Announces Calvin Johnson Jr. and Rob Sims of the Detroit Lions as keynote speakers
WASHINGTON, 23 Aug 2021 / PRNewswire / – The National Cannabis Industry Association (“NCIA”), the oldest, largest and most influential trade association representing legal cannabis companies, will hold its Midwestern Cannabis Trade Conference of September 22-23 to TCF Center downtown Detroit, Michigan. Former Detroit Lions and Current Cannabis Activists and Entrepreneurs Calvin Johnson Jr. (aka Megatron) and Rob sims will present as keynote speakers.
The robust and expanding Illinois and Michigan cannabis markets show great opportunity with annual sales in each market expected to slip away $ 2 billion by 2024. The Midwest Cannabis Business Conference is the premier cannabis event for NCIA members, policy makers, entrepreneurs and service providers, which specifically focuses on these and other flourishing markets nearby. More than 75 influential speakers will take the stage for keynote addresses and panel discussions focused on the region, with content aimed at dispensary owners and growers. Leads include Commercial Regulations and Services, Seeds for Sale, and Midwestern Issues, which will cover the latest regional rules, regulations, trends and forecasts for the future of cannabis in the Midwest.
Former NFL teammates Calvin Johnson Jr. and Rob sims engage in a fireside conversation covering their personal stories and mission in cannabis on Wednesday September 22 To 10:15 a.m. EDT. Both athletes suffered from chronic pain resulting from injuries sustained during their playing careers and wanted a healthier, holistic alternative to the opioid pain relievers often prescribed to athletes for treatment. Driven by a desire to change the conversation around cannabis and deepen understanding of the medical cannabis industry, Calvin and Rob joined the Primitiv (âPrimitivâ) group. MichiganPrimitiv Group is a forward-thinking company dedicated to the advancement of cannabis as a form of high wellness, believing that the plant has incredible potential as a healing agent. Michigan-based Primitiv seeks to advance the cause of medical cannabis by researching its natural health benefits. They are also leaders in educating the public on health benefits through partnerships with institutions such as the International Phytomedicines and Medical Cannabis Institute in Harvard University, and are partners of NESTRE, a neurological training platform specializing in neuroplasticity.
âWith the impressive sales statistics that we are seeing emerging from the Midwestern cannabis markets, it is relevant that we bring the community together for educational sessions and networking opportunities to ensure sustainable and responsible growth,â said Aaron smith, Chairman and CEO of NCIA. âWe are delighted to host the Midwest Cannabis Business Conference with this mission in mind and look forward to an inspiring and stimulating presentation from Calvin and Rob. As the cannabis landscape continues to evolve, the NCIA is proud to support the industry with high quality and insightful events. “
Early bird passes are available until September 3 and can be purchased on the event registration page here. For more information on the Midwest Cannabis Business Conference, please visit full list of speakers and detailed agenda.
On The National Cannabis Industry Association
Founded in 2010, the NCIA is the oldest, largest and most effective trade association representing legal cannabis companies. We are committed to promoting the growth of a responsible, sustainable and inclusive cannabis industry and to working for a favorable social, economic and regulatory environment for this industry throughout. United States.
Our members include hundreds of forward-thinking companies and tens of thousands of cannabis professionals from coast to coast. The NCIA is leading the charge to protect the legal cannabis industry, defend the laws of our states, and advance federal political reforms. Successful businesses join the NCIA every day to become stronger, smarter and more successful by working together to defend and grow the responsible cannabis industry.
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