NY Cannabis Insider is hosting an industry summit at the Sonesta in White Plains, N.Y. on November 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Details and tickets available here.

The conference will host industry professionals (both new and old) for a day of learning, venting and problem-solving. The content will feature both introductory and advanced “courses” on relevant topics such as banking, accounting, applying for a license, the medical program, and more, taught by professionals within the NY cannabis industry. There will also be full-panel discussions focused on the hottest topics for canna-entrepreneurs as of November 2023.

Lightning-round business consultations will be available for attendees, in addition to networking opportunities, lunch, a happy hour and more. A general admission ticket provides attendees with all-access to sessions, speakers, meals, and resources onsite.

NY Cannabis Insider holds a conference in Buffalo, NY on Sept. 21, 2023.

“This was one of the most informative events I have attended,” said May 2023 conference attendee Jillian Dragutsky, CEO of Astro Management and co-chair of NY CAURD Coalition Women’s Committee. “There was a wonderful mix of industry stakeholders willing to share their experiences and knowledge and I look forward to the next NY Cannabis Insider event.”

Event Details

· Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023

· Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

· Location: Sonesta White Plains 66 Hale Ave., White Plains, NY 10601

· Price: $249 general admission, includes access to all sessions & vendors, coffee, lunch, and networking reception; tickets available here

Sponsors and vendors are the businesses shaping the industry locally and regionally. Look for them at the event for advice and help with your business:

· Citrin Cooperman is one of the nation’s largest professional services firms, with a dedicated Cannabis Advisory Services (CAS) team that utilizes their specialized knowledge to help companies thrive.

· Etain is New York’s only women-founded, vertically integrated medical cannabis company committed to cultivating, manufacturing and dispensing the highest quality clean, safe, and consistent medical cannabis products for the patients of New York State.

· HUB International has specialized cannabis insurance experts and risk consultants help you manage the emerging risks that face your cannabis business with the right risk transfer and mitigation.

· Jeffrey Hoffman & Associates PLLC is a firm that focuses on clients in the cannabis industry, including licensees in the adult-use cannabis market, patients and practitioners in the medical cannabis space, and cannabis adjacent product and service providers.

· East Coast Cannabis Insurance has independent agents who work for you to find the best coverage at the lowest cost. From workers comp to crop coverage, they have you covered.

· New York Consortium of Cannabis Accountants promotes financial literacy and empower New York’s legacy cannabis market leaders and social equity entrepreneurs so that they may make informed business decisions.

· Cannabis Workforce Initiative has a mission to promote and support social equity in the adult-use cannabis market by providing quality workforce development and legal education.

· Cannabis360 is a full-service cannabis marketing partner focused on crafting your brand story, finding your best audience and driving brand awareness for your business.

A limited number of sponsorships and vendor tables are still available. Contact Lindsay Wickham at lwickham@advancemediany.com to learn more about opportunities to reach this audience.

NY Cannabis Insider events are attended by industry professionals, entrepreneurs and key stakeholders in the state’s nascent industry, as well as those from cannabis-adjacent businesses such as legal, security, retail, banking, finance, construction, engineering, compliance and medical marijuana advocates. Read a recap of the first annual NYS “problems and solutions” cannabis summit and conference held in Albany earlier this year along with an overview of the perspectives that emerged during our “state of the industry” event in Buffalo.

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