Press Release


Registration Open for the 2nd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition

The Largest Event on the East Coast for the Legalized Marijuana and Medical Cannabis Industry Returns to New York

(Paramus, NJ, March 2015) — Registration is now live for the 2nd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo)taking place June 17-19, 2015 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. CWCBExpo is sponsored by the International Cannabis Association (ICA) and is the only event on the East Coast that will provide the latest information, resources and tools for aspiring cannabis entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals, investors, equity partners, service providers as well as those already in the business.

Led by industry experts in the medical, legal, financial and product development fields, the CWCBExpo’s conference program in New York will cover the most important topics and business objectives that are needed to succeed in this rapidly changing and growing industry. The 40 conference sessions include:

  • How to Obtain a State License to Sell, Grow or Produce Medical or Recreational Marijuana
  • The Top 10 Things It Takes to Make a Successful MMJ Operator
  • Attracting Wall Street to Your Cannabis Business
  • How to Maximize the Valuation of Your Cannabis Business to Achieve the Highest Possible Investment and Sale Multiples
  • How to Work with Unions for Your NYS Medical Marijuana Business
  • What Physicians Need to Know to Prescribe Medical Marijuana to Their Patients

Taking place under one roof, in New York City, the media and financial capitol of the world, CWCBExpo is the top cannabis business event to learn what it takes to succeed and remain competitive in this fast-growing and dynamic market.

“ICA is excited to be back in NYC and partnering with Cannabis World Congress to produce the best and largest East Coast event for the legalized and medical marijuana industry,” said Dan Humiston, President of ICA. “CWCBExpo New York is the essential educational and networking event, providing unmatched insight and information to those looking to expand their business or who are new to the cannabis industry.”

In addition to two days of full educational programming and specialty workshop add-ons taking place June 17th, CWCBExpo will also feature an exhibit floor (June 18-19) with suppliers in the industry showcasing cutting-edge products and services to those in the business, entrepreneurs looking to enter the market, medical professionals and dispensary owners, investors, and providers of professional services.

Featured exhibitors participating in the CWCBExpo in New York include: Amercanex, CannaVest Corporation, GreenBroz, Inc., Metrc, and Viridian Capital & Research, to name a few. The CWCBExpo is also partnering with leading industry associations and media partners including ACCL, Empire State NORML, Leafhead and Women Grow.

Early bird discounted conference rates and more information for the Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo in New York can be found at www.cwcbexpo.com/new-york-show/registration.asp. For more information on sponsoring or exhibiting contact Don Berey, Show Director at dberey@leexpos.com or call 201-881-1614.

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About Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo)
The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo) are produced by Leading Edge Expositions in partnership with the International Cannabis Association (ICA). The events are the leading professional forums for dispensary owners, growers, suppliers, investors, medical professionals, government regulators, legal counsel, and entrepreneurs looking to achieve business success and identify new areas of growth in this dynamic industry. In 2015,
CWCBExpo will take place June 17-19, at the Javits Convention Center in New York, and the CWCBExpo Fall will be held September 16-18, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. For more information on ICA visit www.internationalcannabisassociation.com. To learn more about the CWCBExpos go to www.cwcbexpo.com.

Editor’s Note: Qualified members of the media are invited to register as press for the CWCBExpo in New York. To request a press badge go to:

http://www.cwcbexpo.com/new-york-show/press-registration-form.asp