MJBizConNEXT Direct By the Numbers







Director Level+


An opportunity to stop asking what comes NEXT and start exploring it. 

MJBizConNEXT Direct is exclusively designed to bring the leaders in the cannabis industry together in a state-of-the-art online environment to learn, discuss, network and chart the future of our industry as we look to emerge stronger than ever from these uncertain times. Brought to you by MJBizDaily, the most trusted source for cannabis business news and market insight, MJBizConNEXT Direct offers an immersive, interactive experience.

Who Attends?

MJBizConNEXT Direct is where marijuana industry executives gather to drive forward their businesses and the industry as a whole. Leading players from all aspects of the supply chain are in attendance including:

  • business owners and operators looking to grow their business profitably and sustainably
  • cannabis processors considering new technologies to improve their operations
  • retailers looking to reach their customers in new ways – especially during the current pandemic
  • cultivators who are aiming to improve their operations, supply chain and future-proof their grows
  • exhibitors across the industry looking to meet with key decision makers


Keynotes and breakout sessions that look at the biggest issues and opportunities facing the cannabis industry. All registered attendees will receive a MJBizDaily Special Resources Pack to dive deeper into topics that are most valuable to their business.


Represent yourself and your business and discuss today’s most pressing issues and opportunities as you join with peers, speakers and exhibitors at Meet-Ups, in Networking Forums, within the General Networking Lounge and in direct 1:1 chats.



Just like at in-person events, business gets done in the 5 state-of-the-art virtual expo halls. Discover the latest breakthrough ideas and technologies to improve your business and processes, chat directly with vendors and access resources for 6 months after the event ends.

The 2020 Agenda Topics

Survive to Thrive Executive Strategies

A unique set of sessions designed specifically to support executives who are facing market contraction, challenges resulting from COVID-19 and a down-trending economy. Learn how to maintain your stake in the market for profitability, structure your business for sustainability, customer acquisition and lead generation as well as overcoming staffing and operational challenges.

Key Market Insights to Embrace in the Future

Explore forward looking topics together including federal legalization, the global crisis and recession and how you can future proof your business for disruption. Learn about how legalization on the east coast could affect the rest of the U.S. as well as the current and future market conditions in California and how to survive it.

Practical Applications for a Successful Business

Learn how to be nimble, resilient and creative to build your business to be successful in today’s landscape. Gain pragmatic advice for pivoting during COVID-19, building your supply chain, and advertising in a shifting regulatory environment.

Featured Keynote Speaker

Join Dia Simms, our featured keynote speakers at MJBizConNEXT Direct as she shares her experience with marketing and branding in the cannabis industry.

Dia’s rise began in 2005, when musician/entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs hired her as his executive assistant at Bad Boy Entertainment, which she helped transform into the Combs Enterprises brand. During her climb, Dia’s most notable achievement was growing the previously unprofitable Ciroc vodka brand into a $2 billion global product.

With her subsequent direct experience in the cannabis industry, Dia brings her insight, passion and strategic approach to marketing, product development and branding with guaranteed take-aways you can use to transform your business.

2020 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor for the Cultivation Facility, Products & Services Hall


Gold Sponsor for MJBizConNEXT Direct

Booth located in Security; Software & Technology; Staffing; Banking Hall


These sessions are a wealth of knowledge, to understanding the ins and outs of the way people are thinking right now and the way the industry is moving forward.
Chris Leal , The Green Lab

Companies Represented at MJBizConNEXT 2019

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