MJBizCon 2019 will be taking place on December 11-13, 2019 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Registration coming soon!
Howard Putnam, Former CEO, Southwest Airlines
Howard’s ultimate objective is “bottom-line improvement.” He believes that business cultures that place emphasis on people as the utmost priority in determining their future find long-term impact and success. Putnam is the former CEO of the highly successful Southwest Airlines, the foundation and culture of which placed people first. When he was recruited to be the CEO of failing Braniff International, he was the first CEO to successfully restructure a major airline into, through, and out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. His previous experience includes spending over 20 years with United Airlines, with his final position being Group Vice President of Marketing. Putnam has been an entrepreneur and has served as a director of several startup technology companies. He is an author, speaker, and advisor on business issues, change, leadership, and ethics. Putnam has an MBA in marketing from the University of Chicago and attended Harvard’s Advanced Management Program.
MJBizDaily’s Cannabis Industry Awards
Thursday, December 12 | 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | The Cosmopolitan Hotel
NEW at MJBizCon this year, MJBizDaily’s Cannabis Industry Awards hosted at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas! Join us for the premier evening event of the year recognizing cannabis excellence and impact. Dedicated to the individuals and companies driving our businesses forward – we bring the industry together to celebrate. Check back for the latest information regarding the event and the application portal for nominations.