PRE-CONFERENCE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Attendee Badge Pick-up 8-5
10:00-
5:00pm
Marijuana Business Crash Course
(additional fee)
MJBizCon Science Symposium
(additional fee)
DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Attendee Badge Pick-up 7-6
8:00-
9:00am
Networking Breakfast
9:00-
9:40am
Chris Walsh - 2016 Fall Show Keynote
Editor’s Insights: Industry Analysis & Forecast
Chris Walsh – Editorial Director, Marijuana Business Daily
9:40-
10:30am
Juliet Funt - 2016 Fall Show Keynote
10:30-
11:20pm
Win, Lose or Draw: 2016 Election Postgame Expo
Halls
Open
(11-6pm)
11:30-
12:10pm
Caught on Tape! Exclusive Cannabis Customer Insights Networking
Lunch
(11:30-2pm)
12:10-
1:00pm
Penn Jillette - 2016 Fall Show Keynote
No Filter: Penn Jillette on Marijuana
Penn Jillette – Libertarian, Author, Entertainer
1:00-
1:50pm
Networking in Expo Halls Tax Workshop: Easing the 280E Blow
Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
2:00-
2:50pm
Networking in Expo Halls Retail Roundtable
Speakers to be announced
Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
3:00-
3:50pm
Networking in Expo Halls Retail Networking Lounge
4:00-
6:00pm
Networking in Expo Halls
6:00-
8:00pm
#MJBizCon Mixer
(additional fee)
DAY 2: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Attendee Badge Pick-up 7-6
8:00-
9:00am
Women’s Marijuana Business Breakfast
(additional fee)
Networking Breakfast
SESSIONS Retail Industry Insights Infused Products
9:00-
9:50am
Retail Intel: Latest Marijuana Sales Trends Lessons Learned From Licensing Hits & Misses: A Chain Reaction Panel  
10:00-
10:50am
Retail Fast Tracks:
  • The Art of the Upsell: Boosting Average Spend
  • How to Cut Costs at Your Dispensary
Case Studies: How I Landed $1M+ in Financing Infused Products Workshop: Extraction Process, Procedures and Techniques
Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
11:00-
11:50am
Biggest Challenges Facing MJ Retailers – And How to Overcome Them Small Business Survival Strategies in Advance of Big Marijuana Infused Products Roundtable
Speakers to be announced
Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
Expo
Halls
Open
(11-6pm)
Networking
Lunch
(11:30-2pm)
12:00-
12:50pm
Retail Debates
  • On-the-Job Consumption
  • Staying Small vs. Going Big
  • Should Dispensaries Cater to Rec Users?
The Big Shift: Transitioning from MMJ to Rec Infused Products Networking Lounge
1:00-
1:50pm
Networking in Expo Halls Cultivation Workshop: Reducing Energy Use and Lowering Costs Through Sustainability
Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
2:00-
2:50pm
Networking in Expo Halls Cultivation Roundtable
Speakers to be announced
Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
3:00-
3:50pm
Networking in Expo Halls Cultivation Networking Lounge
4:00-
6:00pm
Networking in Expo Halls
DAY 3: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016
Attendee Badge Pick-up 7-2
8:00-
9:00am
New Investor Networking Breakfast
(additional fee)
Networking Breakfast
SESSIONS Cultivation Infused Products Industry Insights
9:00-
9:50am
New Cultivation Technologies: What’s Worth It, What’s Not Infused Products Fast Tracks:
  • Tips for Sourcing Ingredients, Trim and Oils
  • Prepping for High-Demand Periods
 
10:00-
10:50am
Cultivation Debates:
  • Greenhouse vs. Indoor
  • Craft vs. Large-Scale
  • Is It Time to Rename Strains?
Market Research: Using Patient Insights to Develop & Brand New Infused Products Workshop: Using Data to Boost Your Business
Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
11:00-
11:50am
Chemical Warfare: Pesticides & Organic Cultivation Infused Products Fast Tracks:
  • Boosting Out-of-State Expansion via Partnerships
  • Scaling Up to Mass Production
Financing Workshop: Tactical Guide to Raising Capital
Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
Expo
Halls
Open
(11-4pm)
Networking
Lunch
(11:30-2pm)
12:00-
12:50pm
Ask the Expert: Q&A With Cultivation Pioneer Kyle Kushman Around the Bend: Challenges, Regulations & Innovations Banking Workshop: Finding and Keeping a Bank

Limited space available, pre-registration required. Instructions will be available shortly.
12:50-
4:00pm
Networking in Expo Halls

*all sessions and speakers are subject to change without notice.