Cannavation Meetup – Toronto

Date: October 17th, 2017  6:00pm-8:00pm           Location: WeWork Richmond St. West

Networking and learning event for the cannabis, vape & glass industry

Philadelphia is where Cannavation started almost three years ago. What you can expect from our cannabis meetup is an event that will bring together people from all sectors of the industry. Learn from guest speakers on how to generate more business, market your company online, find investments, hire a sales team, and more. It is also a great place to network and meet other people in the industry to do business with.

Cannavation is a place for like-minded individuals to learn and discuss topics related to the cannabis industry. Events will begin and end with a networking session. This is where individuals can form relationships with marketers, lawmakers, investors, business people, doctors, and more. Anyone who is anyone in the cannabis industry can be found at Cannavation. Food and beverages will be served at every event.

Each event will feature speakers and/or discussion panels. Some of the topics that will be discussed are marketing for your cannabis business, laws and regulations, investing in the cannabis industry, and more. Speaker sessions and panels will be roughly 20 minutes long with Q&A after. This is a great opportunity to hear from industry experts and ask them pressing questions.

Cannavation is a business meet-up that brings together professionals in the cannabis industry and provides tools and techniques to help you to successfully market your cannabis, vape, or glass business. We will show you how to understand and leverage the power of online platforms so that you will be able to attract more clients/customers and of course, make more money.

Each meeting will cover topics such as: business development, industry networking, digital marketing, investing, accounting, brand building, social media, and sales. Cannavation is also a great networking event to meet people in the counter-culture industry.
We will have a great set of speakers that will cover various topics. Here they are:

Jim Karygiannis – The Honourable Jim Karygiannis was elected to Toronto City Council on October 27, 2014. Mr. Karygiannis is the former Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt. He was the Liberal Party Critic for Veterans Affairs and the Liberal Party Critic for Multiculturalism, with responsibility for stakeholder and community outreach. Jim Karygiannis is a resident of Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, one of the most ethnically diverse neighbourhoods in the City of Toronto. Jim is the only member of Toronto City Council who publicly advocates for marijuana sales through storefront dispensaries. He has worked with advocates and businesses in the Cannabis industry to fight for the rights consumers of medical marijuana. Jim was born in Athens, Greece in 1955. He immigrated to Canada with his family in 1966. Jim graduated in 1978 from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering. He also holds a Fellowship of Business Administration from the Canadian School of Management. Jim worked in the family business until 1988 when he was elected as a Member of Parliament.

Jonathan Hiltz (Weedmaps) – Global legalization from a Canadian perspective.

Jennifer Collett– She has been a complementary health provider in the Peterborough area for over a decade. She holds diplomas in complementary healthcare, relaxation therapy, neuro-psychological immunology, as well as certificates in healing touch, energetic medicine, sustainable agricultural land management, and much more. She specializes is cannabis as medicine, and assists patients through the legal medical process.

Vin Maru – He has spent the last 4 years in the emerging Cannabis Industry as a research analyst, editor-in-chief for InvestInMJ.com and a MJ entrepreneur. With a business, media and financial background, he is able to quickly evaluate opportunities and companies to determine their potential for success and challenges they may face. With a vast network of industry contacts and expertise, he is a great resource for newcomers looking to invest or start a cannabis related business.

Sponsors
Luke Gavin – Benefactor
CBD Thera
Smokin’ Hot Solutions
Toronto not convenient for you? Here are some other options.
Portland, ME, Philadelphia PA, Washington DC
Please bring business cards with you. See you there!

Email info@cannavation.org, we would love to hear from you!

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