It’s Cannabis Week in New York City

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (CWCBE) returns to New York’s Javits Convention Center on May 29 to June 1. Here’s a list of CWCBE highlights as well as other events on the New York Cannabis Week schedule.

May 28

• New York’s largest monthly networking event, CannaGather, will focus on “The Power of the Brand,” with Sally Parker Nichols from Bloom Farms Distribution and David Heldreth from True Terpenes.

Location: Galvanize, 303 Spring St., New York, NY

Time: 7-9 pm

Tickets: $49.99-$149.99

• Women Grow NYC is hosting the official Cannabis Week Welcome Party. This schmooze event will feature a beer and wine happy hour from 6-7 pm and hors d’oeuvres from 6-9 pm.

Location: Callie’s Taqueria & Tequila Bar, 547 Lenox Ave., New York, NY

Time: 6-9 pm

Tickets: $10

May 29

• The first day of the CWCBE features a four-hour seminar, “How to Purchase or Open a Cannabis Business,” led by Chloe Villano and Adam Dunn from Clover Leaf University and Jaime Lewis from Coldwater Consulting and Mountain Medicine.

Location: Room 1A03, Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34 St., New York, NY

Time: 9 am-1 pm

Tickets: $200

• Curved Papers is hosting the NORML FORML, a fundraiser for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. There will be speeches by Joy Beckerman, David Holland, Joseph Bondy and David Heldreth; music by Jeff NYC Funk and Gus Fafalios and Roger DeBonis; and an art installation by Jacob Wheeler.

Location: Jue Lan Club, 49 W. 20 St., New York, NY

Time: 7-10 pm

Tickets: $75

• Another fundraiser, this one for Minorities for Medical Marijuana, will feature a screening of Fab 5 Freddy’s pot doc, Grass Is Greener, followed by a panel discussion.

Location: Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St., New York, NY

Time: 6:30-10 pm

Tickets: $50

• The second in a series of Brooklyn events presented by Women Grow NYC, Continuing the Cannabis Conversation will feature a panel discussion focusing on starting a business or getting a job in the marijuana industry.

Location: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 36 St. John’s Pl., Brooklyn, NY

Time: 6-9 pm

Tickets: $35

May 30

Javits Convention Center on 11th Ave. at 34 St. in New York

• The CWCBE officially opens to all attendees. Steve White from Harvest Health & Recreation will deliver the conference keynote (Room 1A13, 10:30 am) and panel discussions will take place throughout the day. More than 160 companies will be exhibiting on the convention floor. A networking mixer will be held on site from 5-6:30 pm.

Location: Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34 St., New York, NY

Time: 10 am-5 pm

Tickets: $50-$75

• CWCBE attendees are invited to head over to Hudson Terrace (621 W. 46 St.) for a rooftop afterparty hosted by Pistil Point Cannabis, Fab 5 Freddy, Chloe Villano and Danny Danko from High Times and from 5-10 pm.

May 31

• The second full CWCBE day, open to all attendees, offers a diverse lineup of seminars, presentations and panel discussions, including “Hemp: The Dawning of a New Day in the USA” (Room 1A10, 9 am-12 pm, $200), “Cannabis Bootcamp for Seasoned Investors” (Room 1A03, 1-6 pm, $500), a conversation with Bruce Linton from Canopy Growth (Room 1A13, 12-1 pm) and “The Legalization of Cannabis & Future Business Opportunities in New York and New Jersey (Room 1A12, 3-3:50 pm).

Location: Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34 St., New York, NY

Time: 10 am-6 pm

Tickets: $50-$75 (plus extra seminar fees)

• A special networking event, NYC Honorary CBA Awards & Social, produced by Clover Leaf and the Cannabis Business Awards, takes place on a yacht in New York’s spectacular harbor.

Location: TBA

Time: 6-10:30 pm

Tickets: sold out

June 1

• The CWCBE concludes with a seminar – “Clinical & Therapeutic Applications of Medical Cannabis,” Room 1A03. 7:30 am-4:30 pm, $500) – and a number of panel discussions, including “How the Media & Public Relations Influences the Cannabis Industry” (Room 1A12, 2-2:50 pm).

Location: Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34 St., New York, NY

Time: 10 am-6 pm

Tickets: $50-$75 (plus extra seminar fee)

June 2

• After all the week’s activities, Selfcare Sunday will help you unwind. Kym B leads a pilates class, followed by a SannaOhana Yoga & Wellness CBD session.

Location: Come Back Daily, 381 Broadway, New York, NY

Time: 10:30 am-12 pm

Tickets: free


June 2019 Events Calendar

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