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Event Date Thu Oct 14 EDT - Fri Oct 15 EDT (about 1 year ago)
Location New York Marriott Marquis & Virtual
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, US
Region Americas

Whether you join us live in New York City or attend from the comfort of your own home, Benzinga’s Cannabis Capital Conference is guaranteed to offer participants all the benefits of an immersive and robust in-person conference.

The event will feature an interactive forum of live and On-Demand presentations from top CEOs, investors, and leaders in the cannabis space. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with THE cannabis movers and shakers from across the globe.


• Investors
Come face-to-face with top cannabis companies to hear about their advancements in the rapidly changing space

• Cannabis Executives
Find new opportunities to grow business enterprises with lightning round presentations and 1:1 meetings.

• Traders
Learn about the various companies making moves in the cannabis industry and hear live presentations from top cannabis CEOs.


2021 Speakers


Kim Rivers
CEO, Trulieve Cannabis Corp.

Michael “Mikey” Mohr
Co-Founder & CEO, Houseplant


Kurt Davis
Business Development Representative, Fluence by OSRAM

Mina Mishrikey
Partner, Merida Capital

Ben Chiarelli
Founder & CEO, Cellibre

Amy Peckham
CEO, Etain Health

John Fowle
Chief Financial Officer, Akerna

Doug Drysdale
CEO, Cybin

Aaron Miles
Chief Investment Officer, Verano Holdings

Kyle Detwiler
CEO, Clever Leaves

Hank Hague
CFO, Clever Leaves

Robert N. Fireman
CEO & President, MariMed Inc.

Matt Hawkins
Chairman, Harborside

Len Tannenbaum, CFA
Founder & CEO, AFC Advanced Flower Capital

Bradley J. Nattrass
Chairman & CEO, urban-gro

Zach George
CEO, Sundial Growers

Niel Marotta
Co-founder, President, & CEO, Indiva Limited

Chris Driessen
President & Chief Executive Officer, SLANG Worldwide

Rob Sechrist
President, Pelorus Equity Group

John Arbuthnot
Co-Founder, President, & Chairman, Delta 9 Cannabis

Gary Santo
President, TILT Holdings Inc. (OTCMKTS: TLLTF)

Alvaro Torres
CEO, Khiron Life Sciences Corp.

Ross Desmarais
Principal, Intrinsic Capital Partners

Kevin McLaughlin
Director, Centri

Ryan Hamlin
CEO & Co-Founder, POSaBIT Systems Corporation

Luis Merchan
President & CEO, Flora Growth

Jon M. Purow
Counsel, Zuber Lawler

Dan Ahrens
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer; Portfolio Manager

Raymond Chang
President, CEO, & Board Member, Agrify

Trevor Fencott
President & CEO, Fire & Flower

Dan Neville
CFO, Ascend Wellness

Michael Mills
CEO, Body & Mind

Pablo Zuanic
Equity Research, Cantor Fitgerald

Eric Croft
Chief Financial Officer, Root Sciences

Shawn Credle
President & CEO, Pineapple Inc.

Jerry Stahlecker
Partner, Intrinsic Capital Partners

Steve West
VP Investor Relations, MariMed

Chris Melillo
Chief Revenue Officer, Ascend Wellness Holdings

Jesus M. Quintero
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, Marijuana Company of America Inc.

Jakob Sons
Co-Founder, Managing Director, & General Counsel, CanSativa

Ankur Rungta
Co-Founder & CEO, C3 Industries Inc.

Bryan McLaren
Chairman & CEO, Zoned Properties (OTCQB: ZDPY)

Aaron Selverston
CEO & Co-Founder, Radiant Canna

John Yang
CEO, Treez

Madison Fiore
Head of Growth, Hawke Media

Bryan Passman
Co-Founder & Head Hunter, Hunter + Esquire

José Bacellar
President & CEO, VerdeMed

Don Brain
CEO & Chairman, Freehold Properties

Jeff Walraven
Director & COO, Freehold Properties

Ben Lightburn
CEO & Co-Founder, Filament

John Travis
Chief of Asset Acquisition & Management, Freehold Properties

David Feldman
Partner, Feldman Legal Advisors PLLC

Steve Miles
CEO, Sharp Capital Advisors

Jaime Krug
Partner & Chief Quality Officer, Centri Business Consulting

Troy Datcher
CEO, The Parent Company

Micah Tapman

Sean Stiefel
CEO, Navy Capital

John Ramsey
Portfolio Manager, Measure 8ight Venture Partners

Steve Allan
Corporate Development, The Parent Company

George Allen
Chairman of the Board, Lowell Farms

John Kaweske
Founder and CEO, Tweedleaf

Tom Zuber
Managing Partner, Zuber Lawler

Matt Singer
Managing Director, BMO Capital Markets

Michael A. DeGiglio
Chief Executive Officer, Village Farms

Peter Barsoom
CEO & Co-Founder, 1906

Justin Dye
Chief Executive Officer, Schwazze

Scott Greiper
President & Founder, Viridian Capital Advisors

Vivien Azer
Managing Director, Cowen

Kyle Shenfeld
President, Rainbow Realty Group

Ben Bolanos
Chief Operating Officer, Rainbow Realty Group

Anthony Coniglio
President & Chief Investment Officer, NewLake Capital Partners

Michael Cammarata
President & CEO, Neptune Wellness Solutions

Jamie Pearson
President & CEO, Bhang Inc.

Frank Knuettel
Chief Executive Officer, Unrivaled Brands

Mike Varney CPA, CIA
Partner, Consulting, Crowe

Tim Seymour
Chief Investment Officer, Seymour Asset Management

Yeji Lee
Reporter, Insider