#CannabisCon Brings to Edmonton Key Players to Inform on Cannabis Business Start-ups, Workplace Regulations, and How to Enter the Cannabis Sector

For Immediate Release — April 10, 2018

Edmonton, Alberta— #CannabisCon kicks off Friday, April 13that The Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre bringing timely, relevant, and up-to-date information from top industry executives and professionals to Edmontonians looking to enter the cannabis sector.

As many are looking to join Alberta’s cannabis boom — through varied means — up-to-date regulations and current legislation knowledge is crucial for planning as legalization dates approach. Our two-day conference has been designed to bring forth top industry professionals from not only the cannabis sector, but also Health Canada, AGLC, City of Edmonton, Alberta Chamber of Commerce, and the Canadian Cannabis Business Association, to carry out in-depth panel discussions with Q & A opportunities, to allow all scopes of conversation to take place.

A variety of seminars have been developed to address the needs of Canadians who are looking for information about entering the cannabis industry, whether as an employee, business owner, partner, investor, those looking for investors, and each and every ancillary position that come with each.

With a focus on B2B opportunities, #CannabisCon and featured Cannabis Canada Forums Business Opportunity Day will showcase seminars such as Cannabis in the Workplace, where Hugh McPhail QC; McLennan Ross, Jennifer Miller QC; Bennett Jones, and Dr. Jamie Cox; Chief Medical Officer; Sundial will come together to discuss adapting to the new world of cannabis in the workplace, labour and employment law, and occupational health and safety perspectives.

Aurora Cannabis CCO Cam Battley will head Market Consolidation, International Growth, and Global Leadership: Canada’s next great economic opportunity and its role in the emerging global landscape. Canadian Cannabis Business Association President Lindsay Blackett will moderate this seminar.

#CannabisCon is a two-day conference beginning Friday April 13 with our Cannabis Canada Business Opportunity Day which features The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Licensed Producers President’s Luncheon. The day will also feature leading industry B2B presentations with a focus on Market Consolidation, International Growth, and Global Leadership, a Legislative Update, Cannabis in the Workplace, Economic Development and Business Opportunities, Opportunities in the Retail Sector, Entering the Cannabis Industry, and Innovations in Cannabis.

#CannabisCon’s Consumer Day on Saturday April 14 is designed to educate the public on medicinal and recreational cannabis and will feature presentations including Cannabis 101, Legislative Update, Cannabis in the Workplace – Employee Perspective, Women in Cannabis, Innovations in Cannabis, Careers in Cannabis, and a Cannabis Job Fair. #CannabisCon has been designed to feature key industry experts and educators who will provide first-hand information from the source on what the public can expect from upcoming legalization.

Tickets and the full schedule of events is available at www.cannabiscon.ca
Media seeking interviews and comments, please contact media contact below.


#CannabisCon Media Contact:
Ashley Perry; Communications
C: (250) 812-0738
E: [email protected]

The Cannabis Canada Association, representing the largest majority of licensed producers in Canada, along with Silver Shows, with over thirty years of event management, have created #CannabisCon and Cannabis Canada Forums to address the pressing need for public education in the changing Canadian cannabis landscape.