Averdick
Founder, Novium
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Matt Nordgren
CEO & Founder, Arcadian Fund
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Jennifer Briggs Fisher
Partner, Duane Morris
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Todd Sherer
Co-Founder, Kind Growth Capital
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Beau Epperly
Partner, Epperly Elam
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Tim Sultan
Executive Director, Arizona Dispensaries Association
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Dave Rodman
Managing Partner, The Rodman Law Group
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Jessica McElfresh
Attorney-at-Law, McElfresh Law, Inc.
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Robert Leidy
SVP Market Development, TILT Holdings
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Kirk Barry
Founder, Verdantis Advisors
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Kaliko Castille
Head of Growth, NCIA
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Frances Mickelson
International Legacy Advisor
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Eddie Miller
Chief Strategy Officer, GreenRush Group
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Marc Adesso
Counsel, Waller Law
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Chris Jensen
Founder & CEO, Mana Supply Holdings
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Jordan Youkilis
Founding Partner, KEY Investment Partners
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Patrick Moran
Founding Board Member, Texas Cannabis Industry Association
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Scott Greiper
President & Founding Partner, Viridian Capital Advisors

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The Liaison Group’s, Saphira Galoob, participating as our keynote speaker in San Diego.

The Liaison Group’s, Saphira Galoob, participating as our keynote speaker in San Diego.

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CDS Founder, Ross O’Brien with Merry Jane’s Executive Team, Ted Chung, Keith Bonnici & Jim Baudino

CDS Founder, Ross O’Brien with Merry Jane’s Executive Team, Ted Chung, Keith Bonnici & Jim Baudino

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CDS Board & Panelists: Brett Finkelstein, Michael Schwamm, Codie Sanchez, Ryan Ansin & Robert Hunt

CDS Board & Panelists: Brett Finkelstein, Michael Schwamm, Codie Sanchez, Ryan Ansin & Robert Hunt

Our Partners


THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT FROM OUR PARTNERS

Sponsorship Opportunities

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Cannabis Dealmakers Summit


Emerging Leaders in Cannabis

CDS hosted the inaugural Emerging Leaders in Cannabis Awards on April 18th, 2019 in San Diego, California. We are pleased to recognize these industry leaders for their exemplary efforts in cannabis and present the 2019 Award Winners.

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