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Looking ahead to the Action at the 2021 Cannabis Drinks Expo in San Francisco

2nd Edition of CDE opens new opportunities for beverage industry to learn, network and grow

The second annual Cannabis Drinks Expo, set to take place on 29th July 2021 in San Francisco and for the first time in Chicago on 3rd August 2021, will bring together producers, manufacturers, brand owners, distributors and retailers within the fast-growing cannabis industry.

The major theme of the Cannabis Drinks Expo will be “Growing Your Cannabis Drinks Business”.

The conference, which is built to help participants unlock new opportunities in the fast-growing U.S. cannabis industry, will include a full day of panel discussions, Q&A sessions, and speaker presentations from some of the biggest names in the cannabis industry – along with a tradeshow floor.

[In the image: Conference session of Charlie Cangialosi - VP of National Sales, Old Pal and Rebecca Stamey White - Partner, Hinman & Carmichael LLP at CDE 2019]

The tradeshow floor will include exhibitors such as producers, manufacturers, distributors, brand owners, branding experts, law firms and packaging experts. If you are missing expertise in one of these key areas, this is your chance to connect and establish new relationships. Throughout the event, there will be plenty of networking opportunities to meet one-on-one and discuss and how to bring a new product to the market.

During the morning session, a series of high-profile speakers will help highlight some of the most attractive business opportunities in the cannabis market today. After these morning sessions, set the context on how to grow your cannabis drinks business, the second part of the day will include insights and analysis from some of the top executives, tastemakers, and influencers who are helping to shape the industry.

Speakers who will be delving into the ins and outs of the cannabis drinks industry throughout the day at CDE 2020 include:

  • Eric Becker, Director of Research & Analysis, MadisonJay Solutions

  • Shivawn Brady, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Justice Grown

  • Rachel Burkons, Co-Owner, Altered Plates

  • Michael Christophe, Co-Founder and CEO, mood33

  • Chris Cuvelier, CEO, Zola and Head of Beverage, Caliva

  • Christine De La Rosa, CEO & Co-Founder, The People’s Dispensary

  • Lauren Fraser, VP of Supply Chain, Flow Kana

  • Neal Levine, CEO, Cannabis Trade Federation

  • Michael Lewis, CEO, Sprig

  • Josh Lizotte, CEO & Co-Founder, Rebel Coast Winery

  • Dennis O’Malley, CEO, Caliva

  • Andrew Paladino, VP, CBD Living Water

  • Dr. Alexey Peshkovsky, President & CSO, Industrial Sonomechanics

  • Eric Schnell, Co-Founder & President, mood33

  • Bill Silver, CEO, CannaCraft

  • Anna Symonds, Cannabis Educator & Advocate

  • Caroline Yeh, Director of Commercialization, Kiva Confections

[In the image: Conference session of Chip Forsythe at CDE 2019]

“We really wanted to present a wide range of different speakers who could help to showcase the real dynamism and growth potential of this industry,” said Sid Patel, CEO and Founder of Beverage Trade Network, the organizer of the event.

At the end of the full day of activities, participants will have a comprehensive view of what it takes to succeed in the fast-growing cannabis drinks industry. They will understand the key strategies and tactics for success, and they will also find out why certain brands are already having so much success in the marketplace. And, of course, there will be plenty of opportunities for networking throughout the one-day event. In addition to the conversations that will happen at the exhibitor booths, there will also be many opportunities to network one-on-one with other event participants and to ask specific questions about your own business.

As a result of attending the Cannabis Drinks Expo, participants will be able to accelerate their time to market and start making new sales faster.

At the event, it will be possible to find partners who can handle the branding, packaging, and marketing of any cannabis-infused drinks product. During the business conference, participants will learn the tools, approaches, methodologies, and strategies that will in jump-starting their product sales. Presentations and seminars will cover everything from product creation to product marketing. Along the way, attendees will also learn about new consumer trends that have the potential to disrupt the market.

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to grow your cannabis drinks business, or how to transition from the wine, spirits and beer industry to the cannabis industry, the Cannabis Drinks Expo is going to be a must-attend event of the year 2021.

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About Cannabis Drinks Expo

Cannabis Drinks ExpoCannabis Drinks Expo is a must-attend event for those curiously eying the future of the burgeoning U.S. cannabis industry.

We also cover the key issues surrounding the likelihood and timescale for legalization to other countries, as well as the impact of legalized cannabis on the traditional alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks markets globally.

Who should Visit?

Cannabis Drinks Expo promises to be relevant for anyone involved in the development, production, distribution and retailing of cannabis and related products. It will also provide a vital networking opportunity for political analysts, medical experts and those involved in the development and implementation of legalized cannabis into new markets.

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Who should exhibit?

If you’re serious about the cannabis drinks category, we’re still keeping it as real as ever. At Cannabis Drinks Expo, our goal is to empower you with knowledge, network, and platform so you can grow and build your cannabis drinks business. CDE is where you will find cannabis brands and suppliers who are serious about building their business in this category exhibit.

Exhibit in preferred city

Potential exhibitors include (but not limited to): Medical marijuana producers, Cannabis growers, Cannabis producers/ product developers, Cannabis processors, Cannabis distributors/transporters, Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries, Branded drinks companies, Drinks manufacturers/producers, Pharma companies, Equipments and service providers, CBD manufacturers, Marijuana-Infused products and edibles providers, Testing and laboratory services, Logistics and supply chain operators, Drinks distributors/wholesalers, Drinks importers, Lobbyists/ public affairs businesses, Political advisors, and more.