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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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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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.
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.
Founding Attorney,Matt Kumin Law
Attorney, The Law Offices of Joseph A. Bondy
CEO, Hoban Law Group
Partner, Duane Morris
Executive Director, Cannabis Cultural Association
Co-Founder, Revolutionary Farms
Managing Director, Phyto Partners
Principal, Equitas Partners Fund
General Partner, The Arcview Group
Founding Partner, Altitude Investment Management
Managing Partner, Merida Capital
General Counsel, Mojave Cannabis Co.
Vice President, Young America Capital
Editor-in-Chief, Green Entrepreneur
Founding Attorney, Law Office of Kimberly Simms
CEO & Founder, Arcadian Fund
Jennifer Briggs Fisher
Partner, Duane Morris
Co-Founder, Kind Growth Capital
Partner, Epperly Elam
Executive Director, Arizona Dispensaries Association
Managing Partner, The Rodman Law Group
Attorney-at-Law, McElfresh Law, Inc.
SVP Market Development, TILT Holdings
Founder, Verdantis Advisors
Head of Growth, NCIA
International Legacy Advisor
Chief Strategy Officer, GreenRush Group
Counsel, Waller Law
Founder & CEO, Mana Supply Holdings
Founding Partner, KEY Investment Partners
Founding Board Member, Texas Cannabis Industry Association
President & Founding Partner, Viridian Capital Advisors
The Liaison Group’s, Saphira Galoob, participating as our keynote speaker in San Diego.
CDS Founder, Ross O’Brien with Merry Jane’s Executive Team, Ted Chung, Keith Bonnici & Jim Baudino
CDS Board & Panelists: Brett Finkelstein, Michael Schwamm, Codie Sanchez, Ryan Ansin & Robert Hunt
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.